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Cops: 8-Hour ‘Stand Off’ Ends When Man Awakes From Stupor

What began as a cop stand-off with a man alleged to be holding his family hostage ended when the suspect finally responded to officers – after waking up from an alcohol-and-drug-induced stupor.


SEATTLE - NOVEMBER 29:  A member of SWAT team gets out of a truck while searching for a suspect who killed four Lakewood Police Officers in a coffee shop November 29, 2009 near Lakewood, Washington. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Fla. Man Barricades Himself in House with 3 Kids

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in the Tampa Bay area say a standoff involving a man barricaded in a house with his three children has ended peacefully.

CBS Tampa–01/01/2012

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