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  • Standoff in Palo Alto
  • People living in a Palo Alto neighborhood had to wait until about midnight to get into bed after a five hour standoff.
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  • Standoff in Palo Alto
  • People living in a Palo Alto neighborhood had to wait until about midnight to get into bed after a five hour standoff.
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  • SWAT team in Pacifica
  • In Pacifica there was a tense stand-off with police that ended in gunfire Tuesday night.
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  • A man was sentenced Friday to 60 years to life for fatally shooting a man in Oakland following a drunken argument in 2012.
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  • A roadway near the El Cerrito Plaza BART station has reopened following poice activity Friday afternoon.
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  • Antioch police arrested two men and shot and killed a dog after a domestic violence call led to a chaotic standoff on Friday.
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  • An ICE officer was shot and 3 local police officers were wounded during a violent confrontation with a suspect in Roseville.
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  • A standoff ended in Santa Rosa when a man believed to have barricaded himself inside his home was found at a nearby residence.
  • Six felony weapons and vandalism charges have been filed against a Santa Rosa man who allegedly shot at his wife and a locksmith.
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  • A standoff ended in Santa Rosa when a man believed to have barricaded himself inside his home was found at a nearby residence.
  • A Santa Rosa man who allegedly fired shots at his wife and a locksmith at their home was booked for attempted murder.
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  • San Ramon shooting suspect led away by SWAT
  • The man who apparently opened fire as he was being evicted on Wednesday is a former investment advisor who had fallen on hard times.
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contra costa county, san ramon, shooting, foreclosures, housing market, crime, guns, violence, standoff, east bay news, lyanne melendez
  • Eviction shooter charged with attempted murder
  • Mike Ghoneim is a former investment advisor who apparently had fallen on hard times.
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  • San Ramon shooting suspect led away by SWAT
  • The suspect in a shooting that happened during a foreclosure eviction at a home near San Ramon surrendered after a standoff.
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  • Police at San Ramon standoff
  • Residents in one San Ramon neighborhood say they weren't notified a police standoff was happening hear their homes.
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  • San Ramon shooting suspect led away by SWAT
  • The suspect in a shooting that happened during a foreclosure eviction at a home near San Ramon surrendered after a standoff.
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  • The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified a woman who was found stabbed to death inside her Sunnyvale home.
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  • SWAT team prepares during standoff with a murder suspect in Sunnyvale
  • Police fatally shot a Sunnyvale man after a lengthy standoff. They say he charged officers after strangling a woman in his home.
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  • SWAT team prepares during standoff with a murder suspect in Sunnyvale
  • Police fatally shot a Sunnyvale man after a lengthy standoff. They say he charged officers after strangling a woman in his home.
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  • Police arrested 44-year-old Frederick Neil Hines following a standoff.
  • Police arrested a man armed with a gun and machete in Vallejo following a standoff Friday night.
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  • A tense labor standoff is taking place at an American-owned medical supply factory in China.
  • A tense labor standoff is taking place at an American-owned medical supply factory in China.
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  • Santa Clara police arrested a man after a standoff Wednesday night near Pomeroy and Lochinvar Avenue.
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  • Oakland police did not find a suspect they believed was barricaded in a home overnight.
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  • Morgan Hill police standoff
  • A tense standoff between a wanted parolee and police at the Morgan Hill Inn Motel has ended and the man is now in custody.
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  • SWAT surrounds a Vallejo home after a tense standoff ends
  • A tense standoff between an armed man and police forced dozens of people from their homes in Vallejo Wednesday afternoon.
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  • SWAT surrounds a Vallejo home after a tense standoff ends
  • A tense standoff between an armed man and police forced dozens of people from their homes in Vallejo Wednesday afternoon.
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  • Person handcuffed after fatal crash and standoff in Oakland
  • Several people have been detained for questioning in connection with a fatal shooting and standoff in Oakland Sunday morning.
