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.


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

North Korea Acknowledges Detaining American, Likely Palo Alto Man

State Department says North Korea acknowledges it is holding an American citizen but hasn’t granted diplomats consular access so the person’s identity is not yet confirmed.


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Suspected Arrested, Another Sought After Robbery And Standoff In Oakland

One robbery suspect has been arrested and a second was being sought by police Wednesday after a robbery and standoff inside an Oakland church.


Tom Hanks as "Capt. Richard Phillips" (credit: Columbia Pictures)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Captain Phillips’

Find out how many ‘Hats’ KCBS Entertainment Reporter Jan Wahl gives for Hanks’ new film…


A man was barricaded inside a Santa Rosa home after a shooting was reported. (CBS)

Man Arrested After Santa Rosa Shooting, Standoff

A lengthy standoff in northeast Santa Rosa ended Thursday morning when a man believed to have barricaded himself inside his home was found outside a nearby residence and was arrested, a police sergeant said.



Police Arrest Pittsburg Man Who Allegedly Robbed Jack In The Box, Held Hostage

A man was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly robbing a Jack In The Box restaurant and holding employees hostage at knifepoint.


Richard Rodriguez Jr. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

3rd Suspect Arrested In Morgan Hill Handyman Kidnapping Case

A man was arrested Wednesday evening in connection with the kidnapping and assault of a handyman in unincorporated Santa Clara County more than two weeks ago, a Santa Clara County sheriff’s sergeant said.


Richard Rodriguez Jr. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

3rd Suspect Wanted In Morgan Hill Handyman Hostage Case

Authorities in Santa Clara County have identified a third suspect accused of beating a Morgan Hill handyman allegedly forced to fix a dishwasher and other appliances under the threat of his life.


Hostage standoff in Sacramento.

Standoff At Sacramento Jack In The Box

A hostage standoff that began as an armed robbery at a Sacramento fast food restaurant has ended.


36-year-old Jason DeJesus and 33-year-old Chanelle Troedson are accused of holding a handyman hostage inside their Morgan Hill home on December 3, 2012. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Handyman Held Hostage In Morgan Hill, Forced To Fix Home

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.





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