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White House Lockdown

White House Lockdown Lifted After Suspicious Object Thrown Over Fence

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 05.30.2016 | Politics

The White House has returned to "normal operations" after a partial lockdown triggered when an individual threw a metal object over the fence, a U.S. ...

Man Detained After Jumping Over White House Fence

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (Reuters) - A man who jumped the White House fence on Thursday, triggering a lockdown of the presidential mansion, was quickly caug...

White House On Lockdown, Obama Not On Grounds

Reuters | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - The White House was placed on a security lockdown on Wednesday because of an unattended package found across the stree...

Man Who Jumped Fence Was Able To Enter The White House

AP/HuffPost | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

A man who jumped the White House fence on Friday evening prompting an evacuation was able to enter the North Portico doors of the White House, the Sec...

White House Briefly On Lockdown Following Security Breach

Reuters | Posted 07.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 6 (Reuters) - A car that trailed an official motorcade on to Pennsylvania Avenue prompted a security lockdown at the White House on ...

Person In Custody After Attempting To Climb White House Fence: Report

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

A person is in custody after attempting to climb the White House fence on Friday afternoon, NBC and CNN report. The White House was placed on lockd...

White House Briefly Locked Down After Apparent Smoke Bomb Incident

Reuters | JoAnne Allen | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

By JoAnne Allen WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The White House was locked down for more than an hour on Tuesday night as authorities investigated w...