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T-Mobile Store Employee with Conceal Carry License Shoots 2 Armed Robbery Suspects

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Two robbery suspects were shot by an employee at a cell phone store in the Jeffrey Manor neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.

“I think concealed carry is a great opportunity for managers, workers, employees to protect themselves in these cases. And our employee did a great job to protect themselves and the other employee.”

— Neil Tadros, store manager

The T-Mobile store in the 2000-block of East 95th St. was left riddled with bullet holes. If not for the employee carrying a weapon with a concealed carry license, the manager of the store says he might be telling a different story.

“I think concealed carry is a great opportunity for managers, workers, employees to protect themselves in these cases. And our employee did a great job to protect themselves and the other employee,” said Neil Tadros, store manager.

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“One employee ran to the back to call for help while the other pulled out his own gun and fired at the two suspects. He hit one of them in the groin and the arm, and the other in the abdomen and the arm.”

He says two men entered the store and acted like they were shopping for phones for a few minutes, then pulled out guns.

One employee ran to the back to call for help while the other pulled out his own gun and fired at the two suspects. He hit one of them in the groin and the arm, and the other in the abdomen and the arm. Read the rest of this entry »


Prison Ahead For Woman In Vagina Gun Case

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Mini-revolver hidden inside arrested Tennessee teen

NOVEMBER 19–The Tennessee woman who had a loaded gun hidden in her vagina when she was booked into jail last year has pleaded guilty to an assortment of criminal charges that will cost her several years in prison, court records show.

“Following Archer’s arrest, a TSG reporter broke the news to Souther that his revolver had been stashed inside Archer. ‘Oh, gosh,’ Souther said. He added that while he wanted “the little fellow” returned, the revolver would need ‘a bath in bleach.'”

Dallas Archer, 21, is scheduled to be sentenced today for introducing contraband into a penal smallgat15facility, a felony for which she will serve a three-year prison term, according to a plea agreement.

Archer, seen above, has also copped to vandalism and failure to appear charges, the sentences for which will be served consecutively following the completion of the custodial term for the contraband count. She will also have to pay about $1000 in fines.

The Kingsport resident was arrested last April (when she was 19) for driving with a suspended license. As Archer was being booked into the local lockup, a female jailer searching the suspect “located an unknown item in her crotch,” according to a Kingsport Police Department report.

[Read the full story here, at The Smoking Gun]

Archer was then accompanied by the jailer and a female cop to a bathroom, where the investigators discovered that the teenager had a loaded handgun concealed in her vagina. After the pistol was “recovered,” cops determined that it was a .22 caliber North American Arms mini-revolver (which can hold five rounds).

A police check determined that the four-inch gun had been stolen in 2013 from an automobile owned by John Souther, a Kingsport resident.

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Concealed Carry Permit Holder Shoots Armed Robbers After Being Mugged

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DETROIT – Another robbery victim fights back after he’s targeted at a Detroit bus stop. The 23-year-old had officially become a Concealed Pistol License holder a couple of weeks ago and after what happened Sunday night – it was just in time.

Tremain, who doesn’t want to be identified because his family fears retaliation, says his brother had just finished work and was waiting for the bus at Schaefer and West Outer Drive on the west side when three teens confronted him.

One pulled out a gun and demanded his money.

“They threatened him and told him if he moved they were going to blow him which is a term for I’m going to kill or shoot you if you move,” Tremaine said. “And that’s what ended up happening.”

One of the suspects reached into the victim’s pocket and  stole $220. The trio became excited about the money they just nabbed and became distracted – at that moment the CPL holder pulled out his gun and fired.

He hit the16-year-old in the chest and the 17-year-old in the leg. The 19-year-old took off running. Read the rest of this entry »


[VIDEO] Knife? That’s Not a Knife: Pittsburg Cashier Defends Convenience Store from Masked Machete-Wielding Teen Bandits

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A Pittsburgh cashier armed with a sword chased off two would-be machete-wielding robbers, police said. Below is what appears to be raw security video.

New York Daily News  reports:

Don’t bring a machete to a sword fight.

A Pennsylvania convenience store worker clerk one-upped two machete-wielding thieves who tried to rob his store and chased them off with his own bigger blade, police said.

Two teens wearing masks busted into Perry Market in Pittsburgh just before 10 p.m. Friday.

Both of the wannabe robbers were armed with footlong knives. One pointed his at a customer. The second jumped behind the counter and demanded cash from the on-duty clerk.

But the well-prepared cashier refused to give in. Instead, the clerk swatted at the weapon — and pulled out his sword.

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“Then when he hit the sword that the dude had in his hand — my brother hit the sword — he ran away,” the clerk’s brother M.C. Hydare told WPXI. Hydare said he was in the store during the robbery. Read the rest of this entry »


Police Looking for Serial Armed Robber Hitting Seattle Sandwich Shops, Coffee Stands

SEATTLE — Police are hoping the public can help identify an armed robber who they say has been targeting restaurants and coffee shops in the Queen Anne, Wedgwood, Ravenna, Maple Leaf, and Greenwood neighborhoods.

