Category: state of emergency

Florida mayor declares state of emergency, issues temporary ban on sale and public possession of firearms

West Palm Beach Mayor Keith James issued a declaration of state of local emergency on Sunday, banning the sale of firearms and ammunition due to the George Floyd protests taking place in the Florida area. In his Sunday proclamation, James wrote, “There is reason to believe that there exists a clear and present danger of a riot […] Read More

Nearly 3 million in Mississippi still remain under state of emergency from historical flooding

Forecasters in Mississippi are bracing for what could be one of the most devastating floods in the state’s history, as days of heavy downpours stoke fears that a river in the state capital of Jackson will continue to swell beyond its banks and threaten the homes of thousands of people. Flooding has already began to […] Read More