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EDITORIAL: Emergency Alert Systems Still Need a Major Upgrade

They used reverse 911 calls, emergency announcements on TV and radio, opt-in text message systems and Amber alert-style cellphone warnings ... But 10 months later, state and local officials still need ... read more

LIVE COVERAGE: Massive 7.0 earthquake causes significant damage in Southcentral Alaska, aftershocks continue into night

4:10 p.m. Update: The Trans Alaska Pipeline system has been restarted as ... Several aftershocks of diminishing strength, but still significant, were felt. Directly following the massive quake, an eme... read more

‘Wrong button’ sends out false missile alert

It’s clear that the process to alert the public of a false missile warning needs to be improved, and we will do our best to ensure that this occurs.” UPDATE: 1:25 p.m. Gov. David Ige and the head of t... read more

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Charisse Stinson: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

They all received an emergency alert ... Undestad, Major Seale, and Investigations Lieutenant Block meeting after the 11AM briefing near the Department’s Mobile Command Post. “If he was taken by an in... read more

Clear Channel still haunted by Minot toxic spill disaster

"You need to stay ... in early May, the police department had not added a proper encoder link to the "EAS system and a radio receiver they had provided to the station long ago." In addition, authoriti... read more

Chicago Weather: Winter Storm Live Updates

6:15 a.m. Evanston Power Outage The Evanston Police Department has lost power in the storm, but its 911 and non-emergency lines are still working ... Officials advise drivers in need of help on Tollwa... read more

The Myths of Katrina

It’s true that the city has grown from near-abandonment immediately after the storm to 80 percent of its pre-Katrina population, and it continues to grow faster than most other major cities. Its polic... read more

A Consolidated 911 Dispatch Has Local Police Agencies Working Together More Than Ever

If there’s a robbery in Jeffersonville and a nearby Clarksville Police Department ... alert on his or her computer. The alert will automatically show which agencies — in this case EMS and police — nee... read more

Startup Watchlist: 10 Indian AI Startups To Watch Out For In 2018

With Bengaluru being the major ... still has to hit profitability and branch out to domains other than retail, it remains to be seen how fast it can leverage the growing AI market compared to the comp... read more

Live Updates | Failure of Auxiliary Spillway at Oroville Dam Imminent – Evacuations Ordered

February 12, 2017 at 5:48 PM Per Marysville PD: An emergency evacuation of the City ... February 12, 2017 at 4:56 PM Failure of Auxiliary Spillway at Oroville Dam Imminent – Evacuations Ordered. This ... read more

Just a murder-suicide in a small UCLA office. And so America shrugs

Police arrived in waves, along with firefighters and other emergency responders. The Los Angeles Police Department went on citywide tactical alert, the better to marshal ... What had happened? Was the... read more

UMass Amherst Lockdown: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Two men, one armed with a handgun, assaulted a student on the college campus at about 5:15 p.m., the university’s police department said ... He said the university emergency alert system was “very hel... read more

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