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Oakland Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Assaulting Wife After Overnight Standoff

A man suspected of assaulting his wife was arrested in Oakland Saturday morning after a standoff that lasted nearly 10 hours.


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Armed Man Surrenders After 6-Hour Standoff In Marin County

An armed man was taken into custody Monday night after he barricaded himself inside a home in a hilly Greenbrae neighborhood adjacent to U.S. Highway 101.


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Fairfield Police Arrest Suspect In Domestic Disturbance After Hours-Long Standoff

A man who had barricaded himself in a Fairfield house where he had reportedly been threatening his family members with a gun Tuesday afternoon was safely taken into custody Tuesday night, a police sergeant said.


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Oakland Police, Suspect In Standoff Inside Commercial Building

Oakland police said they were responding Friday afternoon to a report of a suspect barricaded inside a commercial building.


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Fairfield Police Shoot Pit Bull Shielding Suspect In Friday Standoff

A Fairfield man was arrested and his dog was shot and killed Friday after he allegedly tried to use the animal to hold off police in a standoff.


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Couple In Morgan Hill Police Standoff Charged With Felony Vandalism, Resisting Arrest

A couple barricaded for seven hours Tuesday inside two motel rooms in Morgan Hill were arraigned Thursday on felony and misdemeanor charges.



Parolee Among 2 Arrested After SWAT Standoff At Morgan Hill Motel

A male parolee and a woman were arrested after a more than six-hour standoff Tuesday that ended when police fired pepper gas through the window of a motel room where the couple had barricaded themselves, a police spokesman said.


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Vallejo ‘Battle Zone’ Standoff Ends After Hail Of Gunfire; Gunman Found Dead

A standoff in a Vallejo neighborhood described by one neighbor as a “battle zone” ended Wednesday afternoon with the death of a gunman following a exchange of gunfire between officers and the barricaded suspect.


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Oakland Police Clear Scene Of 10-Hour Standoff, Several Detained

Police in Oakland have cleared the scene after a 10-hour standoff with a possible homicide suspect, an officer said Sunday afternoon.


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Shotgun-Wielding Woman Arrested In San Francisco After Police Standoff

A woman caught breaking into a Lyon Street home Sunday afternoon held police off with a shotgun for more than two hours before she was taken into custody, police said.