'Let Them Tell Their Story': FBI Crisis Negotiator Talks Tactics For Deescalating Hostage Situations"If you can build trust, you might start to have some influence, and if you get influence you might be able to do behavior change,” Special Agent Christopher Langert said.
Ray McNeary, Charged In Attempted St. Cloud Bank Robbery, Now Faces Federal CountA man previously charged in Stearns County for allegedly taking hostages during a robbery at a St. Cloud bank now faces a federal charge as well.
Ray McNeary, Accused Of Attempted St. Cloud Bank Robbery, Appears In CourtA judge set bail at $1 million Monday for the man accused of holding five bank employees hostage in St. Cloud.
5 St. Cloud Bank Employees Unharmed After Hourslong Hostage Ordeal; Ray Reco McNeary In CustodyFBI agents and police in St. Cloud are in the midst of an hourslong hostage situation at a Wells Fargo bank Thursday.
1 Dead, Dozens Of Hostages Freed After Los Angeles StandoffA man shot his grandmother and girlfriend Saturday and then led police on a car chase that ended when he crashed into a pole and ran inside a busy supermarket.
Man Charged With Kidnapping, Robbery At Shoe StoreA 37-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged with robbery and kidnapping on connection with last week's hostage situation at a Coon Rapids shoe store. The incident happened at about 8:45 p.m. at a Payless Shoes on the 8500 block of Springbrook Drive Northwest last Thursday evening.
Man Arrested Following Coon Rapids Shoe Store RobberyPolice have taken a man into custody following a shoe store robbery and hostage situation in Coon Rapids. The incident happened at about 8:45 p.m. Thursday at a Payless Shoes store on the 8500 block of Springbrook Drive Northwest.
Man, 76, In Custody After Holding Girlfriend Hostage In Northern MinnesotaA 76-year-old man was taken into custody Sunday morning after refusing to let her leave their residence and threatening her life, according to the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office.
Man Who Held 3 Hostage At Burnsville Gas Station ID’dThe man arrested Saturday for holding two employees and a customer hostage at a Burnsville gas station has been identified. According to police, 31-year-old Ariel Luis Barnett entered the Holiday Gas Station at 12290 Nicollet Ave. S. early Saturday evening. He had a sawed-off shotgun, which he fired once in to the ceiling before taking two three hostages.
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.
1 Dead After Cedar-Riverside Area Police StandoffA hostage situation ended with one person dead in the Cedar-Riverside area of Minneapolis late Friday evening.
Suspect, Deceased And Officers ID'd In Woodbury Cop-Involved Shooting One person is dead and several others hurt after a standoff at an early Friday morning incident at the Red Roof Motel off Valley Creek Road in Woodbury.
Hundreds Attend Wisconsin Hostage Taker's FuneralHundreds of people showed up Sunday for a memorial to a 15-year-old Wisconsin boy who held his social studies class hostage before shooting himself last week, setting aside the terrifying standoff to honor him as a quiet, helpful leader who loved the outdoors.