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FREDERIKSTED — Police arrested a second person in connection with the March 2 shooting death of a National Guard mechanic ambush-style in his own Carlton home, authorities said. Sharif Matthew, 23, of Betsy’s Jewel, was arrested at 1:49 p.m. Friday and charged with first-degree murder, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – With the assistance and coordination from the Virgin Islands Department of Health, service members were able to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Community Vaccination Centers, September 11, 2021. The rise of the Delta variant, and the speed at which it transmits among

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Capt. Kai Callwood, HHC 786th, returned home after a year of deployment on September 11, 2021.  Friends, family, loved ones and fellow service members were there to welcome home the returning service member, Capt. Callwood. “Family and comradery is big on any deployment and I appreciated everyone

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands National Guard Association presented a $1,000 scholarship award to McKayla Collins recently. The ceremony was held in a conference room named after the late Canegata.  Joined by her family, McKayla received the award from VINGA president Mr. Beresford Edwards and Mrs. Shenneth Canegata. McKayla, daughter

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FREDERIKSTED — Is part of “protect and serve” to try to forcibly evict tenants without a court order? At least two Virgin Islands Police Department officers — who are currently serving or have served in the Virgin Islands National Guard — are allegedly moonlighting as extrajudicial court marshals in an

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan promoted Virgin Islands National Guard Adjutant General Kodjo Knox-Limbacker to the rank of Major General during a brief ceremony that took place at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas. The rank is the equivalent of a two-star general

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MIAMI — Two Virgin Islands police officers charged with smuggling a planeload of cocaine to Miami have filed notices that they intend to plead guilty, rather than take their cases to trial, according to documents filed in the U.S. District Court of Southern Florida. Officers Shakim Mike, 29, and Teshawn

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KINGSHILL — St. Croix residents are demanding answers from the Limetree Bay oil refinery, and from the officials regulating it, in the wake of a series of recent accidents that they worry have exposed them to toxic chemicals and endangered their health. Since restarting operations in February, Limetree Bay has

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands National Guard’s Civil Support Team (CST), in conjunction with the Virgin Island Fire Department’s HAZMAT unit, took its air quality monitoring and testing inside the Limetree Bay refinery Sunday after finding elevated levels of sulfur dioxide near the refinery on Saturday. The team spent more

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CHRISTIANSTED — The owners of the troubled Limetree Bay refinery have agreed to resume sulfur dioxide monitoring, days after the EPA notified the company that it was in violation of the Clean Air Act. Reuters News Service reported exclusively that the sulfur dioxide monitors near the refinery were not operating

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