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Georgia firefighters ‘relieved’ hostage ordeal is over

April 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

SUWANEE, Ga. It’s a call that firefighters routinely respond to a report of a medical emergency. Continue Reading

UPDATE: Sioux Falls police responding to hostage call

September 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Police in South Dakota’s largest city have emptied a strip mall and put two schools on lockdown following a reported hostage situation. Continue Reading

Free for 30 years, Iran hostages now plan reunion

January 14, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WEST POINT, N.Y. Former Iranian hostage Barry Rosen touched down on an American tarmac 30 years ago and spilled into the arms of a wife and two young children lost to him during 444 days of captivity. Then came the exhilarating bus ride to West Point along a route lined with yellow ribbons and thousands of cheering people, waving and chanting, “USA! USA!” Continue Reading

Hostages of school gunman tried to put him at ease, gunman dies from self-inflicted wounds

December 1, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MARINETTE, Wis. His first shots blasted the film projector and punched into a wall. The last he aimed at himself. In between, the 15-year-old high school sophomore held his teacher and about two dozen classmates hostage for more than six hours. Continue Reading

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Updated: Iran to free 1 of 3 Americans in holiday clemency

September 9, 2010 in INFORUM

TEHRAN, Iran Iran said it will free one of three Americans jailed for more than a year on Saturday in a clemency to mark the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Continue Reading