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Self-defense or trigger happy?
The family of Daniel Adkins Jr. says he was gunned down outside a Taco Bell without cause. The shooter, who has not been arrested, claims self defense. Sound familiar? CNN's Mallory Simon and Ann O'Neill examine four cases that raise questions about the line between fear and vigilantism.
Fine line between self-defense, murder
CNN reviewed four deadly force cases, each with a unique set of circumstances that tested the boundaries of Stand Your Ground laws. Each also raises questions about where the line is drawn between legitimate fear and vigilantism.
Unstable ground: The fine line between self-defense and murder
Daniel Adkins knew his son would never leave Lady. So when animal control officers showed up at the door with Daniel Jr.'s yellow lab in tow, "I felt like he was calling out to me for help."
Intuition, gut feeling key to self-defense
Free self-defense classes offered through the organization BRAVO give participants self-defense moves and a lesson on LGBT history. The key to teaching self-defense, a skill that many might deem necessary, especially among the LGBT community, starts with gut feelings.
NRA in self-defense mode over Stand Your Ground
On the same day that a 19-member task force met to begin discussions surrounding Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground law, the National Rifle Association released a statement in support of such self-defense laws. "The National Rifle Association will work to protect self-defense laws on the books and advocate for their passage in those states that do not fully respect this fundamental right ...
Self-defense case involving fatal shooting still being sorted
After a road-rage confrontation leaves a man dead, the survivor claims self-defense under Arizona law.
Self-defense panel coming to Sanford
A new Florida task force examining the state's self-defense laws is coming to Sanford.
Florida task force on self-defense laws gets to work, focused on 'stand your ground'
By Toluse Olorunnipa, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau Tuesday, May 1, 2012 TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's public safety task force had its first meeting Tuesday, and the 19-member group decided its mission would be to review Florida's self-defense laws, specifically the controversial "stand your ground" statute. Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll, chair of the task force, clarified that the group's ...
Attorney: Ascot Estates shooting was "self-defense"
The attorney for the only person who survived the Friday the 13th double homicide inside a home in the upscale Ascot Estates subdivision near Irmo says Brett Parker shot and killed Bryan Capnerhurst in self-defense.
Attorney claims self-defense for Southfield man in strangulation death of wife
Pontiac — A Southfield man who choked his wife to death in front of their three daughters last September never intended to kill and was only acting in self-defense, his attorney told an Oakland Circuit Court jury Monday.
Crime lab errors prompt drug case reviews
Crime lab errors prompt drug case reviews Houston Chronicle Copyright 2012 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 08:04 p.m., Tuesday, May 1, 2012 State crime lab errors taint drug cases Harris County District Attorney Pat Lykos has asked that evidence in hundreds of drug cases be retested because of questions ...
Crime alerts for University Park and six other L.A. neighborhoods
Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in seven L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database. Four neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. University Park (A)...
Crime rate drops in Manatee, Palmetto, rises in Bradenton
The crime rate rose in Bradenton but dropped slightly overall in Manatee County
Crime rate related to sex and drugs rose in second half of last decade
CRIME FIGURES for the Republic show a sharp rise in the number of sexual offences, kidnappings and drug-related crimes between 2006 and 2010, according to Central Statistics Office figures, published yesterday.
City-centre crime down 25 per cent
CRIME in Princes Street and George Street has fallen by almost a quarter in the space of three years to an average of just four offences day, it can be revealed today.
Crime Stoppers wraps up successful campaign targeting child predators
Crime Stoppers just wrapped up a month-long safety campaign targeting child predators and it was a huge success
Mexico passes law to compensate crime victims
Mexico's congress passed a law Monday to recognize and protect the rights of crime victims, a longstanding demand in a country where more than 47,500 people have died in 5½ years of drug-related violence, and thousands more have disappeared.
Oakland City Council studies crime reduction plan
The Oakland City Council late Monday discussed the Police Department's crime reduction strategies, which have come under scrutiny due to a spike in burglaries and other crimes. Of particular concern was the city's...
Florida's crime hits 41-year low; Lake Volusia buck trend
Crime in Florida dropped to the lowest rate in 41 years in 2011, but two Central Florida counties bucked the trend.
Crime rises in Detroit as fewer officers, fiscal problems weigh on police department
Detroit — Crime across the city inched up in most major categories compared to last year, but homicides are down compared to 2011, Detroit Police Department officials said Monday.
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