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Uber Apologizes For Surge Pricing During Sydney Hostage Crisis

San Francisco-based Uber was hit with a new round of criticism overnight after users reported a spike in fares around a hostage situation in downtown Sydney, Australia.

12/15/2014

Miller, Bae

California, Washington Hostages Released By North Korea

The U.S. on Saturday announced the release of the two Americans in North Korean custody after a secret trip to the reclusive communist country by President Barack Obama’s national intelligence director.

11/08/2014

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

Stockton Bank Robbery Suspects Tried To Make Off With $15,600

Court documents indicate the suspects in a July bank robbery in Northern California stole $15,600 before two of them and a hostage died in a shootout with police.

09/17/2014

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

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