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Crime in the Military

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Wife of Slain Air Force Officer to Stand Trial

A state judge bound over Amy Herrera for trial on charges of second-degree murder and manslaughter, saying that prosecutors had failed to present enough evidence for first-degree murder charges in the death of Herrera's husband. Prosecutors had argued there was sufficient evidence for first-degree murder charges, while Herrera's attorneys said ... more

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Life Sentence Confirmed for Former Marine

The U.S. Marine Corps has confirmed the sentence of life in prison for Nathanial Cosby in the murder of Ivanice "Ivy" Harris. Cosby was court-martialed, convicted, and sentenced to life with the possibility of parole and dishonorably discharged from the Marine Corps on April 26 for murder and obstruction of justice. The case was reviewed and t... more

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Hearing Set for Marine Accused of Desertion

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — Military officials have scheduled an Article 32 hearing this week for a Marine accused of faking his own kidnapping in Iraq as well as failing to return to his base after visiting relatives in Utah. A statement from Camp Lejeune on Tuesday said the hearing for Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun is scheduled for Thursday. A Marine Corp... more

Erin Corwin, left, with her husband, Jonathan Wayne Corwin, a corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps. Erin Corwin disappeared after leaving her home on the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps base. (AP Photo/San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, File)

Marine's Wife Found Dead in California Mine Shaft

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Deep in a mine shaft in the California desert, the body of a pregnant wife of a U.S. Marine was discovered after a search of nearly two months. Far off in Alaska, a man alleged to have been her lover was arrested on suspicion of homicide. Authorities on Monday outlined the discovery of 19-year-old Erin Corwin and the a... more

Erin Corwin, left, with her husband, Jonathan Wayne Corwin, a corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps. Erin Corwin disappeared after leaving her home on the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps base. (AP Photo/San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, File)

Alleged Lover of Marine's Missing Wife Arrested

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — The alleged lover of the pregnant missing wife of a U.S. Marine based in Southern California has been arrested in Alaska on a federal warrant. Cynthia Kott, a booking clerk at the Anchorage Correctional Complex, said Monday that Cpl. Christopher Brandon Lee was arrested at 10 p.m. Sunday. A law enforcement offici... more

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