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Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

2 L.I. Schools Placed On Lockdown When Police Find Man With Gun To Own Head

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.

12/01/2014

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Man Apprehended, Woman Found Slain, After Bronx Standoff

Police took a man into custody, and found a woman dead with stab wounds, following a standoff in a Bronx public housing development.

09/25/2014

Police on the scene of a double shooting in Milford, Conn. on June 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspected Murder-Suicide Prompts School Lockdown In Milford, Conn.

The shooting took place on Midway Avenue at around 12:46 p.m., police said.

06/04/2014

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

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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