Veteran

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Local Army Specialist Not Angry After Attack Outside Bar Left Him With Brain Damage

A United States Army specialist is speaking out for the first time since he was brutally attacked outside a bar in Washington state, leaving him on a long road to recovery.

11/25/2014

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Marine Corps Vet Honored For Service With Keys To A Mortgage-Free Home

Walking up to the residence Saturday, the Bawdens thought they were one of many military families still in the running to make the three bedroom, three bathroom their new home, mortgage free.

11/08/2014

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LAPD Veteran Charged With Faking Military Leave

Police say Christine Bulicz was charged Monday with felony grand theft and attempted grand theft following an LAPD investigation.

10/21/2014

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Inland Empire Woman In Disbelief After Flower Vase Is Taken From Father’s Grave

An Inland Empire woman is in disbelief after the grave of her father, among others, was defiled.

10/14/2014

(L-R) Tom Hooks and Jan Hooks arrive on the red carpet for the gala screening of the film 'Jiminy Glick in Lalawood' during the 29th Annual Toronto International Film Festival September 18, 2004 in Toronto, Canada. (credit: Donald Weber/Getty Images)

CBS News: ‘SNL’ Veteran Jan Hooks Dead At 57

“Saturday Night Live” veteran Jan Hooks has died, CBS News reported Thursday.

10/09/2014

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Local Hero Honored For Service In Korean War

Tibor Rubin, 85, is now featured on a stamp sheet along with 13 other Korean War Medal of Honor recipients.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2014

Brian Beaird, 51, was shot by LAPD officers Dec. 13 as he got out of a silver Corvette following a high-speed pursuit. (credit: DMV)

Man Who Watched LAPD Fatally Shoot Unarmed Son On Live TV Sues City For $20M

The Dec. 13 shooting followed a nearly hour-long nighttime pursuit for allegedly reckless driving that ended when the Corvette hit a car in an intersection, seriously injuring the other driver, and then spun onto a downtown sidewalk.

05/15/2014

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Gary Sinise Foundation Donates $60K To Help Students Build Home For Veteran

Lancaster High School students are getting a boost from the Gary Sinise Foundation as they work to build a home for a local veteran.

CBS Los Angeles–04/23/2014

Martha Daniel will be honored at the White House Tuesday as a Champion of Change. (credit: Martha Daniel)

Veteran, OC Businesswoman To Be Honored At White House Tuesday

Martha Daniel is being honored as a Champion of Change, for her work in the field of cyber security.

03/23/2014

Cory Remsberg got a lot of applause during  President Obama's State of the Union address and people have been cheering him on ever since. (credit: CBS)

Wounded Veteran Hailed By President Obama Returns To Rehab Facility To Say Thanks

Cory Remsberg, the wounded veteran mentioned by President Obama during his State of the Union address, returned to Pomona Sunday to say thanks at the rehab facility where he spent 16 months recovering from his extensive war injuries.

02/23/2014

Retired Staff Sgt. Odin Ayala has a $14,000 wheelchair thanks to 10 strangers. (credit: CBS)

Local Veteran Given All-Terrain Wheelchair By Generosity Of 10 Strangers

“It’s hard to find the words. I’m very grateful,” said former Staff Sgt. Odin Ayala.

02/20/2014

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Camarillo Company Hopes To Give All-Terrain Wheelchair To Veteran In Need

The founder of a Camarillo manufacturing company and his employees are hoping to give a wounded vet an all-terrain wheelchair this month.

01/03/2014

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La Habra Police Employees Help Send Korean War Vet To Pearl Harbor

A Korean War veteran was honored Wednesday with a Christmas surprise from some of his colleagues at the La Habra Police Department.

12/18/2013

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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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Bar Owner’s Sign Saluting Veterans Might Get Reprieve

City officials have set up talks with the owner of an Orange County Bar after demanding he remove a rooftop sign thanking veterans for their service.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/27/2013

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