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Falsey Accused? Six Reasons For False Rape Raps

September 16, 2013

It’s a four-letter word that staggers the senses and enrages the emotions — rape. Perhaps second only to murder in the pecking order of violent crimes, this physically demeaning and abusive treatment, upon conviction, deserves the harshest and most severe penalties. Violating the sanctity of human expression through physical intimacy, rapists are vile individuals in need […]

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Gang Detectives Investigate Non Injury Shooting in San Diego

August 15, 2013

On Tuesday July 17 gang detectives investigated a shooting that occurred in the San Ysidro area of San Diego. According to an officer of the San Diego police force, the shooting occurred slightly before 10:30 PM on Monday. The officer’s report also indicated that the shooting happened in the 100 block of East Park Avenue. […]

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Brave Customer Fends off Suspect During an Attempted Robbery

August 4, 2013

According to San Diego police, there was an altercation at an electronics store in the suburban Clairemont Mesa region. On Tuesday July 16 an armed gunman walked into a Radio Shack. The individual apparently wanted to rob the store. The attempted armed robbery was reported at 8:45 PM on Monday according to a report issued […]

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It Felt Like Police Brutality: Do You Have Recourse?

July 24, 2013

You have recently had a bad encounter with the police that resulted in your arrest. Or, you may have had an encounter with the police that did not result in your arrest, but was a very unpleasant experience. After the fact, you are left wondering “was that police brutality?” If it was, you may also […]

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A Look Into The Psyche Of Serial Killers

July 19, 2013

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a serial killer is a man or woman who kills three or more individuals on separate occasions over a relatively short period of time. Serial killers are often extremely dangerous people, who pose a serious safety risk to those living within their region. But what, exactly makes a […]

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Twin Brothers Shooting Near Fashion Valley, San Diego

July 18, 2013

On Wednesday July 10, it was reported that a man actually shot his twin brother in the leg. The shooting occurred near the Fashion Valley Mall in San Diego. Apparently the shooting took place at somewhere around 5:30 in the morning, according to a San Diego police interview with television crews. According to reports from […]

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What is the Oklahoma Violent Offender Registry?

July 11, 2013

In 2003, 89-year-old Mary Rippy was brutally strangled by her neighbor, Tommy Standefer—a violent felon with convictions for first degree manslaughter and felony possession of a firearm. The elderly woman did not know about Standefer’s criminal past and didn’t suspect the violence brewing nearby. In 2004, the Oklahoma legislature enacted the Mary Rippy Violent Crime […]

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Domestic Violence and Post Traumatic Stress: Will Victims Have to Fight for Disability Benefits?

July 5, 2013

  Domestic Violence and Post Traumatic Stress: Will Victims Have to Fight for Disability Benefits? Post-traumatic stress syndrome is an emotional disorder that can cause physical problems along with the emotional pain that is felt. This syndrome occurs as a result of severe emotional trauma that could have come from disturbing events. Post-traumatic stress is […]

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Car Accidents vs. Gun Deaths Stats

June 18, 2013

Among the most common ways that people die in the US are car accidents. Gun deaths get a lot more publicity, possibly because of the sensationalism of some of the cases or the outright tragedy involved in others. Children shooting each other accidentally, for instance, is a tragic situation that reporters cover all too often. […]

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Keep Your Guns: Come to Texas

June 7, 2013

Gun owners across the U.S. proclaim that they have the right to “bear arms” under the protection of the 2nd Amendment and many gun owners alike will argue that they must protect themselves and their properties.  However, far too often, and statistics will show, that guns end up in the hands of the inexperienced and the […]

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