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  • NV: Open Carrier Makes Citizens Arrest on Hit and Run Driver (video)

    07/17/2016 4:30:48 AM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 15 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
     Link to image source On 11 July, an open carrier, Brandon Francis, made a citizens arrest on a hit and run suspect.  Francis had just seen the driver hit a pedestrian and drive away. Francis drove after the suspect, cut him off, then ordered him out of the car at gun point.  It is clear from the video that Francis was open carrying his pistol.  Nevada has always been an open carry state.  In the video, you can see Brandon's holster on his right side.  In interviews with two television stations, he is open carrying. From lasvegasnow.com: Matthew Shaykin,...
  • Armed Citizen Executes Dramatic Takedown of Perp

    07/13/2016 7:59:19 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 29 replies
    Liberty Park Press ^ | July 13, 2016 | Conn Williamson
    There is one less dangerous and reckless driver on the nation’s roadways thanks to the efforts of Nevada resident Brandon Francis. Francis earned the medal of bravery award for the week, by executing a complete armed citizen’s arrest of an alleged hit and run driver Monday night, after a pedestrian was struck in Las Vegas. A bystander caught the full takedown on video. According to reports, the driver hit a pedestrian with a vehicle and attempted to flee the scene. Francis immediately blocked the suspect’s escape path and jumped out of his vehicle with a firearm drawn. He was able...
  • Dallas cop shooter Micah Johnson purchased AK-47 through Facebook in 2014

    07/12/2016 4:14:45 PM PDT · by Mariner · 59 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | July 12th, 2016 | BY Joseph Stepansky
    Micah Johnson never balked at the $600 asking price for an AK-47 assault rifle. The buy was arranged via Facebook, and consummated in the parking lot of a Target. Seller Colton Crews forgot about the deal until last week, when ex-Army reservist Johnson killed five Dallas police officers — and federal investigators tracked Crews down. “I don’t even know how I feel about it right now,” Crews told the Daily News. “I have no idea. It’s awful. It’s just bad.” Crews, 26, said there was no inkling during their 15-minute November 2014 transaction that Johnson was anything except a military...
  • Grandmother with gun confronts intruders in her house

    07/04/2016 4:36:49 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 43 replies
    CBS12 ^ | Al Pefley
    She said she had no idea if the intruders were armed. But she was not about to become a victim. She had a gun and she was ready to use it. "I raised the gun and pointed it at his face," she explained. She says the three guys were mortified and shocked to see a woman aiming a gun at them. "I called them bastards and I said I'm gonna kill you! All three of them started running for the door," she told CBS12. You can still see the damage they did to the front door, where they broke it...
  • Conservatives Will Get a Kick Out of Which Fast Food Joint Dems Called During Their Sit-In

    06/28/2016 9:15:42 AM PDT · by george76 · 32 replies
    Independent Journal ^ | 6/23/2016 | Conor Swanberg
    Democrats have been making a dramatic scene in the House this week by staging a “sit-in” with hopes to force a vote on further gun control laws, spurred by Omar Mateen’s attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando. But even politicians get a little hungry when they are busy sitting on the floor, so they decided to call for some delivery—and conservatives will probably get a kick out of what they ordered. TMZ caught interns bringing in a big cart of Chick-fil-A for the famished protesters.
  • Oregon mom fatally shoots home intruder after finding him in her child's bedroom

    06/26/2016 5:44:40 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 41 replies
    .nydailynews.com ^ | 6/26/16 | Alfred Ng
    Oregon mom fatally shoots home intruder after finding him in her child's bedroom After finding a stranger in her child’s bedroom, an Oregon mother opened fire and killed the intruder early Sunday morning. Police arrived at the home in Portland at about 1:47 a.m., when they found a dead man inside. The homeowner, 33, called 911 and told officers she shot him. The mother had been out with her two children, 5 and 10, when she came home and spotted the creep in one of her kid’s bedrooms. Already armed with a handgun, she shot and killed 59-year-old man hiding...
  • 6 Time Felon Killed In Shootout By 13 Year Old During Home Invasion

