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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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West Michigan Marine Killed In Afghanistan War

A 27-year-old Marine from West Michigan has been killed during combat operations in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2012

No Charges After Attack At Veterans’ Facility

A prosecutor says charges won’t be brought after an 84-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease died at a West Michigan veterans’ facility following an attack by another patient.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2012

WWII Vet Dies After Attack At Veterans’ Facility

A homicide investigation is under way after an 84-year-old with Alzheimer’s disease who served in World War II died at West Michigan veterans’ facility after being attacked by another patient.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2012

Police Arrest Man Who Beat, Carjacked WWII Vet In Detroit

A man who police say assaulted and carjacked an 86-year-old World War II veteran is behind bars Friday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2012

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Local Iraq Vet’s Family Gets Early Christmas

Christmas comes early for a local Iraq war veteran and her family.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2011

Army Vet Loses Appeal Over Verbal Abuse Verdict

A federal appeals court agrees that a U.S. Army veteran doesn’t deserve millions of dollars because co-workers in suburban Detroit mocked him for his disabilities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2011

The USS Shaw explodes during the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941. (Credit: National Archive/Getty Images)

Veteran Remembers Pearl Harbor Bombing On 70th Anniversary Of Attack

Pearl Harbor happened on this date, December 7, 70 years ago, but one metro Detroit veteran remembers it like yesterday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2011

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Foundation Honors Veteran While Raising Money For Charity

A non-profit organization is hoping to benefit from the celebrity of a World War II Veteran for their annual fundraising dinner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2011

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“The Hurt Locker” Director And Writer Look To Have Veteran’s Lawsuit Dismissed

The director and screenwriter of the Oscar Award winning film“The Hurt Locker” have asked a judge in Los Angeles to dismiss an Iraq war veteran’s lawsuit alleging the film is based on him.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2011

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