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1 hr ago | Sun-Star

Bry. gets security detail after weekend shootout

TEN police personnel were tasked to secure some areas in Agsungot, a mountain barangay in Cebu City, due to the presence of armed men. Cebu City Police Office Director Noli Romana said members of the KKK Alimaong-Higaonon Tribe are a threat to residents since they are reportedly armed.


Related Topix: Life

Tue Sep 16, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Affidavit spells out Chesterfield man's confession to wife's murder

Tuesday night an affidavit spelled out why Corey Bowden says he did it. It lays out the evidence recovered from his Summerbrooke Drive home last week: a Galaxy Note 2 smartphone, a blanket, ammunition, a handgun and a spiral notebook.


Related Topix: Life

Windsor Beacon

Homeowner shoots at teens after break-in, police say

Marlo White, 37, was sleeping on the third floor of his home at about 7:30 a.m. Monday when an adult male broke into the house, said Cincinnati Assistant Police Chief Paul Humphries. The noise made during the break-in woke White.


Related Topix: Groesbeck, OH, Life, Hamilton County, OH

KRQE Albuquerque

Mom launches kids self defense class

Kids are often taught to look out for "stranger danger" but one Albuquerque mother says parents are overlooking another big problem: when someone they know tries to take advantage of them. She's now teaching a class to young kids about when adults go too far and how to fight back.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Albuquerque, NM

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Suspect claims self-defense in stabbing near IUP

A former Indiana University of Pennsylvania student surrendered Tuesday to face charges that he stabbed a man on a street across from the IUP campus last weekend. LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM, BOB MAYO, PITTSBURGH'S ACTION 4. NOW TO THIS, ONLY ON 4, A SUSPECT WANTED IN A STABBING NEAR THE IUP CAMPUS TURNS HIMSELF IN.


Related Topix: Life, University of Pennsylvania, Indiana County, PA


Trial begins for fourth man charged in Warlocks gunfight



Related Topix: Seminole County, FL, Winter Springs, FL, Life

Know your Options for Self-Defense

Most people don't give good hard thinking to their capabilities in a physical assault situation. You need not be built like an MMA fighter to know effective self-defense.


Related Topix: Life

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Days Of Our Lives Spoilers: Does Theresa Kill John Before He Awakens...

Days Of Our Lives Spoilers: Does Theresa Kill John Before He Awakens From Coma - Will Daniel and Kristen Clear Brady's Name? Days of Our Lives spoilers reveal that it is a real possibility John Black could wake up from his coma. John's prognosis was dismal, after Theresa Donovan cracked him over the head with a fire poker and the injury was so severe he slipped in to a coma.


Related Topix: Soap Opera, Entertainment, Days of our Lives, Drama, Television, Life

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Delta Defense Named to Inc. Magazine's Top 5,000 for 2014

Delta Defense, parent company of the U. S. Concealed Carry Assn. and Concealed Carry Magazine, was named to Inc. Magazine's Top 5,000 Fastest-Growing Private U.S. Companies of 2014.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Life

Psychology Today

The One Best Reason To Fall In Love

There's a theory going round that we somehow gravitate toward romantic partners who enable us to resolve our unique childhood issues, whatever particular problems we couldn't solve with our parents . It's a useful theory for motivating effort to work it out with our particular partners.


Related Topix: Life

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Rabbis reject calls for 'gun control' by Jewish religious groups

Rejecting calls for more federal gun laws by the Rabbinical Council of America and the Orthodox Union, a dozen rabbis have issued a joint statement rebuking the position of those groups, Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership announced Monday in a member alert and press release . "Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, Rabbi David Bendory, and ten other rabbis, together with the members of the Golani Club, a Jewish shooting organization based in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, affirm the importance of armed self-defense by Jews and all Americans," the release explained.


Related Topix: Guns, Life


Lawyer for woman accused in husband's murder claims self-defense

A mother of three murdered her schoolteacher-husband in their Carlsbad home and waited a day and a half before turning herself in, a prosecutor said Monday, but a defense attorney said his client shot her spouse in self-defense because she couldn't take his abuse anymore. Julie Elizabeth Harper, 41, is charged in the Aug. 7, 2012, death of 39-year-old Jason Harper, a math teacher and volleyball coach at Carlsbad High School.


Related Topix: Life, Carlsbad, CA


Woman shot by bedridden husband in Glen Ellen ID'd

The shooting was reported at 6:55 p.m., when Hans Rosewsky , 76, called 911 to report that his wife, Alice Rosewsky , had attacked him with a knife and that he had shot her at their home at 4255 Warm Springs Rd., county sheriff's officials said. Deputies arrived and found the victim dead in the house.


Related Topix: Glen Ellen, CA, Sonoma County, CA, Life

ABA Journal

Guilty of grisly murder, Jodi Arias auctions...

Jodi Arias was found guilty last year in the grisly murder of her onetime boyfriend, Travis Alexander, with the help of two key sets of evidence: Photos she apparently took of the crime scene and then forgot in a camera found in the washing machine at his Arizona home. A 2009 interview with 48 Hours , in which she told a tall tale, as she later admitted, about what really happened, contending that masked intruders committed the crime.


Related Topix: Life, Maricopa County, AZ

The Oregonian

Kitzhaber denies clemency for Grants Pass mom who says husband's abuse led to killing

Wendy Maldonado, seen here with three of her sons, agreed to a 10-year sentence for killing her husband. She said Aaron Maldonado repeatedly abused her and their children.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Grants Pass, OR, John Kitzhaber, US Governors, Life

Click Orlando

Closing arguments set in road rage trial



Related Topix: Brevard County, FL, Violent Crime, Life

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Dissident Voice

Red Salute to Cousin Comrade Wayne Pharr

Lil' L.A. cats playing army, Make believe battlefields, Backyard theaters of war Rough and tumble, mannered Boys, 3 meals a day, 0 body fat, No phone bill, fun and innocent days- Cousins 'Billy,' 'Stevie,' 'Mikey,' and Ronald-sons of steel workers, school Cafeteria workers, carpenters, mariners, Maids, teachers and real community Organizers we could look up to and believe in 'Billy'/ Wayne had army men, and Played imaginatively, played intensely- Ron loved coffee cans he played before Bongos entered his life, before he'd circle the globe Slapping Gon-Bop & LP drums; I loved to rhyme at the Time; and Steve, Steve loved baseballs, gloves Bats, leading to his contract with the Yankeesa Living on 81st and 83rd Streets between Avalon and Central we learned the Devil wore dark blue, not red, Delivered hell up South, out South in black and white Cars, and dying wasn't necessary for seeing his ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, US News, Liberal Political News

Minot Daily News

Will justice do justice in Ferguson?

It has been over a month since Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo., and we have yet to hear the police officer's version of events. Was Officer Darren Wilson badly injured in his scuffle with Brown? Did Brown attempt to seize the officer's weapon? Did Wilson have reason to fear for his own life? None of these answers has been forthcoming, which is odd and, frankly, suspicious.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, Life, Jay Nixon, US Governors


A Long, Lonely Walk To Reality

OVER the past two decades, the majority of Americans in a country deeply divided over gun control have coalesced behind a single proposition: The sale of assault weapons should be banned. That idea was one of the pillars of the Obama administration's plan to curb gun violence, and it remains popular with the public.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life


5 Ways to Reduce Helplessness

When trauma hits, we may feel utterly helpless. We may feel powerless, paralyzed, wounded.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Smithtown, NY, Life