self defense

VIDEO – Illinois Bank Robber Killed By Security Guard In Gunfight

This past week, Rockford, IL police and the Winnebago County's States Attorney office finished their review of the deadly bank-robbery-turned-gunfight that ended once a Metro Security guard shot and killed a man who burst into a local bank and fired his gun in the air. Video surveillance shows the suspect, 34-year-old Lawrence L. Turner exit… Read More

Brookyln Father Shoots Intruder, Faces Jail Time Due To Gun Laws

This story is an older one - from 2003. However, it's a prime case to look into if you're a homeowner and you really haven't investigated local gun laws. In December, 2002, US Navy veteran Ron Dixon was awakened by a loud noise in his Brooklyn home. After Dixon saw an intruder enter his 2-year-old… Read More

Glock Protests U.S. Army Choice of Sig Sauer P320

Maybe Glock is demanding a recount. It seems that the Austrian company is protesting the U.S. Army's choice of the Sig Sauer P320 platform for its new sidearm. The P320 was announced as the winner of the XM17 Modular Handgun System (MHS) competition in January 2017, after a multi-year testing and gestation period. Not much is currently known about… Read More

New Algorithm Tracks Serial Killers

A new article from Bloomberg chronicles Thomas Hargrove and his endeavors to develop an algorithm to track serial killers. More specifically, Hargrove crunches data in order to draw connections between seemingly unrelated murders.  In 2010, Hargrove used his algorithm to analyze murders in Gary, Indiana. The results were jarring; Hargrove suspected a series of murders… Read More

Good Samaritan Shoots, Kills AZ Trooper’s Assailant

January 12, 2017, Tonopah, AZ - An Arizona Trooper was responding to a rollover traffic accident involving a badly wounded motorist when the trooper was shot and viciously attacked. The trooper was attempting traffic control when suspect came from an unknown location and shot the trooper once in the shoulder and once in the chest, and then assaulted the… Read More

Video: Gun Shop Owner Shoots Armed Robber

In a follow-up to last week's "Gun Store Owner Kills Armed Robber", surveillance video from inside the shop has surfaced. The video clearly shows the owner of Dixie Gun and Pawn , Jimmy Groover, in the foreground, back to the entrance, and a store employee backs up to him, arms raised, looking at something off camera… Read More

VIDEO: Armed Robber Shot, Killed While Robbing KFC

Crayton "Big Wes" West, 52, a man with a history of robberies, had the odds catch up with him at a St. Louis Kentucky Fried Chicken last January when he was shot dead by a responding St. Louis PD Sergeant. Surveillance video clearly shows West at the KFC ordering counter wearing a dark hoodie and a… Read More

Man Tries to Rob Texas Waffle House with AK-47; Gets Shot Instead

Right up there alongside robbing gun shops, robbing a Waffle House in Texas seems to be right up there on the list of "things to not do if I want to survive the day". However, this past July, one genius named Antoine Devon Cooper, 26, of Dallas, decided to do just that. Reportedly, he waltzed… Read More

Oklahoma Man Arrested for Carrying AR-15 in public

Hoo boy. An Oklahoma man "going for a walk" was arrested in Enid, OK earlier this month on a misdemeanor charge of "complaint of unlawful carrying of a weapon", after police received six 911 calls and five non-emergency calls reporting a man walking down the sidewalk wearing a camouflage jacket and  carrying a "military-style weapon"… Read More