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Self-Defense Workshop Sunday Aug. 27, 12:00pm

The class has been designed to take advantage of the strengths and skills you have already developed. You will learn to use your brain, voice and body to avoid potentially dangerous people and situations and to physically defend yourself when necessary using a wide variety of self-defense techniques from a dozen different fighting arts.

Personal Safety: How close is too close?

The major takeaway here is that when you establish your personal space you have set a boundary. If you allow someone to break that boundary they may feel empowered to take further liberties, such as putting their hands on you.

Recent security training didn’t stop shooter in Maryland mall

Retailers are taking steps to make shopping at malls and stand-alone stores more secure.

One accused kidnapper of 69-year-old woman in custody: Two still at large

The 69-year-old Frankfort Square woman had just pulled into the driveway of her home and was sitting in her car when a man approached her and pointed a handgun at her and ordered her to accompany him.

Loyola University freshman charged with rape

Most young woman think of rape coming at the hands of a stranger, but such is not the case.

How would you handle this home invasion if you didn’t own a gun?

“Get the kids and hide,”

Wife of suspected Aurora townhouse shooter jumps to safety

The Denver Post reported that when police arrived at the two-story townhouse in Aurora Colorado, they were met by a woman who had escaped the house by jumping from an upstairs back window.

Using a public restroom can be very dangerous

What can you do to keep from becoming the victim of a robbery or crazed attacker while using a public washroom?

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.

Good Samaritans: Coming to the aid of a victim is not without risk Part-2

How can we safely respond to a cry for help?