Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 30, 2017: Strong winds and heavy rains slam the Northeast, a horse-drawn buggy accident leaves 3 children dead, a father and son die in a double opioid overdose, a boy jumping from an interstate bridge kills a woman in her SUV, Tennessee White Lives Matter protests fall flat in face of strong community and counter-protestors, a police chase ends with an officer shot and the suspect killed, two EF0 tornadoes touched down in West Palm Beach on Saturday, and police in New York seize more than 1 million street doses of fentanyl in a joint drug bust.
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.
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.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for April 7, 2017: A truck plowed into a crowd of people in a shopping district in Sweden, and other news.
A company is attempting to minimize the damage and destruction homeowners face by strengthening their homes before a hurricane or tornado strikes.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for April 5, 2017: President Trump approves disaster relief funds for California after winter storms and Oroville Dam disaster, authorities release footage and offer a reward as the manhunt intensifies in Baytown, Texas.
Emergency and disaster management for April 3, 2017: A suspect opened fire early Monday on a Harris County, Texas courthouse, shooting one constable, a subway bomb blast in St. Petersburg kills at least 10, and more news.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for March 8, 2017: A CSX freight train collides with a full passenger bus in Mississippi, Jewish communities again targeted in a series of bomb threats and more news.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for March 3, 2017: Severe weather spawns multiple tornadoes in Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee, mumps in Chicago - and more news.
Tornadoes are tremendously devastating to communities. Emergency managers do their best to plan for these types of emergencies - but there are obstacles.