Veteran

Dick Van Patten (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Eight is Enough’ Star Dick Van Patten Dies at 86

The veteran entertainer passed away Tuesday morning in Santa Monica…

06/23/2015

Local veteran Mike Malloy has started a foundation, and is trying to crowdsource funding for PTSD K9s to help other vets. (CBS SF)

Bay Area Veteran Trains $15K PTSD Therapy Dogs To Help Others Heal From War

Veterans coming home from war are finding that dogs are one of the best ways to cope with PTSD. But the dogs are very expensive to train and are currently not covered by the Veterans Affairs.

05/15/2015

Joseph Jeremy Weber, 28, an Army veteran out of Sunnyvale, was shot and killed by police April 8, 2015 after an alleged liquor-store robbery. (Courtesy: CA DMV)

Army Veteran Suffering PTSD Shot, Killed By Sunnyvale Police Following Armed Robbery

An armed liquor store robbery suspect killed by police officers in Sunnyvale Wednesday morning was identified as an army veteran.

04/14/2015

Slain SJPD officer Michael Johnson. (Source: SJPD)

SJPD Officer’s Memorial Expected To Draw Law Enforcement Officers From Far Away

Law enforcement officers from far and away are expected to attend a memorial for slain San Jose Police Officer Michael Johnson and plans for the service could be announced as soon as Thursday, a police union spokesman said Wednesday.

03/25/2015

Vietnam War

Bay Area Veteran Visits Vietnam On 50th Anniversary Of U.S. Landing

A Bay Area veteran visited the shores of Vietnam on the 50th anniversary of the U.S. troops landing there.

03/08/2015

Veterans carry a flag. (CBS)

Oakland Whistleblowers Say Veterans Being Denied Benefits

The Veterans Benefits Administration provides $95 billion of entitlements each year to veterans, including disability money, pensions to vets and their surviving spouses and death benefits — even American flags at veterans’ funerals.

02/25/2015

A man seeks donations for National Paradigm, a charity that claims to help veterans. (CBS)

Is Money Raised By Bay Area Charity Really Going To Help Homeless Veterans?

You may have seen them outside your local grocery store: men and women raising money for disabled and homeless veterans. An American flag and an ammo box are their trademarks.

02/04/2015

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30-Year Walnut Creek Police Veteran Charged For Allegedly Beating Woman In Richmond With Baseball Bat

A Walnut Creek police officer has been charged for allegedly donning a mask and beating a woman with a baseball bat in Richmond last month.

09/08/2014

Brandon Del Fiorentino, a Marine veteran, was shot near his Antioch home on August 1, 2014. (Facebook)

Decorated Marine Veteran Who Survived Three Tours Of Duty In Iraq Shot Near His Antioch Home

A decorated, former Marine hospitalized recovering from a shooting near his home in Antioch.

08/05/2014

Angelina Jolie & Louis Zamperini (credit: Universal Pictures)

‘Unbroken': First Trailer For Angelina Jolie’s Louis Zamperini Biopic Released

Preview the Jolie-directed film about the late Olympian and World War II hero, here…

07/11/2014

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