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5 Held Hostage at Rural Virginia Post Office
Offbeat  (tags: post office, gunman, hostages, shots fired )

- 3498 days ago -
An armed man took five people hostage Wednesday at a post office in a small, rural town, officials said. Shots were fired, but there were no reports of injuries. Police cordoned off a three-block area, and Virginia State Police sent in a SWAT team
Shots Fired at Pet-Store Protesters in Santa Monica
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protesters, shots fired, pet stores, environment )

- 3558 days ago -
A group of animal advocates protesting a Santa Monica pet store they say sells animals obtained from puppy mills was fired on by an unknown person or persons earlier this month, causing minor injuries to three of the protesters.

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