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2 weeks ago
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Greenville prison authorities lock inmates in prison cells

Prisoners at a maximum security prison in South Carolina are being confined around the clock as a precaution after a group of inmates initially refused to return to their cells.
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8 months ago
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Charter school raises concerns over lockdown procedures

A Wilmington charter school is raising concerns over how lockdowns are handled. The Cape Fear Center for Inquiry is not part of New Hanover County Schools and the school is technically it's own school district.
UNC Chapel Hill was on lockdown Wednesday morning after a report of a "dangerous person" on campus. (Source: WTVD)
10 months ago
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Lockdown lifted at UNC, unrelated second incident finds man with air gun

The latest on an alert issued for the University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill. All times local.
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10 months ago
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Lockdown ordered after student takes loaded gun to school

Education officials in Guilford County say eight schools were placed on lockdown after a high school student took a loaded gun to school.
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11 months ago
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Lockdown lifted at NC college after student shot, injured

A lockdown has been lifted at North Carolina Central University in Durham after an on-campus shooting left one student injured.
Three New Hanover County schools were on lockdown after reports of a person with a gun on campus. Thursday morning.
1 year ago
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Lockdowns lifted at several schools after reports of suspect with gun

A lockdown issued for several schools early Thursday has been lifted, according to a New Hanover County Schools spokeswoman.
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1 year ago
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Call sparks brief lockdown at Pine Valley Elementary

Pine Valley Elementary School in Wilmington was put under a brief lockdown this morning after a threatening call.
Watertown lockdown and manhunt hit close to home for WWAY
3 years ago
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Watertown lockdown and manhunt hit close to home for WWAY

The tragedy of the Marathon bombings in Boston and the Watertown lockdown has hit close to home for WWAY.
FIRST ON 3: Clerk makes good on promise to defend store, shoots would-be robber
5 years ago
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FIRST ON 3: Clerk makes good on promise to defend store, shoots would-be robber

A would-be armed robber got a taste of his own medicine today when the convenience store clerk pulled out a gun of his own. After being held up last month, the clerk vowed to protect himself and be prepared for future threats.