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November 22, 2011

The Star News, Wilmington, N.C. 11/18/11

An armed robber entered the Wrightville Country Store in Wilmington, N.C. and demanded money from clerk Mark Headstrong. Headstrong retrieved a gun and ordered the criminal to drop...
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November 18, 2011

KATU, Portland, Ore. 11/16/11, KPTV, Portland, Ore. 11/16/11

A masked robber armed with a rifle entered Mt. Scott Pub in Portland, Ore., demanded money from the bartender and threatened customers. As the bartender retreated to a back room, the...
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November 15, 2011

The Beacon Journal, Akron, Ohio 11/12/11

Shirley Bennett was returning to her SUV in the parking lot of a bank in Akron, Ohio, when a man attacked her, pushing her into the vehicle. As the attacker was on top of her, Bennett,...
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November 9, 2011

The Charleston Gazette, Charleston, W.V. 11/07/11

A landlord in Charleston, W.V. was checking on one of his apartments, when a man acting erratically approached him from behind and appeared to reach for a gun. The landlord, a Right-to-Carry...
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November 7, 2011

The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn. 11/04/11 WHBQ, Memphis, Tenn. 11/04/11

A Papa John’s pizza delivery man was lured to a vacant lot in Memphis, Tenn. where an armed criminal attempted to rob him at gunpoint. The delivery man, a Right-to-Carry permit holder,...
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November 3, 2011

The Charleston Gazette, Charleston, W.V. 11/02/11

A 62-year-old homeowner returned to his house in St. Albans, W.V. to find one of the doors propped open. After retrieving a .38-caliber revolver, the homeowner began a search of the...
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November 1, 2011

The Eagle Tribune, North Andover, Mass. 10/29/11, 05/17/11

Two armed robbers entered Javier’s Market convenience store in Lawrence, Mass. and demanded money from cashier Edward Guzman. In response, Guzman, a carry permit holder, retrieved a...
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October 28, 2011

The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Atlanta, Ga. October 27, 2011

A homeowner in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta, Ga. was awakened by the sound of an intruder forcing his way in through a side door. After an initial investigation revealed the...
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October 19, 2011

WBND, South Bend, Ind. 10/17/11

Goshen, Ind. resident, Michael Morse was going to take stock of the items taken from his garage during a recent burglary, when he noticed that the criminals had returned. After hearing...
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October 12, 2011

WTOL, Toledo, Ohio, October 10, 2011

Dog breeder April Williams of Toledo, Ohio arrived home to find a window screen from her home had been removed. Suspecting intruders were after her litter of pit bulls, Williams, a...
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October 10, 2011

The Missoulian, Missoula, Mont. 10/06/11

A man entered Lolo Drug pharmacy in Missoula County, Mont. and demanded oxycodone from the pharmacist. The pharmacist and owner, an 80-year-old Army veteran, responded by retrieving...
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October 5, 2011

The Grand Forks Herald, Grand Forks, N.D. 10/01/11

An 82-year-old couple was asleep in their home in Jamestown, N.D., when the wife heard a noise and went to investigate. Having not found anything suspicious, the wife went into the...
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September 30, 2011

The Buffalo News, Buffalo, N.Y. 09/30/11, WKBW, Buffalo, N.Y. 09/29/11

A pair of armed criminals attempted to rob 71-year-old Donald Miller outside his house in Buffalo, N.Y. After one of the robbers threatened him with a gun, Miller, who is an ex-police...
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September 29, 2011

The Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago, Ill. 09/28/11

A homeowner in Chicago Heights, Ill. was in his bathroom when he heard the sound of breaking glass coming from his kitchen. After retrieving a gun, the homeowner went to investigate...
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September 26, 2011

WTHR, Hampton Roads, Va. 09/22/11

An 83-year-old homeowner and amputee in Hampton, Va. was awakened at around 4 a.m. to the sound of a burglar breaking into his house. The homeowner retrieved a gun, confronted the intruder...
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September 21, 2011

KOKI-TV, Tulsa, Okla. 09/20/11

After being scared off by a resident as he attempted to burglarize a home in Tulsa, Okla., a criminal moved one street over and tried his luck again. As he attempted to break into the...
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September 16, 2011

WJXT, Jacksonville, Fla. 09/14/11

Two burglars in Jacksonville, Fla. picked the wrong house to rob when they attempted to break into the Murray Hill neighborhood home of a former marine and current gun range employee....
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September 12, 2011

WINK, Fort Myers, Fla. 09/05/11, The Naples Daily News, Naples, Fla. 09/06/11

Dwain Daniels III was driving down State Road 29 in the Florida everglades, when he saw an alligator attacking 90-year-old Margaret Webb on the front lawn of her property. Webb was...
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September 9, 2011

WEWS, Cleveland, Ohio 08/29/11, WJW, Cleveland, Ohio 08/29/11

A man was in the downstairs of his home in Cleveland, Ohio, when he heard a suspicious noise coming from the second floor. The homeowner retrieved a gun, went to investigate and happened...
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September 6, 2011

The Gainesville Sun, Gainesville, Fla. 09/06/11

After hearing his dog barking at around 11:40 a.m., a homeowner in Gainesville, Fla. retrieved a shotgun and went to investigate. The homeowner discovered a man in his carport stealing...
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August 31, 2011

