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4 children among 6 killed in Houston-area shooting

4 children among 6 killed in Houston-area shooting

SPRING, Texas (AP) — A father who authorities say fatally shot two adults and four of his children and critically wounded his 15-year-old daughter, sank to his knees in surrender after a three-hour standoff in suburban Houston, police said.

16 hours ago Photos

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Man arrested, guns recovered after disturbance at Lansing home

LANSING | Police took a man into custody and recovered guns from a Lansing home Tuesday after responding there for a disturbance, an officer said.

July 01, 2014 6:30 pm

Man wanted in Indiana drive-by captured after 4.5-hour standoff in Dolton

DOLTON | A man wanted in a drive-by shooting in Indiana was arrested after a nearly five-hour standoff Tuesday in Dolton, police said.

June 04, 2014 6:30 pm
Man arrested after four-hour stand-off with Valparaiso police

Man arrested after four-hour stand-off with Valparaiso police

VALPARAISO | A four-hour stand-off with police ended peacefully Thursday morning after a man with a gun gave himself up to officers. The incident prompted police to block several roads, including Morgan Boulevard, and evacuate some residents in the area.

May 22, 2014 8:51 am
Man charged with attempted murder in wake of standoff

Man charged with attempted murder in wake of standoff

VALPARAISO | The Jackson Township man who shot at police during a nine-hour standoff Wednesday has been charged with attempted murder.

August 16, 2013 2:50 pm

With no loss of life, standoff considered a success

Wednesday’s police standoff with an armed man inside his Jackson Township home took nine hours to resolve, left several neighbors without electricity for four hours and left a gaping hole in the front of the man’s house.

August 15, 2013 6:00 pm
Gary SWAT standoff prompted chase leading to IUN officer crash

Gary SWAT standoff prompted chase leading to IUN officer crash

GARY | A Monday afternoon chase of a man wanted on warrant in two counties led to a standoff with Gary SWAT teams and a crash involving an Indiana University Northwest squad car that sent an officer to the hospital.

April 30, 2013 6:56 pm Photos

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Law enforcement, public must work together

Law enforcement, public must work together

Police enter a real estate building last May in Valparaiso after a gunman fired shots inside.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am

Murder suspect surrenders after taking hostages

GARY | A man wanted in connection with a Hammond murder took a group of people hostage for four hours Thursday night before surrendering to police, Lake County Sheriff John Buncich said.

January 04, 2013 7:41 am
Gunman dead following hostage standoff

Gunman dead following hostage standoff

Carolyn Biesen, left, and another hostage, run May 25 from the Prudential Executive Group building in Valparaiso as police protect them during a standoff with a gunman who later took his own life.

December 29, 2012 3:01 pm

C.P. man charged in standoff at his home on Christmas Day

CROWN POINT | Authorities on Wednesday charged Robert Gunter, 46, of Crown Point, with intimidation in connection with a Christmas Day standoff at Gunter's home.

December 27, 2012 6:15 pm

Crown Point man arrested after standoff with SWAT team

CROWN POINT | Police took a Crown Point man into custody early Wednesday after he allegedly threatened to shoot family members and a neighbor on Christmas Day. 

December 26, 2012 5:30 pm

Valpo hostage standoff contained lessons for businesses

PORTER | The standoff at a Valparaiso real estate office in May was presented Wednesday as a cautionary tale to other business owner learning to avoid violent conflicts.

October 17, 2012 6:30 pm

Four-hour standoff ends with man evaluated in Valparaiso

VALPARAISO | A standoff with police in the 1000 block of Elmhurst Street ended about 8:30 p.m. Monday with a man taken to a local hospital.

August 21, 2012 5:30 pm
SWAT teams don't just learn on the fly

SWAT teams don't just learn on the fly

A SWAT officer runs to a standoff with a gunman inside a Prudential building May 25 in Valparaiso.

July 08, 2012 12:00 am
SWAT teams don't just learn on the fly

SWAT teams don't just learn on the fly

Police talk with a SWAT medic during standoff with a gunman May 25 inside a Prudential Executive real estate building in Valparaiso.

July 08, 2012 12:00 am
SWAT teams don't just learn on the fly

SWAT teams don't just learn on the fly

Police surround a Prudential Executive real estate business May 25 in Valparaiso after a gunman fired shots inside the building.

July 08, 2012 12:00 am
VIDEO: Standoff in Valparaiso

VIDEO: Standoff in Valparaiso

A standoff with police at a real estate office ended shortly before 5 p.m. Police said the gunman suffered two self-inflicted gunshot wounds to the head.

May 25, 2012 10:07 pm
Chief: Officers went by the book in stabilizing standoff

Chief: Officers went by the book in stabilizing standoff

A police negotiator runs down Roosevelt Road during a police standoff with a gunman at a Prudential Executive building in Valparaiso on Friday.

May 25, 2012 3:47 pm
Fiancee says Valpo gunman was a loving man, a former hero

Fiancee says Valpo gunman was a loving man, a former hero

Police enter the Prudential Executive Group building in Valparaiso after a gunman fired shots inside Friday. The hostage taker, Roy L. Ferguson, 48, likely suffered three gunshot wounds from two different weapons, Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris said Saturday. That report comes one day af…

May 25, 2012 3:28 pm
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