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The Greenwich Police Department is planning several programs for the community offering opportunities to learn about the department and self-defense classes for high school teens and women.
An Anchorage Superior Court jury convicted 37-year-old Yoder Blalock on Thursday of second-degree murder, disagreeing with his claim that he attacked his victim with a bayonet in self-defense.
There were no major injuries to Peter Z. Heagany according to a head-to-toe physical exam given by a nurse the evening after he shot and killed his roommate and life partner Brian L. Charbonneau.
A New Orleans pastor shot a burglar in the head Wednesday when two criminals reportedly tried to burglarize his church.
Tina Wittenbrock's husband wanted her to get a concealed permit license but she said she did not feel comfortable carrying weapons around her two children.
Less than 24 hours after the arrest of two local men for their alleged role in the death of a Pennsylvania man found unconscious in a downtown hotel parking lot early Sunday morning, one of the suspects had his bond set at $400,000 during a hearing on Wednesday afternoon, and the groundwork for a self-defense approach has already been laid out.
A Bourbon Street shooting suspect pleaded not guilty Wednesday on two charges related to the June 29 gunfight in the French Quarter that fatally wounded one person and injured nine others.
A defense attorney told a federal jury on Wednesday that Iraqi national police removed evidence that would prove Blackwater security guards were being fired on by insurgents, prompting the guards to return fire in shootings that killed or wounded over 30 Iraqi civilians.
In a Grand Junction home where she harbored him as a parole escapee, Kathleen Stetzel's son killed her over a cigarette, he told investigators.
Chief Assistant District Attorney Monique Kirby, left, prepares her direct examination on Tuesday of LaGrange Police Officer Brent Storey, one of the officers who responded to the shooting of Douglas Cameron on Aug. 9, 2013.
The lawyer for Lynnsey Evakarla Braun argued at a preliminary hearing today that her client shot out of self defense in the Jan. 23 killing of a man on light rail train in downtown Sacramento.
A ruling of self-defense or justifiable homicide has come up about five to 10 times throughout Assistant District Attorney Chester Cedars' nearly four decade career in law.
MOBILE, Alabama - Did the father or the son kill the neighbor ? And no matter who wielded the shotgun, was it in self-defense? Those are the key questions that a jury will face Wednesday morning in the murder trials of Dwayne Anthony Collier Sr. and his son, Dwayne Anthony Collier Jr. Tuesday's testimony was highlighted by several hours of recorded ... (more)
Accused thrill killers Miranda and Elytte Barbour entered a guilty pleas Tuesday in the alleged thrill-killing of a man in Northumberland County last year.
Theodore Wafer, who was convicted of second degree murder, testified that he shot and killed Renisha McBride because he feared for his life but told police he did not know his shotgun was loaded the night of her death, according to one juror.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 05:42 am
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