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  • Man faces murder charges after killing alleged robber(WV)

    08/23/2011 5:26:17 AM PDT · by marktwain · 21 replies ^ | 22 August, 2011 | Kathryn Gregory
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Logan County man was killed outside a Walmart store after he allegedly attempted to rob another man with a knife. The would-be victim now faces murder charges after he shot the alleged robber dead. Shortly before 5 p.m. Monday, David Abbott, 37, of Chapmanville approached a man outside the Walmart store in the Fountain Place shopping center on Corridor G, according to Police Chief E.K. Harper of the Logan City Police Department. Abbott threatened Jesus Canul, 26, of Logan, with a knife and attempted to rob him, according to Harper. Sometime during the confrontation, Canul pulled...
  • No charges for Minneapolis stabbing suspect(MN)

    08/23/2011 5:15:52 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies ^ | 22 August, 2011 | NA
    MINNEAPOLIS -- The suspect in a stabbing death in Minneapolis was released without charges Monday. Twenty-two-year-old Justin Jackson, of Minneapolis, was stabbed just after 7:00 p.m. Friday in the 3700 block of Chicago Avenue South. Officers arrested the suspect near the scene of the stabbing. The man was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of a head injury. Minneapolis Police say their investigation turned up witnesses and video from a bus stop indicating the suspect acted in self-defense. Authorities say the video shows the suspect sitting at the bus stop when he was suddenly attacked by several men,...
  • Jersey stabbings: Six die in knife attack(UK)

    08/15/2011 7:05:18 AM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies
    Six people, including three children, have been killed in a knife attack on the usually peaceful island of Jersey. Police say a man, two women and the children were attacked at a flat in a secluded part of the capital, St Helier, on Sunday afternoon. A 30-year-old man, who had emergency surgery after the attack, has been arrested in connection with the deaths. Police have not named the dead but say they lived in Jersey. Witnesses believe they were all related. Officers were called to Upper Midvale Road at 15:00 BST on Sunday after reports of an incident at a...
  • Stabbing Attack Thwarted in Hevron

    08/08/2011 2:48:23 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/8/11
    A knife-weilding Arab on Monday approached a border police station near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hevron and advanced on the officers there. The officers confronted the terrorist at gunpoint and began "standard procedures" to safely arrest the man, who was appaerently so alarmed by the forcefulness of the response that he surrendered without incident. Officers disarmed the man, arrested him, and handed him over the Palestinian Authority security forces for questioning. During his initial interrogation by Israeli authorities the terrorist admitted that it was his aim to "stab soldiers."
  • Refugee, Abdulrahim Sulaiman charged again

    08/05/2011 7:31:24 PM PDT · by wtd · 4 replies · 1+ views ^ | 8/5 | David Levinsky and Matt Chiappardi
    On January 20th, 2010, Abdulrahim Sulaiman - then 23-year-old Connecticut man entered the main lobby of Tappan Zee Elementary School in Piermont before 8 a.m. bearing a gravity knife. He claimed to be lost and needing directions to Fort Dix. He also requested permission to sleep in the school parking lot after refusing to leave the school grounds. He was charged with third-degree criminal trespass and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, both misdemeanors then released on $5,000 cash bail. Read it all on JihadWatch or RefugeeResettlementWatch archives. The warning signs were all there. Today, he was charged with attempted...
  • Calif. man attempts self-surgery with butter knife

    07/26/2011 11:04:02 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 26 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 26, 2011
    GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) -- Police say a Southern California man stuck a butter knife into his belly in a failed bid at self-surgery to remove a painful hernia. Glendale police Sgt. Tom Lorenz says officers called to the 63-year-old man's home Sunday night found him naked on an outside patio lounge chair with a 6-inch butter knife sticking out of his stomach.
  • Bails set for teens charged with hate crime in harassment at train station

