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Man Suffers Fatal Injury in Accident

A man driving a moped Wednesday afternoon on the East End Road near Ms. Bea Road was killed in a collision with a vehicle, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Four Arrested in Grove Place Homicide

Two adults and two minors were arrested Thursday afternoon in connection with the murder of 73-year-old Augustus Bannis, the V.I. Police Department announced.

Police Seek Missing Minor

Police on St. Croix are asking the public’s assistance in locating Wayne Winston Burke, a runaway teenager.

St. Croix Man Arraigned on Charges of Murder for Hire

Delroy A. Thomas, 25, was arraigned Thursday after being charged for allegedly planning the killings of two witnesses while he was in jail awaiting trial for another crime, according to U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe.

Court Sentences Former VING Major

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Friday sentenced Sherrymae Morales, 54, of St. Croix, to 12 months and one day in prison, and three years of supervised release, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

Crime Lab Mandate Moving Forward

The V.I. Department of Justice will be mandated to create a forensics lab if legislation approved by the Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee on Thursday becomes law.

Father of Missing St. Thomas Man Reaches Out to Son, Community

Richard Adamitz, the father of missing St. Thomas man Brian Adamitz, is on-island and reaching out to local media sources in the hopes of getting a message of love and support to his son.

Island Observes 522nd Anniversary of First European Encounter

Each year the National Park Service commemorates the “Cape of the Arrows” encounter, when Amerindian Virgin Islanders defended their lands on Nov. 14, 1493, at Salt River Bay, St. Croix.

Community Remembers Veterans with Parade, Speeches

Community was the word dominating the streets and the park as St. Croix residents marked Veterans Day with a parade through Frederiksted and ceremonial speeches at Budhoe Park on Wednesday.

New Lawsuit Challenges Lack of Voting Rights in U.S. Territories

Six U.S. citizens living in the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday, challenging laws that deny them votes in Congress and the right to vote for U.S. president.

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