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Antioch Police

Man Accused Of Holding Family Hostage At Gunpoint In Antioch

An Antioch man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he allegedly held his family hostage at gunpoint and then chased after them in a vehicle when they escaped, according to police.

07/24/2014

(CBS SF)

Dad Of Dead Stockton Bank Robbery Suspect Offers His Sympathy To Victim’s Family

The father of one of the suspects who died in Wednesday’s bank robbery in Stockton expresses his condolences to the family of the hostage who was killed.

07/21/2014

(CBS SF)

Police Links Stockton Bank Robber To Previous Heists

Detectives believe that one of the men killed in Wednesday’s bank robbery, hostage situation and deadly shootout carried out a robbery at the same Bank of the West branch earlier in the year.

07/21/2014

Jaime Ramos (Stockton Police Department)

Stockton Bank Robbery Suspect Faces Triple-Murder Charges

A 19-year-old Stockton man is expected to be charged Monday with triple-murder in the deaths of a woman taken hostage and two other robbery suspects who died amid a violent police shootout in broad daylight.

07/21/2014

Jaime Ramos (Stockton Police Dept.)

Police: Stockton Bank Robbers Intended To Kill People; Surviving 19-Year-Old Suspect Identified

The suspects who robbed a Stockton bank and took three people hostage also intended to kill people in a running gun battle with police, according to the city’s police chief.

07/17/2014

A suspect's vehicle riddled with bullets after a shootout following a bank robbery and police chase in Stockton Wednesday. (CBS)

One Hostage, Two Suspects Dead In Stockton After Bank Robbery Leads To Police Chase; Ends In Gunfire

Stockton police said at least three people are dead and one other was hospitalized after a bank robbery and high-speed chase Wednesday afternoon. One of the people killed was a hostage and the other two were suspects in the robbery.

07/16/2014

Police Surround an East Oakland Apartment Complex for Suspected Carjacker

Suspected Carjacker Surrenders After East Oakland Apartment Standoff; 1 Other Suspect Sought

A suspected carjacker who was barricaded inside an East Oakland apartment complex Tuesday afternoon has surrendered, according to police. A second suspect who fled earlier from the scene remained at large.

07/08/2014

A Vallejo police cruiser. (CBS)

Woman Held Hostage In Vallejo Home By Intruder Fleeing Police

A man was arrested on Saturday in Vallejo after he allegedly entered a woman’s home and held her hostage while trying to hide from police.

03/23/2014

Merrill Newman In North Korea

Palo Alto Man In North Korea Oversaw Guerilla Group, Ex-Members Say

Six decades before he went to North Korea, Merrill Newman supervised a group of South Korean guerrillas during the Korean War who were perhaps the most hated and feared fighters in the North, former members of the group say.

12/03/2013

North Korea's government is believed to be holding Palo Alto native Merrill Newman (Palo Alto Weekly)

Family Of Palo Alto Man Held In North Korea Concerned About His Health

Merrill Newman’s family in California released a statement Monday saying they remain concerned for his wellbeing. The Newmans asked North Korean authorities to quickly confirm that he has received his medication.

11/25/2013

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