state of emergency

Debris from a collapsed wall of a building litters the ground after an earthquake struck Puerto Rico before dawn, in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020.
Carlos Giusti/AP Photo
AP News
January 07, 2020 - 12:32 pm
By Danica Coto, Associated Press GUAYANILLA, Puerto Rico (AP) — A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Puerto Rico before dawn on Tuesday, killing one man, injuring at least eight other people and collapsing buildings in the southern part of the island. The quake was followed by a series of strong...
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Flooding in Venice
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AP News
November 14, 2019 - 5:35 pm
Italy's government declared a state of emergency Thursday in flood-ravaged Venice, seeking to release funds to repair the historic lagoon city after it was damaged by the highest tide in 50 years. Read more here.
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KYW Newsradio Democratic mayoral debate
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Flashpoint
May 10, 2019 - 9:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — KYW Newsradio hosted a live debate Thursday night featuring the two Democratic challengers to Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney in this month's primary election. Former Philadelphia City Controller Alan Butkovitz squared off with state Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams...
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KYW Newsradio, file
February 19, 2019 - 10:41 pm
UPDATED: Feb. 20, 9:06 a.m. NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has declared a state of emergency for the entire state that will begin at 5 a.m. Wednesday morning. Due to winter weather conditions, @GovMurphy has declared a State of Emergency for the entire state of New Jersey...
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KYW Newsradio, file
Andrew Kramer
February 11, 2019 - 5:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two winter storms in less than 24 hours have forced road crews to work round-the-clock. It also prompted Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday to declare a state of emergency across all of New Jersey, effective at midnight through Tuesday. Gov. Murphy say conditions will be far...
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Dreamstime
January 19, 2019 - 9:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A weekend storm is hitting the Philadelphia region that could bring snow, sleet and freezing rain followed by bitter cold, high winds and icy conditions, making travel hazardous and power outages possible. Winter storm warnings have been issued for the Poconos. The storm is...
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Dreamstime
John McDevitt
January 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If it's too cold for you, it's too cold for your pet. With Pennsylvania and New Jersey each declaring a state of emergency due to the frigid temperatures, animal welfare organizations are reminding pet owners to protect their furry friends while outdoors. "We actually...
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Snow Plow
Andrew Kramer
January 18, 2019 - 1:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A state of emergency has been declared in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey as the Philadelphia region braces for a winter storm this weekend. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed the state of emergency declaration early Friday afternoon, and it went into effect...
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Governor Phil Murphy
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Eric Walter
August 14, 2018 - 12:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Tuesday declaring a state of emergency in Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic counties for flooding conditions caused by heavier-than-expected rain over the weekend. The declaration allows for state...
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 In this Aug. 12, 2017, file photo, people fly into the air as a vehicle drives into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.
Ryan M. Kelly/The Daily Progress via AP, File
August 08, 2018 - 5:05 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and the city of Charlottesville on Wednesday declared a state of emergency ahead of the one-year anniversary of a violent white nationalist rally that left one person dead and dozens of others injured. Officials said the declaration would streamline...
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