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Family Of Md. Captive Killed By Drone Backs Hostage Czar

The family of an American captive killed in a drone strike said Wednesday it would welcome the creation of a hostage czar to coordinate government efforts to free those held.


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Md. Man Remains Al-Qaeda Prisoner 3 Years Later

It was three years ago that militants in Pakistan captured a Maryland man.


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Arrest Made In Anne Arundel Community College Armed Hostage Hoax

A former student is charged with reporting an armed hostage hoax at Anne Arundel County Community College.



Suspect In Dundalk Standoff Taken Into Custody

Panicked moments in Baltimore County after a suspect holed himself up inside a business filled with employees. The police standoff lasted for hours, forcing a nearby school to lock down.



D.C. Sniper Says He Was Sexually Abused By Elder Accomplice

Convicted D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo said in a television interview that aired Thursday that he was sexually abused by John Allen Muhammad, his adult accomplice in shootings that terrorized the Washington area 10 years ago.


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Opinion: Romney Roots For Foreign Policy Crisis

Missed in all the controversy over Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark is Romney’s callous and downright dangerous remarks that a crisis sparked by Iran would be good for his election prospects.


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Decades In Prison For Md. Couple Who Held Hostage

A Maryland couple will spend decades in prison after keeping a 22-year-old woman locked in a bathroom in their Reisterstown apartment for nearly nine months.


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Search Continues For Md. Man Kidnapped In Pakistan

Held hostage. There’s urgent concern about a Marylander kidnapped in Pakistan. Now there are new details about his violent abduction and who’s behind it. Men with assault rifles snatched Warren Weinstein from his home in Pakistan just days before he was to return to Maryland.


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Suspect Surrenders In South Baltimore Barricade Situation

Baltimore City Police were on the scene of a barricade situation in South Baltimore.


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Police Kill Md. Bank Robbery Suspect, Hostage Escapes

It looked like a scene out of a big Blockbuster movie, but it was real life. A man tries to rob a bank in Takoma Park, taking a woman hostage and the whole thing unfolds before news cameras.