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  • Store Clerk gets Two Weeks Suspensions for Shooting Robber

    09/27/2017 4:40:11 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 8 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 9/27/2017 | J Boch
    I'm sick and tired of being a sitting duck," Jennifer Wertz told a reporter. When she heard reports of an armed robber nearby, the Albuquerque gas station clear retrieved a gun from her car. Not long after, an armed robber barged into her store and pointed a gun at her. Shen then used hers to shoot him in the chest. While most gun owners would applaud her action, Circle K reacted by placing her on a two week suspension. Company policy at Circle K, like many chains, says employees should never resist robbers. Wertz, who cares for her three kids...
  • French Quarter robbers were helped by good people before attacking good people: Opinion

    06/28/2017 4:05:28 PM PDT · by BBell · 14 replies ^ | 6/28/17 | JARVIS DEBERRY,
    Sunday morning, during the part of my church service where members of the congregation ask for prayers for others, a member stood and asked that we pray for two members of the Unitarian Universalist Association who'd been badly hurt in the French Quarter the night before. You may have seen the surveillance video of the two men - Tim Byrne and James Curran - walking on Bienville Street and being attacked from behind by four suspects and then robbed. Byrne was knocked unconscious with a blow to the head and was reported as having a critically serious brain injury.The UUA,...
  • War Veteran Shows a Robber to the Door

    04/05/2017 6:22:55 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 20 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 4/5/2017 | B Ragsdale
    You should never pull a gun on a war veteran. Thieves, robbers, general people up to no good: don't try to pull anything on someone who's prepared. Watch what happens when this fellow attempts to rob a store clerk who is also a war veteran and knows how to handle intense situations. the robber walks straight up to the counter, takes a drag from his cigarette, and immediately pulls his gun out and says, "You need to give me all your money." That was a mistake. Former military police officer Jon Lewis Alexander explains, "I pulled my weapon up and...
  • Hillary Clinton's plan to tax and wipe out the middle-class

    08/06/2016 10:52:15 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 20 replies Hillary Clinton plans to raise taxes for the workers the affluent and middle class. Pay roll taxes and national sales taxes for workers, Higher income taxes for the rest with the middle class bearing the brunt of these taxes. With commentary by Mike Savage Also get a load of some of the people who are gonna benefit the most from these new taxes, yokels, alcoholics, potheads, anarchists, thugs and crazies!
  • Police hunt two bank robbers who wrapped themselves head-to-toe in TINFOIL

    04/10/2016 4:33:12 PM PDT · by Libloather · 41 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/10/16 | Gerard Couzens
    Police hunt two Brazilian bank robbers who wrapped themselves head-to-toe in TINFOIL in successful bid to beat alarm systemPolice in Brazil are hunting two bank robbers who wrapped themselves up in tin foil in a bizarre attempt to fool its alarm system. The daring ruse worked and the alarm didn't sound - but an armed police response unit was mobilised after they were picked up moving around inside the bank in their odd disguises on a central CCTV monitoring system. An accomplice believed to have been acting as a lookout was arrested - but the two men whose faces were...
  • Neighbor speaks on man arrested after 7,000+ stolen guns found near Pageland

    10/25/2015 7:36:13 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies ^ | 10/24/2015 | Katie Rains
    Deputies estimate that they've seized between 7,000 and 10,000 stolen guns from a house and warehouse near Pageland. Deputies have arrested Brent Nicholson in connection to the stolen goods. Chesterfield County Sheriff Jay Brooks says the seized guns, ammunition, and hundreds of other items were all found on a single property off of Highway 9 outside of Pageland city limits. Brooks says the guns alone filled one tractor trailer and ammunition filled another. Nicholson was arrested and charged with trafficking opium and heroin, earlier in the week in Union County. Deputies reportedly went to serve him with a subpoena Friday...
  • Robbers set up fake road blocks, then attack drivers on Chicago’s South Side

    03/31/2015 5:51:49 PM PDT · by bornred · 37 replies
    WGN ^ | March 31, 2015 | TONYA FRANCISCO
    CHICAGO — Chicago police say a group of robbers have been using fake road blocks to attack drivers. This is happening in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side. It’s happened twice in the last five days in the 300 and 400 blocks of west 51st Street, around 6 p.m. After drivers stop to move a construction barrel blocking the street, three or four suspects start attacking and robbing them. Police have only released vague descriptions of the suspects.
  • Highway Robbers steal Ebola Blood in Cooler from Transporter in Guinea!

