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Sierra Leonean police fire teargas as people defy ebola lockdown to scramble for food

(Reuters) – Police fired tear gas at an angry crowd fighting over food supplies in Sierra Leone on Saturday, while other residents defied a three-day national lockdown that the government hopes will accelerate the end of the Ebola epidemic. 178 more words


SIU investigating after man, 58, dead after standoff at Peterborough Walmart

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating the death of a 58-year-old man after a standoff in a Peterborough parking lot that forced a lockdown at a Walmart on Saturday. 227 more words


Lock Down by Alexander Gordon Smith

This is book 3 in my 52 Books in 52 Weeks Challenge.

Let me start by saying that my teenaged nephew recommended this book to me, which was enough to get me to read it. 150 more words

Sub base reopened after suspicious vehicle investigation

GROTON, Conn. (WTNH) — The Naval Submarine Base New London was placed on lockdown for a time Saturday as a suspicious vehicle was investigated.

According to the base’s Facebook page, safety and security teams responded after a report of a suspicious vehicle near the main gate around 11:55 a.m. 37 more words


Ebola: Sierra Leone imposes another 3-day lockdown

A three-day lockdown effective Friday 27 March has been imposed on Sierra Leone to contain the spread of the Ebola virus disease.

In a statement, Sierra Leone’s health authorities said there will be a two-hour exemption on Friday to allow Muslims attend prayers and a five-hour window for Christians on Sunday. 84 more words


Brawl At Elmira High School Results In 18 Girls , One Boy Being Arrested

19 Students Charged After Fight At School

” Authorities say they’ve charged 19 students, 18 of them girls, in connection with a brawl that broke out at an upstate New York high school.

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Gunshots force brief lockdown at Harrisburg School District Administration building

HARRISBURG, PA (WPMT) Reports of multiple gunshots led to a brief lockdown at the Harrisburg City School District Administration at 1601 State Street.  School officials put the building on lockdown as a safety measure. 49 more words