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3 hrs ago | Minot Daily News
It has been over a month since Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo., and we have yet to hear the police officer's version of events. Was Officer Darren Wilson badly injured in his scuffle with Brown? Did Brown attempt to seize the officer's weapon? Did Wilson have reason to fear for his own life? None of these answers has been forthcoming, which is odd and, frankly, suspicious.
7 hrs ago | JustOneMinute
OVER the past two decades, the majority of Americans in a country deeply divided over gun control have coalesced behind a single proposition: The sale of assault weapons should be banned. That idea was one of the pillars of the Obama administration's plan to curb gun violence, and it remains popular with the public.
11 hrs ago | PsychCentral
When trauma hits, we may feel utterly helpless. We may feel powerless, paralyzed, wounded.
15 hrs ago | Westland Observer
The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission offers a peek into its accomplishments in the past year and since its start after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Emergency preparedness: No joking matter The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission offers a peek into its accomplishments in the past year and since its start after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Time for a revisit of some basic economics and basic Libertarian ideas. Often, in this column, I rail against one irrationality or another, or against a trend, like the self-righteous, economically and scientifically ignorant Democrat domination of our state government.
"It's everywhere you are and no matter what section of the city you live in, violence can happen everywhere," said Erie resident, Jennifer Woodard. That's why Woodard and her church, Corner Stone Liberty Community, brought in Dr. Carol McMahon, an 8th degree black belt, to teach self defense.
A 50-year-old man who claimed he killed his boyfriend in self defense has been convicted of manslaughter in the 2012 stabbing death. An Orleans Parish jury late Friday found Kristen Hunter guilty in the death of Marcel Ivory, who was stabbed once below his collarbone and died of a severed aorta in Central City.
Over the past two decades, the majority of Americans in a country deeply divided over gun control have coalesced behind a single proposition: The sale of assault weapons should be banned. That idea was one of the pillars of the Obama administration's plan to curb gun violence, and it remains popular with the public.
Bobby Dean Sparks will contend at trial that he killed Sammy William Sturgill in self-defense, his lawyer said in court Thursday, but prosecutors say Sturgill's wounds were extensive while Sparks' were nearly non-existent. "The victim in this case had multiple stab wounds in the chest, right atrium , abdomen and upper right chest, and blunt force trauma to the head and neck," Assistant District Attorney NancyLee said.
Police said they believe the two employees acted in self-defense, and video of the incident has since been released. According to police, William Corrie went into the smoke shop and tried to rob it at gunpoint.
Jurors found 22-year-old Anchorage man Keng Her guilty of assault charges and misconduct involving a weapon for firing multiple shots at a Mountain View property manager trying to stop two men from towing away a wrecked car before police arrived. The state argued Her shot the manager, Mark Harms, in the back and foot.
A driver says George Zimmerman threatened to kill him, asking 'Do you know who I am?' during a road confrontation in their vehicles, a police spokeswoman said Friday. The driver, whose name hasn't been released, told Lake Mary police officers that a truck pulled up to his car Tuesday, and the driver yelled, "Why are you pointing a finger at me?" The truck's driver then asked the man, "Do you know who I am? I will kill you," the man told police officers, said Officer Bianca Gillett, a police spokeswoman.
The ex-girlfriend of paralympian sprinter Oscar Pistorius, who was convicted Friday in the shooting death his current girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, says she believes she could have been Pistorius' victim instead. "I definitely thought it could've been me," Samantha Taylor told ABC News' Matt Gutman in an interview for 20/20 before the verdict was delivered.
In just the past three weeks, there's been at least four reported assaults... one at UW-La Crosse... and three others near the Winona State Campus. While, it takes thousands of repetitions and years of training to become a master of self defense.
Despite prior widespread media coverage, a retrial can go ahead later this month for a white, middle-aged man charged with killing an unarmed black teenager during a dispute about loud rap music, a north Florida judge ruled on Thursday. The defense wanted a change of venue after a Jacksonville jury previously deadlocked on a charge of first-degree murder for Michael Dunn, 47, who claimed to be acting in self-defense in the shooting death.
NEWARK - A Newark man has claimed he acted in self-defense when he fatally shot another man in his apartment last month. Roderick Whipple, 50, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to murder and weapons charges for shooting David A. Johnson, 41, of Newark, on Aug. 19 inside the apartment on Huntington Terrace.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:40 pm
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