    06/23/2016 1:07:29 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 86 replies
    www.worldpoliticus.com ^ | May 30, 2016 | Staff
    A brave 13-year-old Ladson (SC) boy fended off two hardened felons who were attempting to break into his house by using his mother’s gun to protect himself while home alone. The boy saw the men breaking into the back of his home, “at which time he feared for his safety” and grabbed his mother’s gun, the document states. He began firing at them, and the Sheriff’s office reported that they returned fire. In a heated shootout, he shot Brown three times, and Bennett drove him to the hospital where he later died. The gray Chevy Sonic they were driving had...
  • Sandy Hook Lead Investigator Maj. William Podgorski Dies Suddenly

    06/24/2016 6:37:02 PM PDT · by george76 · 88 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | June 21, 2014 | Tim Brown
    Connnecticut State Police Maj. William Podgorski, one of the lead investigator in the Sandy Hook shooting investigation, died earlier this week. Podgorski, 49, died on Monday following a brief illness and surgery. The illness was undisclosed ... Sometime after surgery on Friday, Podgorski was transferred to Yale-New Haven Hospital from another hospital, Grant said. He died there Monday morning surrounded by his family. ... Podgorski was not only a part of the Sandy Hook investigation, but also was a hero in the community he served. He was awarded the Lifesaving Award from the department in 2006 after he came upon...
  • Actress Kelly McGillis survives attack in her NC home ( Guess What she will do now)

    06/23/2016 3:17:40 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 90 replies
    WNCN ^ | June 23, 2016
    HENDERSON CO., N.C. – Actress Kelly McGillis, best known for her role in the movie Top Gun, was attacked in her Henderson Co. home on Saturday June 17, according to the sheriff’s office. Deputies say she came home to find Laurence Marie Dorn in her home. McGillis was able to flee after a struggle and call 911.
  • Police: Masked robber shot during attempted robbery (feel good story of the day)

    06/21/2016 2:35:17 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 9 replies
    Cannot post excerpt due to copyright rules, so the link is below.
  • [Video]: Mugger wants valuables, gets shot instead

    This scumbag in the blue shirt made a real bad decision which involved mugging an off-duty-cop. While the cop empties the content of his pockets, he then backs off quickly. The guy picks up the items, then turns around only to be greeted with full on lead! The officer pulls his concealed carry and shoots the guy close range. The guy goes down and the cop proceeds to clear the area, naturally very cautious of any fellow scumbag sidekicks who are lingering in the background. Mugger wants valuables, gets shot instead
  • Dems quietly slipping gun control into mental-health bill

    06/15/2016 10:13:27 AM PDT · by george76 · 31 replies
    WND ^ | 6/15/2016 | Cheryl Chumley
    Legislation already under fire for perceived anti-liberty language. A group of Democrats fueled by the Orlando LGBT nightclub murders committed by Omar Mateen – a Muslim who touted his allegiance to ISIS during a 9-1-1 call placed amid the shootings – are planning to slip a couple gun-control measures into a bill by Rep. Tim Murphy that’s supposed to focus on mental health. The bill, which is slated for House Energy and Commerce Committee consideration on Wednesday, was already under fire for perceived anti-liberty language... But the gun control measures are new, added just after the Orlando shootings that left...
  • MS: Child with AK47 Defends Home against Armed Invader

    06/14/2016 4:23:00 AM PDT · by marktwain · 27 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 8 June, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Image from wect.com: In Byram Mississippi, on 1 June, at about 3 p.m., a minor was at home.  He called his father to report a possible home invasion.  A neighbor gave this account. From wapt.com: "Daddy armed him in case he was ever by himself," neighbor Rick Waltz said. "Daddy was at work and he got a call that said, 'It sounds like somebody is in the house. More than one.' Like any parent would do, he said, 'Get your gun and protect yourself if you have to.' Somewhere along the line they met up, and one will not...
  • Deputies: Broad River Road business owner shot man trying to rob customers (Cola, SC)

