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  • Riots follow killing of Martin Luther King Jr. (Mayor Daley's order to shoot to kill, maim.)

    08/17/2014 11:47:33 PM PDT · by ReaganÜberAlles · 10 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | James Coates
    Sounds about right to me... "...Mayor Richard J. Daley later told reporters that he had ordered police "to shoot to kill any arsonist or anyone with a Molotov cocktail in his hand . . . and . . . to shoot to maim or cripple anyone looting any stores in our city."
  • Former Blackwater guard testifies against friends

    07/03/2014 9:53:15 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 14 replies
    TWC Central ^ | July 3, 2014 12:35PM EDT | PETE YOST
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Blackwater security guard Matthew Murphy and now-indicted ex-colleague Paul Slough were friends, having survived the war in Iraq together, creating a bond that under different circumstances might have lasted a lifetime. But from the witness stand in the Blackwater criminal trial this week, Murphy testified that he saw Slough fire at least two grenades into a car where a woman and her son died, two of 14 Iraqis killed on Sept. 16, 2007, in a downtown Baghdad square. In three days of testimony, Murphy became the first Blackwater security guard to testify against his former associates...
  • Sheriff’s Deputy Hospitalized After Accidentally Shooting Himself In Leg

    04/19/2014 12:46:30 PM PDT · by gitmo · 23 replies
    CBS LA ^ | April 16, 2014 5:01 PM | N/A
    A Riverside County sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized Wednesday after accidentally shooting himself in the leg when a large dog approached him at a Riverside home.
  • Maine prison officials urge shoot-to-kill option for Windham facility

    02/28/2014 6:59:17 PM PST · by Chickensoup · 13 replies
    Porltand Press Herald (Maine) ^ | 02.22.14 | Leslie Bridgers
    Officials tell lawmakers that a growing number of dangerous prisoners are being housed in the facilty and they pose a higher escape risk. An increasingly dangerous inmate population at the Maine Correctional Center in Windham warrants allowing officers to shoot at prisoners who are trying to escape, says the director of security for the Maine Department of Corrections. click image to enlarge This Oct. 17, 2013, photo shows the Maine Correctional Center in Windham, where Corrections Department officials say a growing number of dangerous prisoners are being housed. Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer Select images available for purchase in the...
  • Police shoot dog in St. Clair Shores after complaints about excessive barking

    12/09/2013 2:50:44 PM PST · by Leaning Right · 54 replies
    wxyz.com (an ABC news affiliate) ^ | 12/05/2013 | Kim Russell
    SAINT CLAIR SHORES, Mich. (WXYZ) - "Friendly, loveable, playful,” said Brittany Preston as she described her dog Lexie. “She was just my puppy." Preston says she left her dog with her Grandpa at his home in Saint Clair Shores, went to work overnight, came home, and the dog was dead. She says Grandpa has mild dementia and forgot he let the dog out. The dog started barking. Between the hours of 3:00 and 7:00 a.m. several neighbors sick of the noise called police.
  • Cat jumps on cameraman’s head during news shoot

    11/19/2013 7:41:14 PM PST · by South40 · 15 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 11/19/2013 | Charlene Sakoda
    CBC cameraman Sam Martin was in the field on November 15th with reporter Briar Stewart in Bonnyville, Alberta, Canada covering a story about school buses when Sam had a very unexpected surprise. A camera friendly feline strolled near the bus then took notice of the cameraman and his gear. What appeared to be a grey and white tabby cat leapt up Sam’s back while he was shooting a promo for the story, made its way atop the cameraman’s head, then perched on the tripod mounted camera. video at link
  • Witnesses recount deputy fatally shooting Santa Rosa teen

    10/28/2013 2:19:51 AM PDT · by Hetty_Fauxvert · 36 replies
    ABC Local KGO-7 ^ | 10/28/2013 | Sergio Quintana and Wayne Freedman
    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KGO) -- We're learning more in the ongoing investigation of a Sonoma County sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a 13-year old who was carrying a replica assault rifle. The collection of candles and balloons honoring Andy Lopez continues to grow and people continue to show up to pay their respects. Maria Marquez and Juana Rojas have attended the memorial every day since the shooting because they want to tell the boy's parents what they saw when he was killed. ... She says they were right behind the patrol car at a stop sign. Rojas saw the...
  • Did you hear the one about how BDS sang “Shoot the Jew”?

