Elderly Couple Lives, 1 Home Invader in Critical Condition

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The facts of an incident in Cathedral City, California, sound more like what you would find in a Hollywood movie. The incident is a perfect illustration of the castle doctrine. A legal principle existing in every state, in some form. Yes, even in a state like California with many restrictive gun laws, castle doctrine reigns.…

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Burglar Shot by El Cerrito Homeowner

El Cerrito California, — A burglar was shot trying to enter a home on Cutting Blvd early Saturday morning. According to a news release by El Cerrito Police Captain Robert De La Campa, officers were dispatched to the scene after 911 dispatchers received a call from a homeowner at around 1:00 a.m. that someone was…

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Off-duty Officer Attacked by Man with a Rock

El Cerrito, California – A man was shot after attacking an off-duty police officer late Sunday night. El Cerrito Police Department (ECPD) reports officers were dispatched to a call of gunfire outside a six-unit building located at Moeser Ln. and Kearney St. at around 10:00 p.m. When officers arrived, they found 44-year-old Tom Vincent Whalen…

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Armored Guard Attacked with Knife

Santa Monica, California—A man was arrested after robbing a security guard near 3rd St. Promenade Friday afternoon. According to Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) a man approached a Brinks Armored Security guard at around 11:15 a.m. and attempted to stab the guard for the money he was carrying. The guard pulled his gun and fired…

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San Diego to Gun Owners: Lock Up Your Guns, or Go to Jail

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San Diego, California – In a 6-2 vote, the San Diego City Council approved an ordinance that requires firearms not under direct physical control to be locked up or gun owners could face jail time. The Safe Storage of Firearms Ordinance was introduced to the council last month by San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliot,…

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