| Apr 19, 2012
Army National Guard Spec. Irina Shields graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, in Lawton, Okla., as an honor graduate and received a letter of commendation.
She is the daughter of Konstantin Stepanov, of Laurel. Her husband, Mark Shields,...
| Dec 13, 2011
Today, December 13th is the 375th Birthday of the Army National Guard and Major General Patrick Murphy, the Adjutant General of New York, stopped by to discuss what it started as, how it's changed over the years, where it is today, the duties of the...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 1:26 PM
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene.
Burbank football team comes back in tournament: Despite dropping its first game in the Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation flag football championship, the Burbank Fighting Irish battled back....
| Dec 25, 2011
When Sean Walsh was 8 or 9 years old, his mother recalled, he'd knock on a friend's door in his San Jose neighborhood, and if the boy wasn't home, he'd ask for his sister. If she wasn't there, he would settle for whoever was home.
"So what are you doing?...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 7:30 AM
WATERFORD — — Ari R. Cullers, a 28-year-old soldier from Waterford, has died while serving in Afghanistan.
The 2001 Waterford High School graduate was a sergeant with the 10th Mountain Division from Fort Drum, N.Y.
Tuesday, Gov. Dannel P....
| Feb 27, 2012
| 5:08 AM
Maj. Robert Marchanti of the Maryland Army National Guard was killed Friday night in Afghanistan, his family said Sunday.
Marchanti, 48, a Baltimore County teacher, was on his first one-year tour in Afghanistan and was scheduled to return in September,...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:36 PM
A young Staten Island mom married to an NYPD sergeant is accused of operating a prescription drug ring that was selling thousands of pills on the Jersey shore, the beach town that garnered international fame thanks to the hard-partying cast of MTV's...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 10:42 PM
The La Crescenta Fireworks Assn. hosted their fifth annual fireworks show on Monday at La Crescenta Elementary School.
Jean Maluccio, the secretary for the association, said that up to 5,000 people were expected to attend. Food trucks sold tacos,...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 5:00 AM
It was in early September 2010, and I was serving in Afghanistan, helping to plan our mission to support that country's parliamentary elections. Offhandedly, a colleague asked whether I was going to return to my civilian job when I returned home. I...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 5:37 PM
A 20-year-old man blew off a finger tip and nearly lost his thumb Sunday when he set off a grenade simulator inside a house in Glendale, police said.
In addition to the damage to his fingers, Roberto Jusay of Los Angeles suffered severe burns on his...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 9:06 AM
Army National Guard Pvt. Cody W. Mahlstedt has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military...