    07/08/2011 7:16:25 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 8, 2011 | Jason Meisner
    Hate crime and battery charges have been filed against three teens accused of hurling anti-gay insults at a man and threatening him with a knife in a confrontation that began in a bathroom at Chicago’s Millennium station. Mack Heard, 17, and Kendrick L. Towner, 18, both of Richton Park, were ordered held in lieu of $50,000 bail each when they appeared today before Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil on a felony hate crime charge and a misdemeanor count of aggravated battery in a public place.
  • Man lost in Bainbridge shoots knife-wielding burglary suspect(WA)

    07/05/2011 6:23:31 AM PDT · by marktwain · 34 replies ^ | 4 July, 2011 | NA
    BAINBRIDGE, Wash. -- A suspected burglar was shot three times Monday morning in Bainbridge by a bystander who police said acted in self defense. Around 8:00 a.m. Monday, a homeowner found the suspect rummaging through cabinets in his house on Stetson Avenue. The homeowner said he confronted the suspect, who grabbed a large knife and began moving toward the homeowner. The homeowner told police he ran outside and armed himself with a large claw hammer as the suspect attempted to reach for his children. According to police, the suspect fled the home and began yelling at a man in a...
  • Police: Woman Stabbed Man In Self-Defense

    06/15/2011 4:45:01 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies ^ | 13 June, 2011 | NA
    LAS VEGAS -- A woman stabbed a man in self defense in downtown Las Vegas Monday following an argument, Metro police said. According to police, the incident began when a man carrying a knife attacked the woman's friend at Wyoming Avenue and Main Street. She somehow took the knife from the man and stabbed him, causing minor injuries, police said. Authorities were not sure of the relationship between the three people involved, other than saying the two women are friends. The man was cited by officers, but no other charges were filed against those involved.
  • Favourite Film Moments – “This Is A Knife”

    06/14/2011 3:30:16 PM PDT · by sussex · 36 replies
    The Aged ^ | 14/06/11 | The Aged P
    I know it’s only acting but it still makes me feel good…..
  • Central Pa. man acquitted in teen's stabbing death

    06/13/2011 4:33:34 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies ^ | 12 June, 2011 | AP
    YORK, Pa.—A central Pennsylvania man who said he acted in self-defense when he stabbed a teenager to death last year has been acquitted of all charges.
  • Knife-Lovin' Patriots Sue City Over Gravity Knife Arrests(NY)

    06/11/2011 6:03:38 AM PDT · by marktwain · 35 replies · 1+ views ^ | 10 June, 2011 | John Del Signore
    Not long after a man stabbed two men to death on the No. 2 train with a kitchen knife last year, the NYPD stepped up its enforcement of the city's illegal knife ban, and Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance got Paragon and Home Depot to stop selling illegal switchblades. Former Pulino's chef Nate Appleman was caught up in the crackdown, as was artist John Copeland, who was arrested in October for allegedly carrying a gravity knife in a belt clip as he walked home in the East Village. Now Copeland has filed a lawsuit to block these kinds of arrests, and...
  • Knife Rights Win In The Granite State (NH)

    06/09/2011 5:08:19 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Onlygunsandmoney ^ | 9 June, 2011 | Doug Ritter
    Knife rights just got a boost in the state of New Hampshire. Gov. John Lynch just signed into law a bill that provides state preemption on knives. From the Knife Rights release: New Hampshire Governor Signs Knife Rights Preemption Bill June 9, 2011: New Hampshire Governor John Lynch has signed into law the Knife Rights backed Knife Law Preemption Bill, HB 544. New Hampshire becomes the third state in the nation to enact Knife Law Preemption. Congratulations to NH Rep. Jenn Coffey who sponsored this bill and who worked tirelessly with her colleagues, local advocates and our lobbyist to ensure...
  • Rep. Jenn Coffey: From mother to knife rights advocate(NH)

    06/03/2011 6:27:31 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies ^ | 1 June, 2011 | Tim Martinez
    Knives and lipstick aren’t two items that usually go together very well (unless of course they’re combined to make one of those cool lipstick knives), but somehow Rep. Jenn Coffey embodies both of these by being a woman and the ultimate champion of knife rights. So, who is this Jenn Coffey? She is a representative in the New Hampshire House of Representatives and the author of a new book titled “Knives, Lipstick, and Liberty: One Woman’s Journey.” In the middle of last month, New Hampshire governor John Lynch signed her bill into law that according to Knife Rights means “New...
  • Woman Takes Attacker's Penis To Police

