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  • The Best Tactical Knives to Help You Combat Emergencies

    08/30/2023 7:21:32 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 58 replies
    Idaho Statesman ^ | 8/5 | Drew Oritz
    Are you looking for the finest tactical knives of 2023? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve done the research and put together a comprehensive list of the top tactical knives that the market has to offer. Whether you’re looking to buy a self-defense knife for yourself or a loved one, or you’re in the market for a knife for everyday carry, there’s sure to be something that fits the bill. From folding pocket knives to fixed-blade knives, we’ve researched the top knives in each category so that you can make an informed decision. We’ll explain the features...
  • Florida man unsuccessfully robs Wendy's, bank before getting arrested: police

    WEST MELBOURNE, Fla. - A man from Melbourne was arrested after he unsuccessfully robbed a Wendy's and a bank, according to police. Daniel Jeconiah Gibbs was nabbed Tuesday for the double attempted robbery on August 5. He was taken into custody by the Brevard County Sheriff's Office, but the Palm Bay Police Department is also expected to bring more charges toward Gibbs. The alleged robbery attempts happened August 5. Gibbs walked into a Wendy's at 135 Palm Bay Road and approached an employee behind the order counter, police said. Gibbs displayed what employees believed to be a gun in his...
  • Denver officer fatally shoots man feared to have knife as young child stands right behind him

    08/15/2023 11:48:41 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 47 replies
    NY Post ^ | 08/15/2023 | Ronny Reyes
    Horrifying bodycam video shows the moment a Denver cop fatally shot a man pretending to lunge at her with a knife — as a young child stands in the line of fire, just feet away. The recently released footage shows officers repeatedly yelling at Brandon Cole, 36, as he pretends to have a weapon, which later turned out to be a black marker. The deadly confrontation was watched by Cole’s wife and son, as well as an unconnected woman and child who walk right by the female officer pointing her weapon at the suspect and yelling at him to show...
  • Florida woman doused herself in Mountain Dew to erase DNA after killing roommate in Daytona Beach: police

    08/14/2023 6:58:43 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 43 replies
    FOX 35 Orlando ^ | August 14, 2023 | FOX 35 News Staff
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - A Volusia County woman suspected of killing her 79-year-old roommate allegedly doused herself in soda in an attempt to erase possible evidence on her body, according to an arrest affidavit. She poured diet Mountain Dew all over her body when police told her they were going to collect her DNA as part of the investigation, authorities said. Her DNA was later found on the handle of a bloody knife found lying next to the victim's body at the Daytona Beach home they shared, the affidavit stated. Nichole Maks, 35, was booked into the Volusia County jail...
  • Hawaii Knife Ban is Unconstitutional

    08/12/2023 5:05:51 AM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | August 9, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    In 1999, Hawaii enacted a categorical ban on possessing, carrying, and using butterfly knives or “balisongs.” The knives had been legal to possess before that time. In 2020, the ban on butterfly knives was challenged in court. The District Court upheld the ban. The ban was appealed to the Ninth Circuit. On August 7, 2023, the three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the District Court, ruling the Hawaii ban was unconstitutional under the Second Amendment. The Supreme Court Bruen decision (June of 2022) was cited in the ruling. Of particular interest is the logic used by...
  • Family of 21-year-old killed by police in NYC ‘not OK’ following death: dad

    08/06/2023 3:37:16 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    Nypost ^ | 08/06/2023 | By Khristina Narizhnaya, Dean Balsamini and Tina Moore
    The father of a 21-year-old man who was shot and killed by police as he swung a knife at them on Roosevelt Island over the weekend said his family was “not OK.” “Please we are not able to talk with anybody,” the grieving dad told The Post on Saturday, one day after his son was shot by police. “We are not OK,” he continued when asked how the family was holding up.
  • Man who knifed conservative videographer at Portland protest gets probation (Oregon)

    07/15/2023 9:48:47 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 14 replies
    OregonLive ^ | 07/14/2023 | Zane Sparling
    A protester who stabbed a conservative livestreamer in the back on the 62nd consecutive night of Portland’s chaotic summer of unrest was sentenced June 22 to supervised probation.Multnomah County Circuit Judge Heidi Moawad said the assailant, Blake D. Hampe, will remain under her supervision for three years and is banned from possessing weapons or participating in unlawful assemblies or riots during that time. He may attend lawful demonstrations.
  • Knife rampage at kindergarten leaves three children, two parents and a teacher dead in China