    09/09/2013 4:41:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 9/9/13 | William A. Jacobson
    It’s a really catchy toon, I hear. The Boycott Divestment and Sanctions crew sure knows how to fire up a crowd. Oh wait, they were the crowd. BDS head draws fire after defending ‘Shoot the Jew’ chant: An anti-Israel rally at a South African University that saw protesters chanting “Shoot the Jew,” which was subsequently defended by the head of the country’s BDS movement, drew widespread condemnation. Both backers and critics of the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement in South Africa criticized the group’s leader for supporting activists at the Witwatersrand University rally who sang a modified version of the...
  • Breaking Update Cops Shoot Non Lethal Rounds At Zimmerman Trial Protesters

    07/17/2013 3:22:58 PM PDT · by Nachum · 44 replies
    Youtube ^ | 7/16/13 | LargTv·
  • My Life Changer (Officer Involved Shooting)

    07/02/2013 6:26:24 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 19 replies
    The Bang Switch ^ | 7-2-2013 | Matt
    There have been a few mentions in articles here about my having been involved in a shooting. During my career, I have been involved directly in two, and indirectly in quite a few more. The more recent one in which I was directly involved was a much different event that has caused me to make many changes in the way I do things, both at work and at home. As the two year anniversary approaches, naturally I find myself contemplating it. I find writing this out to be somewhat therapeutic, but this is a long one so, if you choose...
  • When You Have to Shoot, Shoot; Don't Talk.

    05/31/2013 8:10:00 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 5/31/2013 | William A. Levinson
    New York State has made it clear that it believes that only police officers can be trusted with magazines that hold more than seven rounds. A Nassau County police officer recently fired eight rounds at an armed individual who was menacing him and a hostage, with the result that the hostage died.
  • Pothead Tried to Shoot Obama

    05/02/2013 4:56:04 PM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    Fox ^ | 5/2/13 | ap
    WASHINGTON (AP) — An Idaho man charged with attempting to assassinate President Barack Obama by shooting at the White House practiced with his weapon for six months and may have been upset about the country’s marijuana policy, prosecutors said in a newly filed court document. Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez is currently awaiting trial for the 2011 shooting, which didn’t injure anyone but left more than five bullet marks on the executive mansion. Prosecutors filed a 14-page court document Tuesday that adds additional detail about Ortega-Hernandez, who allegedly shot at the White House the night of Nov. 11 while the president and...
  • More bad firearm advice from Joe Biden – Shoot through a door

    02/28/2013 8:27:54 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 42 replies
    Radioviceonline ^ | Feb 28, 2013 | Steve McGough
    More bad firearm advice from Joe Biden – Shoot through a door Posted by Steve McGough on February 28, 2013 Actually, this could be criminal. If someone told you it was perfectly acceptable to fire a round through a door at a target you had not identified, how do you think that would go over? More Vice President Joe Biden advice on self-defense strategies. First it was warning shots for the heck of it, and now we have the guy suggesting this? While on the discussion of modern sport rifles… F&S: What about the other uses, for self-defense and target...
  • Does Obama Shoot Skeet or Is He Lying? (Poll to FReep)

    01/31/2013 4:44:37 AM PST · by Bon mots · 20 replies
    Sodahead ^ | January 31, 2013 | Sodahead
    President Obama claimed to go skeet shooting all the time. Do you think he is telling the truth, or deliberately lying to gain points in a debate? VOTE HERE!
  • A Lesson On Firearms - Jessie Duff World Champion Shooter On The Range

    01/18/2013 7:42:02 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 77 replies
    Hannity had Jessie Duff, a world champion shooter on his show tonight to demonstrate several different semi-automatic rifles and pistols showing the caliber and how they fire as well:
  • 8th Annual TexasCowboy Memorial Shoot ~ Planning Thread

    10/14/2012 2:59:02 PM PDT · by TheMom · 1,219 replies
    TheMom
    Because everyone had such a great time at the last shoot we are anxious for the next one. The date for the 8th Annual TCMS shoot will be June 8th, 2013 and will be held at Dietz Gun Shop and Shooting Range, in New Braunfels, TX. Providing we get the OK from Mr. Dietz – I will call him this week to discuss our coming to the range. Staying in the Pelican Bay cottages this year was a stroke of genius, so we will again be staying in cottages. The cottage pick for this shoot is the Cypress Creek Cottages,...
  • NYPD: 9 shooting bystander victims hit by police gunfire

