'Knock It Off': 99-Year-Old Gets 18-Year-Old Hostage Taker To Release HerDoris Wasden of Utah not only stood up to the criminal but was reportedly able to secure her own release during a tense standoff with police.
Hostages Released After Tense Standoff At Antioch Gas StationAuthorities say the incident began around midday Wednesday with a report of a carjacking. After a brief police pursuit, the man crashed the stolen car and went into a nearby Arco gas station and convenience store.
Delay In Trial For Stockton Bank Robbery Suspects Upsetting To Victim's FamilyIt was an emotional and frustrating day in court for the family of the woman killed in last year's bank robbery and shootout in Stockton.
Family Of Slain Stockton Bank Hostage Says Police Force Was 'Excessive'A California woman taken hostage during a bank robbery and killed by police in an ensuing shootout begged for her life as she was dragged away by kidnappers, a lawyer for her family said Thursday.
Standoff At Sacramento Home Ends PeacefullySacramento police say a parolee at large who caused a standoff at an apartment has surrendered.
Opinion: Romney Roots For Foreign Policy CrisisMissed 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.
Yuba City Hostage Suspect Taken Into CustodyA gunman who allegedly held two people hostage inside of a Big 5 Sporting Goods store in Yuba City on Sunday is now in police custody.