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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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Convicted Mt. Washington Man Headed To Jail

A man from Mount Washington who was convicted for beating and holding his girlfriend hostage is headed to jail. Peter Baynes, 60, was in court for sentencing Thursday morning. He will spend the next 13 to 26 years in prison.

07/12/2012

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