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Standoff In Folsom Involving Child Hostage Ends Peacefully

A nearby elementary school was on lockdown Monday as SWAT teams surround a Folsom home where, police say, a man barricaded himself inside with a child.


Police say Dwight Smith shot two roommates and is armed and dangerous.

Man Accused Of Shooting 2 Roommates On The Loose In Stockton

An armed gunman who shot two people on a quiet Stockton street is on the loose, say police.


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Man Suspected Of Being On Drugs Arrested After 5-Hour Standoff At Modesto Gas Station

A suspect is in police custody after a SWAT standoff at a Modesto gas station overnight. The incident happened around 10 p.m. Sunday at a Shell gas station on Oakdale Road.


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UPDATED: Suspect In Jack In The Box Standoff Had Criminal Record

A nearly four-hour standoff at a Sacramento Jack in the Box ended after police say they were forced to take action and open fire.



Northern California SWAT Teams Train For Hostage Situations

Only CBS13 cameras were taken inside as local SWAT officers trained for a hostage situation inside a business.


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Tuolumne Man Arrested For Battery After Hours-Long Standoff

A Tuolumne man accused of assaulting and battering his girlfriend early Saturday morning was arrested after an hours-long standoff with El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies.


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Hatchet-Wielding Suspect Taken Into Custody After SWAT Standoff

A SWAT standoff with a man who injured a city worker in a hatchet attack has ended with his arrest, according to police.



Stockton Police Armed With New $300,000 SWAT Vehicle

Stockton police on Wednesday unveiled their new armored SWAT vehicle, a $300,000 machine that was paid for from assets seized from criminals.


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South Sacramento SWAT Standoff Ends Peacefully

A gathering to mourn the death of a loved one turned into an overnight standoff between a man with a gun and Sacramento SWAT, according to police.


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Suspect Taken Into Custody After SWAT Standoff

SWAT officers have set up a perimeter around a South Sacramento home after a potentially suicidal man barricaded himself inside a home after a domestic dispute.



El Dorado Hills Standoff Suspect Surrenders

El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies are involved in a standoff with a man armed with a knife at a home in El Dorado Hills.


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SWAT Situation In Elk Grove Ends Peacefully

A SWAT situation has come to an end in Elk Grove after hours of waiting to make contact with a couple inside an apartment complex.