    11/21/2014 2:10:13 PM PST · by Kackikat · 71 replies
    Mashable ^ | 11/21/2014 | Kackikat
    Highway robbers steal ebola blood thought to be infected during a heist of the cooler not knowing what it contained.
  • 2 shot while trying to rob off-duty HPD officer, his girlfriend outside movie theater

    02/17/2014 11:08:54 AM PST · by jyro · 29 replies
    KHOU 11 news ^ | 2/09/14 | Brad Woodard / KHOU 11 News
    HOUSTON – Outside Edwards Cinemas in Greenway Plaza, the drama spilled over from the big screen and into the streets early Sunday. “It’s a shame you can’t get out into the community at night without having to worry about somebody taking what you have,” said moviegoer Patrick Martin. It happened just after midnight.
  • Store owner shoots, wounds robbery suspect

    02/16/2014 12:09:33 PM PST · by marktwain · 7 replies ^ | 10 February, 2014 | Brie Handgraaf
    The owner of a Rocky Mount convenience store shot and wounded one of three men suspected of trying to rob the store Sunday night, according to Rocky Mount police. Three men entered Mix Mart at 1522 S. Church St. about 9 p.m. police said. Two of the men were armed with handguns while the third suspect attempted to rob the 43-year-old man, but the store owner pulled a handgun and the two groups fired multiple shots at one another, police said. The three suspects then fled the scene.
  • Robbers turn liquor store into curbside service for pals

    01/29/2014 2:53:17 AM PST · by Libloather · 15 replies
    NY Post ^ | 1/29/14 | Kevin Sheehan, Jeane MacIntosh
    Three pistol-packing crooks turned a Brooklyn liquor store into their a drive-up retail outlet — tying up the workers and then spending the next two hours calling friends and filling their curbside orders, cops said Tuesday. “They were taking the liquor in cases out to the cars,” said Brownsville shop owner Geoffrey George. “They were calling their friends on the phone. They were saying, ‘What you want? What you want?’ ” recalled George, who was duct-taped along with two of his workers during the outrageous midnight heist Jan. 20.
  • Pakistan:Traders torture robber to death

    10/15/2013 12:17:29 AM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies ^ | 9 October, 2013 | Staff
    FAISALABAD, Oct 8: Traders subjected two robbers to severe torture, leaving one of them dead, after a vendor was shot dead during a robbery bid at a jewellery shop at Mamunkanjan on Tuesday. Two robbers entered the shop owned by Shahid in Purana Dakhana Bazaar, Mamunkanjan. As the shop owner put up resistance, the panicked outlaws opened indiscriminate fire. A bullet hit Tanveer Ali, a vendor present outside the shop, who died on the spot. The traders retaliated the fire and forced the robbers to flee the market. They gave a chase to outlaws and finally nabbed them. The furious...
  • MO:Pizza Manager Fires Shots at Robbers who Wounded Woman

    08/03/2013 6:59:05 PM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 4 August, 2013 | Dean Weingarten
    There is a strange article by the Kansas City Star, known for its anti-gun editorials. At the end of  the article, it casually mentions that the restaurant manager comes out and shoots at the fleeing robbers, who just wounded a woman at an outside table: The gunman aimed and fired as Lacy flinched from the loud bang. The robbers then ran away. As the men fled with the purses, the pizza shop manager came out and fired shots at the robbers, police said. The police were not sure if the robbers were hit, or not, but it is clear ...
  • PA:Would-Be Victim Shoots Armed Robber: Police

    07/15/2013 3:36:24 PM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies ^ | 14 July, 2013 | David Chang
    <p>Police say an armed man turned the tables on three gunmen who tried to rob him.</p> <p>Investigators say the unidentified man was walking on 7th and Huntingdon around 4:15 a.m. when he was approached by three armed robbers.</p> <p>Police say the suspects took out their weapons and pointed them at the man. The man, who was armed, took out his gun as well which prompted a shootout. Police have not yet revealed whether the would-be victim or the armed robbers opened fire first.</p>
  • Robbers assault 2 hostages at Los Angeles store

