Hundreds of veterans coming back from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are falling ill and many are dying of what’s being called the new “Agent Orange”: open air burn pits.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.