Tag: Hostage situations

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JAKARTA, Indonesia — Two Indonesian hostages have been released after being held for more than a year in the southern Philippines by their Abu...
Families of captive French jihadis sue to bring them home

PARIS — Six families of French jihadis captured during Islamic State's retreat filed a complaint Wednesday demanding that the government bring them home, a...
Bail tops $1M for man charged after hostage standoff

HAMILTON, Ohio — Bonds totaling more than $1 million have been set for a man accused of firing shots while using a 10-year-old boy...
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THESSALONIKI, Greece — Police in northern Greece have arrested two Pakistani suspected migrant traffickers accused of holding more than a dozen migrants captive and...
Police say man charged with kidnapping after holding boy

WEST CHESTER, Ohio — A sheriff said an armed man used a 10-year-old boy as "a shield" during a hostage standoff of around 30...
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WEST CHESTER, Ohio — Authorities outside Cincinnati say police are still negotiating with a gunman who's been holding a 10-year-old boy hostage at an...
Hearing delayed for Canadian ex-hostage Boyle

OTTAWA, Ontario — Canadian ex-hostage Joshua Boyle's case has been put off until next Monday while his lawyers work on a bail plan. ...
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LONG BEACH, Calif. — Long Beach police have killed a gunman they believed was holding an employee hostage at an airport Holiday Inn. ...
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LONG BEACH, Calif. — A man who reportedly was holding someone hostage in a Long Beach hotel lobby was fatally shot by police early...
Nigeria confirms Chibok girl found after almost 4 years

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Another Nigerian schoolgirl seized in a mass abduction by Boko Haram extremists from a boarding school nearly four years ago has...

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