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Airman Guilty of Some Charges in Lackland Sex Case

 | Apr 23, 2014

A military judge Tuesday found an Air Force photographer guilty of sexual misconduct, setting the stage for a trial on more serious charges, including rape. Col. Donald Eller Jr. found Airman 1st Class Nathan Wilson-Crow guilty of four charges and five specifications of misconduct, one of which carried a possible 15-year prison sentence. Prose... more

Soldier Charged in Death of AFN Broadcaster

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Stars and Stripes | Apr 23, 2014

A second American service member has been charged in connection with the strangling death of a U.S. sailor in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Army Spc. Cody A. Kramer was charged on April 14 with facilitating the strangling of Petty Officer 2nd Class Dmitry Chepusov, a Navy broadcaster who was found dead in the passenger seat of a car during a traffic... more

Cause of Death an Issue in Case of Soldier's Child

Associated Press | Apr 23, 2014

HONOLULU — A defense lawyer for a former soldier accused of punching his 5-year-old daughter to death said Tuesday an autopsy showed evidence of lasting injuries that weakened the girl before she died. A federal prosecutor countered during closing trial arguments that medical exams proved that 40-pound Talia Williams died of head trauma when he... more

Defense Says Slain Prostitute had Attacked Marine

 | Apr 22, 2014

A struggle between a Marine and prostitute armed with a knife in a Waikiki hotel room ended with the prostitute dead on the floor, said a defense attorney for Master Sgt. Nathaniel Cosby during opening arguments in Cosby's court martial at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay. Cosby, 39, is charged with unpremeditated murder, murder while en... more

Police: Midshipman Threatened Cabbie with Knife

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Baltimore Sun | Apr 22, 2014

Anne Arundel County police say they've arrested a Naval Academy midshipman after he allegedly threatened a taxi driver with a butter knife. Police say a cab driver told them he drove two men from a bar in Annapolis to a home on Bay Head Road on the Broadneck Peninsula early Sunday morning. One of the men went into the home to get money for the... more

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