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.