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September 21, 2010

The Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Va. 09/20/10

After making a delivery around 10:30 p.m., a pizza delivery driver in Hanover, County, Va. headed back to his vehicle. As he approached the car, the driver was met by a robber armed...
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September 20, 2010

The Tulsa World, Tulsa, Okla. 09/17/10

Two masked robbers entered the Zeba Food Mart in Tulsa, Okla. and started firing rifles. Store clerk Zahid Khan responded by retrieving a handgun and firing at the criminals, killing...
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September 17, 2010

The Wall Street Journal, New York, N.Y. 09/16/10

Around 2 a.m., retired teacher Larry Goldstein was awakened by a suspicious noise in his Brooklyn, N.Y. home. Goldstein retrieved his registered .38 caliber revolver, went downstairs...
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September 15, 2010

The Daily Republic, Solano County, Calif. 09/11/10

Two women were out for a jog in Fairfield, Calif. when three vicious dogs attacked them. Resident Gary Paque heard the women screaming, retrieved his 9mm handgun, ran to the scene and...
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September 14, 2010

KTVK, Phoenix, Ariz. 09/13/10

Grandfather John Miller was babysitting his two grandchildren in his son’s Arizona City, Ariz. home, when he was awakened by a suspicious noise. Miller retrieved a gun, went to investigate,...
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September 10, 2010

WBTV, Charlotte, N.C. 09/06/10

A homeowner in Charlotte, N.C. was awakened in bed by the sound of his doorbell. After getting out of bed, the homeowner heard a crash, which was an intruder throwing a brick through...
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September 8, 2010

The Columbian, Clark County, Wash. 09/03/10, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. 09/04/10

A woman and her 5-year-old son were leaving Izzy’s Pizza in Vancouver, Wash., when a man approached them and asked for money. When the woman refused, the man asked again in a threatening...
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September 2, 2010

WBNS, Columbus, Ohio, 08/24/10, WSYX, Columbus, Ohio, 08/27/10

Landon Harr was at home with elderly family members in Columbus Ohio, when three armed men in masks and gloves broke into the house. The criminals threatened to shoot the elderly family...
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August 30, 2010

The Town Talk, Alexandria, La. 08/04/10

Roy Harris, his wife and two children were awakened around 4:25a.m., when two criminals broke into their Alexandria, La. home. As Harris’ wife and children hid, he retrieved a gun and...
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August 27, 2010

WESH, Cocoa, Fla. 08/27/10

An armed robber entered the Chevron station on South Cocoa Boulevard in Cocoa, Fla. and attempted to rob the store. Owner Sowann Suy responded to the criminal’s demands by retrieving...
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August 25, 2010

WPMT, Harrisburg, Penn. 08/19/10

A Chinese food deliveryman in Harrisburg, Penn. was returning to his car after delivering an order, when two robbers attacked him. The pair of criminals beat the man with their fists...
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August 24, 2010

The Ithaca Journal, Ithaca, N.Y. 08/21/10

80-year-old Stephen Boyechko and his wife Pauline were napping just before 8 p.m. in their Pulteney, N.Y. home, when they were awakened by a criminal breaking in through a window. Boyechko...
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August 23, 2010

The Oak Ridger, Oak Ridge, Va. 08/12/10

Two armed robbers kicked in the door of a residence in Oak Ridge, Tenn., entered the bedroom of one of the occupants and ordered the resident to “give it up.” An occupant in another...
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August 18, 2010

KTXL, Sacramento, Calif. 08/16/10, KOVR, Sacramento, Calif. 08/16/10, The Reporter, Vacaville, Calif. 08/17/10

Two armed robbers entered a Metro PCS cell phone store in Fairfield, California and demanded money. The owner and an employee were tending to the store at the time and both retrieved...
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August 17, 2010

WXYZ, Detroit, Mich. 08/13/10

73-year-old grandmother Ruby Niphoratos was home alone in Detroit, Mich., when she heard someone entering her house. Thinking it was her son, Niphoratos went to the door, but was met...
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August 16, 2010

KRQE, Albuquerque, N.M. 08/12/10

Eleven-year-old Alyssa Gutierrez was at home alone in Albuquerque, N.M., when three robbers, one armed with a rifle, broke in through a back door. Gutierrez tried to hide, but when...
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August 12, 2010

The Tulsa World, Tulsa, Okla. 08/10/10

Around 3:30 a.m., Michael Brian Crawford rang the doorbell of a home in Tulsa, Okla. The homeowner awakened and answered the doorbell, at which point Crawford claimed he needed help....
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August 10, 2010

The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn. 08/09/10

A homeowner in Raleigh, Tenn. discovered burglar Clifford Massey attempting to break into his storage shed around 5 a.m. After retrieving a gun, the homeowner confronted Massey, who...
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August 9, 2010

The Flint Journal, Flint, Mich. 08/05/10

A 54-year-old homeowner had just returned to his house in Flint, Michigan, when five armed men approached and attempted to rob him. In response, the homeowner drew a gun and fired at...
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August 4, 2010

The Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, N.C. 08/03/10

Loreigh McDaniel and her friend Barbara Bunnell were smoking on McDaniel’s front porch when a man with a gun confronted the pair and ordered them inside. Michael Campbell, McDaniel’s...
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August 2, 2010

