Once again, crime is challenged in Chicago via an armed citizen despite the city’s attempts to make the entirety of The Windy City a gun-free zone. This time it was an unsuspecting rideshare driver who was called into action when his car was about to be stolen by two carjackers.
Author Archive | Craig Martin
Driving through Chicago is usually a stressful ordeal. Speaking from experience, some of the traffic is downright nightmarish but even the worst of rush hours, things don’t often turn into an event where shots are fired, but that is exactly what happened on the 9500 block of South Stony Island Avenue on Monday morning.
It’s days like today where reporters get lumps in their throats. News recently broke of yet another high school shooting, this time in Dixon, Illinois. However, unlike the myriad of other bloody stories on the topic, this story didn’t have the depressing and graphic ending that was expected thanks to the actions of one heroic […]
Chicago continues to be the scene for rampant crime and yet the city and state government refuse to look towards more broad firearm ownership and proper firearm training as a way to curb the epidemic. However, that does not stop common everyday carriers from doing the right thing when called upon.
Chicago has sadly been in the news for a good long while now with its crime rate and the number of shootings outpacing most of the other major cities in the United States. Another person was about to be a statistic over this past weekend, but instead, he fought back.
Most folks have a story about a crazy ex-partner doing something that makes you so mad even their name makes you grit your teeth again. But not many of us have ever had to deal with their ex invading their home and needing a gun to handle the situation. However, that’s exactly what happened in […]
A Moline woman, sitting in her car was forced to come face to face with one of the greatest horrors she could imagine in the form of an armed kidnapper, luckily this citizen was armed herself or this story may have had a very different ending.
News out of the Capitol this week as Springfield police are in the process of investigating a home invasion that ended in a lot of blood being shed, thankfully it appears all of it belonged to a person who made the idiotic decision to try and invade a gun owner’s home.
Last Wednesday night was certainly a hectic one for employees and customers at a Dolton Advance Auto Parts Store. Nobody expected their calm evening of business to be interrupted by a man with a gun but as you likely know, moments like these can appear out of thin air.
People who claim that women are the weaker sex might wanna re-think their old time mindset after they hear this story from Gresham, this weekend.