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Tamara Keel

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Good Guy Wins… Barely.

A 74-year-old Athens, Alabama man was paid a visit at his home by a friend who was accompanied by two women he didn’t know. One of the women asked the man if she could borrow $25, but the home owner wouldn’t loan it to her, since she...

Minor Second Amendment Victory in “Heller III” Case

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit handed down a ruling Friday in the case of Heller v. District of Columbia (Heller III), striking down several of the more restrictive provisions of the District of Columbia’s newly enacted gun ownership laws. Dick Heller, the man...

Cornered In The Closet

It was just after midnight on a September morning when one of the residents of a Florence Township, New Jersey home discovered an intruder trying to enter through the garage. A scuffle ensued, during which the intruder stabbed the resident with a knife. It was at this...

Robber Stopped, Victim Safe

A Chester, Pennsylvania man turned the tables on an armed robber when he drew his own handgun and shot at his assailant. Hit by his intended victim’s fire, the robber ran off a short distance before collapsing and was pronounced dead at the scene. No charges have...

Elzetta’s 2015 Limited Edition Lights

Elzetta has announced the release of its 2015 Limited Edition flashlights! Elzetta Design, LLC is pleased to announce the release of our 2015 Limited Edition Modular Flashlights. For the first time, an Alpha Model has been chosen for the annual Limited Edition run.  These 315-lumen single-cell Flashlights feature Mini-CQB...

FNH USA Opens Pro Shop

This message from our friends at FNH USA just hit the mailbox here at S.W.A.T. Magazine: FNH USA ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF PRO SHOP FACTORY STORE THE FNH USA PRO SHOP TO BE ONE-STOP SHOP FOR EVERYTHING FN (McLean, VA – August 25, 2015) – FNH USA...

Know the Laws

An Akron, Ohio man faces a charge of voluntary manslaughter for his actions in a recent home invasion robbery. When two robbers burst into his home and held him at gunpoint, David Hillis was able to reach his own firearm and turn the tables on his attackers....

Inconvenience Store

An armed robber in a Rockdale County, Georgia convenience store approached the cashier with a pistol in his hand and demanded money. As the clerk handed over the till, the robber noticed another store employee watching. The holdup man concealed his firearm and began making for the...

Walther Announces Its First .45ACP Pistol

This just in from Walther: Walther takes hold of American Market with First .45. (FORT SMITH, Ark.) – New to the Walther line of legendary pistols is the PPQ .45 Auto. Designed for personal protection and recreational shooting, this .45 is the first true production Walther .45...

Wrong House

Attacked in front of his own house as he was returning home from a trip, a Lorain, Ohio man struggled with his attacker at the threshold. As the fight between the two men spilled into the house, the homeowner was able to reach a handgun he kept...