The Spartanburg Herald, Journal, Spartanburg, S.C. 08/30/11

A Boiling Springs, S.C. homeowner was driving home when he noticed a car was following him. After the homeowner turned into his driveway, two people got out the suspicious car and attempted...
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August 25, 2011

The Clarion Ledger, Jackson, Miss. 08/23/11

“G” Singh, owner of N&S Food Mart in Jackson, Miss., was leaving the store around 10p.m. with his mother, when a masked and armed robber appeared from behind a dumpster and confronted...
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August 23, 2011

The Reno Gazette-Journal Reno, Nev. 08/22/11

A 72-year-old homeowner in Reno, Nev. was awakened at 3 a.m. by three criminals breaking into his home. The homeowner retrieved a gun, confronted the criminals and fired at them, striking...
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August 18, 2011

The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. 08/18/11

A contractor scheduled to work on a home in Tacoma, Wash. arrived at the house around 11 a.m. to find a suspicious vehicle and items from the home in the driveway. The contractor called...
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August 15, 2011

The Associated Press, Augusta, Ga., 08/14/11, WRDW, Augusta, Ga. 08/15/11

Leontaye Johnson of Augusta, Ga. was returning home at around 4 a.m. when he spotted a man attempting to break into his house. Washington fired at the criminal, who returned fire. The...
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August 9, 2011

The Brownsville Herald, Brownsville, Texas, 08/07/11, The Monitor, McAllen, Texas, 08/09/11

After learning of a number of burglaries in their neighborhood, a mother and 17-year-old son checked their Monte Alto, Texas property for signs of theft at around 1:45 a.m. While securing...
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August 8, 2011

The St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, Fla. 08/08/11

Raven Smith and Lesley Tanner were exiting a car in the parking lot of a restaurant in St. Petersburg, Fla., when a criminal armed with a gun attempted to rob them. The robber initially...
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August 2, 2011

WTVF, Nashville, Tenn. 08/01/11

A 68-year-old grandmother was at home with her husband who uses a wheelchair in Nashville, Tenn., when two armed burglars used a crowbar to break into her house. After becoming aware...
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July 27, 2011

The Lake County Record-Bee, Lakeport, Calif., 07/25/11

A 77-year-old woman who uses a wheelchair was asleep in her Lucerne, Calif. home when she was awakened by a man pounding on one of the home’s sliding glass doors. The woman called 9-1-1,...
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July 25, 2011

WTVM, Columbia, S.C. 07/25/11

Just before 6:00 a.m., a clerk was attempting to prepare breakfast at a Days Inn in Columbia, S.C. when she was confronted by an armed robber. The criminal put a knife to the clerk’s...
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July 22, 2011

WPEC, West Palm Beach, Fla. 07/17/11, The Palm Beach Post, West Palm Beach, Fla. 07/18/11

At around 4:15 a.m., Joseph Wagner and his family were asleep at home in Greenacres, Fla. when his teenage daughter heard someone break in through a kitchen door. After witnessing the...
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July 21, 2011

The Orlando Sentinel, Orlando, Fla. 07/19/11

A Parkland, Fla. homeowner and his brother were inspecting the home’s garage at around 2:30 a.m., when a masked and armed robber confronted them. The homeowner was able to obtain a...
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July 15, 2011

The Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, N.C. July 13, 2011

Around 1:30 a.m., Wilkes County, N.C. homeowner James Brian Haynes alerted authorities to a man throwing rocks at his house and attempting to break in. By the time police arrived the...
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July 8, 2011

WTOL, Toledo, Ohio 07/07/11

82-year-old Mattie Snow was at home in Toledo, Ohio, when a burglar broke a window and entered the house. Snow retrieved a gun and fired two shots at the criminal, causing him to flee....
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July 7, 2011

KOMO, Seattle, Wash. 07/05/11

Around 8 a.m., a homeowner in Bainbridge Island, Wash. found a criminal rifling around his kitchen. The homeowner ordered the intruder to leave, but the burglar instead grabbed a knife...
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July 1, 2011

The Associated Press, June 30, 2011

At around 1 a.m., the owner of Jepson Drug in Siloam Springs, Ark. was asleep in the pharmacy’s office when a criminal broke into the store. After retrieving a firearm, the owner went...
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June 28, 2011

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, Pa. 06/27/11

Feigning an interest in purchasing a motorcycle listed for sale on Craigslist, three criminals arranged a meeting with the owner in the Powelton Village section of Philadelphia, Pa....
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June 24, 2011

KSAT, San Antonio, Texas 06/22/11

A robber armed with a gun entered the EZ Pawn pawnshop in San Antonio, Texas, raised the gun in the air and announced a robbery. A customer, who is also a Right-to-Carry permit holder,...
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June 23, 2011

KNWA, Fayetteville, Ark. 06/22/11, The Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Little Rock, Ark. 06/22/11

A man armed with a knife entered the Arkansas Gold and Silver Exchange in Fayetteville, Ark., stabbed clerk Chris Leach in the arm and attempted to rob the store. Leach was able to...
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June 22, 2011

WDAF, Kansas City, Mo. 06/16/11

A group of around 25 teenagers broke the windows and door of a house in Kansas City, Mo. before they were confronted by the next door neighbor and military veteran Robert MacBride and...
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