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  1. Library's NextGen group sets January eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Daily Herald

    A fitness fair, book discussion and trivia night will take place in January for members of the NextGen Group at the Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road in Schaumburg. NextGen, a social group for people in their 20s and 30s, is always open to new members.


  2. Women's self-defense class in Hawthorn WoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Daily Herald

    The Hawthorn Woods Police Department is hosting a women's self-defense program on Wednesdays, Feb. 4-25, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Village Barn. This interactive program will provide training in recognizing and responding to dangerous situations, and techniques for successfully defending against and escaping the types of attacks most often encountered by women.


  3. A Startling Admission By The Ferguson Prosecutor Could Restart The Case Against Darren WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Ferguson prosecutor Bob McCulloch admitted that he presented evidence he knew to be false to the grand jury considering charges against Darren Wilson. In an interview with radio station KTRS on Friday, McCulloch said that he decided to present witnesses that were " clearly not telling the truth " to the grand jury.


  4. The Week in Birmingham History: Truth serum used in axe murder case; Shuttlesworth home bombedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    In 1961 Head was appointed to the Alabama Advisory Committee to the Civil Rights Commission. He challenged segregation as a detriment to the development of Birmingham.


  5. Unsolved homicides in Berkeley County, North Charleston put detectives, families on edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    Excluding cases of self-defense, the total tri-county homicides by jurisdiction so far in 2014 and the number in which authorities have issued no arrest warrants: Hours after someone beckoned 15-year-old Alonza Williams to a dark street corner near Ladson and shot him, residents circulated two names of possible suspects in his killing. The names reached family members stricken with grief when Williams didn't return home from playing video games that night.


  6. This Cycle Must EndRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Today in New York City two police officers were targeted, shot, and killed solely because they were police officers. While it should not matter, both officers were themselves members of a minority community; Asian and Hispanic.


  7. Suspect In NYPD Cop Execution Sought Revenge For Mike Brown And Eric GarnerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    The man believed to have murdered two New York City police officers in an execution style attack on Saturday referenced the police-related deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner on social media after the ambush and shortly before fatally shooting himself. The suspected gunman, 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, also had a long criminal rap sheet and, according to New York Daily News , may have been a member of the Baltimore-based gang, Black Guerilla Family, which allegedly made threats earlier this month to murder on-duty police officers as retribution for the deaths of Brown and Garner - two black men who were killed by white police officers.


  8. Montana Shooter Found Guilty Despite State's 'Castle Doctrine'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Diren Dede, a 17-year-old German exchange student, was fatally shot in the head and arm when he entered the garage of Markus Kaarma in Missoula, Montana, on April 27. Kaarma claimed it was self-defense, but a Montana jury recently found him guilty of deliberate homicide. More than 30 states have laws that allow people to use deadly force if they have a reasonable fear for their life or property.


  9. Join Schaumburg NextGen Group for Fitness Fair, Trivia NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Daily Herald

    A Fitness Fair, book discussion and Trivia Night will take place in January for members of the NextGen Group at the Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg. NextGen, a social group for people in their 20s and 30s, is always open to new members.


  10. US Concealed Carry Association Experiences Impressive 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Insurance News Net

    In reference to their mission to educate, train, and insure responsible Americans who want to protect themselves and their families with a gun, USCCA President and Founder says, "This past year has seen a lot of positive change. We've put out more top-notch training than ever before, and we've upped the limits for our Self-Defense SHIELD insurance-backed protection.


  11. On Native GroundTHE Debt Ceiling Two-Step: Wanna Dance?Read the original story

    Jan 17, 2013 | American Reporter

    Two things can be said of most gun-bearing Americans: first, they are patriotic, in that they revere at least part of the U.S. Constitution; second, that they tend to be independent-minded, a quality that itself is profoundly infused with the shape of the American Dream. Thus, they are not America's enemies, even if they are often her critics.


  12. Autopsy describes abuse by mayor before his deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    An autopsy report for a Southern California mayor who was shot to death by his wife provides more detailed allegations that he inflicted domestic abuse over a span of two decades. According to the report, the daughter of Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo told investigators hours after the September shooting that her father had been verbally and physically abusive toward her mother over the last 20 years.


  13. Calif. Mayor's Autopsy ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Philadelphia

    Then-Mayor Daniel Crespo was shot by his wife during a domestic fight at their home in Bell Gardens on Sept. 30, 2014.


  14. Wyandotte County murder conviction upheld by Kansas Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    The Kansas Supreme Court has upheld the second-degree murder conviction of Deborah Meeks for killing her boyfriend Wesley Smith in Wyandotte County in 2009. Meeks did not deny killing Smith, but claimed to suffer from battered woman syndrome caused by what she called Smith's abusive behavior.


  15. Holiday Market draws all kinds of interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bryan County News

    Kai Wade, left, FFA reporter and a sophomore at Windsor Forrest High School, stands with Susan Giddens Steward, owner of Gratitude Gardens, at their vendor table at last Saturday's Holiday Market at J.F. Gregory Park. There was a steady hustle and bustle of holiday shoppers at the fourth annual Holiday Market last Saturday at the J.F. Gregory Park pavilion.


  16. Deadly Road Rage Set for March 2 TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    A March 2 trial date has been set in the murder case against Martin Edward Zale, 69, accused of shooting a father of two in a a deadly road-rage conflict last summer. Zale, of Marion Township, is expected to argue self-defense.


  17. Jury deliberates Suisun City mana s fate in case of 2012 gunshot slaying over broken chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Prosecutors on Friday told a Solano County Superior Court jury a Suisun City man had an agenda when he allegedly fired as many as six bullets at his friend following an argument in 2012. Attorneys in the case of murder defendant Zavier A. Pigues gave closing arguments Friday expressing different views of the evidence presented over the last three weeks.


  18. STATE v. MEEKSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | FindLaw

    Samuel D. Schirer, of Kansas Appellate Defender Office, argued the cause, and Ryan Eddinger, of same office, was with him on the brief for appellant. Sheryl L. Lidtke, deputy district attorney, argued the cause, and Jerome A. Gorman, district attorney, and Derek Schmidt, attorney general, were with her on the brief for appellee.


  19. Four major reasons why women should start kick-boxingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 |

    More and more women are turning to kick-boxing as a way to stay fit, active, and healthy. It could be because classes are an excellent way to get rid of aggression, relieve stress, and get a good sweat going along the way too.


  20. Highway ramp fight turns fatalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Connecticut Post

    State Police are asking for help in their investigation into the death of a man who was apparently involved in an altercation with another motorist on the southbound exit 5 ramp of Route 8/25 late Thursday. The man was given emergency treatment at the scene and taken to St. Vincent's Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead a short time later, said Lt.