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Three suspected burglars shot dead inside Texas home

Three suspected burglars shot dead inside Texas homeThe wounded survivor was undergoing surgery and unlikely to face criminal charges as he had the legal right to defend his home, Gonzalez told reporters at the scene in Channelview, about 20 miles (30 km) east of Houston. “The law allows residents inside their own homes to defend themselves,” said Gonzalez, adding that the matter would nonetheless be referred to the grand jury for an inquest. “The one with the shotgun was able to shoot at the three males and they were all pronounced dead here at the scene,” Gonzalez said.



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Burglars nab jewellery worth $64 million from British model Tamara Ecclestone

Burglars nab jewellery worth $  64 million from British model Tamara EcclestoneTamara Ecclestone, the daughter of former Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone, has had an estimated 50 million pounds ($ 64 million)-worth of jewellery stolen in an audacious raid from her west London home. A spokesman said the 35-year-old had been left “angry and shaken” after the burglars apparently evaded both the 24-hour security teams that patrol the street known as “Billionaire Row” and Ecclestone’s own internal security officers.



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Video shows burglars kick in California family's front door, before being scared away

Video shows burglars kick in California family's front door, before being scared awayTwo masked-man kicked in the front door of a Pleasanton home in an attempted home-invasion — and it was all caught on surveillance video.



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VIDEO: Would-be burglars kick in front door of Bay Area house, scared off by homeowner

VIDEO: Would-be burglars kick in front door of Bay Area house, scared off by homeownerTwo masked-man kicked in the front door of a Pleasanton home in an attempted home-invasion — and it was all caught on surveillance video.



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Huge police response called to tackle three black Airbnb guests because neighbour assumed they were burglars

Huge police response called to tackle three black Airbnb guests because neighbour assumed they were burglarsA helicopter and a squad of police cars were sent to detain a group of black friends while they stayed in an Airbnb after a neighbour called the authorities because they thought a burglary was underway. Three friends, including one of Bob Marley’s granddaughters, were leaving the Airbnb rental property in Rialto, California, when they were surrounded by police officers and ultimately arrested. The neighbour saw the group of friends, whom she did not recognise, loading a car with suitcases.



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Huge police response called to tackle three black Airbnb guests because neighbour assumed they were burglars

Huge police response called to tackle three black Airbnb guests because neighbour assumed they were burglarsA helicopter and a squad of police cars were sent to detain a group of black friends while they stayed in an Airbnb after a neighbour called the authorities because they thought a burglary was underway. Three friends, including one of Bob Marley’s granddaughters, were leaving the Airbnb rental property in Rialto, California, when they were surrounded by police officers and ultimately arrested. The neighbour saw the group of friends, whom she did not recognise, loading a car with suitcases.



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Man kills 3 home burglars; woman who aided robbers arrested

Man kills 3 home burglars; woman who aided robbers arrestedA woman believed to have driven three burglars to an Oklahoma home where they were shot to death during a suspected home invasion has been arrested on murder and robbery warrants but the homeowner's son who shot them has not been arrested while police investigate whether he acted in self-defense under the state's "Stand Your Ground" law.



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Oklahoma man kills three suspected burglars with AR-15 rifle

Oklahoma man kills three suspected burglars with AR-15 rifleThe three had forced their way into the house near the Tulsa suburb of Broken Arrow on Monday when the homeowner’s son opened fire with an AR-15 military-style rifle, Deputy Nick Mahoney, spokesman for the Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office, said by telephone. The male intruders were wearing all-black clothing, masks and gloves, while one was armed with a knife and another had brass knuckles, according to authorities.



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