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  • Person handcuffed after fatal crash and standoff in Oakland
  • Several people have been detained for questioning in connection with a fatal shooting and standoff in Oakland Sunday morning.
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  • Woman taken into custody after standoff in San Francisco
  • A woman caught breaking into a San Francisco home held police off with a shotgun for hours before she was taken into custody.
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  • Woman taken into custody after standoff in San Francisco
  • A woman caught breaking into a San Francisco home held police off with a shotgun for hours before she was taken into custody.
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  •  A standoff is underway in Oakland with SWAT teams trying to reach a suspect holed-up inside a house.
  • Oakland police arrested at least two people and recovered several guns when a standoff ended early Tuesday morning.
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  • Scene of a police standoff with a shooting suspect reportedly holed up in Oakland apartment building
  • After a long standoff, Oakland police stormed the building where a shooting suspect was believed to be holed up. Nobody was inside.
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  • Bank robbery suspect surrenders at Newark motel
  • Two suspects in a Fremont bank robbery were arrested after holing up in a Newark motel room Monday afternoon.
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  • A man was arrested Sunday morning after allegedly robbing a Jack In The Box restaurant and holding employees hostage.
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  • Brother of rescued Ala. hostage shares story
  • The brother of rescued hostage victim Ethan speaks to ABC News in an exclusive interview.
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  • Ehan, the boy who was held hostage in Alabama
  • A 5-year-old boy was back with his ecstatic family and playing with his toy dinosaur after his nearly weeklong ordeal.
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  • Ehan, the boy who was held hostage in Alabama
  • Ethan, the 5-year-old boy held hostage in a nearly week-long standoff in Alabama is in good spirits and apparently unharmed.
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  • Man with sword standoff in San Jose
  • A man with an assault rifle in his car removed his clothes and brandished a Samurai sword at SJ police for more than two hours.
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  • Man with sword standoff in San Jose
  • A man with an assault rifle in his car removed his clothes and brandished a Samurai sword at SJ police for more than two hours.
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  • Standoff in San Francisco
  • A standoff is over after a man barricaded himself in a bathroom at a Chevron station in San Francisco at Castro and Market.
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  • Police were involved in an hours-long standoff with an armed suspect in Albany early Wednesday morning.
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  • Standoff in San Franciscos Nob Hill
  • Police detained a man after a lengthy standoff in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood Saturday night, a police spokesman said.
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  • Cal State Fullerton
  • Students at Cal State Fullerton barricaded themselves inside classrooms as police searched for two suspects wanted in a jewelry store robbery.
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  • Suspect arrested in San Francisco
  • A wanted parolee is behind bars after ramming a SF police car and holding the SWAT team at bay for several hours.
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  • Suspect arrested in San Francisco
  • A wanted parolee is behind bars after ramming a SF police car and holding the SWAT team at bay for several hours.
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SFPD, crime, standoff, san francisco news, amy hollyfield
  • SFPD standoff
  • San Francisco police were engaged in a standoff this morning that temporarily blocked all ramps on and off Treasure Island.
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  • SFPD standoff
  • San Francisco police were engaged in a standoff this morning that temporarily blocked all ramps on and off Treasure Island.
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  • A gunman forced the evacuation of an apartment building on Alice Avenue in Mountain View during a standoff with police.
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  • SWAT standoff with homicide suspect in Oakland
  • A murder suspect believed to have been inside a West Oakland home was not found after a SWAT team searched the residence.
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  • SWAT standoff with homicide suspect in Oakland
  • Police in West Oakland have surrounded a homicide suspect who's holed-up inside a home at 21st Street at Myrtle just a few blocks south of McClymonds High School.
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  • Concord police SWAT
  • A shelter-in-place warning has been lifted in Concord after an officer-involved shooting.
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  • Concord police SWAT
  • A shelter-in-place warning has been lifted in Concord after an officer-involved shooting.
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concord, standoff, east bay news, laura anthony