(credit: CBS)

Investigators Hunt For Motive After Army Vet Killed

Sheriff’s homicide investigators are asking the public’s help in solving the murder of Iraq and Afghanistan veteran Nathen Taylor.


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Disabled Upland Army Vet, 87, Leads Legal Fight After Health Benefits Allegedly Denied

Dr. William Hall claims he and several other seniors were the victims of “abusive documentation practices”.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/08/2012

Tracey Cooper-Harris (credit: Maury Phillips/Getty Images)

Lesbian Army Vet Sues Feds After Wife Denied Military Benefits

A U.S. Army veteran has filed a lawsuit against the federal government after her wife was denied military benefits.

CBS Los Angeles–02/01/2012

Sgt. 1st Class Clark A. Corley Jr. (courtesy U.S. Dept. of Defense)

Oxnard Army Sergeant Among 3 Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

A Southland U.S. Army sergeant stationed in Afghanistan was among three soldiers killed in Afghanistan, the military reported Thursday.


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Father, Son Return From Afghanistan For Family Thanksgiving

A father, one of the oldest recruits in the U.S. Army. His son, an infantry marine on the front lines. Their safe return from Afghanistan is what their family will celebrate around the Thanksgiving dinner table.



FBI: Army Soldier Smuggled C-4 On LA-Bound Flight

A U.S. Army soldier has been charged with trying to sneak powerful plastic explosives aboard an airliner headed to Los Angeles.


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Man Sentenced For Recruiting Immigrants To Phony Army Squad

A Chinese man who bilked his fellow countrymen by getting them to join a phony military squad in the San Gabriel Valley on promises it would provide a path to U.S. citizenship pleaded guilty to four felonies Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2011

Sgt. Aaron J. Blasjo, 25, of Riverside (courtesy Dept. of Defense)

Riverside Green Beret, Iraq Vet Killed In Afghanistan Bombing

Officials say Sgt. Aaron J. Blasjo died when an improvised explosive device was detonated beneath the vehicle he and other special forces soldiers occupied.


Army staff sergeant Kristofferson B. Lorenzo (courtesy of U.S. Dept. of Defense)

SoCal Soldier Among 4 US Troops Killed In Afghanistan IED Attack

The Pentagon says 33-year-old Army Staff Sgt. Kristofferson B. Lorenzo was one of four U.S. soldiers killed in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan.



His Ex Told Him ‘Tanks, But No Tanks’

Shaun Mitchell should be quite a catch: he’s 44, has steady work, a place of his own, and doesn’t smoke.


(credit: AP)

Bellflower Soldier, 19, Killed In Afghanistan

A 19-year-old soldier from Bellflower was killed in Afghanistan over the weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/15/2011

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Lawyer Gloria Allred Calls For Probe Into Soldier’s Escape

A lawyer for the 15-year-old victim of an alleged sexual assault by an Army private is asking for an investigation into how the soldier was able to escape from military custody on his way from Georgia to California to face trial.


John Davis

Retired Army Major Arrested For Reading To Children

A retired Army major, who is also a registered sex offender, has been released on bail after he walked onto an elementary school campus, sheriff’s officials said.



Moorpark Father, Son Share War Wounds

The father is David R. Franco; the son is David W. Aside from the name, they share so much: proud service in Iraq, and a haunting, painful aftermath.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2011


Thousands Mourn Slain Riverside Police Officer

Thousands of mourners remembered a Riverside police officer Tuesday who was shot to death while pursuing a suspected truck thief.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/16/2010




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