emergency

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 10, 2019 - 12:44 pm
By CATHERINE LUCEY, LISA MASCARO and LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he can't reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall. He headed to the U.S.-Mexico border...
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(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, Pool, File)
September 11, 2018 - 3:34 pm
By JEFF MARTIN , Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Just months ago, disaster planners simulated a Category 4 hurricane strike alarmingly similar to the real-word scenario now unfolding on a dangerously vulnerable stretch of the East Coast. A fictional "Hurricane Cora" barreled into southeast Virginia...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
September 11, 2018 - 2:22 pm
RICHMOND, Va. – With mandatory evacuation orders issued along the coast ahead of Hurricane Florence, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is working to proactively alleviate travel pressures on affected Virginia roadways. VDOT crews are stabilizing construction sites ahead of the storm...
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(Dreamstime)
September 08, 2018 - 6:44 pm
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency today in anticipation of the potential impact from Tropical Storm Florence. The order is designed to mobilize resources in preparations of the storm and to help Virginia mitigate any damage and to streamline the process that the...
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(Dreamstime)
August 08, 2018 - 4:19 pm
Charlottesville, Va. (wrva.com) - Governor Ralph Northam (D) has declared a state of emergency ahead of this weekend's anniversary of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville. The declaration allows for resources to be moved, and the National Guard called up, in case of any violence. State...
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July 18, 2018 - 2:17 pm
Richmond, VA _ Virginia Governor Ralph Northam today announced the launch of the Regional Cyber Security Workshop Series focused on building partnerships with local governments on cyber security. Hosted by the Office of the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security, the workshop series...
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