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June 20, 2013

Ga. police sergeant reinstated 6 years after stabbing

Sgt. Courtney Gale was sworn in this week - she was stabbed 12 times working as a security guard at a market - Full Story
June 20, 2013

Woman stabbed, killed on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

3 panhandlers were arrested after they stabbed the young woman for refusing to pay them for taking photos - Full Story
June 18, 2013

Man shot by Maine trooper found guilty of criminal threatening

A jury of five men and seven women deliberated for about four hours at the Penobscot Judicial Center before finding Warren Frederick Dome, 55, guilty of the charge - Full Story
June 10, 2013

Ohio stabbing suspect not guilty by insanity

John Mallett was armed with three knives when he entered a building and stabbed 4 men - Full Story
June 09, 2013

Texas cop shoots man wielding baseball bat, knife

Police arrived at a domestic dispute to find a man wielding a knife and baseball bat, and came at one of the officers - Full Story
June 04, 2013
Police shoot, kill man as he stabs daughter to death

Police shoot, kill man as he stabs daughter to death

Sources indicate that the father had been released from jail 3 days before the incident - Full Story
May 30, 2013

Video: Philly police shoot, kill stabbing suspect

The suspect got into a fistfight, then stabbed a man before police arrived and ended the violence - Full Story
May 30, 2013

Crazed employee identified in Costco attack, officer recovering

One officer was shot in the leg by a bullet that ricocheted during the shooting - Full Story
May 17, 2013

Knife-wielding Iowa man shot by police

The suspect was shot after threatening officers with a knife; he was hospitalized and expected to be okay - Full Story
May 14, 2013

Wash. woman stabs intruder to death during 2nd invasion

The woman's husband was struggling with the man when she got a knife and stabbed him, someone had stolen cash and hit her 12 hours before - Full Story

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