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Two dead after hostage incident in Illinois Valley

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Two people are dead after a hostage incident in the Illinois Valley. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said it happened on Pinewood Way around 6:30 Monday morning. Deputies said a woman called 911 reporting her husband was threatening …

Man dead after hostage situation in Germany

Viernheim, Germany, — A man was shot dead Thursday after entering a cinema in southwestern Germany with a weapon and taking several hostages, authorities said. No one else was injured. The armed man entered the Kinopolis Movie Theater in the early afternoon …

Texas Walmart shooting suspect dead

Amarillo, Tex. — An armed suspect who held hostages at an Amarillo, Texas, Walmart on Tuesday was killed by SWAT officers. Authorities initially described what happened at the Walmart as a “workplace violence” situation. Walmart says two of its employees were held …