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Hostage Situation

Authorities in Kenilworth, New Jersey are trying to figure out who called in a false report of a hostage situation near Kean University. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Prank Caller Who Reported ‘Hostage Situation’ In N.J. Will Be Prosecuted

A prank call that brought a massive response in Union County, N.J., was the subject of a criminal investigation Monday.

07/22/2013

Police at the Alfred E. Smith houses on June 12, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Apparent ‘Hostage Situation’ Ends On Lower East Side

Police were serving a warrant Tuesday on Madison Street, sources told CBS 2. The man they were looking for was wanted for the 2010 shooting of a Pace University student.

06/12/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: Facebook)

Sad Graduation Day At Hofstra Following Student’s Death In Home Invasion

Graduation day was bittersweet for students at Hofstra University Sunday, as students carried heavy hearts for a classmate who was shot and killed in a violent home invasion.

05/19/2013

Trenton Standoff

Trenton Hostage Situation Ends, Suspect Dead

The hostages are safe and the suspect is dead, police said.

05/12/2013

Trenton Standoff

Standoff Persists In Trenton; Woman, Child Killed

A hostage situation persisted in Trenton, N.J., Saturday morning, after a woman and a child were found dead inside a home.

05/11/2013

Generic Handgun File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Captured, Salem Hostage Standoff Ended

One police officer received a grazing gunshot wound and was treated at the scene. A police dog was shot in the abdomen and was in stable condition Thursday morning.

01/27/2011