    06/10/2016 1:51:01 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 12 replies
    The State ^ | JUNE 10, 2016 | JANE MOON DAIL
    COLUMBIA, SC A gun battle erupted Friday morning on Broad River Road outside Columbia after an armed man attempted to rob a video game players’ store and the owner decided to fight back. The owner, who has not been identified, pulled his own and shot at the robber, who fled into the parking lot, spilling money he had just taken. The robber was struck “multiple times” but managed to fire back at the owner, said public information officer Sgt. Brittany Scott with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department. The owner was not hit. In the process. They drove the corner of...
  • Medical Marijuana Dispensary Manager Shoots Armed Robbers Clad in Masks, Body Armor (CA)

    06/09/2016 8:03:12 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 55 replies
    ABC7 (Eyewitness News) ^ | June 8, 2016 | Leo Stallworth
    WALNUT PARK, Calif. (KABC) -- The manager of a medical marijuana dispensary in Walnut Park opened fire on two armed men after he said the suspects tried to rob him. The incident occurred at around 10:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 2400 block of Florence Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The store manager told Eyewitness News that the suspects barged into his business clad in body armor and with their faces covered, pointing assault rifles at him. The manager said he had no other choice but to grab his handgun and shoot at the suspects, firing at...
  • District Attorney: Armed Citizen Performed ‘Public Service’ by Killing Robber (PA)

    06/04/2016 7:25:44 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 3, 2016 | Awr Hawkins
    The district attorney for Levittown, Pennsylvania says a pharmacy owner performed a “public service” by shooting and killing a robber Friday morning. According to 6 ABC, police said the would-be robber entered the store with a shotgun and attempted “to mask his gun with an umbrella, but the owner was ready.” Police said the store owner–Kenneth Lee–had installed “a good camera system” so he saw the suspect as he approached the store. Lee warned the suspect numerous times to freeze, yet the suspect charged and Lee “fired nearly a dozen times.”
  • DA: Armed Citizen Performed ‘Public Service’ by Killing Robber(Darwin Award?)

    06/04/2016 3:16:10 AM PDT · by CptnObvious · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3 Jun 2016 | AWR Hawkins
    According to 6 ABC, police said the would-be robber entered the store with a shotgun and attempted “to mask his gun with an umbrella, but the owner was ready.” Police said the store owner–Kenneth Lee–had installed “a good camera system” so he saw the suspect as he approached the store. Lee warned the suspect numerous times to freeze, yet the suspect charged and Lee “fired nearly a dozen times.” District Attorney David Heckler said Lee will face no charges
  • Legally-armed citizen won't be prosecuted in fatal Mandeville shooting

    05/28/2016 12:38:08 PM PDT · by BBell · 49 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 5/28/16 | Robert Rhoden, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    A legally-armed citizen who fatally shot an attacker at a Mandeville convenience store in April will not be prosecuted, St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Warren Montgomry said Friday (May 27). Mandeville police investigators concluded Shawn Breland, 42, of Folsom, was the aggressor at the Shell gasoline station and convenience store at 3959 Louisiana 22. "Although Mr. Breland's death is a tragedy, this office agrees that the shooting was legally justified under the circumstances and will not pursue criminal changes based on the evidence submitted to date," Montgomery said in a news release that included surveillance camera video of the incident....
  • New Fast and Furious emails show Obama administration obstructing Congress

    05/23/2016 12:17:34 PM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 23, 2016 | Rick Moran
    The lid may finally blow off the Fast and Furious cover-up by the Obama administration, as a federal judge ordered the release of thousands of emails showing how then-attorney general Eric Holder obstructed, stonewalled, and misdirected congressional investigators looking into the program. People in the Nixon administration went to jail for less. ... The documents reveal how senior Justice Department officials — including Attorney General Holder — intensely followed and managed an effort to carefully limit and obstruct the information produced to Congress,” he asserted. They also indict Holder deputy Lanny Breuer, an old Clinton hand, who had to step...
  • Actual Shooting By Armed Citizen - Great Gun Tactics & Situational Awareness

