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35-year-old Kenosha man, who pleaded guilty after hours-long standoff, sentenced to probation

KENOSHA COUNTY — 35-year-old David Leasure of Kenosha, who, in June, pleaded guilty to one felony charge in connection with a February 2016 standoff in Kenosha has been sentenced. 412 more words


Standoff in Fredericktown After Bomb Threat Has Peaceful End

FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. (AP) – A lengthy standoff in the eastern Missouri town of Fredericktown has reached a peaceful conclusion.

KFVS-TV reports that a man who allegedly threatened to blow up a house was taken into custody Wednesday morning after a standoff that lasted around 12 hours. 109 more words


Chicoutimi standoff ends peacefully following police intervention

CHICOUTIMI – A standoff  in Saguenay’s Chicoutimi borough between police and a 30-year-old man, who was possibly armed, came to an end Saturday afternoon.

The standoff began Friday evening when local police were called to a residence on Hemingway Street, after reports that a lone man had barricaded himself inside his mother’s home at 11:30 p.m. 272 more words


Domestic Dispute Suspect Climbs Onto Roof In Homewood, Refuses To Come Down

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man is facing charges following a standoff in Homewood Friday.

It all started around 10 a.m. as a domestic dispute between the man and a woman, and the man ended up climbing onto a roof, bringing the SWAT team to the neighborhood. 250 more words


2 Arrested In Shooting, Standoff At Suspected Gambling Den In Oakland

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Two people have been arrested following a shooting and standoff Wednesday morning at a warehouse believed to house an illegal gambling operation. 272 more words


'Time And Distance' New Mantra For Bay Area Cops Dealing With Armed, Mentally Ill Suspects

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — More and more, police departments in the Bay Area are adopting the mantra of “time and distance” in their dealings with people in crisis who are armed and potentially dangerous. 108 more words


Police: Man who held hostages at Burger King surrenders

BALTIMORE (AP) — A standoff between police and a rape suspect who took hostages, including a 7-year-old girl, at a Baltimore Burger King has ended peacefully with the suspect’s surrender, police said. 190 more words