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2-year-old boy rescued after police broke into Sembawang flat following 17-hour stand-off; man and boy's mother arrested

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

SINGAPORE – A 17-hour stand-off between police and a man who had locked himself in a Sembawang flat with a two-year-old boy ended at noon on Wednesday (Sept 28) when police broke into the fifth floor unit.  383 more words

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State police search for suspect after Sharon standoff

SHARON, Conn. (WTNH) — State troopers say they are searching for a man after he barricaded himself in his house during a standoff in Sharon. 74 more words


CHP Officer Prevents Pursuit Suspect From Jumping Off Freeway Overpass

SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA.com) — A man armed with a windshield wiper was arrested Monday after leading officers on a pursuit through the Inland Empire ending with a CHP officer being called a hero. 347 more words


La Puente Standoff Ends, Man Who Pointed Shotgun At Family Members In Custody

LA PUENTE (CBSLA.com) — A man who fired a shotgun at a ceiling and pointed it at family members was taken into custody early Monday morning after a sheriff’s SWAT team fired tear gas inside the home, authorities said. 127 more words


Standoff (2016)

Adam Alleca writes and directs the 2016 film Standoff, a sometimes chatty and sometimes gratifying thriller. There are those who will hold that the movie is smarter-than-thou, with its psychological wrangling. 596 more words


Police: Man threatened officers with samurai sword during standoff

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A Tennessee man is accused of threatening officers with a samurai sword, triggering a standoff that lasted for hours in Donelson. 196 more words


Standoff in west Wichita ends

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police said a standoff in west Wichita has ended. It happened in the 400 block of North Saint Paul.

Officers were called to a domestic violence report when the standoff started around 11 a.m. 53 more words