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1 min ago | KRCR

Deputy pleads not guilty in assault and dissuading case

An off-duty Yuba County deputy pleaded not-guilty Thursday to charges of assaulting a man in downtown Chico.


Related Topix: Life, Criminal Defense Law, Law

2 hrs ago | Verde Independent

Self defense students place in USA World Championships

Smith Academy students from the Verde Valley took 8 First places on the first night out along with 2 Second place, 6 in Breaking and for the first time two students competed in Self Defense and placed first place.


Related Topix: Life

6 hrs ago | ABC News

Ex-Blackwater Guard Says He Didn't Feel Threatened

A former Blackwater security guard says he didn't feel he and his Blackwater colleagues were being threatened when they opened fire in downtown Baghdad.


Related Topix: Life, Middle East, Iraq, World News

9 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

Gun rights advocates are winning

If you have the urge to stroll in an American city where it isn't legal to carry a gun around, you'd better come to Washington, D.C., pronto.


Related Topix: Guns, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Life

13 hrs ago | KITV-TV

Christopher Deedy takes the stand for second time in murder retrial

An accused murderer ON THE STAND, describing the longest SECOND of his life. Good evening, I'm Kenny Choi.


Related Topix: Life

18 hrs ago |

Criminal law professors talk self-defense related to man fatally shot by neighbor in Old Jefferson

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigators say Frank Stewart, 61, shot and killed his neighbor, Timothy Wallace, 54, after Wallace began kicking on Stewart's apartment door early Friday morning .


Related Topix: Life, Violent Crime, Old Jefferson, LA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sonoran News

a oeFirst-Responders Reporta seeks D.C. awareness

WASHINGTON, DC The First-Responders Report, the column that covers armed self defense by the public, is running again in the Wash., D.C.-edition of USA Today, in paid space sponsored by


Related Topix: Life

KFMB-TV San Diego

Officials suspect skydiver death may be suicide

An experienced skydiver fell to his death in the Otay Lakes area day, possibly as a means of committing suicide, authorities reported.


Related Topix: San Diego, CA, Grantville (San Diego, CA), Chula Vista, CA, Life

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Albuquerque teen invents device to stop kids from being left in hot cars

A teenager was tired of hearing about all the tragic cases of children being left in hot cars, so she decided to do something about it.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Indianapolis, IN


Petition to Remove Gun Sound Suppressors / Hearing Protectors As NFA Regulated Items

With noise complaints about people legally shooting in their backyards or legally hunting, suppressors would make a big difference and should be readily available, like any other firearm accouterments.


Related Topix: Life, Virginia Government, Virginia


Court hearing for Sparks man in trespass killing

A 73-year-old Sparks man is headed back to court on a murder charge in the shooting of two unarmed trespassers at a vacant home he owns.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Nevada, Life

CBS Local

11-Year-Old San Leandro Girl Escapes Kidnapper Thanks To Self-Defense Class

An 11-year-old San Leandro girl who fought off a kidnapper owes her safety to the skills she learned in a self-defense class.


Related Topix: Life, Alameda County, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

Jury deliberations continue in 'road rage' death

"My take on the whole case is that he acted in self-defense," Joseph Solee, an alternate juror, released from the murder case of Det.


Related Topix: Life, Anne Arundel County, MD


RVC Offering Women's Self Defense Classes

Spots are still open for women of all ages to sign up for a self-defense class at Rock Valley College.


Related Topix: Life

The Miami Herald

Expert: No accident with gun in porch shooting

An expert says the shotgun used to kill a young woman on a porch in suburban Detroit porch wasn't accidentally fired by the homeowner.


Related Topix: Life

KTRE-TV Lufkin

MaSuspect in Angelina Co. murder trial: 'Yes, I stabbed him because I was in fear for my life'

During the second day of the ongoing murder trial for the Lufkin woman charged in death of her husband, Aspioun Le'Erica Jones admitted to stabbing Javoras Durham in the chest in November 2013 and explained to the jury that it was an act of self-defense.


Related Topix: Lufkin, TX, Life, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

El Paso Times: Teen found guilty of murder in 2012 fatal beating of police officer

Jurors took about five hours Monday to convict a 19-year-old man of murder in the beating death of an El Paso police officer in 2012.


Related Topix: El Paso, TX, Life

The Kingman Daily Miner

6-year sentence delivered for roommate's shooting death

Louie Manuel Torres, 61, killed his roommate, Jeffrey Todd Allen, 44, after an argument became physical at the home they shared in Golden Valley.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Mohave County, AZ, Golden Valley, AZ


High court rebukes prosecutors, upholds conviction

Connecticut's Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction of a Waterbury man, despite saying that prosecutors should not have referred to the crime as a murder during the trial or used other language deemed inflammatory.


Related Topix: Waterbury, CT, Life

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Defense: Gov't Suppressed Evidence In Blackwater

Lawyers for Blackwater security guards said Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News, Life