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Woman uses sidearm to fend off home invasion

SAN ANTONIO — A woman was able to defend her Northwest Side home and spoil an attempted home invasion Tuesday morning.

Police got a call from the homeowner on Timber Stream that someone was trying to break in. She was upstairs when she heard some noise coming from the bottom floor. That’s when she grabbed her gun and headed down the stairs.

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  • Woman grabs rifle to ward off man violating protective order
  • Jessica Lane
  • It seems one Chickasha woman had enough after a man repeatedly violated his protection order. 
  • The woman was granted a final protective order against Larry Grammer in March. The protection order prohibits any contact unless specifically authorized by the court.
  • A few days later, Grammer called her to ask where her car title was, allegedly threatening to "come after her" if she did not provide the title. Grammer had possession of the car, according to the incident report. 

Chino Hills Homeowner Holds Alleged Attempted Burglars at Gunpoint; 5 Arrested

A Chino Hills father was able to apprehend a group of men who allegedly entered his residence Monday afternoon while he was home with his wife and children.

Just after 1 p.m., four men between 18 and 20 years old and one juvenile entered the Zhang family's home in the 13000 block of Gemstone Court via a balcony off the Zhang family's back yard, San Bernardino sheriff's officials said in a statement.

Three burglars entered an Oklahoma home.

The owner’s son opened fire with an AR-15, deputies say.

Gunfire rang out Monday afternoon in a home in Broken Arrow, an Oklahoma city 15 miles southeast of Tulsa. Three intruders were killed after the son of the homeowner fired a semiautomatic rifle in what local law enforcement officers later described as an act of self-defense, though their investigation remains open.

LAS VEGAS – A suspect was killed and another injured after a home invasion in northwest Las Vegas, according to Las Vegas Metro police.

Investigators said they believe a third suspect could be on the run.

Officers responded to the incident Monday at 10:26 p.m. in the 8000 block of Hesperides Avenue, near Cimarron Road and Elkhorn Road. A neighbor said he called police after hearing gunshots and screams.

    • Deputies: Homeowner's son shoots intruders in Orange County home invasion
    • by: Jason Kelly, Cuthbert Langley Updated: Feb 21, 2017 - 6:53 PM
    • ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - When two home invaders put a gun to a woman’s head, her son fought back, deputies said.
    • One intruder was fatally shot and a second was critically wounded Tuesday morning during a home invasion in a Pine Hills neighborhood, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.
  • A good Samaritan took action when they witnessed an attempted robbery near the FedEx Forum Thursday. 
  • Officers were flagged down by a parking attendant who told police he was walking a woman to her car from Hernando Street.
  • Employees of Cleveland convenience store disarm robber, hold him at gunpoint for police

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  • CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Employees of a convenience store in the city's Stockyards neighborhood thwarted an armed robbery Friday by sneaking up behind the masked gunmen, putting a gun to his back and firing warning shots into the ceiling, according to police.
  • The employees held Fredrick Thornton, 26, at gunpoint inside the Convenient Food Mart on Clark Avenue until police took him into custody, according to police reports and surveillance footage of the incident.