'Knock It Off': 99-Year-Old Gets 18-Year-Old Hostage Taker To Release HerDoris Wasden of Utah not only stood up to the criminal but was reportedly able to secure her own release during a tense standoff with police.
Suspect In Custody After Fridley StandoffA convicted murderer was taken into custody Tuesday evening after a standoff at a Fridley apartment building, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek said. According to Stanek, Eugene Ryan Boos, 42, was taken into custody after a standoff that lasted over five hours.
Man Gets 5 Years In Burnsville Hostage CaseA 31-year-old Burnsville man was sentenced to 60 months in prison in Dakota County Court Friday for a September incident where he took two people hostage inside a gas station.
Man In Custody After Burnsville Gas Station StandoffOne man is behind bars after a standoff with police that forced a busy highway to close early Saturday evening. According to Burnsville Police, a man with a sawed-off shotgun entered the Holiday Gas Station on Highway 13 and Nicollet Avenue in Burnsville at 6:15 p.m. The man fired once in to the ceiling, and took two employees hostage. Police arrived soon after, and were able to talk the man down to the point of surrender. The gunman made no demands during the standoff.
No Charges For Police Who Fatally Shot Teenage HostageA grand jury declined to issue an indictment Thursday in connection to the officer-involved shooting that killed an unarmed teenager last August as he tried to flee a gunman who was holding several others hostage in a hotel room.
Opinion: Romney Roots For Foreign Policy CrisisMissed in all the controversy over Romney's 47% don't pay taxes remark is Romney's callous and downright dangerous remarks that a crisis sparked by Iran would be good for his election prospects.
Police Don't Know Why Wis. Teen Held Class HostageAfter months of exhaustive investigations, police in northeastern Wisconsin said Friday they still don't know why an apparently popular teenager held his high school class hostage for six hours before fatally shooting himself as a SWAT team swarmed the classroom.
Police: Reason For Andover Hostage Incident UnknownAndover Police are trying to figure out why a man broke into a home and held some people hostage Tuesday night.