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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two of three men who allegedly kidnapped a St. Thomas man from his home and took him to another location seven months ago were arrested last month, authorities said. Eduardo Delli and Alejandro Santana of the Dominican Republic were each arrested and charged with kidnapping, unauthorized possession

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ORANJESTAD — A 21-year-old Colombian man has been extradited from the Netherlands Antilles to Sydney and charged with the murder of an Australian woman. The body of 69-year-old Kimberley McRae was found in a Mount Street unit, in the beachside suburb of Coogee, on January 14. McRae had last been

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CHRISTIANSTED — A home invader owned up to a carjacking and weapons violation in federal court saying that he beat and robbed a couple at gunpoint on St. Croix’s south shore three years ago, authorities said. Chriss Cepeda, 24, of Estate Profit, pled guilty on Friday in U.S. District Court

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TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — The United States government is set to carry out its eighth execution this year today, putting to death a man convicted of murdering a 16-year-old St. Croix girl in 1994. Orlando Hall of Arkansas is set to die by lethal injection at the U.S. Penitentiary in

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TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — The latest inmate set to be put to death as part of the Trump administration’s resumption of federal executions was condemned for kidnapping and raping a 16-year-old St. Croix girl, then bludgeoning her with a shovel before burying her alive. Orlando Hall is scheduled to die by injection

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ATLANTA — A former Georgia police officer was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Monday after a racketeering conviction. According to the U.S. Attorney’s office, Vancito Gumbs, 28, of Stone Mountain, claimed to be a hitman and member of a gang, while at the same time serving as a

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ATLANTA — A St. Thomas native will be sentenced by a federal judge today after his conviction on a racketeering charge in a case where authorities said the Georgia cop turned his true loyalties over to a vicious street gang. Vancito Gumbs, 28, of Charlotte Amalie, who moved to Stone

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The FBI wanted to arrest Jeffrey Epstein while he was judging a beauty pageant in St. Thomas seven months before he signed a non-prosecution deal that shielded him from federal sex crime charges, a U.S. Justice Department report says. The 347-page report obtained by NBC News expands on an

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TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — Orlando Cordia Hall, who has been sentenced to die — within eight days — for kidnapping and raping high school student Lisa Rene of St. Croix, has filed his third federal habeas corpus petition to appeal one of his convictions. In September 1994, Hall and four

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas executive has been arrested on charges that he stole at least $300,000 from his father and tried to conceal the crime from the federal government so he wouldn’t have to pay taxes on the money he stole. Lenroy Ravalier, Jr., of Estate Wintberg, was

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