    01/11/2013 4:15:10 PM PST · by crosshairs · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 1/11/13 | RAQUEL MARIA DILLON
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Employees were closing up at a mall department store and preparing to go home when two gunmen stormed inside and took them hostage. The thugs stabbed one of the 14 Nordstrom Rack employees and sexually assaulted another before SWAT officers freed everyone early Friday, more than three hours after the ordeal began. It was unclear whether the gunmen stole anything before fleeing the store located near Los Angeles International Airport. Both remained at large. The harrowing incident began about 11 p.m. Thursday, when a man reported his girlfriend had called to say gunmen were in the...
  • Video: Security Guard Shoots Robbers at Internet Cafe(FL)

    09/04/2012 5:05:33 PM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies ^ | 4 September,2012 | NA
    An armed security guard opened fire on would-be robbers early Tuesday at a Melbourne, Florida, Internet café, striking one of them, police said. Three armed individuals burst into the Allied Veterans of the World arcade on Babcock Street about 4 a.m. to rob the business, Melbourne police said. The video shows the security officer responding within three seconds, able to control his gunfire, remove himself from harms way, take protective cover and wound one of the robbers.
  • Robbers disguised as white cops caught...[sent] thank-you to company that made their latex masks

    08/22/2012 4:34:26 PM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 25 replies
    DailyMail online (UK) ^ | 22 August 2012 | EMILY ANNE EPSTEIN
    Officials say Edward Byam, 24, and Akeem Monsalvatge, 37, of Queens, dressed in NYPD gear and wearing high-end masks, robbed a Pay-O-Matic in Rosedale on Valentine's Day. After getting away with the heist, Byam wrote a short thank you note to Composite Effects, the makers of the mask, to show his gratitude for the 'realism' of the disguise. They identified themselves as detectives at the store, wearing dark blue jackets with NYPD logos and police-type shields hanging around their necks, before making off with the contents of an unlocked safe. Police say the two men stole $200,000 from the store....
  • Mitt Romney and the Hypocrisy of Bain Capital

    01/11/2012 10:21:31 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies · 2+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 01/11/2012 | Aaron Goldenberg
    SNIP Mitt Romney was NOT primarily a venture capitalist. A venture capitalist invests in early-stage businesses with the hope that they grow and prosper. These early-stage businesses are often risky investments. Though most ultimately fail, some succeed spectacularly making the risks worthwhile. Apple Computer and Google are two such examples. This is what Mitt Romney means when he says some investments succeed and some fail. By contrast, Mitt Romney was primarily what is affectionately known as a vulture investor. Bain Capital invested in failing companies with the intention of either restructuring their business or stripping the business and selling its...
  • Gingrich goes Perot on Romney

    01/10/2012 5:07:34 PM PST · by shoedog · 55 replies ^ | 1/10/2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Folks, I realize this is serious out there, and at some point I may have to issue a fatwa to stop this. If I sense it's really getting out of hand, of course I'll take action. I'll stand up and I'll just tell everybody here involved, "Cut this out and get serious." I don't want to bleed on any of you. It's unbecoming (sigh), but you don't know what being surrounded by negativism is. I am surrounded by it. It takes a concerted effort on my part every day to avoid it, to not be affected by it. I...
  • Pope in Germany: Without Justice "the State is Great Band of Robbers”

    09/23/2011 7:44:08 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    Asia News ^ | 9/22/11
    In his address before the German parliament, Benedict XVI offers ways to renew politics and social life for the world. Positivism is limiting because it marginalises the ethics and culture of politics and society. Berlin (AsiaNews) – “A German pope in the German capital” is the greeting that welcomed Pope Benedict XVI in his first state visit to his native land (the third of his pontificate). The visit began this morning in Berlin and will continue until Sunday, bringing the Pontiff to Erfurt and Freiburg. However, in his addresses the German pope speaks to the entire world and what he...