DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Greek Orthodox nuns freed after being held hostage by al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels arrived in Damascus Monday morning, ending their three-month ordeal in a rare prisoner exchange with the government. The 13 […]
ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy who was held hostage for nearly 18 hours was rescued unharmed Tuesday by police who shot and killed his captor. The unidentified suspect was shot after he went […]
HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) – Police say the gunman who killed six people and took two others hostage before a SWAT team fatally shot him was a 43-year-old resident of the South Florida apartment complex. Police […]
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) – As the hostage standoff in rural Alabama enters a sixth day, more details are emerging about the suspect at the center of it, with neighbors and officials describing an isolated man with few friends and no close family.
(AP) – Islamic militants captured 41 foreign hostages at a natural gas complex in the Algerian desert. Some were killed, though figures varied widely. Here’s a summary of the latest information on the hostages.
PITTSBURGH (AP) – An armed suicidal man held a businessman hostage inside a downtown office building for more than five hours Friday and posted Facebook updates about it before surrendering to authorities without incident, police […]
PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh’s police chief says authorities are negotiating with an armed man who has taken a hostage in a downtown office building. Police say the man entered the high-rise sometime after 8 a.m. […]