U.S. Capitol, Surrounding Buildings Briefly Placed On LockdownThe U.S. Capitol and the buildings within its complex were placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon, as police checked for reports of a person with a weapon.
Police: Gunman Shoots Security Officer Dead, Kills Self At Varick Street Federal BuildingA man shot and a security officer who later died, and then took his own life, at a federal office building in the Hudson Square area Friday, police said.
Report Of Armed Gunman At Holmdel Elementary School Was A HoaxAs parents anxiously waited outside the school, they got the news that is was all a prank. "We are 99.99 percent it is just a hoax," an official announced to the crowd.
Jamaica High School Placed On Lockdown After Students Sneak In From LunchJamaica High School in Queens was placed on lockdown over suspected intruders Thursday afternoon, but officials said it turned out to be a group of students who were trying to sneak back in unnoticed after leaving campus.
2 L.I. Schools Placed On Lockdown When Police Find Man With Gun To Own HeadTwo schools were briefly placed on lockdown in Hicksville, Long Island Monday afternoon, after police found and apprehended a man walking outside with a gun to his own head.
Fireworks Blamed For Scare That Caused Lockdown At New Rochelle High SchoolFireworks have been blamed for a scare that included a school lockdown in New Rochelle on Thursday morning.
New Rochelle Police Search For Suspect After Reports Of Shots FiredA lockdown of New Rochelle High School was lifted Thursday afternoon after police received reports of shots fire in nearby Nature Study Woods.
Reported Home Invasion Prompts School Lockdowns In Gloucester TownshipNo injuries were reported in the home invasion, which occurred shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday in Gloucester Township.
Ebola Relief Supply Flight Takes Off For West Africa From New YorkA mission took off from New York Saturday to bring direct relief to West Africa amid the Ebola virus outbreak.
Suspected Murder-Suicide Prompts School Lockdown In Milford, Conn.The shooting took place on Midway Avenue at around 12:46 p.m., police said.
Nearby Shooting Prompts Shelter-In-Place Order At Lower East Side SchoolStudents and staff were held in a Lower East Side school late Tuesday afternoon, after a shooting nearby.
New School Security System Allows For One-Button LockdownThe stabbing spree that left nearly two dozen students injured in suburban Pittsburgh this week came as a Tri-State Area school district installed what could have been one of the most advanced school security systems in the nation.