Self Defense


Learn To Defend Yourself At Gus Gates’ Kung Fu & Fitness In Thousand Oaks

Gus Gates from Kung Fu and Fitness stopped by KCAL9 Friday to talk about self-defense and the upcoming classes he is offering.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/05/2014

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Tensions Escalate Between Slain Mayor’s Brother, Wife At Memorial Service

Tensions escalated at Monday’s public memorial service for Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo.



Son Of Slain Mayor Says Mom Acted In Self-Defense

In a 911 call released Tuesday, Daniel Crespo Jr. tells a police dispatcher that his father had hurt him and was lying on the floor dying.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/07/2014

Jonathan Denver (credit: Mendocino County Sheriff)

Father Of Slain Dodgers Fan Will Make Plea For Witnesses To Come Forward

The father of the man fatally stabbed following a fight allegedly stemming from an argument between two groups of Giants and Dodgers fans, will ask witnesses to come forward.



Learn How To Defend Yourself With ‘You Can Fight’ App

Helen Anzalone Gordon, third degree black belt and creator of the “You Can Fight” app, stopped by KCAL9 to show her top self-defense moves.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/31/2013

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Prosecutors: Garden Grove Officer Fatally Shot Pursuit Suspect In Self Defense

Orange County prosecutors have found that a Garden Grove police officer acted in self-defense when he fatally shot a man during a 2011 foot pursuit.


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Southlanders React To Arrest In Trayvon Martin Case

George Zimmerman turned himself in to authorities in Sanford Florida Wednesday to face a second degree murder charge in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.


Krav Maga, taught to the Israeli army, is a self-defense technique that more and more women in the Southland are taking. (credit: CBS)

Israeli Self-Defense Technique Being Used To Keep American Women Safe

Every two minutes someone in the United States is sexually assaulted and 80 percent of victims are under 30.


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Wife Of Slain ICE Agent Accused In Office Shooting Believes He Was Acting In Self-Defense

The wife of an immigration agent — killed after he allegedly shot his supervisor half a dozen times — believes her late husband was acting in self-defense.



San Bernardino Deputy Cleared In Shooting Of Naked Man

San Bernardino County authorities say a sheriff’s deputy who shot a naked man acted in self-defense.