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  1. Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, shown here on May 3, is being held at Tijuana's La Mesa Penitentiary. His lawyer is relying on the argument to win his freedom in the shortest time possible: He needs to be release so he can go home to get treatment for his combat-related post-traumatic stress, which Mexican authorities don't treat, even in their own soldiers. Alejandro Tamayo / AP

    PTSD argued in case of Marine jailed in Mexico

    There's no dispute retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi drove with three loaded guns in his truck into Mexico where firearms are illegal.

    • Oct. 23, 2014
  2. Washington VA doctor accused of child rape

    Stevens County authorities say a Spokane Veterans Affairs Medical Center emergency room doctor accused of assaulting a child at the doctor's home has been charged with child rape.

    • Oct. 23, 2014
  3. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, a suspect in the killing of a transgender Filipino woman, is escorted to detention as he arrives Wednesday inside the compound of the Camp Aguinaldo military headquarters in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines. Aaron Favila / AP

    Marine suspected of murder in Philippine custody

    A US Marine suspected in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino was flown Wednesday from his warship to the Philippine military's main camp, where he will continue to be guarded by fellow Marines, in a compromise that eased a looming irritant over his custody.

    • Oct. 22, 2014
  4. FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis

    Three teenage girls from suburban Denver flew to Europe in a possible bid to join Islamic State militants in Syria, and now authorities are looking at their friends to see if any have similar intentions.

    • Oct. 22, 2014
  5. Trial begins over Navy silencer contract

    A Navy intelligence officer illegally diverted nearly $2 million in government funds to his boss's brother under a secret, illegitimate contract to build hundreds of untraceable rifle silencers, prosecutors said Monday.

    • Oct. 20, 2014
  6. The 2014 graduates of ICE's Human Exploitation Rescue Operative Corps. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

    Former special operations troops take up battle against online child predators

    Military members who can no longer fight the wars overseas are battling a new enemy at home: the murky online spaces where sexual predators prey on children.

    • Oct. 17, 2014
  7. New York man charged with impersonating Marine

    A New York man who authorities say wore a Marine uniform to a county fair faces impersonation charges in two towns.

    • Oct. 17, 2014
  8. Protesters hold lit candles and display messages to demand justice in the apparent killing of a Filipino transgender Jeffrey 'Jennifer' Laude. Philippine authorities charged Marine Pfc. Joseph Pemberton, a member of 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, with murder on Wednesday. Pemberton is currently aboard the amphibious assault ship Peleliu. Bullit Marquez / The Associated Press

    U.S. Marine charged with murder in the Philippines

    Philippine police charged a U.S. Marine with murder on Wednesday following the death of a Filipino transgender woman who was found dead in a hotel room in Olongapo City .

    • Oct. 15, 2014
  9. Filipino students raise clinched fists as they burn a mock U.S. flag during a rally in front of the U.S. Embassy in Manila on Tuesday to condemn the murder of a local transgender person. Philippine officials said they will seek custody of a U.S. Marine currently detained on a warship under suspicion of the murder. Ted Aljibe / Getty Images

    Marine suspect named in Philippine homicide, Navy ships held in port

    Philippine government officials have named Marine Pfc. Joseph Pemberton as the primary suspect in a homicide case there after a transgender woman was found dead on Saturday.

    • Oct. 14, 2014
  10. Verdicts in September courts-martial

    The Navy has published the results of special and general courts-martial tried in September — 33 verdicts in all. The cases, by the region in which they were tried:

    • Oct. 14, 2014
  11. A Saudi man walks at a petrol station where a shooting attack took place earlier in the Saudi capital Riyadh, on Tuesday. The gunman who shot and killed an American and wounded another in Riyadh was a disgruntled former employee of defense contractor Vinnell Arabia and a U.S.-Saudi citizen, a US diplomat said. FAYEZ NURELDINE / AFP/Getty Images

    U.S. defense contractor killed by ex-colleague in Saudi Arabia

    A Saudi-American dual national who was recently fired from a U.S.

    • Oct. 14, 2014
  12. An unnamed Marine is being held aboard the amphibious assault ship Peleliu, pictured, during an investigation of the death of a Philippine national. MC2 Michael Russell / Navy

    Filipino transgender advocates call apparent killing a 'hate crime'

    Philippine activists are calling for a Marine being held aboard a Navy ship following the apparent killing of a local transgendered person to be turned over to local authorities, and for the incident to be labeled a 'hate crime.'

    • Oct. 13, 2014
  13. The amphibious assault ship Peleliu is seen in Subic Bay, Philippines, for Amphibious Landing Exercise 2015, on Sept. 30. A Marine is being held aboard the Peleliu as NCIS agents and local authorities investigate the killing of a Filipino on Saturday night. MC2(SW/AW) Amanda Gray / Navy

    Marine detained in Filipino's killing: Navy memo

    A U.S. Marine is in custody Sunday following the apparent killing of a transgender individual in the Philippines.

    • Oct. 12, 2014
  14. Navy kickbacks leader won't get lighter prison sentence

    A federal court of appeals has upheld the sentence of a former civilian Navy employee for orchestrating a long-running $18 million kickback scheme.

    • Oct. 9, 2014
  15. Navy pilot faces additional charges in child porn case

    A Navy pilot charged with having an online relationship with young girls is facing additional charges.

    • Oct. 8, 2014
  16. Terror trial defendant al-Libi seeks statement suppression

    A Libyan man facing trial in New York in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa says his statements to the FBI were coerced from him and should be kept from his trial next month.

    • Oct. 7, 2014
  17. Jury recommends death in Navy recruit slaying case

    After nearly six hours of deliberation Monday, a Warren County jury recommended the death penalty for a teen convicted of killing a military-bound 2013 Waynesville High School graduate.

    • Oct. 7, 2014
  18. Death penalty possible for slayer of Navy recruit

    Jurors in a southwest Ohio county will decide whether to recommend a death sentence for a 19-year-old man convicted in the slaying of a U.S. Navy recruit.

    • Oct. 6, 2014
  19. Coast Guard court-martial over Key West assault

    A U.S. Coast Guard petty officer is facing a court-martial for allegedly assaulting a tourist couple outside a Key West bar last year.

    • Oct. 6, 2014
  20. Man accused in Newport fatal accident barred from driving

    A Newport man charged in the death of a Naval Station Newport police detective last year had been prohibited from driving on the base following an accident in 1988.

    • Oct. 2, 2014
  21. Father charged in toddler son's death at Patuxent NAS goes home

    A Maryland father accused of accidentally causing his 17-month-old son's death by leaving him in a car for hours is returning to his home.

    • Oct. 2, 2014
  22. Omar Gonzalez, accused White House fence jumper, pleaded not guilty on Oct. 1 in federal court to unauthorized intrusion and weapons-related charges. New River Regional Jail

    Suspect in White House breach pleads not guilty

    A 42-year-old man accused in the unprecedented breach of White House security last month pleaded not guilty in federal court Wednesday to unauthorized intrusion and weapons-related charges.

    • Oct. 1, 2014
  23. Man indicted in 2013 Newport motor vehicle fatality

    A Middletown man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with the motor vehicle death of a Naval Station Newport detective last year.

    • Oct. 1, 2014
  24. Omar Gonzalez, accused White House fence jumper, was indicted Sept. 30. New River Regional Jail

    White House intruder who eluded Secret Service indicted

    A Texas man who climbed a fence, eluded Secret Service and entered the White House was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury for entering a restricted building, carrying a deadly weapon and unlawfully possessing ammunition.

    • Sep. 30, 2014
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