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Alexander Yohn has been charged with murder in a crash that killed 23-year-old Andrew Silva near Fremont Blvd. and Decoto Road in Fremont on March 25, 2014. (Fremont Police Department)

Suspect Charged With Murder In Fremont Motorcycle Crash That Killed Marine

An Emeryville man was charged with murder Thursday for a crash in Fremont early Tuesday morning that killed 23-year-old Andrew Silva of Union City, a U.S. Marine who had recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan.

03/27/2014

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a suspected drunk driver in Fremont. (CBS)

Veteran Killed In Fremont Motorcycle Crash; Suspected DUI Driver Arrested

A motorcyclist who was struck and killed by a suspected drunk driver in Fremont early Tuesday morning has been identified as a 23-year-old U.S. Marine who recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan, authorities said.

03/25/2014

Rob Jones, a Marine veteran and double amputee, rode his bicycle through San Francisco as part of a nationwide ride on March 25, 2014. (CBS)

Veteran, Amputee On Nationwide Bike Ride Makes Bay Area Stop

A Marine who lost both legs fighting in Afghanistan made a stop in the Bay Area on Tuesday, as part of a nationwide bike ride for charity.

03/25/2014

Occupy Oakland Holds Vigil For Protesting Vet

$4.5M Settlement Reached For Iraq War Vet Injured In Occupy Oakland Protest

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.

03/21/2014

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Iraq Veteran Volunteers To Guard Central Valley Elementary School

The feel-good story of a former U.S. marine standing guard outside a local elementary school doesn’t feel so good the day after.

12/20/2012

Protesters rally for International Worker's Day outside the Alameda County Court House on May 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. Demonstrators have called for nation-wide May Day strikes to protest economic inequality and political corruption. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Iraq War Veteran Injured During Oakland Occupy Suing Alameda County For Abuse

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.

11/27/2012

Kenyon Martin #2 of the Los Angeles moves the ball against the San Antonio Spurs in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs.  (Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kenyon Martin Could Add Depth To Warriors Frontcourt

The Golden State Warriors were quiet suitors in the Dwight Howardsweepstakes, but they dropped out in the early days of July. Kenyon Martin doesn’t fit Howard’s superstar role, but his caginess would add a necessary element to Golden State’s roster.

07/13/2012

Bud Donaldson (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Brings Art Therapy To Bay Area Vets

After 23 years in the Air Force, flying 150 missions over Vietnam and earning 3 distinguished flying crosses, this week’s Jefferson Award winner is turning his talents to a mission on solid ground: creating a unique program for other Bay Area veterans.

05/30/2012

Alviso: Mallard Slough & Environmental Education Center (baytrail.abag.ca.gov)

Stranded South Bay Boater Airlifted To Safety

A boater who went out duck hunting Tuesday and got stuck overnight several miles from San Jose’s Alviso Marina was found cold but in good condition Wednesday morning.

01/18/2012

Carl Clark. (CBS)

WWII Navy Vet Receives Long Overdue Honor At Moffett Field

In the naval battles of the Second World War, there were many acts of heroism. But what Carl Clark did wasn’t recognized until Tuesday at Moffett Field

01/17/2012

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