    05/10/2016 9:06:12 AM PDT · by Signalman · 13 replies
    youtube ^ | 11/25/15 | Think like a cop
    Actual footage of an armed citizen getting robbed and how he uses great tactics to disengage from threat and then pull gun and stop the predator / criminal from doing more violent crime and hurting other victims. Lots of lessons here.
  • 'I'm not just the typical granny': 80-year-old shoots, kills intruder (Sultan, WA)

    05/08/2016 11:10:19 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 23 replies
    Komo News ^ | MAY 5TH 2016 | LINDSAY COHEN
    SULTAN, Wash. (KOMO) - Four shots fired. Three hit the intruder. It was one surreal moment, says Barb Moles. "I was just intent upon stopping him. I didn't have any other thought in my head," says Moles. "I just knew I had to stop him." Moles, 80, was home with her husband, John, and their adult son Thursday night when she says she heard a commotion. She walked into the kitchen and found her husband bleeding on the floor. John, a retired Boeing worker, had been attacked with a knife and beaten with a crowbar, authorities said. He said three...
  • 80-year-old woman fatally shoots home intruder

    04/29/2016 10:36:18 AM PDT · by DeltaZulu · 36 replies
    KIRO 7 News via MyNorthwest.com ^ | April 28, 2016 @ 11:26 pm
    Deputies are investigating after an intruder was fatally shot in a home near Thursday night Monroe. Authorities responded after an 80-year-old woman called 911 to report she had shot an intruder in the 13700 block of Woods Lake Road before 9 p.m. Police said the intruder broke into the home and stabbed a 75-year-old man. The man’s wife then shot the intruder. According to police, the intruder died at the scene. The man was taken to Harborview Medical Center and is in stable condition. The woman was not injured. Woods Lake Road between Florence Road and Old Owen Road was...
  • Why Conservatives Should Cheer for Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill [Republican who shot Democrats]

    04/21/2016 1:53:54 PM PDT · by grundle · 121 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 21, 2016 | AaronClarey
    Video description: Being completely ignorant of history, the left has put a gun-totting, democrat-shooting, Republican on the $20 bill. By all measures and means, today most leftists would HATE Harriet Tubman...and she'd likely shoot them too! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAx6geq2cRc
  • Home Depot security guard about to be attacked by tire iron is saved by armed citizen

    04/09/2016 4:11:19 PM PDT · by kevcol · 43 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | April 9, 2016 | Frieda Powers
    Another example of a concealed carry citizen saving the day unfolded in Texas last week. At a Home Depot store in Amarillo, a man suspected of stealing power tools was confronted by the store’s loss prevention officer in the parking lot, reported KVII-TV. The two ended up in a struggle after the officer caught the suspect, 35 year-old Ricky Solis, when he tried to flee. Another man stepped in and tried to help Solis escape, police said, kicking the loss prevention officer in the face. The second suspect then retrieved a tire iron from his car and allegedly returned to...
  • 7 Great Second Amendment Quotes

    03/24/2016 1:10:05 PM PDT · by PROCON · 21 replies
    breitbart ^ | March 24, 2016 | AWR Hawkins
    A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America George Mason — “I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for a few public officials.” (Debates in Virginia Convention on Ratification of the Constitution, Elliot, Vol. 3, June 16, 1788)
  • Homeowner Shoots, Kills Teen Burglary Suspect (Miami FL; named Trevon)

    03/15/2016 9:45:27 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 163 replies
    CBS Miami ^ | March 11, 2016 5:50 PM | Gaby Fleischman
    Relatives of a 17-year-old are angry the teenager was shot and killed by a homeowner who police say was protecting her property. The sister of the teen who died identified him as Trevon Johnson. She said he was a student at D.A. Dorsey Technical College. “I don’t care if she have her gun license or any of that. That is way beyond the law… way beyond,” said Johnson’s cousin Nautika Harris. “He was not supposed to die like this. He had a future ahead of him. Trevon had goals… he was a funny guy, very big on education, loved learning.”...
  • Florida Police: Armed Employee Confronts ‘Active Shooter,’ Stops Him ‘in His Tracks