WXIN, Indianapolis, Ind. 07/29/10

As 64-year-old Phillip Dubbs returned to his home in Indianapolis, Ind., he noticed his door had been kicked in. Armed with his .40-caliber pistol, Dubbs searched the house and found...
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July 28, 2010

The Orlando Sentinel, Orlando, Fla. 07/26/10, WFTV, Orlando, Fla. 07/16/10

In the middle of the night, three bandana-clad armed criminals kicked in the door to a home in Polk County, Fla. Once inside, the criminals used duct tape and zip ties to incapacitate...
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July 26, 2010

The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Ind. 07/26/10

Derek Schafer was travelling around in Indianapolis, Ind. apartment hunting in his vehicle, when Colen McDade approached him and demanded money. After Schafer handed over some money,...
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July 23, 2010

The Tulsa World, Tulsa, Okla. 07/16/10

When a woman in Tulsa, Okla. arrived back home from a late night trip to a fast food restaurant, two men armed with screwdrivers forced her inside and demanded money. The woman complied...
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July 21, 2010

The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, N.C. 07/20/10

Larry Whitmore pulled into his driveway in Charlotte, N.C. to find thief Terrell Marcus Webber attempting to drive away with his pickup truck filled with other items from the house....
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July 20, 2010

The Vail Daily, Vail, Colorado 07/18/10

A bear repeatedly broke into a house in Edwards, Colo., and had to be scared off twice by the homeowner. The bear then broke into the house a third time at which point the homeowner...
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July 14, 2010

The Courier-Journal, Louisville, Ky. 07/12/10, WHAS, Louisville, Ky. 07/12/10

A homeowner was asleep at home with his wife and four children in Louisville, Ky. when the burglar alarm sounded. After retrieving a gun, the homeowner went to investigate and spotted...
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July 13, 2010

The Grenada Star, Grenada, Miss. 07/02/10

An employee of Shaw’s Meat Market in Grenada, Miss., was opening the store in the early morning when two armed criminals fired at him. The employee retrieved a gun and returned fire,...
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July 12, 2010

WKRC, Cincinnati, Ohio, 07/09/10

A member of the military, just back from a tour of duty overseas, was travelling in a car with a companion around 11 p.m. in Cincinnati, Ohio, when an armed criminal attempted to rob...
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July 9, 2010

WDIV, Detroit, Mich. 07/05/10

A homeowner in Inkster, Mich. was awakened around 1:20 a.m. by two armed criminals breaking into his house. The homeowner retrieved a gun and confronted the criminals, which resulted...
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July 8, 2010

The Palm Beach Post, West Palm Beach, Fla. 07/06/10, The Sun-Sentinel, Broward County, Fla. 07/06/10

Armed robber Tyrone Pinkney entered the Dixie Food & Beverage convenience store in West Palm Beach, Fla. and robbed the establishment, killing a customer and clerk in the process. Later...
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July 7, 2010

The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn. 07/03/10

Two armed robbers approached a 21-year-old man at the Edgewater Apartment complex in Memphis, Tenn. and attempted to rob him at gunpoint. The young man responded by drawing a gun and...
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July 2, 2010

The Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas 06/30/10

The 15-year-old son and 12-year-old daughter of a county deputy were home alone in Harris County, Texas, when two burglars broke into the house. The young man retrieved a rifle, located...
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June 30, 2010

Washington, D.C., The Washington Post, 06/29/10

Around 9 a.m., a maintenance man for an apartment complex in Forestville, Md. came upon a man attempting to force his way into a woman’s apartment. The maintenance man confronted the...
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June 29, 2010

The Spartanburg Herald-Journal Spartanburg, S.C. 06/28/10

Ken and Dot Easler were working on their 13-acre farm in Spartanburg County, S.C., when burglar Douglas Michael Nickerson broke into their house. When 73-year-old Ken Easler returned,...
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June 28, 2010

News 14 Carolina, Charlotte, N.C. 06/25/10

Around 10:15 p.m., armed criminal Robert Young entered the family owned Sunny Food Mart in Monroe, N.C. and ordered family member and clerk Sophin Pich to give him money. Pich, whose...
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June 25, 2010

WKYT, Lexington, Ky. 06/24/10

A man was awakened in his home in Lexington, Ky., when a pair of burglars kicked in his front door. When the homeowner retrieved a gun and went to investigate the commotion, he saw...
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June 23, 2010

KCTV, Kansas City, Mo. 06/23/10

A married couple was tending to their yard in Kansas City, Mo., when a man behaving erratically approached. The stranger yelled at the homeowners, grabbed the wife and brought her into...
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June 17, 2010

The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Atlanta, Ga. 06/16/10

Around 6p.m., three armed criminals entered the West End Tattoo parlor in Atlanta, Ga. and attempted to rob the owner. The owner retrieved a 9mm pistol and fired at the criminals, killing...
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June 16, 2010

WALB, Albany, Ga. 06/15/10

Two armed criminals approached the owner of Birrieria Jalisco outside her restaurant in Moultrie, Ga. and attempted to rob her. When the owner could not understand the criminals’ demands,...
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