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KINGSHILL — Greedy burglars tied up an 80-year-old Castle Burke woman with duct tape so the pair of armed home invaders could search her house for more cash early Sunday morning. Tthe 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Castle Burke in reference to a burglary at 3:05 a.m. Sunday,

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan took action on 29 bills from the December 11, 2020, session of the 33rd Legislature, signing 23 of the measures into law and vetoing six of them. Among the bills Bryan approved are a bill providing amnesty for property owners who have enclosed portions of their homes

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating a drowning incident that took place at a St. Thomas beach on Friday morning, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call saying that a man was floating face down in the water at Brewer’s Bay Beach at 8:41 a.m. Friday, the

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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 Department of Human Services (DHS) and the University of the Virgin Islands’ Caribbean Exploratory Research Center (UVI CERC) announced that they are winding down the federally funded, one-year project “Road to Success.” The early child care and education program will end with a series of virtual

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands Communication Department students have founded the University of the Virgin Islands Association of Black Journalists (UVIABJ) student chapter, becoming the first student and only NABJ affiliate chapter in the Caribbean.  At its annual October meeting, the executive board of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) made a unanimous decision to officially

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FREDERIKSTED — Thirteen Virgin Islanders are ready for careers in the hospitality industry as graduates of the Diageo USVI Learning Skills for Life Program. Six St. Thomas students and seven on St. Croix completed the course and graduated recently. Diageo USVI, in conjunction with UVI CELL, offered the free five-week

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — You don’t have to stay up all night waiting for the results of Tuesday’s elections. We’ve got them all for you right here, unofficially of course, according to a new University of the Virgin Islands poll. In the USVI senatorial elections, seven candidates will be elected in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Mu Eta Chapter — Chi Eta Phi Sorority donated “much needed” personal protective equipment (PPE) to nursing students attending the University of the Virgin Islands’ School of Nursing. Some 70 masks were delivered to the UVI School of Nursing Building on the St. Thomas Campus Friday.

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FREDERIKSTED — Police detectives arrested a man on St. Croix who they said “stalked and chased his ex-girlfriend at gunpoint” in the presence of others last year. Chrishawn Harley, 30, of St. Croix, has been charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Harley was arrested in

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