An Iraq War veteran who was critically wounded when he was hit in the head with a police projectile during a 2011 Occupy Oakland protest will receive a $4.5 million settlement from the city of Oakland, his attorneys announced Friday.
To mark 10 years since U.S. military troops invaded Iraq, a number of Bay Area residents were highlighting the war’s impact Tuesday.
An Iraq War veteran who was seriously hurt during a police raid on an Occupy Oakland encampment last year is suing Alameda County for abuse during his 18 hours in jail.
Helmets to Hardhats, a nationally recognized program, is working with the Silicon Valley construction trade to train veterans for jobs.
Veterans on Wednesday began painting the names of the 4,484 U.S. soldiers who were killed during the Iraq War on a mural in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District.
The body of a missing Gilroy woman, mother of an Iraq War vet who killed his young sister before killing himself last week, was found Thursday near a well-known orchard in unincorporated Santa Clara County, according to Gilroy police.
Scott Olsen, an Occupy Oakland protester seriously injured during an October demonstration, plans to file a claim against the city of Oakland, his attorney said Friday.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is hoping Thursday’s murder-suicide involving an Iraq War vet does not discourage vets with PTSD to seek treatment.
The search continued for a missing woman whose son — 27-year-old Iraq War veteran Abel Gutierrez—is believed to have fatally shot his 11-year-old sister before turning the gun on himself in the family’s Gilroy apartment Wednesday night, police said.
A 27-year-old Iraq War veteran was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound near the body of his sister inside their Gilroy apartment on Wednesday night, and investigators consider the case a murder-suicide, police said Thursday.