The 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.
A student told a member of the school staff that another student at the school had a gun, police said.
Island Trees School Superintendent Dr. Charles Murphy said no injuries have been reported at the schools in Levittown.
A corrections officer who was guarding a prisoner on the 9th floor was attacked around 10:30 Wednesday morning. He was slashed on the back of the neck.
A Middlesex County school was placed on lockdown Tuesday following reports of gunshots in the area.
Yale University was locked down and under a “shelter in place” order for almost six hours Monday, following the investigation into an anonymous caller’s claim that his roommate was on his way to the campus to shoot people.
The New Jersey Sports and Exhibition Authority said the entire complex will be sealed off beginning Jan. 27. Only those with credentials will be allowed to enter. Signs will warn commuters they won’t be permitted to take shortcuts through the complex.
Police were called to Wantagh High School around 9:12 a.m. after a student told a school official that another student had said something about bringing a gun to school.
Around 9 a.m., police received an anonymous call that there was some sort of threat inside the building, authorities said. It’s still not clear what the call was about.
The middle school and high school in Newtown, Conn., were briefly locked down Monday, after authorities learned a Norwalk police officer who had threatened to harm himself was headed to his wife’s home in the town.
U.S. Capitol Police who responded to incident are currently working unpaid due to federal government shutdown.
All schools were locked down in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. as a precautionary measure Wednesday morning as police looked for a suicidal man with a gun.
The shots were reported somewhere outside the immediate area of the Cranbury Elementary School in Norwalk around 11:25 a.m., but a police investigation could not confirm that any shots were fired.
The entire upstate New York town of Bovina was placed on lockdown Sunday while police were engaged in a standoff with an armed man.
The school system in Newtown, Conn., was briefly placed on lockdown Monday, after someone made a threatening phone call to a school near the site of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.