School Threats

Tom Puckett
November 08, 2019 - 2:37 pm
Albion, NY (WBEN/AP) - Three middle-school students have been charged with plotting to kill multiple people at their upstate New York school with guns and explosives, authorities said Friday. The Albion Middle School students were arrested Thursday after investigators determined a threat that...
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Tom Puckett
September 23, 2019 - 1:43 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Two school districts reported an increased police presence Monday. At McKinley High School (Pictured above), Buffalo Police presence was increased. Police say there was a report of a gun inside the school around 11:30am. Following a K9 sweep, the lockdown was lifted at 1:30pm...
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Tom Puckett
March 12, 2018 - 4:21 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) Lockport Police say they've arrested a 13 year old in connection with Thursday's reported threat at a junior high school. Police say a 13 year old admitted sending a tip saying two North Park students had access to guns, and would be bringing them to school on Friday to “shoot...
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Tom Puckett
March 12, 2018 - 1:28 pm
Grand Island, NY (WBEN) Grand Island Schools say students are safe after a threat was received. The district issued the following statement on its website: This morning (March 12), we received several reports that a Grand Island High School student made a threat to harm the school. School officials...
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Tom Puckett
March 08, 2018 - 12:47 pm
North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) Three North Tonawanda High School students have been arrested on charges they talked about carrying out a school shooting on a bus ride home from school last week. Police say the three talked on their school bus about what would happen if there was a shooting, and how...
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March 05, 2018 - 12:46 pm
UTICA, N.Y. (AP) - An upstate New York college was on lockdown due to what it called a "real, credible threat." Utica College in central New York sent messages on social media late Monday morning asking students to shelter in place. The college told students they would be evacuated and escorted to...
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Tom Puckett
April 24, 2017 - 1:28 pm
Grand Island, NY (WBEN) Grand Island Middle School students had to wait on their buses for another ten minutes as Erie County Sheriff's Deputies investigated a threat. Deputies say the threat came out around 6:45am, and was on Snapchat. Deputies say the student was identified and spoke with the...
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