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Higinio Rivera III (Booking Photo)

Iraq War Veteran Accused Of Raping 10-Year-Old Girl Jailed On $1M Bond

The 10-year-old girl’s parents told investigators they were awakened early Saturday at their home near Charlotte by her screaming.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2014

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Iraq War Vet Charged With Murder In Shooting Death Of Neighbor In Dispute Over Dog

Charles Jacob Simkins, 28, Simkins stood mute to the charges at his arraignment Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2013

James Wolf (Booking Photo)

Homeless Vet Who Starred In Makeover Clip Arrested

A homeless veteran whose makeover video has been viewed 15 million times online was arrested for causing a disturbance at a Burger King in Grand Rapids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2013

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2 Ordered To Stand Trial In Homeless Man’s Death

A young man and a 15-year-old boy have been ordered to stand trial on murder charges in the slaying of a 57-year-old homeless man in Flint.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2013

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Military Funeral Held For Slain Homeless Flint Man

A homeless man who was found beaten and slain outside a shuttered school in Flint has received a veteran’s funeral, including a 21-gun salute.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2013

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War Vet Gets Prison For Robbery In Macomb County

A U.S. veteran who served in Iraq has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after a judge rejected pleas for probation and mental health treatment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013

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Police: Iraq War Vet Thwarts Gas Station Break-In

Police say an Iraq War veteran thwarted two would-be burglars at his northern Michigan gas station by kicking one of them and ordering them away with an AR-15 rifle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2013

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W. Michigan Paratrooper Found Dead Near Home In N. Carolina

Officials at Fort Bragg say 37-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey Griffey of Byron Center was part of the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2012

John Villneff (Family Photo)

Arrest Made In Attack That Left Grandfather Dead

Detroit police say they’ve arrested a suspect in an attack at a home on the city’s west side that left a teenager injured and the boy’s 62-year-old grandfather dead.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2012

John Villneff (Family Photo)

War Vet Shot, Killed While Protecting Grandkids From XBox Thieves

A grandfather was shot and killed late Wednesday night on Detroit’s west side while protecting his grandchildren from a group of intruders who broke into their home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012

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