    03/15/2016 7:10:08 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 3/14/2016 | AWR Hawkins
    On March 9, an employee at a Florida business ran out to his car, grabbed his gun, then re-entered the business and confronted an alleged “active shooter,” stopping him “in his tracks.” The incident occurred at B&L Landscaping in Jacksonville, where police say the alleged “active shooter” is “not a US citizen.” According to CBS 47, 24-year-old Ezequiel Lopez allegedly opened fire on 55-year-old Andrew Little because he thought “Little disrespected him.” Police indicate that Lopez told them he allegedly planned the shooting because he felt Little “treated him differently that other employees.”
  • Concealed-weapon owner shoots hatchet-wielding attacker in Wash. 7-Eleven

    03/15/2016 6:19:45 AM PDT · by grundle · 15 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 14, 2016 | Michael E. Miller
    A masked man burst into a 7-Eleven near Seattle early Sunday morning, swinging a hatchet and slicing the store clerk. Before the masked man could seriously hurt anyone, though, a customer who was drinking his morning coffee pulled out a concealed weapon and fatally shot the attacker. Authorities did not name the attacker or the customer, but they did hail the concealed weapon owner as a hero. "This could have been disastrous," King County Sheriff Sgt. Cindi West told KIRO7. "Had this guy not shot, who knows what would have happened? We might have a dead clerk right now, and...
  • Customer shoots, kills hatchet-wielding man in Burien (WA) convenience store

    03/13/2016 3:03:29 PM PDT · by llevrok · 19 replies
    A customer shot and killed a hatchet-wielding man attacking a clerk at a convenience store Sunday morning in Burien WA About 5:45 a.m., a masked man about 40 years old walked into a 7-Eleven store near South 110th Street and 8th Avenue South and swung a hatchet at a customer, said King County Sheriff’s Sgt. Cindi West. The man then went behind the counter and attacked the clerk. Within seconds, a customer pulled out a handgun and shot and killed the attacker, likely saving the clerk’s life, West said. The customer, in his 60s, buys coffee from the store almost...
  • Customer kills hatchet-wielding attacker in Burien 7-Eleven

    03/13/2016 12:57:49 PM PDT · by Rinnwald · 37 replies
    KIRO 7 News ^ | 3/13/2016 | Maria Guerrero
    BOULEVARD PARK, Wash. — A masked customer attacked a Burien 7-Eleven clerk Sunday morning with a hatchet, slicing the clerk’s stomach. Police say another customer pulled out a gun and shot and killed the attacker. The good Samaritan had been sitting in the store, drinking his regular morning coffee.
  • POLICE: MAN, 65, SHOOTS ATTACKING DUO IN QUEEN VILLAGE (Philadelphia)

    03/05/2016 6:52:36 AM PST · by lowbridge · 115 replies
    6abc.com ^ | march 3, 2016 | Sarah Bloomquist and Chad Pradelli
    The incident happened Tuesday night after some kind of altercation on the 700 block of South Second Street in Philadelphia's Queen Village section. The 65-year-old resident has a valid permit to carry a weapon, and he used his .45 caliber when he and his wife were attacked. Police are calling the shooting self defense. -snip It was just after 8:30 p.m. when the couple was walking home from work. They told police two men passed them. One of those men said to the husband, "What are you looking at?" then punched him, threw him to the ground and continued assaulting...
  • AL: Armed Citizen lnvolved in Stopping Mass Shooting

    02/22/2016 2:15:33 PM PST · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 22 February, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Another legally armed person has stopped a potential mass shooting in Hamilton, Alabama on February 10th, 2016.  The shooting occurred in the morning, a little over an hour before noon, over a distance of a couple of  blocks.  Two people, 67-year-old Donny Miller and 61-year-old Linda Cole were killed in separate offices.  The second victim was shot in an accounting office close to the bank pictured above.  A WVTM13 crew was on the scene less than two hours after the shooting.  Here is video from Marlei Marinez, from WVTM13. Link to video In the video, Marlei Martinez reports that...
  • Worker who pulled gun to stop stabbing attack at GM Tech Center says he was fired ( Detroit )

