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1 hr ago | CNews

Man allegedly killed his cousin over DVDs

An Alabama man charged with stabbing his cousin to death after fighting over DVDs of "The Fast and the Furious" films wants his case thrown out because he acted in self-defense under the state's "stand your ground" law, prosecutors said on Thursday.


Related Topix: Life, Limestone County, AL

5 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

Self defense expert shares school safety tips

Rick Seid has been teaching self defense for more than twenty years in South Florida.


Related Topix: Life, Entertainment, Television

Thu Aug 21, 2014


No bail for woman in Amish girls' kidnapping in NY

Authorities searched Thursday for a Russian college student reported missing after failing to turn up at his summer job in Grand Teton National Park.


Related Topix: Religion, Amish, US National Parks, Grand Teton National Park, Life

KMPH-TV Fresno

Officer in Wal-Mart shooting involved in 2010 case

A police officer on leave after the fatal shooting of a man at a Wal-Mart store also was involved in a 2010 fatal shooting in which he was not indicted after evidence showed he acted in self-defense, authorities confirmed Thursday.


Related Topix: Life, Beavercreek, OH, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Not-guilty plea entered in Shippensburg stabbing death

While walking down a Shippensburg street in May, Nolan M. Burke is accused of stabbing and killing the brother of his ex-girlfriend.


Related Topix: Shippensburg, PA, Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life, Death Penalty

New Orleans murders down in first half of 2014, but summer's death toll climbing

The number of murders in New Orleans continued to decline through the first half of the year, albeit at a slower pace than the substantial drop in 2013 .


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Violent Crime, Life

News Talk Florida

1 In Stable Condition After Bartow Shooting

On August 20, 2014 at approximately 2:25 pm, Bartow Police Officers and Detectives responded to Mary Holland Park in Bartow regarding a reported shooting.


Related Topix: Bartow, FL, Life

Hammer of Truth

Hands up! Are the people just powerless pawns?

I find a statement from Independent Journal Review so indicative of the sickness of adherence to corrupt authority it must be expanded on.


Related Topix: Life

Wed Aug 20, 2014

CBS Local

Protestors, Armed With Assault Weapons, March In Dallas

In some regards, it was a provocative and potentially dangerous mixed message: protestors armed with assault weapons simultaneously calling for an end to police shootings-while also advocating self-defense.


Related Topix: Life, Ferguson, MO

The Washington Post

McCartney: Young Central American migrants' tale of killings, rape shows need for U.S. protection

The most distressing part of listening to three young Salvadoran siblings describe the horrific violence that led them to flee their country in the spring and join their mother in Prince George's County was, perhaps, their matter-of-fact attitude.


Related Topix: Maryland, Life

WCAX-TV Burlington

Burlington man accused of assaulting 7-year-old

Investigators say they got a 911 call Tuesday night from a home on Maple Street, where they say Magee physically assaulted his 7-year-old niece.


Related Topix: Burlington, VT, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Life


Store Employee Shoots Armed Robber, Milwaukee, Wisc.

Somewhere, everyday in the USA, 2100+ people use a gun for self defense, to stop a crime or save the lives of themselves or their family.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Life, Guns

KRQE Albuquerque

Friends replay days before, after servicemember's death

Attorneys for Amy Herrera, the woman accused of killing her Air Force husband, argued Tuesday she did it in self-defense.


Related Topix: Life, Suicide


US officials: Video shows American's beheading

The Obama administration says it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of an American journalist by Islamic State militants.


Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Life

The Washington Post

In 3 deadly NYC jail beatings, no criminal charges

Agitated and hallucinating from alcohol and heroin withdrawal, inmate Angel Ramirez took a swing at a jail guard and missed.


Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Life, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

NYC took quick precautions after in-custody death

The National Guard has arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters have again clashed with police in the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, Life, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Lawyer: Man shot trespasser he thought pointed gun

A 73-year-old former schoolteacher facing a murder charge in the death of an unarmed trespasser should have his $2 million bail reduced dramatically because he poses no flight risk and opened fire in self-defense when he thought the man pointed a gun at him, his new defense attorney said.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Sparks, NV, Reno, NV

The Lebanon Daily News

Grand jury to decide on Ferguson officer charges

A Missouri grand jury could begin hearing evidence as soon as Wednesday to determine whether any charges should be filed against a white suburban police officer who fatally shot unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Death Penalty, Saint Louis University, Life

Asbury Park Press

Manalapan man hurt in accident also faces murder chargeManalapan man...

A township man literally dodged a bullet in June, but since has been hit with a one-two punch, his lawyer says.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Life


Bail hearing Wednesday in Sparks trespass killing

A lawyer for a 73-year-old Sparks man accused of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed trespasser has waived his preliminary hearing and says they are ready to go to trial to prove he acted in self-defense.


Related Topix: Life, Nevada