Wannabe Rapist Threatens U.S. Navy Sailor, Gets His Ass Handed to Him

A feel-good attempted rape story (TGIF): A 21-year-old bus driver tried to kiss a woman in Dubai; when she refused, he pulled out a knife and threatened to rape her, because buses around the world seem to come with a special rape-seating only area these days. The woman, a 28-year-old off-duty United States Navy… »4/26/13 6:10pm

'Damsel in Defense,' for the Woman Looking for a Feminine Way to Defend Herself

Being an independent woman is rough, especially if you want to practice non-lethal defense but feel uncomfortable doing so without a sufficient amount of bling. Or at least that's the reasoning behind "Damsel in Defense," a for-profit company — which seems awfully like a multi-level marketing scheme — that employs… »10/04/12 6:15pm

Woman Kills Intruder After Asking 911 Operator For Permission To Shoot Him

For Sarah McKinley of Blanchard, Oklahoma the past few weeks have been unbelievably harrowing. First, the 18-year-old's husband died of lung cancer on Christmas. Then on New Year's eve two men tried to break in her house while she was home alone with her infant son. One of the men made it through her front door, and… »1/04/12 11:53pm