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Unarmed Man Holds Female Victims Hostage During Standoff

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police say an unarmed man held as many as five people hostage in the city’s Hazelwood neighborhood early Friday morning. 166 more words


25 Years Ago Today: The Waco Siege

Twenty-five years ago today, federal law enforcement wrote a dark chapter in American history. On April 19, 1993, FBI agents used tanks to batter holes and shoot tear gas into David Koresh’s Branch Davidian compound following a 51-day siege. 414 more words

49-year-old faces charges for allegedly uttering threats after 8-hour standoff

A New Brunswick man has been charged with uttering threats following a nearly nine-hour standoff in Belledune, N.B., on Tuesday.

RCMP say that at approximately 3 p.m., RCMP responded to a complaint of a man who had made threats to someone over the phone. 172 more words


Suspect in custody after SWAT standoff in Roy

Gephardt Daily Suspect in custody after SWAT standoff in Roy A man is in custody after SWAT teams were called to his Roy home Monday morning following a family altercation, officials said. 20 more words

Family Rescued from Nearby Standoff in Hazleton

HAZLETON, Pa. — A family who lives directly across the street from a standoff with police in Hazleton heard the gunshots as they were getting their kids ready for school. 336 more words


Police seize long-range rifle in 1 of 2 Hamilton standoffs

Hamilton police made arrests in separate standoffs Sunday evening.

On Bond Street North in Hamilton’s west end, neighbours say police tackled a man on his front lawn after reports that he had a long-range rifle in his home and was making threats. 143 more words


Cowbird's Lament

Today I watched a cowbird on my window sill having a standoff with his own reflection.  Seeing himself in my tinted windows, he apparently thought it was another bird.  186 more words