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California Man Charged With Aiding Terror Group

A federal grand jury in Sacramento has indicted a California man on a single charge of attempting to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

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Jewelry Store Clerk Recalls Paul Walker’s Anonymous Gift To Soldier and Fiancee

Paul Walker was best known for his movies and fast cars, but a former Santa Barbara jewelry store clerk will remember him most for his generosity.

12/02/2013

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Iraq War Veteran Accused Of Homeless Slayings Dies

A former Marine accused of murder in the deaths of four homeless men, a woman and her son has died at a California hospital after falling ill in his jail cell.

11/28/2013

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Syrian Americans Rally In Westwood Against Possible U.S. Military Intervention

Protestors defended Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and questioned the assertion his government is responsible for the August 21 attack on its people.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2013

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Local Habitat For Humanity, CalVet Team Up To Build Affordable Homes For Working Vets

A local chapter of Habitat for Humanity has partnered up with the California Department of Veterans Affairs to build affordable houses for hundreds of working veterans and their families.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2013

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Nurse Wants San Diego Mayor Advances Investigated

A nurse came forward Tuesday to say that embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner demanded a date earlier this year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/06/2013

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Corona Welcomes Wounded Soldier Home With Parade

Hundreds of people lined Corona’s Main Street Tuesday to welcome home Army Sgt. Jordan Sisco for the holidays.

12/18/2012

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Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

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Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

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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.

04/23/2012

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Assemblyman Returns From Afghanistan, Prepares To Rejoin Assembly

Assemblyman Jeff Gorell returned home from Afghanistan to a warm welcome from friends and family and plans to return to the Assembly this month.

04/04/2012

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Iraq War Veteran Accused In 6 Murders Tells Detective He Has ‘Killer Gene’

Disturbing new details are being released about the Iraq war veteran accused of at least six brutal murders in Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/15/2012

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Attorney: Ocampo Slammed Head On Jail Toilet To Stop Hearing Voices

The lawyer for Iraq war veteran Itzcoatl “Izzy” Ocampo said his client has a giant welt after he slammed his head on a jail toilet.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/09/2012

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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

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Iraq War Veteran Charged In Murders Of 4 Homeless Men

Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas announced Tuesday that criminal charges are being filed against an Iraq war veteran accused of murdering four homeless men in Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/17/2012

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