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19-year-old Marine found dead at Fort Meade

FORT MEADE — Authorities have identified a 19-year-old Marine found dead in his barracks room at Fort Meade. The Marine Corps Combat Development Command identified him Friday as Pvt. Anthony Romanocaruso of Alamance, N.C. Romanocaruso was an active-duty Marine assigned ...

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Marine faces dismissal for Facebook images, ‘Nobama’ stickers

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — A Marine is facing dismissal from the military for posting Facebook images of President Barack Obama’s face superimposed on a jackass and for selling “Nobama” bumper stickers online, a prosecutor said Thursday. Sgt. Gary Stein, 26, ...

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Lawyers give closing arguments in Tshamba murder trial

Attorneys in the murder trial of Baltimore police officer Gahiji Tshamba offered their closing arguments Thursday morning, each trying to convince the judge of their version of events that led the 15-year veteran to shoot Tyrone Brown, a former Marine, ...

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Witness in Tshamba trial: Marine begged officer not to shoot

Both before and after Baltimore Police Officer Gahiji Tshamba shot Tyrone Brown in the early morning hours of June 5, 2010, the off-duty officer talked about “disrespect,” the first witness in his murder trial testified Wednesday. He used that word ...

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WikiLeaks GI’s complaint targets his Marine jailer

HAGERSTOWN — The lawyer for a soldier suspected of passing classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks is alleging wrongdoing by his jailer. David Coombs of Fall River, Mass., said Friday he has filed a complaint with the commander of ...

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Week in review: 1/21/2011 (access required)

Sponsors ensure MLK Day parade Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade was made possible by securing sponsorships, a feat that not all of Baltimore’s parades and events have been able to do. This year, the 11th annual parade down Martin ...

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Marine’s family sues police for $270M

The family of a Marine shot dead by an off-duty Baltimore police officer outside a nightclub last June has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the officer and the police department, claiming the incident was preventable and seeking millions of dollars ...

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