Five schools in Alameda were briefly on lockdown because of a report that proved false of a man with a gun near one of the campuses this morning, police said.
A report of a possible gunman at an administrative building on the San Jose State University campus has turned up nothing and the building has reopened, according to the university.
The U.S. Capitol building was placed on lockdown and Capitol police issued a shelter-in-place order Thursday afternoon following reports of shots fired nearby.
Santa Clara’s Mission College went into lockdown for about 45 minutes this afternoon after a cardboard cutout of a gun was mistaken for the real thing, a school spokesman said.
Residents of rural Calaveras County were told Sunday to keep their doors locked as authorities continued the search for the killer of an 8-year-old girl
Lockdowns have been lifted at two Concord schools Tuesday afternoon after a suspect fleeing from police crashed a stolen car in the area, a police lieutenant said.
The manhunt for one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has a city of over a million people on a citywide lockdown and is prompting discussion on San Francisco authorities would handle a similar situation.
Classes have been canceled Friday at a high school in Scotts Valley because of a security threat, school officials said.
A 16-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting in Antioch Wednesday morning that prompted lockdowns at several nearby schools, authorities said.
Three San Jose schools lifted a precautionary shelter-in-place order Monday afternoon after a trio was arrested for a nearby burglary, police said.