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July 6, 2016
Not guilty plea by man accused in prison stabbing
BISMARCK—A North Dakota State Penitentiary inmate pleaded not guilty Tuesday to allegedly stabbing another inmate. Tovias Carrillo-Cerna...
July 6, 2016 - 6:35am
January 15, 2016
Bismarck State lockdown ends with teenage suspect in custody
BISMARCK — After an hours-long lockdown of campus, a Bismarck Police Department spokesman says officers have a teenage suspect in custody in connection to threats of “shooting up” Bismarck State College. Sgt. Mark Buschena told the media police had arrested a 16-year-old male...
January 15, 2016 - 6:55am
January 14, 2016
Bismarck State College confirms lockdown was for shooting threat
BISMARCK -- Bismarck State College went on lockdown at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, a spokesperson for the school confirmed. BSC President Larry Skogen said in an email a student had threatened to “shoot up the library with a machine gun,” and that threat had been received by the FBI....
January 14, 2016 - 2:41pm
December 10, 2015
State Penitentiary on lockdown after assault
BISMARCK – The North Dakota State Penitentiary remained on lockdown here Thursday morning after an inmate assault Wednesday evening that resulted in non-life-threatening injury, a spokeswoman said. The assault occurred about 6:40 p.m., said Michelle Linster, public information officer...
December 10, 2015 - 10:28am
November 26, 2015
White House on lockdown after fence-jumper caught: reports
WASHINGTON - The White House was on lockdown on Thursday after a person jumped the fence, CNN reported, adding that the jumper was immediately caught. Despite the quick capture, the presidential mansion was still on lockdown as the U.S. Secret Service conducted a security sweep of...
News/Nation and World
November 26, 2015 - 2:52pm
October 6, 2015
LaMoure school locked down during search
LaMoure Public School was in lockdown for a little more than two hours today while the LaMoure County Sheriff’s Department search for a suspect in LaMoure. LaMoure County Emergency Manager Kimberly Robbins said the county issued a CodeRED notification to LaMoure residents at 12:20...
October 6, 2015 - 9:06am
October 5, 2015
LaMoure Public School locked-down during search
LaMoure Public School was in lockdown for a little more than two hours today while the LaMoure County Sheriff’s Department search for a suspect in LaMoure. LaMoure County Emergency Manager Kimberly Robbins said the county issued a CodeRED notification to LaMoure residents at...
October 5, 2015 - 5:38pm
December 29, 2014
Dispatch center: Man robs bank with shotgun
MOORHEAD, Minn. – The bank inside a Moorhead grocery store was robbed Monday morning, according to the emergency dispatch center. The campus of Minnesota State University Moorhead was briefly in lockdown while police searched for the suspect, MSUM said on Twitter. Authorities...
News/Nation and World
December 29, 2014 - 1:21pm
April 23, 2014
Oakes school goes in lockdown for more than an hour
Oakes Public School was locked down for more than an hour Wednesday after a person who is considered a “security risk” walked within one block of the school, according to Oakes Police Chief Mark Roberts Roberts said Dale Smith Jr., 38, Oakes, was seen near the school Wednesday...
April 23, 2014 - 6:08pm
April 22, 2014
UJ students testify at trial for man accused of prompting campus lockdown
Two University of Jamestown students testified this morning how they learned they had allegedly been named as possible targets for satanic sacrifice at the trial of Robert Flores. The trial entered its second day and is expected to go to the jury later this afternoon. Flores is...
April 22, 2014 - 1:03pm
April 21, 2014
Jury trial begins for man accused of prompting UJ lockdown
A jury of five men and seven women heard opening statements in the trial of Robert Flores just before noon today. Flores is charged with terrorizing, a Class C felony, in a November incident that resulted in the University of Jamestown campus being locked down for about an hour. Katherine...
April 21, 2014 - 1:21pm
November 9, 2013
UJ, police handled first lockdown well
University of Jamestown faculty and staff and the Jamestown Police Department should be commended for handling the campus’ first lockdown quickly and professionally. The lockdown occurred Thursday morning after a student allegedly threatened other students and then went missing. The...
November 9, 2013 - 7:27am
March 25, 2011
School lockdown practices gets N.D. endorsement
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota lawmakers are supporting mandatory lockdown drills in both public and private schools. Lockdowns are used if there's a school intruder or a potentially dangerous situation. Students are locked in their classrooms, the lights are turned off and...
March 25, 2011 - 11:15am
March 23, 2011
School officials want 'lockdown' practice
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota schools already have regular drills for tornadoes and disasters, and officials say they should also practice school lockdowns. A lockdown is ordered when an intruder comes into a school. Classroom doors are locked and the lights are turned off, and students...
March 23, 2011 - 7:11am