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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Despite 12 Virgin Islanders dying from COVID-19 in the last 14 days, half the people in the territory still flatly refuse to take the vaccine that can limit the dangerous effects of the disease. “After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department needs your help today to find a man wanted in connection to a robbery on Magen’s Bay Road on Thursday night. Malik Springette, 18, of Atlanta, Georgia, is wanted for questioning about a robbery at Lovenlund Apartments at 8:52 p.m. Thursday, according

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police are investigating a robbery reported at Lovenlund Apartments at 8:52 p.m. Thursday. The male victim reported sitting outside of Building 16 when he was approached by two males — one unknown wearing all black and face covered, and the other male was known to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating a daylight jewelry store heist on Main Street, St. Thomas that made off with $3,000 in merchandise on Wednesday afternoon. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Beverly’s Jewelry, located on Main Street, Charlotte Amalie, to investigate a possible larceny at 4:35 p.m.

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Tens of thousands of Americans who get monthly Social Security benefits payments in need help managing their money and may need a representative payee. A representative payee is an individual or an organization we appoint to receive and manage a person’s benefits. Representative payees must know the beneficiary’s needs to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman who jostled a postal customer as she was leaving, then returned minutes later to bitch slap her in the post office lobby has been charged with a federal crime, authorities said. Chantelle Grant was arrested on federal criminal charges related to assaulting a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan last week took action on legislation sent up by the 34th Legislature after its session on August 3, 2021, and signed 13 bills, including the measure enabling repayment of the 8% wages withheld from Government employees in 2011, the creation of the Virgin Islands Timeshare Act

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three South Americans caught with 1,748 pounds of cocaine on the high seas have been arrested near Colombia in the Caribbean, authorities said. Ignasio Espana, 30, and Jairo Riascos Preciado, 52, each of Columbia, and Nestor Vera Escalante, 41, of Ecuador were charged in a criminal complaint

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FREDERIKSTED — Local poison control experts today warned Virgin Islanders not to take dog de-worming pills as a cure for COVID-19. National health officials on Monday warned against using a drug called ivermectin for unapproved use as a medicine to prevent or treat COVID-19. “I was unable to find any calls/cases from

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Health is confirming that COVID-19 has claimed the lives of four more Virgin Islanders, bringing the territory’s death toll to 49. The deceased are a 51-year-old woman, an 81-year-old woman, a 94-year-old man and a 73-year-old man, all on St. Thomas, according

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