Video released early Monday by New Orleans police shows a possible suspect in the Mother's Day gunfire that wounded 19 people during a neighborhood parade. Shootings at parades and neighborhood celebrations have become more common in recent years as the city has struggled with street crime, sometimes gang-related.
The Boston police commissioner says three city police officers were working with the U.S. terrorism task force but didn't know about vague warnings by Russia's government about one of the bombing suspects delivered nearly two years before the attacks.
CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton suggested they consider imposing tougher cybersecurity rules for investment firms and others that trade. Firms could be held accountable and sanctioned if their security systems were inadequate to prevent a breech.
James Kirwa of Kenya has won his second straight Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday amid heightened security following the Boston Marathon bombings, and with a contingent of runners unable to finish the Boston race. About three dozen participants in Sunday's race were expected to be runners who had been unable to finish last month's Boston Marathon.
Hurricane evacuation areas would encompass 640,000 more city residents, and the number of zones would double, under new plans. Details on the new zones won't be released until June, but the changes could mean neighborhoods around the city might newly be told to clear out ahead of future storms.
The urgent and sometimes garbled appeals that flickered across Boston's emergency services radio bands gave full voice to the split-second and pressurized decisions that the city's police and fire uniformed and supervisory officials made under the extreme duress of a long, hard day.
The bombs that blew up seconds apart at the finish line of one of the world's most storied races left the streets spattered with blood and glass, and three dead. Federal investigators said no one had claimed responsibility for the bombings on one of the city's most famous civic holidays, Patriots Day. But the blasts among the throngs of spectators raised fears of a terrorist attack.
Past food controversies, such as criticism of trans fats, took years to surface as major public issues, whereas social media enabled the campaign against "pink slime" to quickly attract widespread public attention.
In order to tease out the most compelling — and more subtle — results from the 2011-2012 Continuity Insights & KPMG LLP Global Business Continuity Management Program Benchmarking Study, a panel of subject-matter experts reviewed and commented on the raw data collected from 685 business continuity professionals. Reactions range from “disturbing” to “encouraging.”
Beef Products Inc. has taken a "substantial" hit since social media exploded with worry over the ammonia-treated filler and an online petition seeking its ouster from schools drew hundreds of thousands of supporters.
CI speaks with crisis experts, a disaster recovery practitioner and notification vendors about the recent events in Norway, active shooter events in the U.S., crisis management srategies, active shooter protocols and crisis communications.
PIER users can deliver information by sending mass emails, faxes or updates through RSS feeds and to social networks such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
Oprah Winfrey toured an encampment for Haitians displaced by a massive 2010 earthquake, part of her new mission to see "profound examples of what can be done to make a difference in the world."
Developing a crisis communication plan that allows managers to act quickly, deliberately and strategically has never been more important.
The national Occupy Wall Street movement has been heating up again — resulting in about 50 arrests in Boston early Tuesday and plans for a Manhattan "Millionaires March."
NBA Commissioner David Stern canceled the first two weeks of the season Monday after owners and players were unable to reach a new labor deal and end the lockout.
Protests against Wall Street entered their 18th day Tuesday as demonstrators across the country show their anger over the wobbly economy and what they see as corporate greed.
"The [Japan] disaster has reminded the society how important the role of the media is, especially in the time of a crisis."
Everything we knew about communications, congregation points, crisis management, leadership styles, succession plans, SPOFs and mental health either changed or was reaffirmed by the events of 9/11.
Gov. Mitch Daniels' management of the stage collapse aftermath ultimately may be judged by how it compares with other governors' actions in times of crisis.
Mobile apps, Facebook, Twitter help public become part of response network, not 'mere bystanders'.
It’s nice to see crisis management done right. The plight of the Chilean miners could have been a crisis management catastrophe, but it seems to be a victory – not just for the miners and their families, but for everyone involved in and responsible for the rescue.
By now you must have heard about the “bed bug epidemic,” this year’s answer to last year’s swine flu. It’s got people almost as paranoid on a personal level, but businesses have yet to realize – and plan for – the magnitude of potential disruptions, experts say.
You thought your biggest problem was getting that darn copier to make double-sided copies. Think again. Your photocopier might be the source of the next big data security breach.
Who would have thought a spurting oil rig more than 100 miles from shore could cause a business crisis? Makes you want to start planning for Apophis striking the earth … or an alien invasion. Businesses may have a boatload of continuity plans, but if beach tourism and water activities are what you do, and you didn’t plan for this, what do you do now?