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January 25th, 2020
Dog owner arrested after pit bulls mauled 84-year-old man

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ST. CROIX, USVI - The owner of seven pit bull dogs—five of which viciously attacked an 84-year-old man in his own yard last year in Clifton Hill—was arrested on some four months following the incident that almost killed the victim, identified by family as Gladestone Alexander Simon, Sr.

January 23rd, 2020
Plane makes emergency landing between St Croix & STT

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- A plane belonging to the airline Sea Flight was forced to perform an emergency landing in waters between St Croix and St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) following problems the aircraft experienced, though what exactly caused the emergency landing remained unclear as of Thursday morning, January 23, 2020.

January 22nd, 2020
Billionaire Michael R. Bloomberg to open campaign office in USVI

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- United States (US) Presidential candidate and billionaire Michael R. Bloomberg will open a campaign office in the US Virgin Islands (USVI), a Bloomberg campaign spokesman confirmed in December to the Hill.

January 19th, 2020
Over 82 shots fired during St Croix shooting; 3 Injured

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A shooting incident in Castle Coakley, St Croix, Us Virgin Islands (USVI) today, January 19, 2020, left three people injured, with gunmen discharging upwards of 82 shots, according to [US] Virgin Islands Police Department [VIPD] shell casing markers on the crime scene.

January 13th, 2020
USVI records 1st homicide of 2020

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A man was shot to death at his own residence during the wee hours of Sunday morning, January 12, 2020 the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) has announced. The homicide was the first of 2020 in the US territory, according to VIPD Public Information Officer Toby Derima.

January 6th, 2020
70-year-old man killed by vehicle on St Croix bypass

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CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI- A 70-year-old man succumbed to injuries sustained during a car accident on the Bypass Saturday night, January 4, 2020, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Toby Derima has announced.

January 4th, 2020
Wanted man arrested for several financial crimes

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ST. CROIX, USVI - USVI Police have arrested Malik Morton, 26, following an investigation by the USVIPD Economic Crimes Unit that found Mr. Morton had perpetrated a number of crimes to gain a financial advantage.

January 2nd, 2020
Teen reportedly shoots self accidentally on St Croix

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- — A 15-year old male was wounded from a gunshot early Tuesday morning, December 31, 2019 near the Crucian Christmas Festival Village in Frederiksted, St Croix, US Virgin Islands, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Toby Derima has announced.

December 25th, 2019
Cockfighting banned in USVI & Puerto Rico

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- As of Friday, December 20, 2019, cockfighting was illegal in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) and Puerto Rico.

December 21st, 2019
USVI Subway restaurant robbed at gunpoint

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ST. CROIX, USVI - The Subway restaurant in Golden Rock, St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands (USVI), was robbed at gunpoint on Friday night, December 20, 2019, multiple police officers have confirmed to the Consortium.

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