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Pensacola 11-year-old fights off, flees attacker who tried to snatch her

The young girl, kneeling on a grassy traffic island as she awaits her school bus, looks up as a white van goes past – the driver had approached her two weeks before, making her so uncomfortable that she told her parents and teacher. The 11-year-old’s eyes follow as the van goes away, before returning to […]

Terror leader who claimed responsibility for Naval Air Station Pensacola attack killed

President Trump said Thursday that the U.S. has conducted a counter-terrorism operation in Yemen that killed Qassim al-Rimi, an al-Qaeda leader who claimed responsibility for last year’s deadly shooting at the Naval Air Station Pensacola. During that shooting, a Saudi aviation trainee killed three American sailors.Naval Air Station Pensacola Al-Rimi is a founder of al-Qaeda […]

Saudi service members to be expelled after Pensacola base shooting

More than a dozen Saudi service members training at U.S. bases will be expelled, a U.S. official confirmed to CBS News’ David Martin. The service members are being expelled after an investigation into the deadly December shooting by a Saudi national at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The service members are not accused of having involvement […]

Family recounts heroics of fallen son in Pensacola shooting

Joshua Watson had just graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and looked forward to a military career as a pilot. On Saturday, he was being hailed a hero, as his family recounted how the 23-year-old — in his last minutes of life — led first responders to an active shooter at the Pensacola naval base. […]