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St. Croix Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison

Kirk T. Jordan of St. Croix was sentenced to 30 months in prison, three years of supervised release and ordered him to pay a $100 special assessment for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Mapp Nominates Four to PERB

Gov. Kenneth Mapp continued filling vacancies in the territory's boards and commissions this week, sending down four volunteers to the Public Employee Relations Board.

King Maurice, Prince Short Shirt Win Junior Calypso Crowns

No stranger to the Junior Calypso stage, Maurice “King Maurice” Hansby took the crown in this year’s secondary division and Ny’kel “Prince Short Shirt” Emanuel defended his title in the intermediate competition.

Cyclist Dies After Being Hit by Van

A 61-year-old St. Croix man died Wednesday morning after the bicycle he was riding collided with a van on Queen Mary Highway. Police identified the victim as Bienvenido Camacho.

Crime Stoppers: The Smallest Bit of Information

Crime prevention is up to all of us. Even the smallest bit of information may be just what law enforcement needs to solve the following cases.

Senate Reforming Credit Union Oversight

Pending legislation would change V.I. law so that the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, which overseas banking, will oversee locally licensed credit unions, instead of the Division of Licensing and Consumer Affairs.

Mapp Airs Plans for Found Funds on A.M. Radio

Gov. Kenneth Mapp spoke to an A.M. radio audience Tuesday afternoon and talked about the administration’s plans to move the territory forward in spite of a local economy in free-fall.

Senate Considering Increasing Tobacco Tax

The V.I. cigarette tax may see an increase by 10 percent, raising about half a million dollars in new revenue for the cash-strapped government, if a bill sent out of committee Tuesday is enacted into law.

Conference Presents the ‘Heart and Face’ of Autism

Instead of professionals talking statistics at the eighth annual Autism Conference at the University of the Virgin Islands, the presenters are two adults diagnosed with autism at an early age.

Four Charged in Florida-St. Thomas Firearms Case

According to the 12-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury, three men and one woman have been arrested and charged with conspiring to unlawfully mail firearms from Florida to St. Thomas.

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