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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

Thugs Beat Good Samaritan In Fried Chicken Joint

You know the old adage, "No good deed goes unpunished"? A man in Brooklyn was reminded of this adage the hard way when he attempted to help two men pay for their meal at a Texas Chicken and Burgers. Rather than thank the man for his generosity, the two thugs savagely beat the man with… Read More

Paroled Gang Member Kills Officer Responding to Traffic Accident

"They walked up on the vehicle believing the motorist was in need of medical help and then they ended up in a gunfight for their lives." Whittier, CA police officers Keith Lane Boyer and Patrick Hazel thought they were just responding to a normal traffic accident in a California suburb earlier this week. A motorist… Read More

Illegal Immigrant Charged With Murder Released Despite ICE Notice

Ever Valles, a suspect in the murder of Tim Cruz, was released by Denver Jail officials in December. The release of Valles is controversial as ICE intended to take Valles into federal custody due to his status as an illegal immigrant. ICE has acknowledged the failings of the Denver Sherriff's Department. Since the release of… 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

New Orleans Murder Rate Doubles in First Month of 2017

New Orleans ushered in the new year by doubling January's homicide rate from the previous year. In the past month, 75 people were wounded or killed in New Orleans. Criminologists say the trend of rising urban violence is not exclusive to New Orleans. As the year progresses, experts believe New Orleans will not be the… 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

Not As Planned: Robbery Victim Shot By Responding Police

September 24, 2016 just wasn't Pedro Maldonado's day. Maldonado, 41, was speaking with another person, Raul Delacruz, 48, in the parking lot of an Atlanta apartment complex when they were approached by an unidentified man, and robbed at gunpoint. The suspect demanded money from the pair of men, but Maldonado resisted, and an altercation broke out. The… Read More

ISIS Destruction in Palmyra is Testament to Their Barbaric Nature

As government forces are preoccupied with taking Aleppo, ISIS militants have retaken the ancient city of Palmyra. While the city is not strategically valuable, it is the home to many archaeological treasures. Palmyra, founded around 2000 BC, is no stranger to war. Among other conquerers, Rome's Mark Antony sieged the city.  Centuries later, Byzantine's famous… Read More

When Self-Defense Goes Too Far…Or Does It?

My morning over-coffee interwebs search brought this article from Bearing Arms to my screen. It opens with a raw, graphic video of what clearly appears to be the follow-up to a road rage incident. The security camera film shows a man, identified as  Salman Amar, pulling into a parking spot and starting to get out… Read More