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Calif. Bill Urges Judges To Consider PTSD In Sentencing Of Military Veterans

A bill moving through the state Legislature would urge judges to grant probation and give shorter prison terms to defendants who have mental health problems stemming from their military service.

04/07/2014

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Iraq War Vet Charged In Reseda Shooting That Killed Neighbor, Critically Injured His Wife

An Iraq War veteran accused of fatally shooting a neighbor and critically injuring the victim’s wife was charged Tuesday with murder and attempted murder.

12/24/2013

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Officials Say Accused Reseda Killer Is Iraq Veteran With PTSD

Authorities on Saturday identified the suspect they said shot two people — killing one and leaving the other critically wounded — at an apartment complex in Reseda.

12/21/2013

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‘Saddles For Soldiers’ Program Finds Success Treating PTSD In Veterans Through Horse Bonding

Tucked away in the foothills of the Shadow Hills community in Sunland is an equestrian center that offers veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder a path to emotional stability through working with horses.

12/17/2013

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Mixed Martial Arts Program Helps Vets Battle PTSD

A mixed martial arts program in San Diego helps war veterans battle post-traumatic stress disorder.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2013

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Operation Mend Helps Wounded Veterans And Their Families

A special program called “Operation Mend” is helping wounded war veterans — and their families — get their lives back on track.

08/29/2013

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Jury Rejects PTSD Defense, Finds Iraq War Vet Guilty Of Murdering Girlfriend

A 28-year-old Iraq War veteran was convicted Friday of first-degree murder in stabbing death of his then-girlfriend.

08/09/2013

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West Hollywood Pot Shop Offers Free Marijuana To Veterans

A pot shop in West Hollywood is offering free marijuana to military men and women.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/18/2012

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Jury Rejects ‘Zoloft Defense,’ Finds Ex-Westminster Detective Guilty Of Kidnapping, Rape

A jury rejected the so-called “Zoloft defense” Wednesday and found a former Westminster police detective guilty of seven counts of kidnapping and rape.

06/13/2012

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USC Social Work Program Aims To Help Veterans Suffering With PTSD

It’s a one of a kind program aimed at helping men and women who’ve seen combat…and the military personnel who can’t shake the haunting images of war.

04/06/2012