    05/31/2011 6:01:27 AM PDT · by Rudder · 63 replies
    AFP ^ | Tuesday, 31 May 2011, 7:58 AM EDT | unattributed
    <p>DHAKA, Bangladesh - A 40-year-old Bangladeshi woman cut off a man's penis during an alleged attempted rape and took it to a police station as evidence, police in a remote part of the country said Monday.</p> <p>"As he tried to rape her, the lady cut his penis off with a knife. She then wrapped up the penis in a piece of polythene and brought it to the Jhalakathi police station as evidence of the crime," police chief Abul Khaer said.</p>
  • Knife Law Preemption Bill Passes NH Senate, Awaits Governor's Signature

    05/23/2011 5:39:57 PM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies ^ | 19 May, 2011 | Steve Shackleford
    The New Hampshire Senate joined the state house in passing a knife law preemption bill yesterday, leaving only the signature by the governor to officially make the bill law. "I hope to see this move quickly but there is no guarantee we will be done by the BLADE Show. I hope so!" said New Hampshire State Representative Jenn Coffey (pictured holding her Kershaw knife in her regular job as an EMT), the champion of the bill known as HB 544. Coffey said both the state senate and house passed the bill unanimously. "I think that is a first nationwide" for...
  • NH Preemption Bill Passed by Senate and House

    05/20/2011 6:15:57 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies ^ | 18 May, 2011 | Knife Rights
    May 18, 2011: New Hampshire Representative Jenn Coffey's Knife Rights backed Knife Law Preemption Bill, HB 544, has been unanimously passed by the NH Senate and has now been unanimously conformed by the House. It is now off to the Governor. Thanks to everyone who wrote in support of this bill. The finish line is very near. Rep. Jenn Coffey's bill simply adds "and knives" in three places to the existing New Hampshire firearms preemption law. Click to read HB 544. Knife Rights' NH lobbyist, Robert Clegg, had earlier testified at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in support of the...
  • Utah Knife Law Preemption Bill Signed by Governor

    05/17/2011 5:31:25 PM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies · 3+ views
    SOF ^ | 24 March, 2011 | NA
    Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert has signed the Knife Rights backed Knife Law Preemption Bill, HB 271, making Utah the nation's second state to enact Knife Law Preemption. Knife Rights would like to thank the bill's chief sponsor, Representative Ryan D. Wilcox and the Senate sponsor, Senator Allen M. Christensen, for their support. Knife Rights appreciates Governor Herbert's signing the bill promptly. We'd also like to thank the Utah Shooting Sport Council for all their support during our lobbying effort. Knife Rights Chairman, Doug Ritter, said, "we are very pleased to have Utah become the second state in the nation...
  • How To Win a Knife Fight – Lessons Learned in the Crucible of the Second Amendment(AZ)

    05/12/2011 3:35:11 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies ^ | 11 May, 2011 | NA
    Gilbert, AZ --( Sandy Froman, past president of the National Rifle Association and one of the nation’s foremost Second Amendment activists, will be the keynote speaker at Knife Rights’ Second Annual Sharper Future Awards Breakfast to be held June 11th during BLADE Show in Atlanta, Georgia (at the Waverly Renaissance Hotel). Froman’s speech is titled: “How To Win a Knife Fight–Lessons Learned in the Crucible of the Second Amendment” Besides her continued involvement with NRA as a member of its Board of Directors with a lifetime appointment to the Executive Council, she is a past president and a current trustee...
  • Clerk kills would-be robber(PA)

    05/02/2011 6:42:50 PM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies · 1+ views ^ | 30 April, 2011 | AP
    CAMDEN, N.J. - April 30, 2011 (WPVI) -- Police in Camden say a gas station clerk killed a man who tried to rob him.