World War II Veteran

Emanuel Mark was a Latvian immigrant who became an American citizen and enlisted in the Army in World War II.  (Credit: Purple Hearts Reunited)

While Installing Pacemaker, Doctors Find Shrapnel That Wounded WWII Vet

A 94-year old World War II veteran who received his Purple Heart 70 years late this August underwent surgery recently, and doctors found a piece of the shrapnel that wounded him.

10/07/2014

Hector Mauricio (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Man Convicted Of Killing WWII Vet To Be Resentenced

The man convicted of stabbing 83-year-old Roscoe Ebey to death in 2007 will be resentenced, after appellate court judges ruled that a Kane County judge placed too much emphasis on Ebey’s character when considering the man’s sentence

03/19/2014

Porter Cross, who suffered a hairline fracture to his jaw and other injuries when he was robbed by three men on July 30, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

WWII Vet Who Was Mugged Heartened By Support From Community

Just three days ago, he suffered a horrible beating, and the injuries World War II Navy veteran Porter Cross had suffered had confined him to bed. But when CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley caught up with cross on Thursday, his spirits had been lifted by Chicago’s outpouring of love.

CBS 2–08/02/2012

Porter Cross, a World War II veteran, was beaten and robbed on his way home from buying Lottery tickets in the West Englewood neighborhood on July 30, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

87-Year Old World War II Veteran Robbed, Beaten

Three people, including two teenagers, have been charged with attacking and robbing an elderly World War II veteran Monday in the West Englewood neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2012

Hector Mauricio (Credit: Aurora Police)

Aurora Man Gets 60 Years For Murder Of World War II Vet

A man will spend 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to killing a World War II veteran during a home invasion four years ago.

06/08/2011