    02/11/2016 8:24:21 AM PST · by george76 · 44 replies
    WJBK ^ | Feb 11 2016 | Hannah Saunders
    WARREN, Mich. - An employee at the General Motors Technical Center in Warren stabbed by someone visiting the plant Wednesday. The 52-year-old victim was hospitalized and suspect arrested by police - but the valet service supervisor with a valid CPL who pulled his gun to stop the attack, says he was fired. Didarul Sarder, SP+ Valet Supervisor was heading into work Wednesday morning at the General motors technical center in Warren, when he heard the cry for help. The lady kept saying 'I'm dying, someone help' and it was just natural reaction," said Didarul Sarder, SP+ Valet Supervisor. "I just...
  • New Orleans Legal Gun Carrier Stops Mass Shooting

    02/02/2016 8:04:44 AM PST · by rktman · 19 replies
    gunwatch.blogspot.com ^ | 2/2/2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Based on the initial investigation, detectives learned that a group of individuals were driving ATVs and had arrived at the location to get gas. At that time, a man driving a white Volvo, later identified as Macklin, pulled up to the gas station where he and the group began to argue. Macklin then pulled out a weapon and fired several shots at the group, striking three males ages 30, 31 and 32. One of the victims then pulled out a weapon and returned fire, striking Macklin in the head.
  • How many journos actually fell into the reporter-registration trap?

    01/20/2016 2:32:36 PM PST · by Torcert · 7 replies
    Hot Air ^ | January 20, 2016 | Ed Morrissey
    Yesterday, a proposal by South Carolina state representative Mike Pitts floated the idea of requiring journalists to register with the state to ensure a responsible approach to the First Amendment. As someone who has more than a passing familiarity with Second Amendment activism, the "South Carolina Responsible Journalism Registry Law" was immediately recognizable as a provocation to the media over its reporting on gun control demands. Unfortunately, a number of journalists showed themselves to be woefully unfamiliar with the gun-rights argument about regulating the First Amendment to match the way gun-control advocates want to regulate the Second Amendment, as could...
  • Megyn Kelly Asks White House About Muslim Attack On Cop – Their 2 Word Response Says It ALL

    01/19/2016 1:24:22 PM PST · by george76 · 23 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | January 9, 2016 | Jack Davis
    Almost everyone had something to say about Thursday's incident in which a gunman who said he supported ISIS attacked Philadelphia police officer Jesse Hartnett with a gun, shooting him 17 times. Everyone except resident Obama, that is, who over the course of his administration has shown a willingness to reply instantly and passionately when police are accused of a shooting. When Fox News host Megyn Kelly asked about the latest Islamic lone wolf to stage an attack on American soil, the White House had two words to say, according to Kelly: "No comment." She then discussed the implications of the...
  • MPD: Man Defends Himself with Own Gun

    01/19/2016 1:19:01 PM PST · by suthener · 25 replies
    WKRG Tv News ^ | January 18, 2016, 10:39 pm | Updated: January 19, 2016, 5:45 am | WKRG Staff
    Mobile Police say a robbery suspect was shot and killed at Twin Oaks Apartments on Old Shell Road Monday night. According to MPD Spokesperson Charlette Solis, a man was unloading groceries from his car around 8 pm, when a man with a gun walked up to him. The victim says the man took his wallet. It was then the victim managed to grab his own pistol, in a jacket pocket. The victim shot the gun, while still in his pocket, and hit the suspect in the chest. The suspect ran across the parking lot. Police found the suspect’s body in...
  • Cops: Liquor store clerk fatally shoots 2 would-be robbers, 15 and 17

