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Sailor Killed, Others Injured in Fort Knox Accident

It involved a Humvee during training, but details unclear

(Newser) - A Navy sailor was killed and several others were hurt in a tactical training exercise at Fort Knox in Kentucky, military officials say. The six sailors assigned to the group were riding in a Humvee when the accident happened Wednesday night, though exactly what happened remains under investigation. Fort Knox... More »

Soldier Charged in Fort Knox Murder

Marquinta Jacobs allegedly fired a .45-caliber handgun, killing civilian employee

(Newser) - A soldier apprehended yesterday in Tennessee was charged with murder in the shooting death of a civilian employee at Kentucky's Fort Knox a day earlier. The FBI said in a court filing that Marquinta E. Jacobs fired a .45-caliber handgun at the victim, "striking him several times."... More »

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