Stories tagged: Marine
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Man gets four years in prison for harassing pregnant Hawaiian monk seal
A judge on Wednesday sentenced a Hawaii man to four years in prison for harassing a pregnant Hawaiian monk seal.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 3:06 p.m.
16 dead in Mississippi in worst Marine crash since 2005
ITTA BENA, Miss. – Investigators picked through debris across a fire-blackened soybean field Tuesday to try to determine why a U.S. military plane slammed into the ground, killing all 16 …
Tue., July 4, 2017, 11:25 p.m.
Study: Orcas’ failed pregnancies linked to scarce food
Improving salmon runs could help the endangered killer whales that frequent the inland waters of Washington, according to a new study that found the orcas cannot find enough fish to …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Sharks should be happy about new Google Earth survey of seal populations
Gray seals are booming. They’ve flocked to coastal Massachusetts, where hunters once killed the animals wholesale. Where seals go, sharks often follow. Great white sightings in Cape Cod increased from …
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 2:38 p.m.
Man with fake gun at Orlando airport wanted to speak to president
A mentally distressed former Marine who pointed a fake handgun at police in the Orlando International Airport and shouted “kill me” said he wanted to speak to the president, according …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:21 p.m.
Accused shooter of Coeur d’Alene pastor enters plea
An Idaho man and former Marine who is accused of
Wed., March 15, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
Great Barrier Reef bleaching again; scientists say only swift climate action can save it
Last year the Great Barrier Reef saw unprecedented bleaching due to extremely warm ocean temperatures. It was the reef’s third and worst severe bleaching event. But now, scientists say, yet …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
Endangered Hawaiian monk seal population rises to 1,400
The population of Hawaiian monk seals, one of the world’s most critically endangered marine mammals, has been increasing 3 percent a year for the past three years, federal wildlife officials …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 9:07 p.m.
U.S. military Osprey crash-lands off Okinawa, no fatalities
A U.S. military Osprey aircraft has crash-landed off Japan’s southern island of Okinawa, but its five crew members were safely rescued.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 12:46 p.m.
Search underway for Marine pilot off coast of Japan
Search and rescue efforts are underway for a Marine pilot who ejected about 120 miles off the coast of Japan on Wednesday.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2011, 6:09 p.m.
Meyer deserved Medal of Honor, his comrades say
Dakota Meyer’s commander had good reason to nominate the former Marine Corps corporal for the Medal of Honor, the U.S. military’s highest decoration for valor.
Thu., Sept. 15, 2011, 7:33 p.m.
Murder suspect’s jailhouse death a mystery to friends, family
Friends and family say they are baffled by the death of a former Marine and accused killer found dead at the Spokane County Jail last weekend. Tristen Nebrae Jordan, 25, …
Wed., July 28, 2010, 9:24 a.m.
Injured Idaho Marine applauded by US House
A severely injured Marine from North Idaho was given a standing ovation on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives as lawmakers thanked him for his service in Afghanistan.