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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — You still can’t take a luxury cruise line to the U.S. Virgin Islands, but you can fly and tourism is turning around, even with the cruise ship business dead in the water for now. “We are a very safe destination,” Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte said.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Donoe tow truck driver who police alleged was dealing in stolen merchandise was arrested this morning on St. Thomas, authorities said. Chandler “Frenchy” Heath, 29, of Grandview Apartments, was arrested at 8:30 a.m. today and charged with grand larceny, obtaining money by false pretenses and embezzlement

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CHRISTIANSTED — During today’s Government House weekly press briefing, Governor Albert Bryan announced that some COVID-19 restrictions on local businesses will be relaxed starting next Monday. Beginning March 8, beaches can remain open until 5 p.m. on weekends and holidays, and taxis can transport more than the 50 percent capacity limit

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FREDERIKSTED — Senator-at-Large Steven Payne, Sr. was profoundly disheartened to learn of the barrage of gun violence that broke out in St. Croix in separate incidents occurring late Saturday evening into Sunday, injuring 13 people, and he mourns the five individuals wholost their lives. “Every single Virgin Islander’s life is

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DAVIS BAY — A tourist staying at the Carambola Beach Resort near Cane Bay on St. Croix drowned Sunday morning while diving in choppy waters near the resort’s beach, authorities said. Peter Lowe, who was diving with friends when he “ran into some trouble and he died as a result

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KINGSHILL — Eleven people were injured and four are dead after three separate shooting incidents on St. Croix between Saturday night and the early hours today. One man was killed Saturday night after being shot at the Corner Pocket Nightclub in Estate La Reine. Five others were injured, VIPD spokesman

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The VIPD’s Records Bureau on St. Thomas can once again accept payment by credit cards. The Virgin Islands Police Department said today that its “Central Records Bureau credit/debit card machines are now operable.” “Our Records Bureau team and Information Technology Bureau will continue to monitor the devices

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police are looking for the gunman or gunmen who executed a St. Croix man sitting in his parked car in broad daylight on the central thoroughfare of Williams Delight this morning, authorities said. The deadly shooting happened before 9:57 a.m. today on Main Street in Williams Delight when a

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FREDERIKSTED — Three horses are missing from a farm in Estate Carlton and are believed stolen, the owners said on social media today. Jennifer Olah, in a post to the St. Croix Sync Tank, a private Facebook group associated with the Virgin Islands Free Press, said the horses, “Moonshine,” “Sparrow”

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A fresh coat of paint makes any real estate property look better — and that applies to government buildings as well. So now that a police station located near the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas got the DIY treatment — it is bound to have

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