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  1. Murder suspect told 911 dispatcher he retaliated to father's attackRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | EMS1

    During a frantic 911 call Saturday evening, Erik Luden said his father had attacked him with a knife before he retaliated, according to court documents. Prosecutors are not convinced that Luden acted in self-defense and charged the 24-year-old with first-degree murder in the death of his father, Virgil Luden, 58, of Sammamish, Washington.


  2. Japan to Buy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Airborne Early Warning and Control AircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | DefenceTalk News

    The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan for E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Airborne Early Warning and Control Aircraft and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.7 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.


  3. Trans woman claims 72 stabs self defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Prosecutors told a jury Tuesday that Matthew "Maddie" Smith had a vendetta against Eric Schreiber before stabbing him 72 times at a home in Independence. Trans woman claims 72 stabs self defense Prosecutors told a jury Tuesday that Matthew "Maddie" Smith had a vendetta against Eric Schreiber before stabbing him 72 times at a home in Independence.


  4. Man Who Shot At George Zimmerman Will Use Stand Your Ground DefenseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Gawker

    Matthew Apperson, the man on trial for shooting at George Zimmerman , will argue he acted in self-defense by standing his ground against George Zimmerman According to the AP, Apperson plans to request a Stand Your Ground hearing before his trial begins-a step Zimmerman skipped during his 2012 murder trial. Such a defense would entitle Matthew Apperson to a hearing, ahead of his trial, during which a judge would decide if he deserves immunity from prosecution because he feared imminent death or bodily injury.


  5. A Journey Toward Colombian UnityRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Since December 2012, representatives from the Colombian left-wing guerrilla movement, the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia , have been in peace negotiations with the Colombian Government in Havana, Cuba. This is the fourth attempt in the past 30 years to find a solution to the continuing violence in Latin America's most war torn nation.


  6. Arrest made in shooting that followed argument in a Jacksonville traffic crashRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    A Jacksonville man was arrested Thursday after a road-rage incident where a 45-year-old driver was shot in the chest and back May 23, according to the Sheriff's Office. Kahari Graham, 24, was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, discharging a firearm in public from a vehicle and possession of a firearm by a felon, according to the arrest report.


  7. Harrah murder suspect takes stand in trialRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KIMA

    ... I started shooting," Anguiano told the jury. As his murder trial wraps up, Anguiano took the stand and argued self defense. He says he was at the gun club where Burkybile lived last January to buy marijuana from him, as he usually did. But Anguiano ...


  8. NRA encourages people to a splurge on a new guna on Hadiya Pendletona s birthdayRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    The National Rifle Association doesn't want you to honor National Gun Violence Awareness Day - a day that is intended to honor gun violence victims - in a much different way. The NRA is using its online magazine to urge readers to "splurge on a new gun" and go to the shooting range.


  9. Senior athletes recognized at Charlie's BreakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Brandeis' News

    Brandeis senior student-athletes were recently recognized for their athletic and academic achievements at Charlie's Breakfast, an annual celebration sponsored by Friends of Brandeis Athletics . It is named after Charlie Napoli '58, a standout football player both on and off the field during his time at Brandeis.


  10. Bikers come to 5-year-old bullied girl's rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WKRN

    The girl who was bullied on her way home from school got an unexpected visit by the Punishers. They're loud, big, burly bikers dressed in black.


  11. Trial begins for man accused in fatal stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Columbian

    A Vancouver man accused of stabbing a man to death in downtown Vancouver's Hough neighborhood in September argues it was self-defense and that he did not intend to kill the man. Jack Raymond Yancey, 58, is on trial in Clark County Superior Court on a charge of first-degree murder with a deadly weapon, in connection with the death of Gary L. Adams, 50, on Sept.


  12. Grab Their Attention With Industry's Economic ImpactRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Shooting Industry

    In the world of firearms and ammunition, conversations invariably center on the Second Amendment, gun rights, anti-gun battles and the best gun and ammo to use for self-defense, sporting and hunting. Those are all valuable topics.


  13. Friendly fire likely hurt cop in battle with Boston bombersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WHDH

    It's "highly likely" that a police officer who was critically injured in a dramatic gunbattle with the Boston Marathon bombers was struck by friendly fire, a district attorney said Tuesday. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, whose office has been investigating the gunfight between officers and Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, said whatever wounded Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Officer Richard Donohue is still embedded in his leg, leaving investigators unable to confirm which gun fired the bullet.


  14. Boston Police, FBI Fatally Shoot Man Investigated for Terror TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    The Boston police and the FBI fatally shot and killed a man who was being investigated by the Joint Terrorism Task Force for some time. One Boston officer and one FBI agent shot and killed 26-year-old Usaama Rahim , who had reportedly walked up to them early this morning around 7:00 am holding a "military-style knife."


  15. Northrop likely to land nearly $2 billion Hawkeye deal with JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The State Department approved a $1.7 billion sale of Northrop Grumman Corp. twin-turboprop aircraft to Japan, as defense Secretary Ash Carter continues his tour of the Asia-Pacific region, promoting defense cooperation with the region. The deal, which now awaits congressional approval, comes nearly five months after Japan announced its plan to acquire the Hawkeye and RQ-4 Global Hawk to improve intelligence gathering capabilities, but without contract terms or number of aircraft decided.


  16. Second trial underway for shooting suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

    A Columbia woman accused of shooting 2 people while watching last year's Super Bowl is having her second trial this week. A judge declared a mistrial for Eugenia Dyer, 37, in March after a police detective referred to a video interview that prosecutors and defense attorneys did not know existed.


  17. Congress Notified of Potential $1.7B E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Sale to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | U.S. Naval Institute

    Congress was notified of a potential sale of four Northrop Grumman E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes and supporting equipment to Japan, State Department officials told USNI News on Tuesday. The four information, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft, extra engines and radars are part of a $1.7 billion foreign military sales case to add the Advanced Hawkeyes to the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force's fleet of existing E-2C Hawkeyes.


  18. Man found not guilty in self-defense murder shot deadRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WSOCTV

    A death investigation is underway in Burke County after a shooting west of Morganton. A man who was found not guilty after shooting and killing another man in 2012 was shot dead on Monday, authorities said.


  19. Niles PD Holding Women's Self Defense Class; Next Class In AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Self defense classes for women will be held by the Niles Police Department in August following how quickly the courses starting this week filled up. Officer Julie Sisk is one of the instructors in the RAD program, which has had a strong following through the Berrien County Sheriff's Department as well.


  20. Burlington Police to Offer Workplace Safety Classes to Local BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    ... would be very happy to come and talk to your organization. The Burlington Police Department currently offers: Self defense classes - We offer personal safety and self-defense classes for women, seniors, men and children. We teach the RAD programs ...