state of emergency

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 …

Louisiana flood waters worsen

Baton Rouge, La. (NBC News) — The skies may be clear and blue in Louisiana Tuesday but parts of Baton Rouge and the surrounding area are still underwater after this weekend’s unexpected flooding. The death toll is now up to seven after …

Deadly Louisiana flooding continues

Baton Rouge (WVLA) — Louisiana residents are facing historic flooding as thousands were displaced this weekend and water continues to rise Monday. Over the past week, rainfall has been as high as 30 inches, and Governor Jon Bel Edwards declared a state …