When a woman's enraged boyfriend began smashing her home window with a tire iron to gain entry, she armed herself and remained silent.
Fearing for her life, an elderly mother who was being attacked by her adult daughter drew a handgun in self-defense.
A woman who was pumping gas into her car was approached by her ex-boyfriend, who began hitting her with a rock and punching her in the face.
A woman managed to retrieve a gun after her estranged husband, who had broken into her home, began to assault her and her boyfriend with a knife.
An armed Louisiana woman thwarted a potential break-in to her home during the mid-morning hours.
An intruder continued his savage attack on a 73-year-old man, forcing his fiancé to take action.
Two women who were being attacked attempted to retreat in their vehicle, but the man threatened to kill them, all the while pounding the car windows with a piece of concrete.
When a woman heard the sound of someone breaking into her home one evening, she retrieved her shotgun and hid in her bathroom.
A husband and wife were awakened in the early hours of the morning by the sounds of someone attempting to break down their front door.
A Houston mother left her toddlers in the back seat of her SUV while she went into a gas station, giving a would-be car thief his next easy target.
A few minutes was all one would-be car thief needed to make his move on his target, an SUV with toddlers in the back seat.