- Man injured after getting pinned between 2 vehicles in ND Updated: Oct-06-15 12:53 pm
FARGO, North Dakota - A man is being treated for injuries at a North Dakota hospital after he got pinned between his sport utility vehicle and a parked car in a parking lot.
- VA hospital nurse charged with tampering with medication Updated: Oct-06-15 6:36 am
ALBANY, New York - Federal officials say a nurse at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Albany tampered with pain medication given to patients.
- Farmington officer will head to trial in shooting death Updated: Oct-05-15 5:17 pm
FARMINGTON, Maine - A Farmington police officer will head to trial on charges of excessive force in the 2011 shooting of an Army veteran outside the town police station.
- Polson company drops disabled Marine from lawsuit Updated: Oct-05-15 2:49 pm
POLSON, Montana - A judge has dismissed a disabled Marine as a defendant in a lawsuit involving the former soldier's Polson home.
- Former Navy pilot sues US government over bipolar diagnosis Updated: Oct-05-15 2:39 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A former Navy pilot who lost his job flying commercial planes after being diagnosed with bipolar disorder is suing the federal government for $35 million after a different psychiatrist said he never had the illness.
- University of Illinois opens center for wounded veterans Updated: Oct-03-15 1:09 pm
URBANA, Illinois - The University of Illinois has opened a center to help wounded war veterans earn college diplomas.
- Veteran who tried to stop Oregon gunman was shot 5 times Updated: Oct-03-15 12:21 am
ROSEBURG, Oregon - When the gunshots started at Umpqua Community College, some people mistook them for falling books. But Army veteran Chris Mintz quickly recognized the threat.
- Obama nominates veteran lawyer as VA watchdog Updated: Oct-02-15 7:24 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has nominated Michael J. Missal, a lawyer with extensive experience in the federal government and private sector, to serve as the next inspector general for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
- St. Louis VA mental health records questioned by watchdog Updated: Oct-01-15 2:36 pm
ST. LOUIS - A federal watchdog says it has confirmed a whistleblower's claims that Veterans Affairs sites in St. Louis marked appointments for mental health patients as completed before they were seen, effectively boosting the appearance of the sites' productivity.
- Hawaii committee aims to honor Vietnam War veterans Updated: Oct-01-15 9:01 am
HONOLULU - A committee leading Hawaii efforts to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War wants to connect with Vietnam veterans so they may be honored for their service.
- EXCHANGE: Mattoon doctor earns nickname of "Doc" Updated: Oct-01-15 7:28 am
MATTOON, Illinois - The nickname "Doc" has stuck with Joel DuFrain ever since he served in Vietnam as a medic alongside his fellow soldiers in Delta Company of the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, known as "The Wolfhounds."
- Actor Tom Skerritt to talk veterans project at Wayne State Updated: Oct-01-15 4:08 am
DETROIT - Air Force veteran and actor Tom Skerritt is visiting Wayne State University in Detroit to talk about his project to give veterans and military personnel a voice through storytelling.
- Retreat center for veterans opens in Pellston Updated: Oct-01-15 4:02 am
PELLSTON, Michigan - A retreat center for veterans and their families has opened in Pellston.
- NY law clinic appeals veterans' discharges, denied benefits Updated: Oct-01-15 2:01 am
ALBANY, New York - The new legal aid clinic for military veterans at Syracuse University College of Law has taken on dozens of appeals of denied benefits and less than honorable discharges.
- Congress OKs deal to finish over-budget Denver VA hospital Updated: Sep-30-15 6:38 pm
DENVER - Congress approved a deal on Wednesday to let the Veterans Affairs Department complete a vastly over-budget medical center outside Denver, ending months of uncertainty about the future of the ambitious project.
- World War II legend celebrated on 100th birthday Updated: Sep-30-15 1:33 pm
GARDNER, Kansas - The 100th birthday of a one-of-a-kind World War II veteran lasted for days.
- Department of Veterans Affairs celebrates 70th anniversary Updated: Sep-30-15 5:01 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs is celebrating its 70th anniversary of service with a ceremony in Montgomery.
- Veterans benefits official accused of financial impropriety Updated: Sep-29-15 11:48 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Federal authorities have accused the head of the Veterans Affairs' benefits office in St. Paul of using her position inappropriately for personal and financial gain.
- VA approves lease of Lake Charles clinic Updated: Sep-29-15 8:08 am
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - The Department of Veterans Affairs has approved a lease for a permanent clinic in Lake Charles.
- Audit finds improvement in Fort Harrison VA benefit claims Updated: Sep-29-15 4:20 am
HELENA, Montana - A recent audit by the Veterans Benefits Administration has found there have been improvements in the accuracy of how claims are reviewed at the Veterans Administration Regional Benefit Office at Fort Harrison.
- Prosecutors asked to eye Philadelphia VA director move Updated: Sep-28-15 7:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Inspectors with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs asked federal prosecutors to investigate whether the director of the Philadelphia benefits office illegally arranged her own reassignment to the position.
- Crews break ground at Omaha National Cemetery Updated: Sep-28-15 3:57 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Crews have begun working at the future site of the long-awaited Omaha National Cemetery in western Sarpy County.
- Milford High School awards diplomas to families of WWII vets Updated: Sep-27-15 3:08 pm
MILFORD, Utah - Of the 45 students who were granted Milford High School diplomas this month, only two were there to walk across the stage. The other certificates went to family members of the students -- young men who dropped out in the 1940s to fight in World War II.
- Crash kills motorcyclist escorting veteran's body, hurt 3 Updated: Sep-27-15 12:19 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - One motorcyclist died and three others were injured when a car crashed into a group of riders who were escorting a veteran's body home to Nebraska.
- Tim Scott visiting veteran memorial in Murrells Inlet Updated: Sep-27-15 4:05 am
MURRELLS INLET, South Carolina - U.S. Sen. Tim Scott is making a stop on South Carolina's coast this weekend.