    08/25/2012 1:50:12 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 86 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8-25-2012 | AP
    NEW YORK – All nine people wounded during a dramatic confrontation between police and a gunman outside the Empire State Building were struck by bullets fired by the two officers, police said Saturday, citing ballistics evidence. The veteran patrolmen who opened fire on the suit-wearing gunman, Jeffrey Johnson, had only an instant to react when he whirled and pointed a .45-caliber pistol as they approached him from behind on a busy sidewalk. Officer Craig Matthews shot seven times. Officer Robert Sinishtaj fired nine times, police said. Neither had ever fired their weapons before on a patrol. The volley of gunfire...
  • Shooting at Family Research Council headquarters

    08/15/2012 9:44:02 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 21 replies
    Le-gal In-sur-rec-tion ^ | 8-15-2012 | Anne Sorock
    Shooting at Family Research Council headquarters Posted by Anne Sorock    Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 12:21pm Will media rush to judgment? At approximately 11:35 a.m. eastern Casey Mattox of the Family Research Council tweeted that there had been a shooting at their headquarters in downtown DC. While few details are known, Mattox reports that a guard was shot.Mattox reported that they were “on lockdown” on the 5th floor, and later made it outside. Mattox tweeted a photo a few minutes later, at 10:48 a.m. eastern:A statement was released on the FRC Blog: Incident at FRC Headquarters Family Research...
  • Vallejo Family Demands Answers After Police Officer Kills Dog

    05/17/2012 10:50:09 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 40 replies
    CBSlocal ^ | 5/17/12
    A Vallejo police officer shot and killed Belle when he felt threatened during a routine house visit on May 16, 2012 VALLEJO (CBS SF) - A Vallejo family demands answers after a police officer shot and killed one of their dogs when he came to their house Wednesday to investigate an identity theft. Officer Chase Calhoun went to the family’s home near the corner of Kentucky and Trinity streets around noon Wednesday to take a statement. According to Vallejo Police, he heard two dogs growl, then saw them charge, as he opened the front gate of the home. Calhoun...
  • Oops! Anti-Gun Politicians Accidentally Make "Shooting Fundraiser" a Huge Success(oh)

    05/16/2012 3:37:33 PM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Buckeye Firerams Association ^ | 15 May, 2012 | drieck
    Representative Margaret Conditt (Butler County District 55) held a fundraiser at the Middletown Sportsmens Club on Saturday, May 12, 2012. The plan was to invite a handful of supporters, spend a few hours shooting at targets, and raise a little money for her reelection campaign. But what actually happened took everyone by surprise. Rather than hosting a typical fundraiser which would ordinarily draw a few dozen people, Rep. Conditt ended up hosting a major event that drew over 200 attendees and raised tens of thousands of dollars. What happened? Rep. Conditt got an "accidental" assist from a group of anti-gun...
  • Fox News Analyst: First American To Shoot Down A Domestic Spy Drone 'Will Become A Folk Hero'

    05/15/2012 1:38:34 PM PDT · by JohnKinAK · 160 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 5/15/2012 | Michael Brendan Dougherty
    Charles Krauthammer, the conservative columnist spoke about the use of drones for domestic spying last night. He blasted the idea: "A drone is a high-tech version of an old army. It ought to be used in Somalia to hunt bad guys but not in America. Yes you can say we have satellites, we have Google Street, we have everything else, but that is no reason to accept a society where you are always watched by the government. "I would predict the first guy who uses a second amendment weapon to bring a drone down who is hovering over his house...
  • Biden Jokes about Secret Service Threatening to Shoot Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation

    04/23/2012 9:31:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 4/23/12 | Melanie Hunter
    Vice President Joe Biden visited the Florida Everglades on Monday to promote the Everglades Restoration Project and joked about his Secret Service detail threatening to shoot the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation commissioner. During his speech at Everglades National Park, Biden pointed out Commissioner Ronald Bergeron, who he said tried to convince him to visit the Everglades 10 years ago. Bergeron was appointed to the commission in 2007 by then Gov. Charlie Crist. “He wanted me to wrestle alligators. You all think I’m kidding. I’m not kidding. He’s one crazy son-of-a-gun. Where are you Ronnie? There he is.
  • Man Threatening Others With Gun Accidentally Kills Self Instead

