I just think that the headline "6 hour standoff ends after police discover suspect isn't even home" is one of the funniest headlines I have ever read.

A standoff outside an apartment in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday ended peacefully after the police determined that the man they were looking for, a suspect wanted in connection with a 2010 killing of a Pace University student, was not there.

The police gained access to the apartment just after noon following protracted negotiations through the door with the suspect’s mother, who uses a wheelchair. But when they entered, six hours after they had arrived, the police said they did not find the 31-year-old suspect.
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