Police said Wednesday that over the past three months, the masked gunman has walked into seven different businesses — sometimes just as staff are closing up shop — and demanded money from employees while holding them at gunpoint. Read the rest of this entry »


Missouri Gun Sales Soar Amid Ferguson Unrest

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Beginning with the unrest after the August 2014 shooting of Micheal Brown and that which followed the grand jury verdict in favor of Officer Darren Wilson, as well as the fervor maintained by national hucksters intent on keeping racial tensions aflame, gun sales in Missouri are through the roof.

[Follow AWR Hawkins on Twitter @AWRHawkins]

Brown was shot on August 9 ,and within days gun sales began a sharp rise. On August 13 Breitbart News reported that citizens in and around St. Louis were buying up the firearms they needed to protect their lives and property. Read the rest of this entry »


Georgia Cop Fatally Shot by Suspect in Ambush

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FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — A Fulton County police officer has died after being shot in the head by a suspect.

According to Fulton County Assistant Police Chief Gary Stiles, the shooting took place at around 1:30 a.m. in the Cedar Grove subdivision near Fairburn.

Police responded to a shots fired call early Wednesday. They were told the suspect was possibly intoxicated. Neighbors said the man was going from house to house, banging on doors and firing a long barrel gun.

“This is not the first officer that we have lost. It’s heartbreaking.”

The suspect then began shooting at the officers, striking one in the head.

Stiles described the situation as an ambush, saying the officers “were trying to do their job, they were trying to protect this neighborhood from someone who was shooting. And they had no other option but to do their job. And the way it appears to me, they were ambushed without warning.”

The officers returned fire and hit the suspect, who is being treated while in custody at Grady Memorial Hospital. His condition is unknown.

The injured officer’s ambulance was given a police escort to Grady Memorial Hospital. He was pronounced dead shortly after 4:30 a.m. His name has not yet been released, but Stiles said he was a veteran officer with many years of service. Read the rest of this entry »


New York Criminals Get Unexpected Bonus

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Brave Clerk Fights Off Armed Robber with Unregulated Full-Metal Napkin Dispenser

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Washington State Legislature to Introduce Metal Napkin Dispenser Control Act to Establish Guidelines for Napkin Dispenser Background Checks, Regulate Production and Ownership of Defensive Full-Metal Napkin Dispensers

BURLINGTON, Wash. — Cops are on the hunt for a serial armed robber and police say his last target was a clerk inside the Lafeen’s Donut shop on November 30.

But thanks to a brave store clerk police now have a clear view of the suspect’s face.crime-fighter

Investigators think the same man is responsible for robberies stretching from Burlington to Bellingham.

“It just makes me mad,” said clerk Sara Mora, “It makes me angry.”

Mora was working in the back of the store when she heard a customer walk in.

But when she saw a man guy holding a gun, she did exactly as she was told.

“Right when he flashes his gun I’m like, whoa,” she said. “This is the end of me, my life ends right here.”

The thief made Sara empty the register. But when the suspect turned to cut the phone lines, Sara made her move and armed herself with a metal napkin dispenser.

During the struggle Sara pulled down the suspect’s hood. Investigators said the image of the man captured on video is their best chance to identify the suspect.

“It gives us a very description of who we’re looking for,” said Officer Jed Cates of the Burlington Police Department. “He’s obviously shown that he’s willing to do it, this has occurred 4 times in Bellingham.”

Investigators believe the suspect is responsible for other armed robberies in Bellingham; several were also captured on surveillance video. Read the rest of this entry »


NYC Jewel Heist: Police Manhunt Continues

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Two men made off with more than $500,000 in jewelry and watches from a store in Manhattan’s Diamond District, authorities said

Pervaiz Shallwani reports: New York City police were following leads on Wednesday as they continued to hunt for two men following Tuesday’s armed daylight robbery of a luxury watch store in Manhattan’s Diamond District, fleeing with more than $500,000 in jewelry and watches, authorities said.

“…the gunman placed two manila envelopes on the counter before pulling out a silver handgun and announced a robbery…”

Detectives have determined from surveillance footage that they men fled west on 47th Street toward Sixth Avenue and have recovered video that shows one man enter a subway station at the corner of 47th Street and Sixth Avenue and go through a turnstile, a law-enforcement official said.

The two men entered the building and made their way to Suite 803. The gunman, well-dressed in a black trench coat, button down shirt and dark tie rang the buzzer and was let inside after announcing, “I have a message for Danny,” the official said. Read the rest of this entry »


UPDATE: T.J. Lane Captured

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Lane captured after an search that involved a helicopter and several law enforcement agencies

A 19-year-old Ohio man serving life in prison for killing three students in a high school cafeteria in 2012 briefly escaped from prison on Thursday, the authorities said.

