Latest News Wires How one hostage escaped from Sydney cafe

While held hostage at the Lindt Chocolate Cafe in Sydney Monday, 82-year-old John O'Brien, a former pro tennis player, thought about his family and prepared himself for a bold risk. 

By , Associated Press

The siege at the Sydney cafe had been going on for more than five hours and 82-year-old John O'Brien had become convinced the gunman was insane and they would likely all end up dead.