Two Children Rescued After Apparent Hostage Situation In Bloomingdale, NJA SWAT team rushed into a home in Passaic County in New Jersey Tuesday morning after a report that a mother was holding her two children hostage.
AP: American Abducted In Iran Was Working For CIAFor years, the U.S. has publicly described him as a private citizen who traveled to the tiny Persian Gulf island on private business. But an AP investigation reveals that was not the case.
FBI Agent Abducted In Iran Reaches Dubious MilestoneIt's been 2,454 days since Robert Levinson disappeared, the longest that an American has been held hostage.
Newark Man Accused Of Holding 3-Year-Old Hostage In ApartmentA man has been arrested and charged, after allegedly holding his girlfriend’s toddler-age son hostage as he threatened suicide in Newark, N.J.
Trenton Hostage Situation Ends, Suspect DeadThe hostages are safe and the suspect is dead, police said.
Nassau County Police Looking For Victims Of Telephone Kidnapping ScamSince Nov. 1, someone has been calling people, telling them a family member has been kidnapped, held hostage or involved in an auto accident, police said. The male caller then demands a payment, usually through Western Union, to save or help the family member.
Opinion: Romney Roots For Foreign Policy CrisisMissed in all the controversy over Romney's 47% don't pay taxes remark is Romney's callous and downright dangerous remarks that a crisis sparked by Iran would be good for his election prospects.
Ex-Butler Sentenced To 20 Years For Extorting Former BossA former butler has been sentenced to 20 years for trying to extort millions from his boss during an elaborate hostage situation in April 2007.