    07/10/2023 4:55:28 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 21 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/7/23
    Six people were killed and one wounded in an attack at a kindergarten in southern China's Guangdong province on Monday, a spokeswoman for the city government said. 'The victims include one teacher, two parents and three students,' she said, in the rampage which unfolded around 7:40am (2340 GMT on Sunday). She did not offer details about the identities or ages of the victims, nor the weapon used in the attack in the city of Lianjiang, but reports suggested the victims were stabbed. .....
  • France hails ‘backpack hero’ who fought Annecy knife attacker after several children were stabbed

    06/09/2023 6:17:06 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    NY Post ^ | 06/09/2023 | Reuters
    France is calling him “the backpack hero”, a young Catholic pilgrim on a walking tour of cathedrals who came face to face with the man who stabbed several children in a park in Annecy. Henri, a 24-year-old management and philosophy student, was near the playground in Le Paquier Park when he saw the man attacking children in a stroller as their mother desperately tried to shield them on Thursday. Video footage shows him trying to block the assailant with one of his two backpacks, pursuing the man into the playground, and throwing one of his bags at the attacker. So...
  • Alleged Knife-Wielding Intruder Hospitalized After Being Shot by Homeowner

    05/15/2023 6:34:30 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/15/2023 | AWR HAWKINS
    An alleged knife-wielding intruder was hospitalized after a Constantine Township, Michigan, homeowner shot him Friday night around 10 p.m. ABC 57 reported the homeowner called police dispatch and told them a suspect with a knife had allegedly entered his home. FOX 17 noted that officers were dispatched to the scene and arrived to find the suspect lying outside the home with a bullet wound “to the upper thigh.” The suspect was transported to a hospital where he had to undergo surgery. WSBT observed that the suspect “is expected to be ok.”
  • NRA Annual Meeting, 2023: 1000’s to hear President Trump, Knife Rights Helps Out

    05/07/2023 5:25:25 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | May 4, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    You may have heard: The NRA leadership is in the middle of significant legal problems. It appears to be true, with severely biased, politically motivated prosecutors going after the NRA. An obvious reason is: the NRA was once a very effective political organization. It has also been a very effective fundraising organization. Many believe the funds have not been spent wisely. The NRA leadership has not helped with what appears to be significant favoritism, cutting legal corners, lack of transparency, and a reluctance to allow any but a tiny few to see the books on who gets what for what....
  • Group (CAIR) to sue FBI over man killed during questioning about Boston bombing

    03/03/2015 6:09:24 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 24 replies
    ORLANDO, Fla. – A civil rights group plans to sue the FBI for $30 million on behalf of the family of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect. The Council of American-Islamic Relations Florida on Monday filed a notice of claim stating its intention to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the FBI over the death of Ibragim Todashev.
  • Man with ties to Boston bombing suspect admits role in 2011 murders; shot during FBI questioning

    05/22/2013 2:31:54 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 70 replies
    NBC News ^ | 5/22/13 | Richard Esposito, Pete Williams and Matthew DeLuca
    Dead Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev and another man — who was killed by the FBI on Wednesday — murdered three people in Massachusetts after a drug deal went wrong in 2011, law enforcement sources tell NBC News. Sources say that what began as a drug ripoff ended in a triple homicide when Tsarnaev and friend Ibragim Todashev realized their victims would later be able to identify them. Todashev was killed by a federal agent while giving a statement on his role on Wednesday in Orlando, Fla. The man who was shot, Todashev, 27, allegedly attacked an agent with a...
  • 11-year-old boy stabbed outside Seattle-area Dollar Tree after calling man an 'NPC

    04/15/2023 4:36:47 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 40 replies
    Post Millennial ^ | 4/15/23 | Joshua Young
    On March 22, two boys, 13-year-old Joshua Federov and his 11-year-old friend, were attacked by a man with a knife outside of Dollar Tree in Mill Creek, Washington, located about 20 miles Northeast of Seattle, after they called the man an "NPC," an insult originating from video game parlance meaning "non-playable character." Local news reports the 11-year-old, who wants to remain unidentified, was stabbed by the suspect in his lung, which collapsed, and his liver. He was first treated at Providence Regional Medical Center and then moved to Harborview Medical Center's ICU for three days. The boy survived his injuries...
  • Knife Rights Files Lawsuit in California, Switchblade Ban Violates Second Amendment

