Directly after disaster strikes, FEMA works with other government agencies that provide relief in the areas of transportation, communications, medical care, search and rescue, hazardous materials and more.
As the nation waits for Hurricane Florence, there are two more storms in the Atlantic ocean right behind it. Tropical storm Isaac and hurricane Helene are next in line to possibly hit the east coast or spin out into the ocean.
An AMBER Alert at 5:23 a.m because of a situation that began in Cleveland where a mother took her two children from a murder scene. The children were eventually found safe. Through conversations with various people in our newsroom, and even on social media, not everyone got the alert the same way and it may signal a problem with the system.
An Amber alert was issued overnight for Armani, 8, and Anijah Kelley, 4. According to police, Arriel Bryant, 28, shot and killed Richard Kelley, 30, and fled with the kids after an argument in the 900 block of Alahambra.