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  • White House on lockdown, suspect is in custody

    11/03/2017 8:28:48 AM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    The White House is on lockdown and one person is in custody Friday morning after reports of "suspicious activity" along the North fence line of the 18-acre complex. The U.S. Secret Service tweeted: "Subject is in custody." Pennsylvania Ave. and Lafayette Park are also closed to pedestrians near the White House. Reporters and staffers are instructed not to leave the White House while the investigation is ongoing.
  • White House placed on lockdown

    08/22/2017 10:44:12 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 23 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | August 22, 2017 | Gabby Morrongiello
    U.S. Secret Service placed the White House on lockdown at around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Construction work and landscaping on the North Lawn came to a halt and reporters were directed to hold in the James S. Brady briefing room.
  • Army's Redstone Arsenal on lockdown for 'possible active shooter'

    06/27/2017 10:51:50 AM PDT · by Innovative · 5 replies
    CNN ^ | June 27, 2017 | Tina Burnside, Jason Hanna and Dave Alsup,
    The US Army's Redstone Arsenal post in Huntsville, Alabama, is on lockdown because of a "possible active shooter," the facility's Twitter account said Tuesday. There were reports of a shooter at Building 5301 -- the Aviation and Missile Command building -- at the post's Sparkman Center, Army spokeswoman Kim Hanson said.
  • Stamford Hill estate in London’s north in lockdown with reports of armed youths

    06/20/2017 7:18:27 PM PDT · by blueyon · 54 replies
    newscom.au ^ | 6/20/17 | Ian Horswill
    A HOUSING estate in London has been put on lockdown by police after reports of young people ‘brandishing machetes and swords.’ Youths have reportedly been fighting with armed police at Stamford Hill, in north London, an area known for its Hasidic community, the largest concentration of Haredi Jews in Europe. One man said he witnessed a car being attacked by a mob of up to 30 armed with bats and hammers after it was chased down the street.
  • FOX BREAKING - Davis-Monthan AFB on Lockdown

    01/23/2017 9:46:10 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 51 replies
    FOX NEWS | 1-23-2017 | Fox News
    Possible shots fired... Shelter-in-place advisory
  • Beachwood mall placed on lockdown

    12/26/2016 4:45:24 PM PST · by grayboots · 136 replies
    newsnet5 ^ | 12/26/2016 | News5 Staff
    BEACHWOOD, Ohio - The Beachwood mall is on lockdown as police respond to an incident. Authorities would not elaborate on what happened, only saying the mall was on lockdown. A Nordstrom employee told News 5 the mall was placed on lockdown around 6:45 p.m. Videos posted to social media show people running through the mall. This is a developing story. News 5 will update as more information becomes available.
  • Man shooting at squirrels puts Farmington schools on lockdown

    09/19/2016 2:40:49 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 25 replies
    Echo Press ^ | Deanna Weniger
    FARMINGTON, Minn.—A man shooting at squirrels with a pellet gun on his property caused confusion Monday morning in Farmington as authorities requested some of the city's schools to go into lockdown after a gunfire report. "The initial call was that there was a man outside with a rifle shooting off rounds," said Sgt. Bob Sauter of the Farmington Police Department. Authorities treated the report with an active shooter response. The caller was ambiguous on the exact location, guessing the 400 block of Oak Street, and the department, having had some previous responses in that area, weren't taking any chances, Sauter...
  • BREAKING: Royal Liverpool Hospital in lockdown after man 'attacked with machete'

    08/04/2016 8:04:05 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 63 replies
    daily star ^ | 8/4 | evans
    A 26-year-old man is in a serious condition after being stabbed in the arms and legs. Police said the man drove himself five miles to hospital following the attack. Unconfirmed reports suggest there is a bullet hole in the vehicle he drove in.
  • us capitol on lockdown

  • Sources: DPD headquarters on lockdown, SWAT deployed for 'serious threat' ( live broadcast )

    07/09/2016 2:46:34 PM PDT · by blueyon · 234 replies
    WFAA.com ^ | 7/09/16 | Staff
    Sources tell NEWS 8 that Dallas Police Headquarters is under a lockdown Saturday afternoon due to a threat that is being 'taken seriously' by police. The lockdown was put into place shortly after 4 p.m. DPD SWAT has been deployed to headquarters, sources say.
  • US Capitol on Lockdown; Everyone Asked to Shelter in Place