    03/24/2012 5:13:23 AM PDT · by csvset · 26 replies
    CBS Houston ^ | 22 March 2012 | Staff
    JACINTO CITY, Tex. (CBS Houston) - During a fight with his girlfriend and her brother, a man accidentally shot and killed himself while threatening the other two parties with a loaded shotgun. According to KHOU, the Jacinto City Police responded to a complaint at a nearby home on Wednesday night around 10 p.m., and arrived to find a shooting victim lying out front. The victim, an unidentified 20-year-old male, died on the scene. Upon investigating, police reportedly found that the deceased was arguing with his girlfriend and her brother as he tried to kick the female out of the house....
  • Gun-toting father shoots daughter’s laptop over Facebook post

    02/10/2012 3:02:19 PM PST · by servo1969 · 60 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 02/10/2012 | Alexandra Myers
    <p>A Facebook post went viral Wednesday after the father of a 15-year-old girl decided her online activity was disrespectful, but it’s bringing her a kind of fame she probably never imagined. Her punishment? Eight exploding, hollow-point rounds from a .45-caliber semiautomatic pistol, straight into her laptop.</p>
  • Girl, 6, dies after being shot with pellet gun in Georgia

    01/21/2012 5:23:08 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 16 replies · 2+ views
    Fox News ^ | Jan 21, 2012
    Girl, 6, dies after being shot with pellet gun in Georgia Published January 21, 2012 | FoxNews.com A six-year-old girl died Friday afternoon after being accidentally shot in the throat with a pellet gun at her home in Peachtree City, Ga. Peachtree City police responded to the incident with fire and rescue crews shortly after noon local time and paramedics treated the unconscious girl at the scene. She was rushed to Piedmont Fayette Hospital in nearby Fayetteville, roughly 30 miles south of Atlanta, where she later died. Police said they were not planning on releasing details about who shot the...
  • Pippa's sure to be a hit with the Royals at Christmas(UK)

    12/04/2011 6:36:24 AM PST · by marktwain · 27 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 4 December, 2011 | Katie Nicholl
    Pippa Middleton has been invited to join the Royal Family’s Christmas gathering at Sandringham. In a highly unusual move, she has been asked to take part in the traditional Boxing Day pheasant shoot – which is normally restricted to members of the Royal Family and their spouses. This Christmas will be the Duchess of Cambridge’s first at the Norfolk estate with the Queen, and the idea is that asking Kate’s sister along on Boxing Day will help her feel more at home. Pippa, 28, who recently split with banker Alex Loudon, 31, is an expert shot and is apparently keen...
  • Republicans in Wisconsin Assembly pass self-defense bill in final legislative push

    11/01/2011 8:24:41 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 6 replies
    pioneer press ^ | scott bauer
    Under one proposal the Assembly passed Tuesday, homeowners acting in self-defense would be immune from criminal or civil liability of they kill someone who is unlawfully in their residence, vehicle or workplace. The bill requires a court to presume that the use of deadly force was necessary to prevent harm to the person being attacked or another person when the attack happens at the defender's home. "The citizens of this state, they just want to feel secure in their homes," said the bill's sponsor Rep. Dean Kaufert, R-Neenah. "They just want the ability to protect themselves without the fear of...
  • Rabbi: Next Time, Just Shoot to Kill

    10/17/2011 12:51:33 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 20 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/10/11 | Maayana Miskin
    Terrorists who spill blood should get the death penalty, former chief IDF rabbi Avichai Ronsky said Monday. Speaking to Arutz Sheva, Rabbi Ronsky suggested that if necessary, terrorist murderers could be killed “in the field.” “In many cases, it doesn’t need to reach a court,” he said. Soldiers could simply shoot to kill instead of doing their utmost to bring terrorists in alive, “without giving the matter too much publicity,” he explained. “It happened in the past,” he added. The Supreme Court has ruled that IDF soldiers must bring terrorists in alive whenever possible, saying that to do otherwise is...
  • NYPD Can Shoot Down Planes, But With What Weapon?

