Urban Unrest

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

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

Next-Generation Combat Rifles

While we are all to one degree or another stalwarts of the platforms we like, it's always great to see what it coming down the pike. Forward-thinking designers are on the ball, addressing issues: revising, rethinking, and redesigning the battle rifle platform, all hoping to make the next big thing. ...and some of this next big thing… 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

Gun Store Owner Kills Armed Robber

I guess the people who really needed to read my post "14 Instances of Sheer Stupid" didn't, because on Dec 27, a gun store owner in Cobb County, Georgia, shot and killed an armed robber in his store.  The owner of Dixie Gun and Pawn in Cobb County, GA, Jimmy Groover, had just opened his… Read More