Stories highlighting our everyday heroes in uniform

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 at 07:55 AM PST

Salute: Water Well Team

Salute: Water Well Team

We salute the Navy Seabees that make up the "Water Well Team" at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan.

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 at 02:42 PM PST

Salute: Animal Handlers

Salute: Animal Handlers

In this Salute to Service, we recognize the men and women who help rehabilitate the animals who are injured in the line of duty.

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 at 09:22 AM PST

Salute: Marines Receive Navy Cross

Salute: Marines Receive Navy Cross

Staff Sergeant Sky Mote and Captain Matthew Manoukain received the Navy Cross posthumously on Saturday at Camp Pendleton.

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 at 07:32 AM PST

Salute: Marine, Navy EOD Teams

Salute: Marine, Navy EOD Teams

In our Salute to Service we salute the Marine and Navy "E.O.D" teams and their training of Marine Combat Engineers in Djibouti, Africa.

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 at 07:49 AM PST

Salute: 501 Security Force

Salute: 501 Security Force

In our Salute to Service we salute the soldiers from the 501 Security Force Assistance Team.

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at 02:32 PM PST

Salute: Marines Deploying to Afghanistan

Salute: Marines Deploying to Afghanistan

This morning in our Salute to Service we salute the 140 Camp Pendleton Marines who said goodbye to friends and family Monday.

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Man Lit Self on Fire at Gas Station: Investigator

Man Lit Self on Fire at Gas Station: Investigator

A man suffered burns to half of his body after lighting himself on fire outside a Kearny Mesa gas station, according to fire investigators.

Protest Halts Traffic on NB I-5 in La Jolla

Protest Halts Traffic on NB I-5 in La Jolla

No arrests or citations after several protesters stop traffic on I-5.

Mother Arrested for Abusing, Starving Twins

Mother Arrested for Abusing, Starving Twins

A Southern California mother who allegedly starved and abused her twin 3-year-old sons leaving them severely malnourished, bruised and one with a fractured jaw has been arrested, police said Wednesday.

Slain Officer's Name Covered by Protesters' Sign

Slain Officer's Name Covered by Protesters' Sign

Protesters in City Heights covered the Jeremy Henwood Memorial Park sign with Michael Brown's name Tuesday night, the evening after a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson...

To Protect, Serve and Not Suffer: PTSD in the Line of Duty

To Protect, Serve and Not Suffer: PTSD in the Line of Duty

Suicide is now believed to be the leading cause of death among first responders.

Hells Angels Motorcycle Club Member Arrested for Attempted Murder

Hells Angels Motorcycle Club Member Arrested for Attempted Murder

A documented member of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run accident in Oceanside.