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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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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that about 50 V.I. youths are attending Camp DEFY (Drug Education for Youth) this week in St. Thomas with plans for Camp DEFY next week on St. Croix. Camp DEFY is supported by the United States Attorney’s Office through

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When a car crash occurs, there may be a reason that your devastating injuries could have been prevented. What appears to be a terrible accident actually occurred because someone acted negligently or failed to act reasonably to prevent the crash. If the vehicular accident could have been prevented, then the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — After the first human case of leptospirosis was reported in the territory following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the U.S. Virgin Islands arbovirus surveillance system (VIASS) was created to include leptospirosis surveillance and two more cases were identified, according to a study published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases. Contaminated cistern water

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CHRISTIANSTED — AARP announced the awardees for its 2019 AARP Community Challenge grant program, including a recipient right here in the U.S. Virgin Islands. A total of nearly $1.6 million will be distributed to fund 159 “quick action” projects across the country, helping communities make immediate improvements and jump-start long-term

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CRUZ BAY — The general public is being advised that the Government Complex on St. John will be closed until Wednesday because of an “overspill of raw sewage that affected the offices in the building.” “For us to clean and sanitize the building, we must close the building to the

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said residents reported a “possible” sewer leak in the West End St. Croix town on Monday.  Wastewater crews were dispatched to Frederiksted town, but the situation was abated by the time the crews arrived at the scene. “As of Wednesday morning, conditions

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KINGSTON — On the morning of Wednesday, June 19 this year an accident along a section of the Barbican main road in Hanover, Jamaica, claimed the lives of two people while leaving 18 others injured. According to Sandy Bay police reports, Kevaughn Sutherland, who was driving a Nissan Tiida, swerved to avoid

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