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The Erie County Sheriff's Office reports its Bomb Squad Unit and detectives have cleared a threat at Alden High School and the student involved.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

All students and staff at Northtowns Academy BOCES in the Town of Tonawanda are safe, following a school-wide lockdown on Thursday afternoon. The lockdown was initiated following a report of an armed student threatening to shoot.


Sweet Home Central School District

A 911 call near the end of classes Monday prompted Sweet Home High School to go into lockdown for about an hour.

Incident sparks overnight lockdown at UB

Feb 5, 2014

The investigation continues into an Amherst armed robbery that prompted University at Buffalo officials to issue a "shelter in place" advisory along its North Campus last night.

All clear at ECMC after false report of a gun

Jul 31, 2013
WBFO News photos by Eileen Buckley

The all clear has been given at the Erie County Medical Center after a false report of a person with a gun in the Terrace View Long-Term Care Facility on the Grider Street campus. A search of the building found nothing and activities returned to normal around 7:50 a.m. Wednesday.