    09/26/2011 6:11:05 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 51 replies · 2+ views
    ABCNews ^ | 9/26/11 | Russell Goldman
    The NYPD is capable of shooting down planes in the event of another 9/11-style attack on New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday, but it's unknown exactly what weapons the police have at their disposal, and whether their arsenal includes surface-to-air missiles. "The NYPD has lots of capabilities that you don't know about and you won't know about," Bloomberg told reporters Monday, echoing recent comments by police commissioner Ray Kelly. "Do you mean to say that the NYPD has the means to take down an aircraft?" Kelly was asked by "60 Minutes" on Sunday . "Yes," he replied, "I...
  • 2 bystanders hit as SF cops open fire on Broadway

    09/17/2011 5:48:23 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 23 replies
    SFGate ^ | 9/17/11 | Peter Hartlaub
    A violent night in San Francisco left one man dead in the Sunset District and several more wounded in separate incidents, including two bystanders who were hit by stray bullets after police opened fire on a suspect in North Beach. Police officials said officers noticed a suspect in the 400 block of Broadway at 2:06 a.m. Saturday. The man ran away and pulled out a semi-automatic pistol, and police fire multiple shots in his direction, according to San Francisco police Lt. Troy Dangerfield. "In the process, the suspect was not hit," Dangerfield said. "There were two other people who were...
  • Cat Shot To Death By Lebanon Police Officer

    08/26/2011 7:53:56 PM PDT · by hoosierham · 55 replies
    Police in Lebanon ,Ohio shoot lost cat-see story on Channel 12 website.
  • Man Shoots Himself At Gun Range

    08/25/2011 2:13:30 PM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 23 replies
    WESH-TV ^ | 8/25/11 | WESH-Staff
    APOPKA, Fla. -- A man attempted to commit suicide at the Shoot Straight gun range in Apopka on Thursday afternoon, Apopka police said. The man survived the self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. The man’s identity was not immediately released. In June, a man walked into the Casselberry Shoot Straight location and took his life, police said. Casselberry police said an Altamonte Springs man walked in and waited until there was only one other customer inside. Tommy McWilliams then sent his mother a goodbye text message and told her he loved her before shooting himself. (Video at link)
  • Man shoots self accidently after hearing fireworks

    06/26/2011 5:09:33 PM PDT · by csvset · 4 replies
    Daily Herald ^ | 24 june 2011 | Staff
    A shooting call in Roanoke Rapids Thursday night turned out to be accidentally self-inflicted, authorities said. Capt. Andy Jackson, head of investigations for the Roanoke Rapids Police Department, said at 10:43 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the 100 block of Madison Street in reference to a victim who had been shot. “When officers arrived, the victim said he was shot walking down the back alley between Madison and Monroe Street by an unknown subject he hadn’t seen,” Jackson said. Det. Corey Dixon was called to the scene to investigate, Jackson said, and after looking into the shooting, Dixon was able...
  • S Korea troops fire at passenger plane

    06/18/2011 6:18:25 AM PDT · by Cardhu · 11 replies
    Al Jazeera ^ | June 18th 2011 | Al Jazeera, agencies
    Troops shoot at jet flying from China with 119 people on board after mistaking it for a N Korean aircraft. South Korean troops have fired at a passenger airliner flying from China with 119 people on board after mistaking it for a North Korean aircraft, South Korean military and aviation officials say. Soldiers manning a guard post on Gyodong island, off the western coast of South Korea, fired their K-2 rifles towards the jet, which was descending as it approached Seoul's Incheon International Airport, the officials said on Saturday. "The firing continued about 10 minutes but the plane was too...
  • Video Documentation of Syrian Brutality

    06/04/2011 8:39:23 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/6/11 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Human Rights Watch video has posted a video documenting Syrian brutality against peaceful protesters as Syrian President Bashar Assad escalates force, using helicopters to bomb the city of Hama. WARNING: The video includes scenes that are not suitable for young children. Video Friday’s protests were dedicated to the children of the uprising, and The Local Coordinating Committees in Syria reported that more than 72 children have been killed by security forces. “This week, at least seven children died at the hands of the security forces,” the Committees stated, including a 10-year-old who died after her school bus was shelled in...
  • Independence Police Shoot At Concrete Alligator

