A Man Is Holding a 10-Year-Old Boy Hostage and Firing at Officers, Police Say

(WEST CHESTER, Ohio) — Authorities outside Cincinnati say a man is holding a 10-year-old boy hostage at an apartment complex and has been shooting at officers and their vehicles. Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones says no one has been hurt since the hostage situation began early Saturday after midnight. He says there was an altercation(…)

Philippines condemns 'barbaric beheading' of German hostage

By Manuel Mogato MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines and Germany condemned on Monday the beheading of an elderly German captive by Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf militants who posted a video of the killing after a deadline for a $ 600,000 ransom passed. The video showed a machete-wielding militant behead Jurgen Kantner. Jesus Dureza, presidential adviser(…)

German Hostage Beheaded in Philippines by Abu Sayyaf Extremists

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Abu Sayyaf extremists in the Philippines have released a video of the beheading of a German hostage. The brief video circulated Monday by the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadi websites, is the first sign that the brutal militants proceeded with their threat to kill Jurgen Gustav Kantner in the southern(…)

Richard Simmons’ Close Friends Bring Up New Explosive Allegations About His Disappearance… Some Claim He’s Being Held Hostage!

What on earth is going on with Richard Simmons?! According to Richard’s close friend and former masseuse Mauro Oliveira, the exercise guru is being held HOSTAGE by his housekeeper of three decades (Teresa Reveles) and longtime manager. The claims come on the heels of Simmons’ recent disappearance from the spotlight and out of character behavior.(…)

Escapees argued over hostage fate

Three California jail escapees, all with violent criminal histories, shopped at a Target, took a taxi driver hostage, argued over whether to kill the driver and went to a hair salon to change their look all in about a week’s time that they were on the lam, Orange County Sheriff’s spokesman Jeff Hallock said Monday.(…)