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SWAT Called To House In Oakland

The SWAT team was called to a home in Oakland early Thursday morning.

06/04/2015

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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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Capt. Phillips Talks About Life As A Captive

Captain Richard Phillips talks about the movie based on his life and what brings him to Pittsburgh.

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Oakmont SWAT Incident Comes To Peaceful End

One man is in custody after the Allegheny County Police SWAT Team surrounded a duplex in the 100-block of California Avenue in the Borough of Oakmont late Wednesday night.

02/26/2014

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Aid Worker Held Hostage In Somalia Honors Her Navy SEAL Rescuers

It’s not often we get to hear the details of top-secret missions carried out by the U.S. Military; but Saturday night, a former hostage told her story at the inaugural Pittsburgh Pays Tribute Gala fundraiser.

11/03/2013

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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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Esplen Incident Ends Peacefully After SWAT Called To House

Police were at a home in Esplen after receiving a call about a potential hostage situation.

08/04/2013

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Police Call Lawrenceville Shooting Murder-Suicide

Pittsburgh police say a man shot and killed his wife, and then turned the gun on himself at a Lawrenceville home.

KDKA-TV–05/10/2013

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Community Relieved After 3 Missing Cleveland Women Found

The community surrounding three women who were found in Cleveland alive, more than 10 years after going missing is relieved.

05/08/2013

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McKeesport Woman Held Hostage Offers Support To Cleveland Women

Tanya Kach was a McKeesport teen – held hostage by her school security guard Thomas Hose for 10 years before finally breaking free.

05/07/2013

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Thursday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 17, 2013

Here’s a recap of the Thursday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News, in case you missed anything.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/17/2013

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1 Person In Custody After Police Standoff

One person is in police custody after a SWAT standoff in Collier Township early Sunday morning.

12/23/2012

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Man In Custody After Police Standoff

A police standoff in Lincoln Borough came to an end just before 11 p.m. Saturday, with the suspect taken into custody by a K-9.

11/11/2012

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Hostage Suspect’s Attorney: “It Was A Cry For Help”

The man who allegedly held a local businessman at knife point was in court on Wednesday.

10/17/2012

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Opinion: Romney Roots For Foreign Policy Crisis

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.

09/20/2012

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