A hostage standoff that began as an armed robbery at a Sacramento fast food restaurant has ended.
Two people who live in a large Morgan Hill home have been arrested on suspicion of holding a handyman hostage and forcing him to do home repairs.
Missed 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.
An intoxicated man was arrested after shooting off a gun inside a residence, taking multiple hostages and declaring terrorist threats during a standoff with sheriff’s deputies in an unincorporated area in Sonoma County Thursday night, a sheriff’s sergeant said.
Their kidnappers gave them tea and dried fruit, and talked about religion and tribal rights. The Bay Area women were allowed to bring their Egyptian tour guide with them. One even put out his cigarette in the car when a hostage said the smoke was bothering her. The women abducted for several hours Friday by armed Bedouin tribesmen in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula hesitated to call the men “captors,” saying that the kidnappers were kind, polite and hospitable.
A man suspected of holding his family hostage and shooting his sister in South San Francisco on Sunday evening has been arrested, police said Monday.
A marathon police standoff with a man who barricaded himself inside a San Rafael hotel room early Wednesday morning has ended, and the suspect is deceased, police said Thursday afternoon.
A San Jose judge has said a transient is mentally competent to stand trial for felony false imprisonment of a good Samaritan who was forced into a Palo Alto fast food restaurant bathroom.
Fairfield police have arrested a man accused of holding his wife at gunpoint in their Broadway Street apartment Wednesday morning, a police spokesman said.
A standoff and possible hostage situation Friday at a South San Francisco bank ended peacefully after about an hour, police said.