Girls Throw Hot Coffee On Attempted Kidnapper, Escape SafelyAn alleged would-be kidnapper in Michigan was no match for a group of girls who fought back and scared him off.
Video Shows Waitress Body-Slam Man Who Groped HerEmelia Holden, a 21-year-old college student and waitress, is winning praise on social media after video surfaced showing her forcefully defending herself against a man who groped her.
Cops: Suspect Shot While Invading Ex-Girlfriend’s Home In Park ForestClinton Brown, 44, faces two counts each of attempted murder and home invasion, according to Park Forest police.
Cops: Fatal Shooting At Elmwood Park Gas Station ‘Self-Defense’No charges will be filed after one customer fatally shot another Saturday afternoon at a gas station in west suburban Elmwood Park.
Triton College Students Learn Safety & Self DefenseTriton College's Lauren Kosrow is leading an important lesson on how to stay safe and how to defend yourself if attacked.
Uber Driver With Concealed Carry Permit Shoots Gunman In Logan SquareAn Uber driver put his concealed carry permit to use Friday night when he pulled a handgun and opened fire on a man he saw firing a pistol into a group of people on a Logan Square sidewalk, according to prosecutors.
Armed Homeowner Prevents Theft, Injures Two Would-Be RobbersA man who broke into an Englewood home Wednesday afternoon, then broke his leg trying to get back out after the homeowner fired a gun, has been charged with burglary, police said.
Shooting Death Is Gary's 43rd Homicide, Tying Last Year's TotalAn argument outside the Blue Room early Monday led to gunfire, leaving a Gary man dead and his alleged killer in custody.
Gun Advocates Want Change To Illinois Self-Defense Laws Conceal carry in Illinois will mean more people with guns who can protect themselves -- but self defense laws have not yet changed.
Lakeview Crime Spike Prompts One Woman To Fight BackA string of armed robberies and burglaries in the Lakeview neighborhood have a lot of folks there looking over their shoulders.
Southwest Suburban Nurse Charged With Murder, Claims Self-DefenseA southwest suburban nurse stands charged with killing a man during an argument, but her attorney says she acted in self-defense.