A New Jersey man who was holding his 17-month-old son hostage was fatally shot by a member of the Monmouth County SWAT team, officials said.
Police responding to a report of a hostage in Upper Freehold Township discovered it was a hoax.
A man who barricaded himself inside an apartment in Springfield Township, N.J., for hours Friday morning is in custody.
Hartford police say city officers and agents with the FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration were involved in Thursday morning’s raids on Zion Street and other locations.
An emotional President Barack Obama addressed the nation Friday afternoon and said the country’s leaders must “take meaningful action” regardless of politics in response to the mass shooting at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school.
SWAT team members surrounded Parry Aftab’s Wyckoff home for about three hours Saturday after a 911 caller said he was armed with explosives and had two hostages.