SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett is scheduled to return to Naval Base San Diego Thursday following a deployment to the Middle East and western Pacific, Navy officials announced Wednesday.
USS Sterett, as part of the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group, took part in five multinational exercises and maritime security operations missions in the western Pacific, Indian Ocean and Middle Eastern regions, Navy officials said.
Sterett is the fourth United States ship named for Lt. Andrew Sterett, who commanded the Enterprise in battle with the Barbary pirates in 1802. The Sterett, commanded by Cmdr. Rich McDaniel, also conducted counter-piracy operations during its deployment, Navy officials said.
A Mexican woman in the U.S. illegally who was dragged away from her daughters by authorities in a widely viewed video was being released on her own recognizance Tuesday by an immigration judge in Southern California.
After a nearly three-hour public hearing, the City Council voted 8-1 Tuesday to approve a facility that would allow homeless people to store their valuables.
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