    01/11/2016 8:39:58 AM PST · by Navy Patriot · 117 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | January 11, 2016 | Jeremy Gorner, Gregory Pratt, Megan Crepeau, Rosemary Regina Sobol and Dawn Rhodes
    Two would-be robbers who were fatally shot at a liquor store in the Gresham neighborhood Saturday night have been identified as a 15-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy, authorities said. Keshawn Marzette, 15, of the 8300 block of South Throop Street, and William Larson, 17, of the same address, were pronounced dead on the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Autopsies Sunday determined both died of multiple gunshot wounds and their deaths were classified as homicides, the office said. The two were shot to death by a store employee about 8:30 p.m. when they tried to rob...
  • Woman Shoots, Kills Home Invasion Suspect in Trotwood

    12/30/2015 10:10:15 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 26 replies
    Fox45 ^ | 12/30/15
    home invasion turns deadly when the homeowner takes the safety of her family into her own hands. One of three home invasion suspect was shot and killed during the incident, and has been identified by the Montgomery County Coroner's Office as Azikiwe Presley, 29, of Dayton. Trotwood Police were called to a home at the dead end of Atlas Road around 6:00 Monday morning. Police tell FOX 45 three masked men armed with firearms forcibly entered and attempted to rob the homeowner. "Any time you have a homicide or a home invasion of this magnitude it's unusual unless they're looking...
  • Virginia Republicans To Consider Stripping Gov. McAuliffe Of Protective Detail

    12/28/2015 7:13:00 AM PST · by george76 · 26 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/27/2015 | Kerry Picket
    Virginia GOP'ers returned fire over the state Democrat Attorney General Mark Herring's move to halt recognition of concealed carry permits from 25 different states. Our General Assembly has already identified who can and cannot conceal handguns in Virginia, and we cannot have that decision undermined by recognizing permits from other states with more permissive standards, Herring said when he made the announcement last week. Republican state legislators could strip Virginia Democrat Governor Terry McAuliffe of his protective detail. Virginia Sen. Bill Carrico told The Herald Courier last Tuesday he plans to propose a budget amendment during the State Senate's January...
  • California Laws: On January 1st, Students Won’t Have to Pass High School (Exit Exams) to Receive

    12/27/2015 5:52:42 PM PST · by george76 · 54 replies
    Breitbart News Network ^ | 27 Dec 2015 | William Bigelow
    On January 1, California residents will have to accustom themselves to a number of new laws that will be implemented in the state. These are some the laws that will likely have the most profound effect: SB 172: High school seniors will receive their diploma whether or not they pass or even take an exit exam; the law also applies retroactively to students who have graduated since 2004; ... SB 707: Bans concealed firearms from college campuses and K-12 school grounds
  • Concealed Handgun Permit Holders Stop Four Violent Crimes in Five Days

    12/26/2015 9:03:00 PM PST · by richardb72 · 18 replies
    Crime Prevention Research Center ^ | Dec. 26, 2015 | Crime Prevention Research Center
    Macon, Georgia, December 26, 2015: A Warner Robins man told police that he shot and killed a man who tried to rob him. According to police, it happened around 8:10 p.m. on Christmas night on the 100 block of Oakridge Drive. . . . Antonio Bagley, 29, told [police] Jerrell Walker tried to rob him so he fired his pistol at him. Walker later died from a gunshot wound to the torso. Bagley has not been charged, and the case is still under investigation. . . .
  • Off-Duty Officer Shoots, Kills Man Who Tried to Rob Him

    12/19/2015 7:19:07 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 50 replies
    NBC Washington News ^ | 19 Dec 2015
    A man who attempted to rob another man early Saturday morning was shot and killed by the victim, who was an off-duty Baltimore City police officer. Anne Arundel County police said the incident occurred shortly after 1:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Homewood Road in Linthicum Heights, Maryland. The off-duty police officer was approached by the man, Edel Cato Moreland, 32, who produced what appeared to be a igun and said he was going to rob the officer. Investigators said the officer, an 18-year veteran assigned to the special operations section of the Baltimore City Police Department, pulled out...
  • Intruder Breaks Into Home And Gets BLOWN AWAY By Entire Family

