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1 hr ago | 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.

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

4 hrs ago | WTNH

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.

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Related Topix: Waterbury, CT, Life

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NewsOne

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WHMI-FM Howell

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Life

KRMG-AM Tulsa

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.

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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.

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

KITV-TV

Self-defense class prepares women against would-be attackers

For a group of local women, a big part of empowerment is self defense. KITV 4's Ashley Moser has more on how the group is prepared to PREVENT potential attackers.

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Related Topix: Life

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Xinhuanet

Interview: Potsdam Proclamation indelible: experts

On the occasion of the 69th anniversary of the July 26, 1945 Potsdam Proclamation demanding Japan's unconditional surrender to the Allies, experts in various countries have urged respect of history and lashed out at attempts to reverse historical verdicts on Japan.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Life

WALA

MPD: Man shoots stepfather while defending mother

Police said a domestic dispute turned violent Thursday afternoon, July 24, 2014 at a home in north Mobile.

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Related Topix: Life

Russia Taday

Over 20 killed, 80 injured in 'worst' shelling of Lugansk by Ukrainian forces

At least 24 civilians were killed and another 85 injured as the city of Lugansk in eastern Ukraine was heavily shelled by Kiev forces on Friday and Saturday, media reported.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Life

WNDU-TV South Bend

Killing at Fort Wayne bar ruled self-defense

The Allen County prosecutor's office says no charges will be filed in the Jan. 19 shooting and killing of 32-year-old Damian Miller II.

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Related Topix: Life, Fort Wayne, IN, Allen County, IN

Universal Hub

DA: Police shot man to death in self defense after he pulled a gun on them

Police officers were in legitimate fear for their lives when they fired at a man reaching for a gun in Mattapan on June 2 of last year, Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley said today.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Mattapan, MA

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