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South LA Barricade Situation Ends Peacefully After Nearly 8 Hours

Authorities say a man was taken into custody after allegedly threatening his family and police with a butcher knife in South Los Angeles.

12/29/2013

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Search Continues In Boyle Heights For 3 Barricade Suspects

A search continued Sunday in the Boyle Heights district for three alleged gang members who authorities say held police at bay for several hours before escaping.

09/08/2013

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Police Arrest San Dimas Man, 57, After 6-Hour Barricade Situation

Authorities Saturday arrested a 57-year-old man after a six-hour standoff with police.

07/06/2013

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Standoff Continues After LAPD Officer Shot In Face, Probation Officer Injured

A police officer was shot in the face and a county probation officer wounded Tuesday near a home in the Willowbrook area of South Los Angeles.

CBS Los Angeles–06/25/2013

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SWAT Team Uses Tear Gas On Homeless Man Barricaded In Venice Apartment

An LAPD SWAT team was called to a Venice apartment Saturday after a homeless man suffering from mental illness broke in and barricaded himself inside for more than six hours, according to authorities.

04/07/2013

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Sen. Ted Lieu Proposing Hefty Fines For Pranksters Caught ‘Swatting’

Celebrities have long contended with the occasional downsides of stardom — tabloid scandals, stalkers, box office bombs, the paparazzi.

01/26/2013

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Man Holds Ex-Girlfriend, Her 2 Kids Hostage In Baldwin Hills

A man is holding his ex-girlfriend and her two children hostage at a home in Baldwin Hills Tuesday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2012

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LA Police Chief Vows To Find ‘Swatting’ Pranksters Targeting Celebrities

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck vowed to hunt down the pranksters who have reported bogus life and death situations and requested the SWAT team at celebrity homes in the past few months.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/04/2012

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Possibly Armed Man Threatens Suicide, Barricades Himself In West LA Home

A SWAT team has been called to a house in West L.A. where a man has threatened suicide, authorities reported.

06/11/2012

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Armed Suspect Wages Standoff With Police In West Hollywood

An armed suspect waged a standoff with police Thursday night inside a trendy clothing store on Robertson Boulevard in a posh part of the West Side.

05/11/2012

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Holdup Suspect Reportedly Tracked Down Hostage From Another Bank

The suspect who held a bank manager at gunpoint Thursday during a four-hour stand-off with police reportedly knew his hostage.

03/02/2012

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SWAT Team Responds After Assault Suspect Barricades Himself Inside Northridge Home

The SWAT Team has surrounded a home in Northridge where a suspect is barricaded inside.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/22/2011

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Armed Gunman Surrenders After Barricading Himself Inside Apartment

Authorities arrested an armed gunman Tuesday, after he barricaded himself inside an apartment in Downey.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/06/2011

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SWAT Team Breaks Up Fight Between Friends At Pasadena Home

A SWAT team was called out to a Pasadena home, where a fight got out of control between at least nine men Sunday.

08/14/2011

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SWAT Team Finds Couple Shot Dead Inside Huntington Beach Home

After hours spent at a standoff outside a Huntington Beach home, a SWAT team knocked down the door to find two bodies inside.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/25/2011

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