Two Chicago police officers were shot and wounded late Tuesday when two vehicles pulled up alongside their car and someone started firing indiscriminately in what authorities believe was a targeted attack.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for March 10, 2017: Fire fighters say Collier County wildfire 50% contained, wild boars pose threat to residents returning to the town of Fukushima and other news.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 19, 2016: California's Blue Cut Fire continues to burn, a new fire starts in rugged terrain near Santa Barbara, officials arrest three individuals in connection with the Blue Cut Fire, wildfire threat shifts eastward, Zika appears in Miami Beach, the Red Cross says flooding in Louisiana is the worst disaster since Superstorm Sandy, DHS offers to help ensure cybersecurity for elections, officers in Chicago may be fired over Laquan McDonald reports, Germany reports an earthquake near the Falkland Islands, and Tropical Storm Fiona forms in the Atlantic Ocean.
The WHO declares a global public health emergency due to the outbreak of Zika virus, pro-militia protests reemerge near the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, and the Justice Department announces a formal investigation into police practices in San Francisco.
The Michigan National Guard joined FEMA and others already providing aid in Flint, MI for the city's ongoing water crisis, Flint reports a spike in reported cases of Legionnaires' disease in the region, and the U.S. lends a hand in Ukraine's investigation of a December cyber attack.
Emergency and Disaster Management Wednesday Briefing December 23, 2015: Severe Weather is set to impact states from the Great Lakes to the Gulf Coast, the MERS outbreak is South Korea is officially over, and a blast at Istanbul, Turkey airport cause is unknown.