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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.
Authorities searched Thursday for a Russian college student reported missing after failing to turn up at his summer job in Grand Teton National Park.
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.
While walking down a Shippensburg street in May, Nolan M. Burke is accused of stabbing and killing the brother of his ex-girlfriend.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Attorneys for Amy Herrera, the woman accused of killing her Air Force husband, argued Tuesday she did it in self-defense.
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.
Agitated and hallucinating from alcohol and heroin withdrawal, inmate Angel Ramirez took a swing at a jail guard and missed.
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.
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.
A township man literally dodged a bullet in June, but since has been hit with a one-two punch, his lawyer says.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 04:43 am
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