Stories tagged: lockdown
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 8:47 a.m.
Umbrella mistaken for weapon causes hospital lockdown
An umbrella sparked a scare at a Seattle-area hospital after it was mistaken for a rifle.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 10:03 p.m.
Fallout from Louisiana teacher’s arrest rages on
The Louisiana teacher whose widely viewed arrest at a school board meeting sparked online outrage has returned to work even as fallout from the incident rages on.
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 10:28 a.m.
Eastern Idaho elementary school placed on lockdown
Authorities in eastern Idaho said an elementary school was placed on lockdown after police investigating a report of an attack on a woman heard a shot inside a residence and …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
Schools adept at shoring up security at any hint of danger
Schools have become adept at rapidly shoring up security, measuring responses against the toll it could take on students’ learning and sense of safety.
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
Virginia State University campus on lockdown after shooting
Virginia State University in on lockdown after a shooting on campus.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
Editorial: Our turn to face tragedy, pull together
Now it’s our community that will never be the same; our students, parents, teachers, doctors, nurses and first responders who will never forget.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
Mississippi air base lifts lockdown as officials seek armed man
A Mississippi Air Force base is on lockdown as officials look for a retired staff sergeant who may be armed.
Wed., July 12, 2017, 2:31 p.m.
Lockdown lifted at Washington state Capitol
A lockdown at the Washington state Capitol was lifted Wednesday after law enforcement officers responding to a report of possible gunfire didn’t find anything suspicious.
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 11:05 a.m.
Lockdown lifted at military post; no injuries reported
Authorities locked down an Alabama military post on Tuesday amid reports of possible active shooter, and workers were advised to “run hide fight.” About two hours later, the all clear …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 9:59 a.m.
FBI, ATF, DEA, police and deputies arrest 18 people in drug raids in Spokane, Kootenai and Yakima counties
Federal agents with the FBI, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Drug Enforcement Administration worked today with Spokane police and Spokane County Sheriff’s Office to serve multiple …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:02 a.m.
Pursuit leads to temporary lockdown at community college
The pursuit of a man believed to be carrying a gun forced the temporary lock down of the South Seattle Community College.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 10:40 a.m.
Walla Walla prison restrictions in place after inmate brawls
A unit at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla remains on restricted movement following three recent inmate fights.
Mon., May 30, 2016, 11:16 a.m.
White House returns to normal operations after lockdown
The White House has been placed on lockdown after a woman threw something over the north fence along Pennsylvania Avenue.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 9:22 a.m.
White House on lockdown after person threw items over fence
The White House was put on lockdown Wednesday after a man threw “personal belongings” over the north fence line of the White House complex.
Thu., May 14, 2015
Phone threats put three Spokane-area schools on lockdown
Three more schools in the Spokane area were locked down Wednesday after receiving threats by phone. Several local schools received similar phone calls that forced lockdowns earlier this year. “It’s …
UPDATED: Wed., May 13, 2015, 9:06 p.m.
Threats, potentially computer generated, cause lockdowns at multiple schools
Several schools in the Spokane area were locked down today after telephone threats were received around 1 p.m.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2013, 2:29 p.m.
Chase from White House to Capitol ends in gunfire
WASHINGTON — A woman driving a black Lexus tried to ram through a White House barricade Thursday, then led police on a chase that ended in gunfire outside the Capitol, …
UPDATED: Fri., July 27, 2012, 1:10 p.m.
Spokane jail locked down after suicide attempt
A man who attempted suicide at the Spokane County Jail is hospitalized with no brain activity, officials say.
Mon., Feb. 6, 2012, 7:33 a.m.
New fight, lockdown at Walla Walla penitentiary
WALLA WALLA — A second inmate fight in a week renewed lockdowns at the Washington state Penitentiary at Walla Walla.
Mon., Sept. 26, 2011, 1 p.m.
Lake City High School “all clear” following bomb threat
Lake City High School was declared “all clear” by police around 3 p.m. following a bomb threat discovered by school officials this morning.
Thu., Sept. 9, 2010, 10:59 a.m.
Crude explosive devices found outside Coeur d’Alene High
Three small explosive devices were found around Coeur d’Alene High School’s football field today around 10 a.m. No injuries or damage were reported, the Coeur d’Alene Police Department said.
Tue., April 20, 2010, 3:31 p.m.
High school truant prompts school lockdown
A high school student skipping school today prompted a lockdown at Riverside high, middle and elementary schools in Chattaroy.
Sat., May 23, 2009
University High School executes fire drill ‘relatively well’
The call went out over the radio at 8:40 Thursday morning at University High School. “Students report an intruder,” the voice said. “Let’s go into lockdown.” Thankfully it was only …