Cops responded after relatives arrived at the police station to report that the man, identified by police as Vincent Cordaro, 57, had threatened to kill them.
Two schools were briefly placed on lockdown in Hicksville, Long Island Monday afternoon, after police found and apprehended a man walking outside with a gun to his own head.
Police took a man into custody, and found a woman dead with stab wounds, following a standoff in a Bronx public housing development.
The shooting took place on Midway Avenue at around 12:46 p.m., police said.
Island Trees School Superintendent Dr. Charles Murphy said no injuries have been reported at the schools in Levittown.
A man was in custody Saturday, after allegedly firing several shots at police during a lengthy standoff at a Fanwood, N.J. home.
The entire upstate New York town of Bovina was placed on lockdown Sunday while police were engaged in a standoff with an armed man.
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.
A man has been charged with multiple counts, after police shot and wounded him following a standoff in a Bronx apartment building.
A hostage situation persisted in Trenton, N.J., Saturday morning, after a woman and a child were found dead inside a home.
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.
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.
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.
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.