'Knock It Off': 99-Year-Old Gets 18-Year-Old Hostage Taker To Release HerDoris Wasden of Utah not only stood up to the criminal but was reportedly able to secure her own release during a tense standoff with police.
Opinion: Romney Roots For Foreign Policy CrisisMissed 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.
UPDATED: Police ID Hostage Taker Who Took Own LifePolice say the intruder's girlfriend lives in the apartment and was seeking an order of protection against him.
UPDATE: Standoff Ends in South St. Louis; No InjuriesPolice surrounded home, but suspect had already ran away.
Infant Safe After Hostage Situation Overnight A four-week-old baby is reportedly doing fine after being held hostage for several hours overnight.