Stories tagged: lockdown
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
Central Valley officials did not reveal the contents of the threat but stressed that the lockdown and evacuation measures were only precautionary. At East Valley, a message found in a …
Tue., Oct. 22, 2019
Sacajawea Middle School went into a brief lockdown as school was let out for the day Tuesday and a student was arrested several blocks away with a BB gun just …
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019
Rogers High School went into a brief lockdown Wednesday following reports of a social media post showing a student holding a gun.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019
A report of a shooter at Central Washington University turned out to be a false alarm after the school went into lockdown and police searched and cleared the campus’ buildings.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018
An Air Force base in Ohio said there was not an active shooter incident Thursday, just hours after authorities in armored vehicles and unmarked cars swarmed the base amid reports …
Tue., April 3, 2018
A pair of reports of students with guns prompted a lockdown at Chief Moses Middle School on Friday morning and the arrest of two juveniles.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018
The White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018
An umbrella sparked a scare at a Seattle-area hospital after it was mistaken for a rifle.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018
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
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
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
Virginia State University in on lockdown after a shooting on campus.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
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
A Mississippi Air Force base is on lockdown as officials look for a retired staff sergeant who may be armed.
Wed., July 12, 2017
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
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
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
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
A unit at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla remains on restricted movement following three recent inmate fights.
Mon., May 30, 2016
The White House has been placed on lockdown after a woman threw something over the north fence along Pennsylvania Avenue.
Wed., April 27, 2016
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
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
Several schools in the Spokane area were locked down today after telephone threats were received around 1 p.m.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2013
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
A man who attempted suicide at the Spokane County Jail is hospitalized with no brain activity, officials say.
Mon., Feb. 6, 2012
WALLA WALLA — A second inmate fight in a week renewed lockdowns at the Washington state Penitentiary at Walla Walla.
Mon., Sept. 26, 2011
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
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
A high school student skipping school today prompted a lockdown at Riverside high, middle and elementary schools in Chattaroy.
Sat., May 23, 2009
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 …