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File photo of a cop car with its lights on. (Photo by JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Ga. Teen Charged With Causing Bogus Pa. SWAT Alert

A 17-year-old Georgia boy has been charged with sending a bogus computer message that prompted a SWAT response at a western Pennsylvania home.

08/06/2013

File photo of a SWAT team. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police: Man Kills School Bus Driver, Takes 6-Year-Old Hostage

Police, SWAT teams and negotiators were at a rural property where a man was believed to be holed up in a homemade bunker Wednesday after fatally shooting the driver of a school bus and fleeing with a 6-year-old child passenger, authorities said.

01/30/2013

An Atlanta teen texted that she was in a hostage situation early Thursday, resulting in Atlanta Police to call in the SWAT team for what seemed to be a hostage situation. (credit: JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Teen Texts Lie Of Hostage Situation

An Atlanta teen who texted ‘wolf’ about being held hostage by “several Asian males armed with multiple shotguns” faces a slew of charges for her exaggerated texts – messages that caused Atlanta SWAT to arrive to the scene of what was thought to be a hostage situation.

12/29/2011

Atlanta police send out SWAT officers in riot gear and dozens of officers to arrest 53 "Occupy Atlanta" protesters. (credit: CBS Atlanta, WGCL)

Dozens of ‘Occupy Atlanta’ Protesters Arrested During Raid

Fifty-three Occupy Atlanta protestors were taken into custody early Wednesday morning in Woodruff Park, nearly a day after revoking an executive clause that had allowed the protestors to camp overnight, citing safety and financial concerns.

10/26/2011