hostage

Eight People Held Captive in Houston Home for Up to a Decade
There’s another crazy story of captivity and this time it’s centered around a house in Houston. The details are still sketchy as police work to sort out the situation, but here’s what we know so far: There are varying reports about how many people are involved, with one story cl…
Suspect Holding Child Hostage In Alabama Killed, Child Safe
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — Officials say they stormed a bunker in Alabama to rescue a 5-year-old child being held hostage there after his abductor was seen with a gun. Steve Richardson with the FBI’s office in Mobile said at a news conference Monday afternoon that negotiations deteriora…
Search in California for Suspects Who Held Workers Hostage
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say some of the 14 workers held hostage overnight during a robbery at a Los Angeles clothing store were assaulted, and one was stabbed. Police Lt. Andy Neiman says the stabbed worker was treated for a non-life threatening wound. He says another worker was sexually as…