‘It is dire’: 1 body found as search goes on for 38 others on capsized boat off Florida coast

A Coast Guard official said human smuggling is suspected in tragedy. January 26, 2022, 4:28 PM • 6 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article One body has been recovered as a search continued Wednesday morning for 38 other passengers believed to have been on a human-smuggling boat that capsized in the northern … Read more

Standoff Forces Lockdown Of Hollywood High School

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A standoff with a suspect believed to be armed forced the lockdown of Hollywood High School Wednesday morning. Jan. 26, 2022. (CBSLA) The standoff involving a homeless person in a tent began sometime around 8 a.m. in the area of Selma Avenue and McCadden Place, according to Los Angeles police. The … Read more

EPA announces plans to tackle environmental justice issues in Texas and other Southern states | Houston Public Media

EPA Administrator Michael Regan heard from environmental justice advocates with the group TEJAS in Baytown’s Unidad Park, during his week-long environmental justice trip in the south.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a series of new initiatives Wednesday morning to address environmental justice issues in Texas and other Southern states. The new measures include a series … Read more

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Announces Retirement; Biden To Fill Vacancy

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring, giving President Joe Biden a chance to nominate to the bench. Breyer, 83, has been a pragmatic force on a court that has grown increasingly conservative in recent years, trying to forge majorities with more moderate justices right and left of center. READ … Read more

Health Officials Warn of Increase in Covid-19 Scams

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – As the demand for testing increases in 2022, so does the risk for potential scams. The Florida Department of Health is warning residents about potential Covid-19 scams hitting the bay area. They say Covid-19 testing is giving criminals an easy break on gaining access to your personal, … Read more