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CRUZ BAY – The Virgin Islands Police Department was notified of an unresponsive Caucasian male at a villa in the Catherineberg area on St. John at about 9:37 p.m. on Sunday. The unresponsive male was identified as Albert O’Neill, 81 of Colorado. Upon arrival, VIPD officers on the scene contacted O’Neill’s

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who tried to hide his undercover videos of children in sex acts with himself got 30 years in prison from a federal judge on Tuesday, authorities said. Gilroy D. Elcock, 47, of St. Croix, was sentenced for six counts of production of child pornography,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man is in the hospital in St. Thomas tonight after shots were fired near a Scotiabank branch near Frenchtown just after the bank opened, authorities said. Police were dispatched to Altona and Welgunst, vicinity of Scotiabank of shots being discharged, about 9:01 a.m. today, the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department patrol officers from the Mariel C. Newton Command, members of the Criminal Investigation Bureau, along with Emergency Medical Technicians responded to a 911 call of a body discovered on a vessel in the Benner Bay area of St. Thomas on Saturday about 4:45

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MID-ISLAND, St. Croix —  An elderly Estate Clifton Hill resident reported to police that he was viciously attacked by a pack of seven pit bulls belonging to his neighbor two days ago, authorities said. When police arrived on the scene after a 911 emergency dispatch call about 7 p.m. on

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix Senator Kenneth Gittens expressed his profound sympathies to the people of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Dorian and urged Virgin Islanders to join him in supporting local relief efforts. “Everyone of us know how difficult the recovery from a major

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MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas — Hurricane Dorian has left much of tourism-dependent Bahamas in ruins and relief officials today were preparing for an unfolding humanitarian crisis with the scale of the carnage only beginning to emerge. Aerial video recorded over the Bahamas’ Great Abaco Island showed mile upon mile of flooded neighborhoods,

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MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas — Hurricane Dorian pounded the Bahamas today, peeling off roofs, snapping power lines and inundating homes with floodwater ahead of its expected advance on the U.S. coast, where more than a million people were ordered evacuated. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory at

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has teamed up with one of the world’s leading environmental organizations, The Nature Conservancy, to help create a more resilient Caribbean, where tourism thrives while communities benefit and natural resources are used in a sustainable way. “It’s a perfect match

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Your place of work should be a safe place for you. However, accidents can happen anywhere. You can’t stop accidents from happening, but you can prepare yourself for when it does happen. It’s best to educate yourself on common accidents so you know how to avoid them. You should also

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