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Murder Suspect Dies Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound After Hours-Long Standoff In Koreatown

A man wanted in connection with a woman’s murder died Tuesday night after an hours-long standoff with police at a Koreatown apartment.


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Woman Escapes Murrieta Home As Husband Wages SWAT Standoff

olice arrested a man after he allegedly threatened to hurt his wife and waged a six-hour standoff at a Murrieta home.


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Police: Man Commits Suicide During Standoff In Riverside

A man barricaded himself from police overnight inside a Riverside apartment before taking his own life, police reported.


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Parole Violator Arrested After Standoff And Fall From South LA Rooftop

A SWAT team was called Tuesday night to try and persuade a possible murder suspect to come down from a rooftop in the Crenshaw District.


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Man Wages Police Standoff After Allegedly Igniting Fire At Inglewood Motel

A 37-year-old man allegedly set fire to his motel room, climbed down the outside of the building and waged a standoff with Inglewood police for several hours.


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Suspect Barricaded In Garden Grove Home Prompts Lockdown Of Elementary School

A 35-year-old man reportedly wanted on multiple charges barricaded himself in a Garden Grove home Thursday afternoon, prompting officials to lock down a nearby elementary school.


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Police Continue Searching For Missing Woman After Nabbing Boyfriend In Wild Chase

Police have arrested a man following a chase and standoff that forced authorities to shut down both sides of the 5 Freeway, in San Onofre.


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Authorities Use Bean Bag Gun To Bring Reckless Driving Suspect Into Custody

A police chase ended with a standoff when the reckless driving suspect refused to follow deputies’ orders on the 101 Freeway Tuesday night.


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Robbery Suspects Escape 4-Hour Police Standoff In Ontario

A four-hour police standoff ended without incident in Ontario Monday night, authorities reported.


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Man Who Reportedly Took Bank Manager Hostage Was Carrying Pipe Bombs

Authorities have revealed that the suspected robber who took the manager of Saehan Bank hostage Thursday was also stashing a pipe bomb in his back pocket and three more inside the building where he was waging a police standoff, police reported.

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Man Dead After 10-Hour Standoff With Police

A man barricaded himself in a home Friday for nearly ten hours while firing shots outside, prompting the evacuation of nearby Los Coyotes Middle School in La Mirada, before killing himself.

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Police Arrest Domestic Violence Suspect After Barricading Himself In Home

Police have arrested a man who barricaded himself in a Silver Lake residence when officers responded to a report of domestic violence.


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Appeals Court Finds SWAT Team Wasn’t Responsible For Toddler’s Death In Standoff

An appeals court ruled Monday that an LAPD SWAT team was not responsible for the death of a toddler who was fatally shot during a police standoff.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2011

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S.F. Police Shoot Man In Wheelchair After Officer Stabbed

Police say a knife-wielding man in a wheelchair stabbed an officer before the attacker was shot on a San Francisco street.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/05/2011

Man Reportedly Holds Mother Hostage In Hollywood Home

A man believed to be holding his mother hostage surrendered to police Tuesday night after barricading himself inside a Hollywood home for nearly five hours, authorities said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/28/2010