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US charges British ISIS members in deaths of American hostages

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WASHINGTON — Two Islamic State militants from Britain were brought to the United States on Wednesday to face charges in a gruesome campaign of torture, beheadings and other acts of violence against four Americans and others captured and held hostage in Syria, the Justice Department said. El Shafee Elsheikh and Alexanda Kotey are two of […]

Charges dismissed against man accused of mailing explosives to military, government facilities

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EVERETT, Wash. — Charges were dismissed against an Everett man accused of sending suspicious packages to the Washington, D.C., area in 2018. KING-TV reports the indictment against Thanh Cong Phan was dismissed Monday due to reasons related to Phan’s mental condition, according to court documents. Phan was arrested in March 2018 after the FBI said […]

Cops: No charges in fatal sailor-on-sailor shooting

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No charges will be filed in the fatal accidental shooting of a sailor by another sailor last month, police have confirmed. Machinist’s Mate Nuclear 3rd Class Dakota Ray Hering, 20, was killed on April 7 in Goose Creek, South Carolina, according to Navy and police records. Hering had been renting a house with other sailors […]

Additional charges filed against former VA doctor accused of sexually assaulting patients

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A former Veterans Affairs doctor arrested last month for sexual assaulting a patient will now face additional charges after a grand jury found multiple instances of improper and abusive behavior towards veterans in his care. Department of Justice officials announced that a federal grand jury charged Dr. Jonathan Yates, 51, with seven counts of abusive […]