The man, T. J. Lane, who was serving three life sentences for the murders, escaped with two other inmates from the Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution in Lima, Ohio, said Sgt. Andy Green of the Lima Police Department. Early Friday morning, the Ohio State Highway Patrol announced that Mr. Lane had been captured after an search that involved a helicopter and several law enforcement agencies.

The police had said the men, who escaped on foot, were unarmed but dangerous, and that a search was being conducted in the area around the prison. Read the rest of this entry »


Juan Williams Wife Robbed, Wishes She Had Gun

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During an April 28 interview on The Lars Larson show, Fox News’ Juan Williams told a story about his wife’s car being stolen and her saying, “I wish I had a gun.”

Williams said that his wife “went to the gas station” this past weekend to fuel her car. He said that “while she’s trying to put the credit card in some guy rushes by her, gets in the car and drives off with the damn car.” Read the rest of this entry »


“Unbeknownst to Them, She Had a Weapon”: Domino’s Pizza Delivery Woman Stops Armed Robbery Cold With Her Own Gun

gun_woman-e1262470814852-250x184For the Faye ObserverNancy McCleary reports: A pizza delivery woman thwarted an armed robbery attempt at a house off Rosehill Road on Thursday by producing a weapon of her own, Fayetteville police said.

Ashley Marie Hurd, 26, a driver for Domino’s Pizza, took the order to a house on the 200 block of Stuart Avenue about 10 p.m., a police report said.

When she arrived, a man was standing outside, and she told him how much the bill was, said Lt. Todd Joyce, Fayetteville police spokesman.

As she was doing so, Joyce said, a second man, wearing a dark-colored jacket, came around from the side of the house. Read the rest of this entry »


Hey, pay us some attention or your car will be stolen!

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Climate Change Will Cause Rape and Murder and Assault and Robbery and Larceny and Make People Steal Your Car

Charles C. W. Cooke writes:  This, from Mother Jones, is what people who are losing the argument look like:

Study: Global Warming Will Cause 180,000 More Rapes by 2099

Global warming isn’t just going to melt the Arctic and flood our cities—it’s also going to make Americans more likely to kill each other.

That’s the conclusion of a controversial new study that uses historic crime and temperature data to show that hotter weather leads to more murders, more rapes, more robberies, more assaults, and more property crimes…

[See also Don’t Blame Climate Change for the California Drought]

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GOOD NEWS: O.J. Simpson Wants to Host Religious TV Show After Leaving Prison

Yeah, I killed her. Got away with it, too. Want to join me in prayer? Open your bible to page...

Yeah, I killed her. Got away with it, too. Want to join me in prayer? The bible says…

William Bigelow reports: According to a promoter for O.J. Simpson, the former gridiron great has had a religious rebirth behind bars and is now ready to host a TV show.

The show, titled Holy Safari, would feature Simpson traveling the world and interviewing religious leaders, even the Pope. Simpson is awaiting a decision on the appeal of his convictions for armed robbery and kidnapping.

Norman Pardo, the promoter, who has known Simpson for 20 years, had some rather interesting things to say about his client: that he constantly reads the Bible as well as the Koran, that he converted a white supremacist to Christianity while in prison, and most importantly, that Simpson is the best person to impart the message of God.

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A Shooting in Nice Exposes France’s Crime Problem

 A jeweler kills an escaping robber in Nice, and ignites a debate about how to handle crime in France.

Theodore Dalrymple writes: “Revenge is a kind of wild justice,” said Francis Bacon, “which the more a man’s heart runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.” But what if that law, far from weeding it out, fertilizes and irrigates it by excessive leniency towards criminals?

If Asli had received a longer sentence, he would still be alive and Turk would not be under house arrest.

If Asli had received a longer sentence, he would still be alive and Turk would not be under house arrest.

In France the current minister of justice, Christiane Taubira, is determined to reduce the number of law-breakers sentenced to imprisonment, despite a recent steep rise in burglaries. By no means does all of the French public approve. Many want severe and unequivocal punishment of criminals, in the absence of which they approve—with varying degrees of reluctance or enthusiasm—of victims taking the law into their own hands.

This was illustrated to perfection recently in the case of Stéphan Turk in Nice. Just over a week ago, the jeweler, of Lebanese extraction, shot dead one of the two armed robbers who had threatened him with what looked like an automatic weapon. Mr. Turk pulled the trigger as they were making their escape, having relieved him of money and jewels. Mr. Turk was subsequently arrested and charged with voluntary homicide. Read the rest of this entry »


Armed Robbery Attempt: Wrong Liquor Store

Liquor store clerk Jon Lewis Alexander has become an Internet sensation this week, after a video of him pulling a gun to thwart an attempted armed robbery has gone viral, USA Today reports. Read the rest of this entry »