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Police on the scene of a lockdown at Mission College in Santa Clara on May 6, 2013. Investigators said the lockdown was prompted after a cardboard cutout of a gun was mistaken for a real one. (CBS)

Mission College Locked Down After Cardboard Cutout Mistaken For Gun

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.


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2 Concord Schools Locked Down After Suspect Crashes Stolen Car Nearby

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.


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Classes Canceled At Santa Cruz County School Over Threat

Classes have been canceled Friday at a high school in Scotts Valley because of a security threat, school officials said.


Carmen Dragon Elementary School (Antioch Unified School District)

Antioch School Lockdown Lifted After Nearby Police Activity

An Antioch elementary school was locked down for about an hour Friday because of police activity in the area, school officials said.


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San Jose Schools Locked Down In Search For Burglary Suspect

Three San Jose schools were locked down for more than two hours Monday as police investigated a residential burglary, police said.


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Gunman Report A Hoax In Sunnyvale School Lockdown

A lockdown of three Sunnyvale schools Friday was lifted after a report a gunman nearby turned out to be a hoax, police said.


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Suspect Search Leads To San Jose School Lockdown

Overfelt High School in San Jose was on lockdown as police search a nearby neighborhood for suspects seen in a stolen car, police said.


Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland School Locked Down After Threats Against Students

A lockdown at an Oakland elementary school was lifted Friday morning after police determined there was not a threat from a caller who said a shooting was going to happen, a school district spokesman said.


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Police Activity Prompts Lockdown Of San Jose Elementary School

A San Jose elementary school is sheltering in place this morning because of nearby police activity, a school district employee said.


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

2 San Jose Schools Briefly Locked Down After Gun Stolen From Home

Two schools in San Jose were briefly locked down Thursday after a burglary in which a gun was stolen from a nearby home, police said.