Hostage Situation

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Couple Surrenders After Dispute Prompts West Homestead SWAT Incident

A dispute between neighbors prompted an overnight SWAT situation at an apartment building in West Homestead.

06/17/2014

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Correction Officer Held Hostage At Ohio Jail Released

A correction officer taken hostage by three inmates at an Ohio county jail has been released unharmed, and the inmates have been taken to a maximum-security facility.

04/23/2014

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Pa. Cop Takes 2nd Cop Hostage, Kills Self

Authorities say an off-duty eastern Pennsylvania deputy sheriff took another off-duty officer hostage at gunpoint, then fatally shot himself.

10/26/2013

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Man Accused In Gateway Center Hostage Situation Faces New Charges

The man charged with holding a business owner hostage inside Three Gateway Center in Downtown Pittsburgh is facing new charges after the alleged assault of another inmate at the Allegheny County Jail.

07/13/2013

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Explosive Found In Butler Co. Hostage Case

The bomb squad was called to the small town of Worthington in Armstrong County on Wednesday, a week after reports of a man with a bomb holding his ex-girlfriend hostage.

10/17/2012

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Man Arrested for Hostage Situation

Police are reporting a potential hostage situation in Worthington, Pennsylvania in Armstrong County.

10/12/2012

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Security Measures Questioned Following Downtown Hostage Situation

People returned to work at Three Gateway Center Monday morning for the first time since Friday’s hostage situation.

09/24/2012

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Gateway Center Hostage Suspect Arraigned Overnight

For people coming to work downtown, it began like any other weekday morning. It was Friday and Pittsburghers were anticipating the weekend. But things changed abruptly when numerous law enforcement officials surrounded building three of the Gateway Center plaza in the heart of downtown.

09/22/2012

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CSI Investigator Discusses Gateway Center Hostage Situation

KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte is joined by Lou Gentile for CSI Investigators to talk about the role of local law enforcement and building security in a hostage situation like the one at Gateway Center.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/22/2012

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Lengthy Hostage Situation Ends At Gateway 3 Downtown

A 22-year-old man is in police custody and another man is safe following a more than five hour hostage situation at Gateway Center in Downtown Pittsburgh.

09/21/2012

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Green Tree Hostage Call Apparently A Hoax

A call about a hostage situation at a house in Green Tree was apparently a hoax. A man with a Middle Eastern accent called police around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The man allegedly claimed he had seven hostages, explosives and wanted transportation.

07/19/2011

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