    03/23/2023 5:07:45 AM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | March 21, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    Knife Rights has launched a lawsuit against the state of California, claiming California law (Cal. Penal Code §§ 17235, 21510, and 21590), which bans the possession, carry, sale, loans, transfers and gifts of automatically opening knives with blades of two inches or more, violates the Second Amendment of the Bill of Rights. This correspondent has expected such lawsuits since the unanimous decision by the United States Supreme Court in Caetano. The decision, made an unequivocal statement: PER CURIAM.The Court has held that “the Second Amendment extends, prima facie, to all instruments that constitute bearable arms, even those that were not...
  • Man Survives Bear Attack Using a Folding Knife

    02/15/2023 3:11:38 AM PST · by marktwain · 24 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | February 9, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    In 2020, Mike Becwar was, without provocation, attacked by a cinnamon black bear in Alaska. He fought back with a folding knife and survived. This is his story. On May 29, 2020, Mike was going stir-crazy. This was during the COVID restrictions. He had been pushed to extend two weeks longer than the usual period in the remote camp at Pump Station Number 5.He had to get out of the camp to relieve stress. He chose to take a run along the road to the camp airport, around the runway, and back into camp, about a 3 1/2 mile run....
  • Moment hero veteran takes down a knife-wielding man yelling 'I'm going to start cutting you all up' in a South Carolina Walmart by smacking him over the head with a stanchion

    01/13/2023 8:49:45 PM PST · by Morgana · 52 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | January 13, 2023 | Ruth Bashinsky
    A hero military veteran jumped into action to take down a knife-wielding man threatening to stab shoppers at a South Carolina Walmart - by smashing him over the head with a metal pole. Video shows the unidentified man dressed in red hoodie swearing and shouting on the floor of the Walmart located in Columbia, SC demanding $20. The man is seen waving his knife yelling, 'I'm going to start cutting you all up,' as horrified bystanders stand by during the incident that took place on January 4th around 2pm. One of the store managers tried to confront the suspect, but...
  • Police: 9-year-old Tulsa boy fatally stabbed by sister, 12

    01/06/2023 2:44:53 PM PST · by DallasBiff · 27 replies
    5News ^ | 1/6/23 | AP
    TULSA, Okla. — Police in Tulsa say a 9-year-old boy has been stabbed to death by his 12-year-old sister. Police said in a statement Friday that officers were called to a home in south Tulsa late Thursday and that the boy was taken to a hospital where he died.
  • Mystery surrounds stabbing deaths of 4 Idaho students

    11/18/2022 6:00:16 AM PST · by Red Badger · 97 replies ^ | Nov. 17, 2022 at 11:11 PM CST | Updated: 9 hours ago | REBECCA BOONE and NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS
    Autopsies performed on four University of Idaho students who were found dead inside a rental house near campus showed that all four were stabbed to death, the Latah County coroner said Thursday. The killings have shaken Moscow, an Idaho Panhandle college town of 25,000 residents that last saw a homicide about five years ago, according to Coroner Cathy Mabbutt. “It’s pretty tough,” Mabbutt said. The autopsies were performed in nearby Spokane County in Washington state, and the bodies were subsequently released to the victims’ families. Here is a look at what is known about the killings, and what remains a...
  • Idaho police backtrack and admit there is a threat to the public after four students murdered

    11/17/2022 8:25:00 AM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 76 replies
    Yahoo News / The Independent ^ | November 17, 2022 | Io Dodds
    Idaho police have distanced themselves from claims that the unsolved murder of four students poses no danger to the public, saying: "There is a threat out there still." Officials in the small college town of Moscow had insisted that there was "no imminent threat to the community at large", despite identifying no suspects. Investigators do not yet know who killed Ethan Chapin, Madison Mogen, Xana Kernodle, and Kaylee Goncalves with an "edged weapon" in the small hours of Sunday morning. On Tuesday, Moscow police chief James Fry admitted that the killer could still be at large, partially walking back the...