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An armed officer at the scene of a possible shooting in Levittown on Feb. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Surrenders In Levittown Standoff That Prompted School Lockdowns

Island Trees School Superintendent Dr. Charles Murphy said no injuries have been reported at the schools in Levittown.

02/11/2014

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Man Accused Of Firing At Police During Fanwood, N.J. Standoff

A man was in custody Saturday, after allegedly firing several shots at police during a lengthy standoff at a Fanwood, N.J. home.

11/23/2013

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Upstate Town Placed On Lockdown Over Police Standoff

The entire upstate New York town of Bovina was placed on lockdown Sunday while police were engaged in a standoff with an armed man.

08/11/2013

The scene where an armed gunman, identified as Gerald Tyrone Murphy, held three people hostage. He was later shot and mortally wounded by police. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Gun Used In Trenton Hostage Situation Was Fake

State Police Lt. Stephen Jones says hostage-taker Gerald Tyrone Murphy had a replica semi-automatic handgun. Jones says that doesn’t change the way officers responded.

05/17/2013

NYPD Car (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Police Shoot Man After Standoff In Bronx High-Rise

A man has been charged with multiple counts, after police shot and wounded him following a standoff in a Bronx apartment building.

05/13/2013

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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

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Off-Duty Clifton Cop Arrested After Pa. Standoff

An off-duty Clifton, New Jersey police officer has been arrested on 13 counts of attempted homicide following a 10-hour standoff in which he opened fire with a high-powered rifle.

06/18/2012

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NYPD: Queens Man Found Dead From Self-Inflicted Wound After Standoff With Police

The NYPD said a man barricaded himself inside his Glendale home around 7 p.m. last night and fired shots at police through a door. Officers did not return fire.

03/12/2012

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Corrections Officer From Nassau County Charged With Kidnapping

According to detectives, 42-year-old Scott Sherman surrendered to members of the Nassau County Bureau of Special Operations after an eight-hour standoff with police.

12/17/2011

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Piscataway Police Officer Dies After 10-Hour Standoff

A veteran New Jersey police officer who violated a restraining order was shot and killed during a nine-hour standoff at his home, and authorities were trying to determine whether he killed himself or was hit by fellow officers.

03/28/2011