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2 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot
A new trial for Bernell Benn, who maintains he acted in self-defense when he shot and killed a man at a Rite Aid pharmacy, was set Wednesday for Aug. 18. Benn faces a voluntary manslaughter charge in the August 2012 death of Ramon Colorado, who sprayed Benn with pepper spray after the two exchanged words over who was first in line.
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6 hrs ago | Kitsap Sun
A Poulsbo man was justified in shooting a house guest during a February confrontation, the Kitsap County prosecutor said this week, saying the shooting was in self-defense.
7 hrs ago | WIFR
A dog's loyalty is hard to measure, but we can only imagine what was going through the mind of 6-month-old Chloe, the pit bull whose owner was gunned down in front of her.
11 hrs ago | MLive.com
As Diana Banks-Joiner stood in a courtroom and spoke of the abuse her nephew Marcel Hill endured at the hands of Camia Gamet, a woman he loved, his killer interrupted.
16 hrs ago | Deseret News
Few things are as controversial as the injunction than Thou shalt not kill. While there may be little disagreement about what constitutes murder, we are likely to long remain divided over what it means.
20 hrs ago | Boston Herald
The Recorder reports that Corey Sutton was acquitted Tuesday by a Greenfield Superior Court jury of charges related to the December 2012 shooting of Zachery Drew in Orange.
For years, Glendale's Commission on the Status of Women has hosted self-defense classes in April on city property for women and girls in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, but this year, the National Coalition of Men has written to the city requesting males be permitted to attend the class, too.
Putnam County prosecutors Mark Sorsaia said he hasn't decided if he'll present a case of a Red House woman who shot her estranged boyfriend to the grand jury.
Yet, legal analysts said Tuesday, expert witnesses who will testify for the defense could undermine the prosecution's efforts to prove Pistorius killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on purpose after an argument.
JUST REACHED... IN THE TRIAL OF A MAN... ACCUSED OF KILLING A WOMAN.. AND HER 12 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER.
A Flint teen has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a 21-year-old man outside a Mt.
The Second Amendment, as affirmed by the Heller and McDonald cases, protects the right of American citizens to possess guns regardless of geographic boundaries within the U.S., yet cities like Washington, D.C. and Chicago make gun ownership very difficult .
The tents of displaced people reach nearly up to the runway at the airport - the first impression of a nation in flight and in fear.
Ken Neville's words were captured on a recorded 911 call in the seconds after he killed Stachaun Jackson last month in Dillon Beach, according to newly available court documents.
The United Nations and international human rights groups joined a growing call on Monday urging the Iranian government to call off the impending execution of a 26-year-old woman convicted of murder.
Jurors decided Monday that an Arizona woman convicted of killing her husband with a hammer qualifies for the death penalty because she carried out the killing in a cruel way.
Trinity Copeland was released from the Rensselaer County Jail in May 2013, when the murder indictment against the teen was dropped.