Stories tagged: State of emergency
UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a state of emergency in the entire state due to wildfire threats.
Wed., July 18, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
As Turkey’s two-year state of emergency comes to an end, the government is set to introduce new anti-terrorism laws it says are needed to deal with continued security threats. The …
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 5:29 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed a state of emergency for counties in the eastern part of the state that are experiencing severe flooding.
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 4:37 p.m.
Montana’s governor declared a state of emergency Tuesday on three Indian reservations due to extreme cold, heavy snow and blizzard conditions this winter.
Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 10:59 a.m.
Ethiopia’s defense minister on Saturday ruled out a military takeover a day after the East African nation declared a new state of emergency amid the worst anti-government protests in a …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
Ethiopian officials have declared a state of emergency amid widespread anti-government protests that have persisted for more than two years and in which hundreds have been killed and several thousand …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed a state of emergency in all counties across Washington state due to growing wildfire concerns.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 6:44 p.m.
The latest on police shooting and protests in Charlotte, North Carolina
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 12:37 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee proclaimed a state of emergency for 20 counties in response to wildfires in Eastern Washington. The proclamation directs state agencies to do everything reasonably possible to assist …
Thu., July 21, 2016, 11:23 a.m.
ANKARA, Turkey – Turkish lawmakers declared a three-month state of emergency Thursday, overwhelmingly approving President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s request for sweeping new powers to expand a government crackdown after last …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 9:06 a.m.
France’s government is calling for a three-month extension of the state of emergency that was declared after the Nov. 13 deadly attacks in Paris, a move criticized by human right …
Wed., Nov. 18, 2015, 4:44 p.m.
Storm casualties and damage bring emergency declaration.
Wed., July 16, 2014, 8:43 a.m.
OLYMPIA — A state of emergency has been declared in 20 Eastern Washington counties because of multiple wildfires that threaten several hundred homes.
Mon., March 24, 2014, 5:44 p.m.
President Obama signed an emergency declaration to send federal aid to victims of the mudslide in Snohomish County.