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Manchester, CT

Pair Sought in Manchester Captured

A  search  which  forced three Manchester schools into lockdown Friday afternoon  ended with two men being apprehended  off Spencer Street. Police were seeking   34 year old Michael McCarthy of  Manchester for a probation violation.30 year […]

09/06/2013

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False Lockdown At Waterbury Middle School

North End Middle School was placed on a short lockdown Friday morning after two students reported seeing a man armed with a gun within the school.

05/31/2013

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Lockdown Lifted At High School

Authorities have lifted a lockdown at Greenwich High School that was ordered after police received a report of a gun inside the school.

04/11/2013

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High School Placed In Lockdown

Greenwich High School was locked down as police investigated a report of suspicious activity.

04/11/2013

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Security Experts Say Schools, Businesses Need Policies To Respond To Threats

With the deadly school shooting in Newtown, Conn., still fresh in their minds, FBI, state police and security experts offered advice Thursday to school administrators and private employers saying they will have to do more than a “lockdown” policy to prepare for and respond to an armed intruder.

03/28/2013

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Tolland High School Locked Down After Report Of Possible Violence

Tolland High School was put into a lockdown this afternoon, after a student told a teacher he had heard about some possible violence that might take place after school.

03/25/2013

Hospital Lockdown Lifted

The Eastern Connecticut Health Network says Manchester Hospital was locked down Thursday.

02/07/2013

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Lockdown Lifted At Montville High

A school in Montville that was locked down because of a phone call that made reference to weapons has reopened after a search did not turn up any weapons.

05/23/2012

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Facebook Comment Prompts Lockdown At High School;

Bristol police say Bristol Central High School was placed in lockdown after what they described as an idle threat on the social networking site Facebook.

11/23/2011

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Schools Locked Down After Suspicious Person Flees Traffic Stop

A lockdown has been ordered for schools in North Stonington as Connecticut state police search the area for a person who fled on foot after a traffic stop.

09/19/2011

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