    12/19/2015 7:30:53 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 55 replies
    Joe For America (Joe the Plummer) ^ | December 19, 2015 | Baron Von Kowenhoven
    Mitchell Large made the decision to break into a Florida home Monday morning but didn’t exactly face the greeting he was expecting. The family whose home he broke into were all packing heat. For Those Keeping Score: Armed Family 3; Intruder 0 [snip]
  • Woman shot, killed after attempting to rob Las Vegas doctor's office

    12/17/2015 4:35:36 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ^ | December 17, 2015
    LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas police say a woman attempting to rob a doctor's office was fatally shot by a worker there.
  • Five Very Bad Targets for ISIS

    11/19/2015 12:00:41 PM PST · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    PJ Media ^ | November 19, 2015 | J. Christian Adams
    The horrible attacks in Paris were against soft targets -- cafes and music halls. The one attack that failed was because of security outside the Stade de France. Similarly, in the United States, there are American hard targets that ISIS dare not attack. Here are five. 5. States With High Concealed-Carry Usage The idiots in ISIS probably don't realize that in the United States, every state has different laws when it comes to firearms. These varying laws have a direct impact on public safety. A single armed citizen with a concealed .38 or 9mm, particularly in close quarters, can...
  • Boy, Aged 13, Home Alone Shoots Suspected Burglar With His Mother’s Gun

    11/11/2015 5:28:48 AM PST · by grundle · 60 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | November 11, 2015
    A suspected burglar was shot by a a 13-year-old boy who used his mother’s Colt. 45 pistol to defend himself while home alone. On seeing a man entering the home through the back the young teen from Charleston, South Carolina grabbed the gun and fired at him to which the suspects are reported to have returned fire, . The exchange of gunfire in the home with the two suspects resulting in Lamar Anthwan Brown, 31, receiving three gunshot wounds while his suspected accomplice Ira Bennett, 28, was later charged and arrested. According to Charleston Police Department, the boy kept firing...
  • Armed THUGS Shoot Combat Medic Mom With Baby… Then She Says, “Now It’s MY Turn”

    11/09/2015 2:58:21 PM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 74 replies
    American Freedon Fighters ^ | November 9, 2015 | Dean James
    Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged a man in the home invasion and shooting of a young mother inside her east Charlotte home. VIDEO: http://www.americasfreedomfighters.com/2015/11/09/watch-armed-thugs-shoot-combat-medic-mom-with-baby-then-she-says-now-its-my-turn/ CMPD charged Reco Latur Dawkins Jr., 23, with attempted murder, felony breaking and entering and conspiracy to commit felony breaking and entering in the home invasion and shooting of 21-year-old Samantha Bunce last Tuesday. Dawkins turned himself in to police on Saturday morning. He was interviewed by detectives and after the interview he was taken into custody. His first court appearance is Tuesday. A close friend of Bunce who visited her in the hospital over the weekend...
  • Homicide Rates Cut In Half Over Past 20 Years (While New Gun Ownership Soared)

    11/01/2015 5:59:50 PM PST · by george76 · 10 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 11/01/2015 | Tyler Durden
    the murder rate was cut nearly in half from 7 per 100,000 in 1993 to 3.6 per 100,000 in 2013. Over the same period, overall gun deaths (including accidents and suicides) have fallen by one-third from 15.2 to 10.6 per 100,000. In spite of this, Pew reports, the American public believes that homicides and gun deaths are increasing in the United States. Those who think violence is getting worse should probably watch less television and look around them instead. The murder rate in the US is currently similar to 1950s levels. Meanwhile, the number of privately owned guns (and gun...
  • Family of man shot by customer with concealed carry license: 'Something doesn't seem right'

    11/01/2015 3:55:00 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 59 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 11/1/15 | Dawn Rhodes and Rosemary Regina Sobol
    <p>The stepson of a 55-year-old suspected robber shot dead Saturday night at a Southwest Side store by a customer with a concealed carry license expressed anger, frustration and doubt about the incident Sunday.</p> <p>Killed was Reginald Gildersleeve, 55, of the 5000 block of South California Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Gildersleeve was pronounced dead at 7:10 p.m. on the scene in the 2700 block of West 51st Street, according to the medical examiner's office.</p>