    06/02/2011 11:54:09 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 54 replies
    Fox4KC ^ | 5/31/11
    INDEPENDENCE, Mo.— An alligator caused a lot of commotion for one Independence man Sunday when three Independence police officers shot at his concrete lawn ornament. Rick Sheridan was working in his garage when he heard gunshots. He went around the back of his house to a pond, where he saw three police officers. The three officers had spotted the gator and were lined up on the bank, shooting at the large reptile. "The officer fired two rounds, and killed my concrete, ornamental alligator," Sheridan said. After realizing their bullets were bouncing off the yard art alligator, police left. Sheridan says...
  • Castle doctrine expansion approved by NC Senate (shooting an intruder - Iowa, Penn next?)

    03/02/2011 9:12:28 AM PST · by Libloather · 15 replies
    WRAL ^ | 3/01/11
    Castle doctrine expansion approved by NC SenateUpdated: 11:10 a.m. yesterday RALEIGH, N.C. — There's a legal presumption people inside their home, car or business are justified in shooting an intruder in legislation now heading to the North Carolina House. The bill expanding the state's "castle doctrine" was given final Senate approval Monday night. **SNIP** The bill would shift the burden of proof to the district attorney that the shooting wasn't justified. A shooter also would be presumed to have acted appropriately during an attempted carjacking or business break-in. Senators approved the bill 35-13 after opponents argued the expand doctrine would...
  • Ethical carnivores: An urbanite aims for dinner

    02/28/2011 8:14:39 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 22 replies · 1+ views
    chicagotribune.com ^ | February 25, 2011 | Monica Eng
    Ethical carnivores: An urbanite aims for dinner An urbanite aims for dinner By Monica Eng 6:54 PM CST, February 25, 2011 Advertisement For me, it was all about ethical meat. For years I'd been searching for meat I could feel OK about — in terms of the environment, health and animal welfare. But I never imagined my quest for the most politically correct meat could end with what some see as the nation's least politically correct sport. Still, for someone who eats meat and cares about sustainable food, hunting makes perfect sense. •Hunting doesn't demand billions in corn and soy...
  • Here comes da Judge

    02/26/2011 5:18:29 AM PST · by marktwain · 26 replies
    northfulton.com ^ | 25 February, 2011 | Jonathan Copsey
    Last week, I went shooting for the first time. Despite having lived in the South for a good four years now, I have only so much as held a pistol twice, and never pulled the trigger until some friends decided to go to the new shooting range in Roswell. Growing up as a teenage boy playing way too many violent video games, it may be odd that I never had much to do with actual weapons. My family and friends were never big on them. Some members of my family are dead-set against them. Their thinking is one I had...
  • County deputy in Jax shootout

    02/14/2011 2:47:32 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 11 replies
    ST .AUGUSTINE RECORD ^ | Feb.14, 2011 | swampsniper
    A St. Johns County Sheriff's deputy who fired 26 times at a New York City fugitive outside a Jacksonville apartment complex Friday is a member of a task force run by the U.S. Marshals Service.
  • Grade school teacher tells student "go shoot yourself" (Gets reprimand, apologizes, moves on)

    01/21/2011 5:58:39 AM PST · by Libloather · 25 replies
    WWMT ^ | 1/20/11
    Grade school teacher tells student "go shoot yourself"January 20, 2011 10:02 PM LAWTON, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – A veteran Lawton Public Schools teacher is coming under fire. In the middle of class Mary Botas told one of her students to “go shoot yourself.” **SNIP** “I had her as a teacher when I was in school,” said Pam. “I had no problem with her then.” However, no one, not even Botas feels that in any way excuses or justifies her comments in class. “She was very upset that she had reacted the way she had,” said Trimboli. “She was remorseful, she...
  • Vet, 77, Busted For Obama Death Threat ("shoot Zero for “what he has done to this country”)

    11/24/2010 9:48:36 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 123 replies · 1+ views
    NOVEMBER 24--A 77-year-old South Carolina man whose home was stocked with an arsenal of guns told Secret Service agents that he wanted to shoot Barack Obama “for what he has done to this country,” according to a criminal complaint charging him with threatening the president’s life. Michael Bowden allegedly first spoke of killing Obama last week during a “routine check-up” at a Veterans Administration clinic in Spartanburg. Bowden, pictured in the mug shot at right, told a nurse that he “was thinking of traveling to Washington, DC, to shoot the President (Obama) because he is not doing enough to help...
  • A great place to live and shoot(Norway)

