New Haven Police at Chapel and College streets on Nov. 25, 2013. (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Call Of Threat Of Person With Gun Leads To Lockdown At Yale University

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.


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Meadowlands To Go Under Weeklong Lockdown For Super Bowl

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.


Wantagh High School was locked down Friday after police received a report of a possible gun on campus. (Credit: CBS 2)

Lockdown Lifted At Wantagh High School After Gun Scare

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.


Lodi High School was placed on lockdown after reports of a possible threat inside the school on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Report Of Possible Threat Prompts Lockdown At Lodi High 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.


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Officer Threatening Self-Harm Prompts Newtown School Lockdown

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.


Miriam Carey (credit: CBS 2)

Miriam Carey, Of Stamford, Conn., Shot Dead After Capitol Hill Car Chase

U.S. Capitol Police who responded to incident are currently working unpaid due to federal government shutdown.


Officers search for armed man on rooftop in Point Pleasant Beach. (CBS 2)

Point Pleasant Beach Schools Locked Down During Hunt For Suicidal Man With Gun

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.


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Parents: Norwalk School Lockdown Highlights Need For Better Communication

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.


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Upstate Town Placed On Lockdown Over Police Standoff

The entire upstate New York town of Bovina was placed on lockdown Sunday while police were engaged in a standoff with an armed man.


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Newtown, Conn. Schools Put On Lockdown After Phone Threat

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.


A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit: CBS 2)

Counselors On Hand At Two Newark Schools After Separate Incidents

Counselors will be available at two schools in Newark a day after a student was gunned down and a school was put under lockdown.


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Brooklyn Federal Courthouse Locked Down Due To Suspicious Powder

The federal courthouse in Brooklyn was locked down Tuesday afternoon, after suspicious white powder was discovered.


Suspect That Prompted Bay Shore Schools Lockdown Caught

Newsday reported that the suspect, who was caught in the Bronx, was wanted in connection with a shooting in November of 2011.


Gun scare at P.S. 4 in the Bronx (credit: CBS 2)

Lockdown At Bronx Elementary School Caused By Toy Gun

The principal of P.S. 4 called for the lockdown as a precaution after police said one child was overheard telling another that he brought a gun to school.


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Lockdown Lifted At Hackettstown Schools, Centenary College After Threat ‘Unfounded’

The lockdown was imposed Monday morning after a man called the Warren County communications center around 9:45 a.m. and claimed he was armed with an assault rifle and was in the woods behind Hackettstown High School.