May 24, 2016

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UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at Lorain schools

School officials have lifted the lockdown on all Lorain Schools buildings. “While the school lockdown has been lifted, we remain in high alert,” said Spokeswoman Erin Gadd District officials are asking parents to escort children to bus stops, walk them to and from school, and to speak with their children about how to respond if Read More…

Lorain schools on lockdown after girls approached by man this morning

Lorain Schools are on lockdown as Lorain Police look for a white male that approached three school-aged girls Thursday morning. Police Sgt. Buddy Sivert said officers are still taking reports and gathering information. It appears as if a man described as white, mid-20s, wearing all black and a black ski mask that covered his face Read More…

UPDATE: No evidence found of shooting at Washington Navy Yard

WASHINGTON — Investigators found no evidence of a shooting after the Washington Navy Yard went on lockdown Thursday because someone reported shots fired in the same building where a gunman killed 12 workers in a rampage two years ago. D.C. police said a woman called from inside a Navy Yard building to report that she Read More…

US Capitol lockdown ends, police officer reportedly injured

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, witnesses and officials said. Tourists watched the shooting unfold on Constitution Avenue outside the Capitol as lawmakers inside debated how to end a government shutdown. Police quickly locked Read More…

North Ridgeville schools consider lockdown alternative

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Schools have long used lockdowns as a primary means of protecting children against an armed intruder. And while those measures have worked to save lives during horrific episodes of shootings inside school buildings, some districts have traded in the defensive lockdown for a more proactive and controversial means of protection known as Read More…