Pensacola shooting

  • Pensacola shooting Jan 16

    US Military Training for Saudi Students Could Resume Soon

    The Pentagon says that U.S. training for more than 800 Saudi Arabian military students could be restarted “in the coming days.” It was nearly six weeks when a shooting by one Saudi trainee killed three sailors at a Florida base. The Pentagon had stopped all flight and field training for the approximately 850 Saudi students amid fears that others may...

  • Florida Dec 9, 2019

    Cyberattack Downs City Computers at Site of Florida Navy Attack

    Federal authorities are investigating a cyberattack on the city of Pensacola, Florida, home to the naval air station where a Saudi flight student killed three sailors and wounded eight others on Friday. City officials became aware of the attack at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, many hours after the shooting. They expressed caution about linking the two incidents — although they...

  • pensacola Dec 9, 2019

    Saudi Gunman Tweeted Against US Before Naval Base Shooting

    The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast U.S. support of Israel and accuse America of being anti-Muslim, a U.S. official said Sunday as the FBI confirmed it is operating on the assumption the attack was an act of terrorism. Investigators are also trying...

  • Pensacola shooting Dec 7, 2019

    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. In a Facebook post, his…

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