Hamandiya: The Marine Corps will file criminal charges, including some murder counts, against several enlisted Marines and a Navy corpsman in the fatal shooting of an Iraqi civilian in April, officials close to the investigation said Thursday ... The troops, with the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, may also have attempted a cover-up by planting evidence near the body to suggest that the man was an armed insurgent digging a hole to plant a roadside bomb.

 http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-marines2jun02,0,7063350.story?coll=la-home-headlines

Ishaqi: The BBC has uncovered new video evidence that US forces may have been responsible for the deliberate killing of 11 innocent Iraqi civilians ... The video pictures obtained by the BBC appear to contradict the US account of the events in Ishaqi, about 100km (60 miles) north of Baghdad, on 15 March 2006.

 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/5039420.stm

Sammarra: A pregnant Iraqi woman in labour and her cousin were shot dead by US forces as they rushed to hospital along a closed road, police and relatives say.

 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/5037124.stm

Meanwhile, prominent right-wing bloggers are arguing that there's really nothing wrong with any of this:

 http://daoureportgrit.blogspot.com/2006/06/rightwing-bloggers-coming-unglued-over.html

Michelle Malkin posts an LGF photo of Palestinian children carrying weapons - the implication being? That shooting children is justified?

Glenn Reynolds links to a comment threatening civil war in the US.

At RCP, Jed Babbin writes, "If it were up to Cong. John Murtha, Duke University rape case prosecutor Mike Nifong would be transferred to the Haditha case."