    The U.S. Capitol building is on lockdown Friday morning out of an abundance of caution due to police activity. Everyone is being asked to shelter in place as police search for a woman inside the Capitol. No one is permitted to enter or exit until directed by U.S. Capitol Police. People inside have been told to close, lock and stay away from external doors and windows, and to silence mobile phones. Those inside should move to their office's assigned shelter-in-place location or the innermost part of the office, away from external doors or windows. Those not near their offices should...
  • Unspecified 'threat' prompts lockdown at Camp Parks

    06/21/2016 12:03:42 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 13 replies
    KTVU ^ | June 21, 2016
    Authorities placed the Parks Reserve Forces Training Area, also known as Camp Parks, on lockdown Thursday morning while authorities investigated a threat received by the U.S. Army training facility.
  • Father of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh 'Proud' of Son's Testimony in Group Prayer Lawsuit

    08/28/2012 11:29:24 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 28 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 27, 2012 | ALYSSA NEWCOMB
    Father of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh 'Proud' of Son's Testimony in Group Prayer Lawsuit The father of John Walker Lindh, the young American who was captured in Afghanistan after 9/11 and sentenced to prison for aiding the Taliban against U.S. troops, said he is proud of his son for fighting in court today for the right to pray with other Muslim prisoners. "I was really proud of John," Frank Lindh told ABCNews.com. "Today he did such a good job of explaining the daily prayer. It was a really well informed testimony. It shows how much depth of knowledge he...
  • From FOX News: Active shooter on campus at UCLA

    06/01/2016 10:20:59 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 170 replies
    FOX News | June 1, 2016 | FOX News
    Campus on lockdown. Request to shelter in place.
  • White House placed on partial security lockdown: official

    05/30/2016 11:06:10 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mon May 30, 2016 1:50pm EDT | Lisa Lambert and Jeff Mason
    The north side of the White House was placed on a security lockdown on Monday because of a suspicious package, a Secret Service official said. The partial lockdown on the Memorial Day holiday occurred while President Barack Obama was home. Reporters were not allowed to leave the White House compound through its northwest gate and flashing lights from emergency responders could be seen nearby. …
  • BREAKING NEWS: White House on lockdown after person shot outside

    05/20/2016 12:47:12 PM PDT · by Bratch · 77 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | May 20, 2016 | Ollie Gillman
    The White House has been put on lockdown after a person was shot outside. Visitors wrote on Twitter that they saw 'lots of people with guns' after shots were heard. The shooting took place on 17th and E Streets NW at around 2pm, the United States Park Police said. It is not clear who has been shot or whether they have been killed.
  • Winston-Salem State University placed on lockdown [All clear #26]

    01/25/2016 7:51:42 PM PST · by RaceBannon · 26 replies
    FOX 8 ^ | 1/25/16 | FOX 8
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem State University is currently on lockdown, according to campus police. A RamALERT was sent out that read: RamALERT: WSSU campus is currently on lockdown. Secure inside a room until further advised. Do not come to campus if currently off campus until advised. It is unclear why the university was placed on lockdown. Winston-Salem police confirm they are assisting WSSU police.
  • City in Tizzy over Soldier with Crude Fake Gun

    12/14/2015 6:36:23 AM PST · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 14 December, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    How the mighty have fallen. A soldier, in uniform, with a pack and a clearly fake gun causes an entire section of Australian civilization to go into the "vapors".Throughout most of the rest of the world, there would hardly be a comment. Seeing soldiers on exercises is common and only slightly noteworthy.Notice that this soldier did nothing that was even remotely threatening, except exist. He did not fire blanks. He never pointed the crude, welded metal sections, vaguely resembling a rifle, at anyone. We (in the United States) would be in the same place if it were not for...
  • White House undergoes holiday lockdown after man jumps fence

    11/26/2015 8:24:53 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov. 26, 2015 10:11 PM EST
    A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving. The man was immediately apprehended and taken into custody pending criminal charges, the Secret Service said in a statement. The incident took place about 2:45 p.m. EST. An image of a man atop a section of fence in front of the North Lawn was posted on the website of television station WJLA. Another image showed the man standing on the lawn with his arms raised in victory. ...
  • Threats Prompt Lockdowns at 8 High Schools: District (San Diego CA)

    09/17/2015 11:29:33 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 13 replies
    NBC 7 - San Diego ^ | September 17 | R. Stickney & Liberty Zabala
    Phoned in threats were received at eight schools within 15 minutes, officials said. Eight high schools in San Diego received threats Thursday, prompting lock downs at all eight schools facilities and an immediate response from San Diego and district police officers.