Jan 26, 2012

Ex-P.G. County jail officer charged after inmate’s death

WASHINGTON — A former corrections officer in Prince George’s County is facing federal charges stemming from the death of a detainee who had been accused of killing a county police officer. Anthony McIntosh was arrested in New York City on Thursday, accused of failing to alert emergency workers after finding an inmate unresponsive in his […]

Jun 12, 2011

Court overturns release of Gitmo detainee

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Friday overturned an order releasing a Yemeni detainee from Guantanamo Bay and ruled that circumstantial evidence of terrorist ties can be enough to keep a prisoner. Government attorneys argued Hussain Salem Mohammad Almerfedi stayed at an al Qaeda-affiliated guesthouse based on the testimony of another Guantanamo detainee. A […]

May 25, 2011

US soldier gets more than 12 years in detainee death

FORT CARSON, Colo. — A mentally ill U.S. soldier has been sentenced to 12 ½ years in military prison after pleading guilty to killing a suspected Taliban member while he was sleeping in his jail cell. Pfc. David Lawrence pleaded guilty to premeditated murder in a military court at Fort Carson in Colorado on Wednesday. […]

Feb 15, 2011

Appeals court nixes release of Gitmo detainee

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Tuesday vacated the release of a detainee still at Guantanamo Bay who says he was tortured into falsely confessing that he was part of al-Qaida. U.S. officials say Saeed Hatim of Yemen acknowledged that he worked for al-Qaida and the Taliban and fought against American forces. But Hatim […]

Nov 10, 2010

Bradley Manning supporter reportedly detained

HAGERSTOWN — A support group for the soldier suspected of giving classified documents to WikiLeaks says the FBI recently detained and questioned one of its members. The Bradley Manning Support Network said Wednesday that David House of Cambridge, Mass., was detained Nov. 3 at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and questioned extensively about his support for […]

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