Emergency and disaster management briefing for July 12, 2017: Emergency management officials confirm 16 deaths in C-130 military crash, measles outbreak and more news.
Southern California experienced a difficult weekend. A massive explosion at a power station in Northridge on Saturday left 140,000 customers in the San Fernando Valley without electricity and air conditioning during a weekend of record temperatures.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for July 10, 2017: A blast and fire at a San Fernando Valley power station cut power to thousands of California residents – and other news.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for July 7, 2017: A New Jersey Transit train derails in the Hudson River Tunnel, Montana and surrounding states are rocked by a 5.8 magnitude earthquake - and other news.
A voter-approved gun-control law due to take effect Saturday, banning the possession of magazines that can hold more than 10 cartridges, was blocked Thursday by a federal judge, who said it would violate Californians' right to defend themselves.
A 6.8-magnitude earthquake reportedly hit the Pacific Ocean about 10 miles from Santa Barbara, Calif., the U.S. Geological Survey alert stated - in error.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for June 16, 2017: House majority whip Steve Scalise is still in critical condition after being shot Wednesday morning - and other news.
A massive landslide that went into the Pacific Ocean is the latest natural disaster to hit a California community that relies heavily on an iconic coastal highway and tourism to survive, and it adds to a record $1 billion in highway damage from one of the state's wettest winters in decades.
The “ShakeAlert” project - a new West Coast earthquake early-warning network - is being built under the auspices of the U.S. Geological Survey.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for May 1, 2017: Tornadoes kill at least four in the small east Texas town of Canton - and other news.