Stories From Main Street: Teen Intern Bringing Free Self-Defense Classes To GreenburghFor her summer internship with the town, Emily Salwen is putting together a free self-defense course.
LI Man Facing Manslaughter Charge For Shooting, Killing Alleged Armed BurglarSurveillance video shows Youssef Abdel-Gawad returning fire from an apparent intruder with a gun trying to get into his Huntington Station home in August. The homeowner's lawyer has said this is a clear case of self-defense.
Seen At 11: Ways To Turn Your Smartphone Into A Self-Defense WeaponIn the latest -- and also controversial -- mobile craze, phones are being used as stun guns or pepper spray dispensers for self defense.
NY Church Members Wear Hoodies In Memory Of Trayvon Martin Wearing hoodies in honor of the Florida teen, hundreds at the Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village voiced their concern and anger. Many said they believe it may have been racially motivated.
Self-Defense Classes On The Rise With Serial Gropers On The LooseWith more than one serial groper still on the loose in Brooklyn, self-defense classes are popping up everywhere from Park Slope to Sunset Park.
Murder Trial Begins For Woman Accused Of Killing Husband, Retired NYC Police SergeantThe jury was told that Barbara Sheehan killed her husband Raymond at their Howard Beach home in 2008 by using two different guns, including his own weapon. The defense claims she acted in self defense.
Seniors Come To Own Defense By Learning Self DefenseMany seniors are taking matters into their own hands, learning self-defense techniques and using common items to fight off would-be attackers.
Seen At 11: Ward Off Muggers With Krav MagaStatistics show that a woman is assaulted every 29 seconds, but a class in New York City is teaching women how to protect themselves – using whatever is in their purse.
Seen At 11: Become A Lethal WeaponThere’s a new class that not only wants to teach you how to protect yourself but also how disable your attacker.