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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

News9 Oklahoma City

Joe Mixon's Attorney Says The Assault Was In Self-Defense

Mixon's accuser, 20-year-old Amelia Rae Molitor, claims Mixon threw a punch so powerful it knocked her unconscious for at least 20 seconds.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life

WTVY Dothan

Women, Children Encouraged to be Proactive in Learning Self Defense

As local, state and federal law enforcement agencies continue the search for David Pitts, the Ozark man suspected of abducting and sexually assaulting a 30 year old woman and an 8 year old female on Friday, they want the community to take necessary safety measures.


Related Topix: Life, Ozark, AL

KTVK Phoenix

Man arrested for strangling death in Phoenix park

A man surrendered to the police after allegedly choking another man to death during a confrontation at Solano Park at 17th Avenue and Montebello Avenue, according to court documents.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life

ABA Journal

Gun owners are looking to join prepaid legal defense plans

Ken Cuccinelli: "People don't want to lose their life savings just because they're exercising what's supposed to be a constitutional right."


Related Topix: Guns, Life

Detroit News

Live tweets: Testimony to resume today in Dearborn Heights porch shooting case

Testimony resumes Monday in the second-degree murder trial of Theodore Wafer, who is accused of fatally shooting Detroiter Renisha McBride.


Related Topix: Dearborn Heights, MI, Life

The Kingman Daily Miner

Shooting rooted in motorcycle spat

Mohave County Sheriff's detectives declined to arrest a Mohave Valley man who shot and killed another man Saturday, reportedly in a dispute over a motorcycle in what may be a case of self-defense.


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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WHMI-FM Howell

Email This Article to a Friend

The College Safe seminars are being offered by LACASA to increase student awareness about sexual assault risks, provide self-defense information, and dispel myths about sexual assault.


Related Topix: Life

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Madeleine Albright is Still Pressuring Israel

It's been 22 years since Madeleine Albright was a foreign policy adviser to President Jimmy Carter, 17 years since she was America's ambassador to the United Nations, and 13 since she was secretary of state.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Georgetown University, Life, Terrorism, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

The Advocate

Fatal shooting in Central appears justifiable

Evidence reviewed so far during an investigation into a Saturday night fatal shooting in Central indicates the killing was a justifiable act of self-defense, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office.


Related Topix: Life


Hospital shooting highlights common gun rights argument

It was a terrifying scene at a Pennsylvania hospital, where a doctor shot one of his patients three times in self-defense after the patient shot and killed a hospital employee.


Related Topix: Life, Delaware County, PA, Yeadon, PA

Milwaukee Courier Online

Trial to Start in Death of Unarmed Woman on Porch

Roused from sleep by the sound of pounding in the wee hours, a suburban Detroit man grabbed his shotgun, opened the front door and blasted a young woman in the face.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Dearborn Heights, MI

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