    11/08/2010 4:08:26 AM PST · by marktwain · 15 replies · 2+ views
    montrealgazette.com ^ | Michel Trahan Verdun
    Re: "Norway is best place to live" (Gazette, Nov. 5). There must be an error in the reporting, Norway can't possibly be the best place in the world to live. Not only does Norway have the highest firearm-ownership per capita in western Europe, Norwegians are allowed (and encouraged) to buy silencers for their firearms and they are allowed to own and use high-capacity magazines. It is kind of odd, because in Canada, our politicians keep on telling us that guns are the root of all evil. Oh, wait. Just got a flash. Maybe Norway is such a great place to...
  • Man, 91, Claims Self-Defense in Fatal Shooting(TX)

    09/17/2010 9:03:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies
    39online.com ^ | 15 September, 2010 | Mayra Moreno
    The shooting happened just before midnight Tuesday at a home on Antha near Bertwood in North Houston. Homicide detectives were investigating the case Wednesday. They confiscated several guns in the man's home. The elderly man said he let the victim inside his home before this time he feared for his life. If you sit down with Jack Hands, you'll hear plenty of stories that span over his 91 years. This story, however, is one he never thought he'd tell police. Hands shot and killed a man inside his home Tuesday night. "That's where he fell and I stood right here,"...
  • Man kills self inside Valpo gun range (Indiana)

    07/13/2010 2:11:07 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 42 replies
    Northwest Indiana Times ^ | July 13, 2010 | Ken Kosky
    the times Man kills self inside Valpo gun range By Ken Kosky ken.kosky@nwi.com | Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 4:00 pm VALPARAISO | Valparaiso police said a 60-year-old Valparaiso man shot himself to death Tuesday afternoon inside the gun range at Blythe's Sport Shop, 2810 N. Calumet Ave. The man, whose name was not immediately released, was taken to Porter Valparaiso Hospital Campus after the shooting for treatment of a gunshot wound to the head. He died a short time later, according to Porter County Coroner Bob Schulte. Valparaiso police spokesman Sgt. Michael Grennes said the man was in the...
  • Border Patrol agents shoot and injure two suspected illegal immigrants

    06/05/2010 2:05:38 PM PDT · by exbrit · 38 replies · 719+ views
    KVOA TUCSON ^ | 6/5/10 | Unspecified
    NEAR SAN MIGUEL, Ariz. - Two suspected illegal immigrants are being treated for gunshot wounds at a Tucson hospital after being shot by Border Patrol Agents early this morning. It happened on the reservation near San Miguel. Border Patrol tells us at least two agents were forced to fire after being pelted by rocks. At this time, Border Patrol does not think the suspects received life-threatening injuries. No agents were injured. The FBI is now investigating. No other information is available at this time.
  • Machinegun and cannon shoot, this weekend in Casper(WY)

    06/04/2010 6:00:40 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies · 409+ views
    Cheyenne-Gun-Rights-Examiner ^ | 3 June, 2010 | Anthony Bouchard
    The Wyoming NFA Shooters Club is sponsoring an event this weekend, this is your chance to join in on rapid fire action as a spectator or you can participate in fully automatic gun fire. (Machinegun rentals available) Please check out the Wyoming NFA Shooters Club web-site for shooter registration and safety information. Click here If you have never been around operating machine guns then you are in for a some real fun, just remember to bring your own eye and ear protection. To see a video of a previous event Click here Event Schedule: Fri -June 4th, 8AM til 9PM...
  • Donald G. 'Jayare' Barton

    05/18/2010 5:02:04 AM PDT · by mshoffner · 229+ views
    Huntington Political Examiner ^ | 05/18/2010 | Mark Shoffner
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    05/18/2010 3:42:38 AM PDT · by mshoffner · 3 replies · 384+ views
    Huntington Political Examiner ^ | 05/18/2010 | Mark Shoffner
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    04/23/2010 11:21:15 AM PDT · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 42 replies · 2,190+ views
    Billings Gazette ^ | April 14, 2010 | Will Moss
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