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Man Faces Numerous Charges After Trenton Standoff

Numerous charges have been filed against a Trenton man who allegedly held his two young children and their mother hostage during a lengthy standoff at a city apartment building.

12/25/2013

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Police: Woman Escaped After Being Held Hostage, Beaten And Raped For Weeks

A man kidnapped a woman and held her captive inside a rooming house for three weeks, beating and sexually assaulting her until she escaped and made her way to a hospital, police said Friday.

06/28/2013

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New Jersey Police Warn Of Hostage Scam

Police in New Jersey are warning people about a scam where people claim to have kidnapped a family member for ransom.

02/15/2013

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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

Americans Held In Iran For Alleged Espionage Reunited With Mothers

US Hikers Who Were Held In Iran Marry In California

Two Americans who were detained and accused of spying after hiking near the Iraq-Iran border three years ago have been married in Northern California, a family friend said Sunday.

05/06/2012

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Woman Held Hostage, Tortured In Philadelphia: Police

Police say a woman from Pittsburgh was lured to Philadelphia and then later held hostage, beaten and set on fire by people she lived with.

03/15/2012

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Phoenixville School Celebrates Rescue Of Alum Held Hostage In Somalia

One of the two aid workers rescued by Navy SEALS in Somalia is a graduate of a small religious college in suburban Philadelphia and the head of the school says officials are grateful their prayers have been answered.

01/25/2012

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Police Search For Armed Man In Delaware County Hostage Standoff

Police in Delaware County are searching for the armed gunman who reportedly held his ex-girlfriend and her 8-year-old son hostage Sunday morning.

05/29/2011

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Man Shot By Police After Holding Woman Hostage In Olney

Police in Philadelphia say a man was wounded in an exchange of gunfire after taking his estranged girlfriend hostage.

03/22/2011

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