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The lawyer for Lynnsey Evakarla Braun argued at a preliminary hearing today that her client shot out of self defense in the Jan. 23 killing of a man on light rail train in downtown Sacramento.
A ruling of self-defense or justifiable homicide has come up about five to 10 times throughout Assistant District Attorney Chester Cedars' nearly four decade career in law.
MOBILE, Alabama - Did the father or the son kill the neighbor ? And no matter who wielded the shotgun, was it in self-defense? Those are the key questions that a jury will face Wednesday morning in the murder trials of Dwayne Anthony Collier Sr. and his son, Dwayne Anthony Collier Jr. Tuesday's testimony was highlighted by several hours of recorded ... (more)
Accused thrill killers Miranda and Elytte Barbour entered a guilty pleas Tuesday in the alleged thrill-killing of a man in Northumberland County last year.
Theodore Wafer, who was convicted of second degree murder, testified that he shot and killed Renisha McBride because he feared for his life but told police he did not know his shotgun was loaded the night of her death, according to one juror.
Timothy R. Levesque says he shot Melissa J. White in self-defense when White lunged at him with a crowbar early Sunday morning on Ocean Grove Avenue in Swansea, attorneys said.
A security guard who shot and killed a Westminster man this month will not face charges, the district attorney's office said Monday.
A judge in Wyoming sentenced a 75-year-old Missouri woman to life in prison on Monday for killing her husband in the mid-1970s.
Woman, 75, gets life term for killing husband Alice Uden sobbed as she addressed the court about the death of her husband.
Manslaughter verdict in choking death: Carl Gargarita was found guilty of manslaughter but not guilty of murder in last June's choking death of Anthony Giralao.
Melissa Harris-Perry took Time's Joe Klein to task for his op-ed on the shooting of Michael Brown.
A Limestone County judge has until on Monday to decide whether a fatal stabbing over multiple "Fast and Furious" movies falls under the state's stand your ground law.
Safe spaces for girls left by migrating parents have been set up and trainings are on-going for children, teachers, community leaders and public authorities to prevent sexual violence, supported by the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women.
Juror: 'No one' thought porch shooting was self-defense Jurors didn't buy Theodore Wafer's conflicting reasons for killing Renisha McBride.
A 77-year-old Revere man acted in self-defense when he shot and wounded two men outside of his home with a gun he wasn't authorized to have after a party early yesterday, a spokesman with the Suffolk District Attorney's Office said.
The Department of Safety has agreed to remove some - but not all - of the changes to the concealed-carry gun license form that angered gun-rights advocates earlier this month.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 04:50 am
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