| Jul 16, 2012
| 6:21 PM
A Berne, Ind., soldier died while serving in Afghanistan Monday.
Nick Taylor was serving as a member of the U.S. Army National Guard.
It is believed he and several comrades died as a result of an explosion.
Taylor graduated from South Adams High...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Two Indiana National Guard soldiers were killed in an attack that included rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire in Afghanistan.
According to the Indiana National Guard, Spc. Nicholas A. Taylor, Jr., 20, Berne, and Spc. Sergio E. Perez, Jr., 21,...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 5:16 AM
A SkyWest Airlines pilot on the run after allegedly killing his former girlfriend last week attempted to steal one of his company's commercial jetliners early Tuesday, but he killed himself before the plane became airborne, authorities said.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 6:08 AM
A soldier from Grand Rapids is among three members of the Michigan Army National Guard wounded this week in Afghanistan.
Pvt. Joshua Colon, 20, was on patrol with the 1433rd Engineer Company when an IED detonated. Staff Sgt. Robert Drebenstedt, 29, of...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 8:42 PM
After months of welcoming home troops serving overseas, the Alaska Army National Guard held a departure ceremony for family and friends to say goodbye to the 60 guardsmen set to deploy to Kuwait.
The departure ceremony held Sunday morning at the...
| May 17, 2013
| 3:01 AM
If you walk up the long gravel pathway alongside the spacious grassy fields of Whitehall Township's 110-acre main park, the view from the top of the hill is remarkably similar to that from atop the hills just north of Gettysburg.
From the Oak Ridge...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:43 AM
Two men are reportedly in custody and police are searching for a third man in connection with the slaying of a sailor from Chicago who was working on a tall ship in the Bahamas.
The arrests in the fatal shooting of Kyle Bruner, 34, was reported by the...
| May 8, 2013
| 3:29 PM
The wide windows in the landmark Monroe Building offer a sweeping view of Michigan Avenue and Millennium Park. On a crystal-blue spring day, it's easy to temporarily forget the long, bloody history of warfare. But keeping the stories of "citizen soldiers"...
| Apr 20, 2013
— When Mathew Vance began looking for a job in Hampton Roads, he had plenty of experience to sell.
The 30-year-old Wyoming native had been a combat medic in the Army and later in the Texas Army National Guard. He had deployed twice to Iraq,...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Jaclyn Beaudoin was waitressing Saturday night at angel’s Gentlemen’s Club in Kalamazoo, when Todd Kettler, 37, stopped by.
The waitress had no idea police were looking for him for allegedly robbing a bank in Southfield earlier that week....
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:31 AM
Hundreds of troops returned home Friday after serving more than a year in Afghanistan.
Some 450 soldiers left in September 2011, thousands of families and friends gathered in the gymnasium at Caledonia High School for a last chance to wish their...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 8:14 AM
What were tears of sadness last year have turned into tears of joy this year as hundreds of servicemen and women return home to their families after a year in Afghanistan.
Over 450 soldiers of the 126th Calvary Squadron of the Michigan Army National...