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Self Defense Workshop

You will learn how to identify and avoid potentially dangerous people, places and situations at work, school, home and on the streets.

What are the real dangers trick-or-treaters face on Halloween?

What is so dangerous about Halloween?

Daley nephew Richard J. Vanecko indicted for throwing one deadly punch

The death of David Koschman was “a tragedy all the way around,” but Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko is “basically a good kid,” Vanecko’s uncle William Daley said Tuesday according to the Sun-Times.

Bears fan’s throat slashed: More questions than answers

What happened in between the time Pettry got up and his friend found him on the floor lying in a pool of blood isn’t entirely clear.

Stalking on college campuses: An increasing problem (Part 1)

“The link between stalking and dying is real, and it’s significant,”

Can lecture on ethics reduce sexual assaults in college?

The epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses continues unabated. The Carlisle Sentinel reports that Dickinson College is adding another approach in its efforts to reduce the number of sexual assaults on campus. Dickinson invited Harry Brod, an expert in men’s studies and a philosophy and humanities professor at the University of Northern Iowa, to […]

Can you be killed by a punch to the head?

A hit to the head can be fatal, whether it is from the punch itself, or from the victim’s head hitting something hard after being knocked out.

What should this mean to you?

The weather is hot and your power is out: Now what do you do?

What can you do to try and stay cool without air-conditioning?

NATO Summit: Hope for the best and plan for the worst

Be aware that even though you may be patient there will be a lot of people out there who will not. Some drivers may take dangerous chances to get around stalled traffic. Expect the worst and stay alert.

Another shooting in Chicago: Two men shot in Lakeview

We can now add another shooting to the list of over a dozen gun crimes that have been reported in Chicago and surrounding suburbs over the last five days. Two men were shot and seriously wounded while sitting in a tow-truck at a gas station in the Lakeview neighborhood early this morning. The Tribune reported […]