state of emergency

State of emergency declared for Oregon

SALEM, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown has declared a state of emergency for Oregon to address the spread of the novel coronavirus after the Oregon Health Authority identified seven new cases of COVID-19 in Oregon, bringing the state’s total to 14. The governor authorized …

State of emergency declared in Douglas County

ROSEBURG, Ore. – A state of emergency was declared by Douglas County commissioners due to extreme weather. The order was made Wednesday at the local level. This is often the first step in requesting state resources from the governor, which commissioners have …

State of Emergency declared in Siskiyou County

HORNBROOK, Calif. – The Klamathon Fire burning in Siskiyou County promoted California Governor Jerry Brown to declare a State of Emergency. He issued the following proclamation on July 5, 2018: PROCLAMATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY WHEREAS on July 5, 2018, the …

Shasta Co. Sheriff declares local emergency

Redding, Calif. — A local state of emergency for Shasta County has been declared by Sheriff Tom Bosenko, director of Shasta County Emergency Services. According to the sheriff’s office, the declaration went into effect on January 19 due to recent storms which …

Scott family calls for calm in Charlotte

Charlotte, N.C. (NBC News) — Attorneys representing the family of Keith Lamont Scott, the Charlotte man whose death in a police shooting sparked two nights of violent protests, is calling for calm. A state of emergency has been declared in Charlotte, and …

Charlotte under state of emergency

Charlotte, N.C. (NBC News) — Unrest in Charlotte continued for a second night Wednesday, with violent protests bringing out police in riot gear, using flash grenades, rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse the crowd. Governor Pat McCrory has declared a state …