Tornadoes cause damage in Massachusetts, Rhode Island

Tornadoes cause damage in Massachusetts, Rhode Island – CBS News Watch CBS News Tornadoes touched down in several areas of Rhode Island and Massachusetts Friday, downing trees and power lines. There was no word of any injuries. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now … Read more

Federal investigators deploy to Maui to assist with fire probe

Washington — In the wake of the devastating wildfires that spread across Maui last week, claiming more than 100 lives, the Justice Department deployed federal emergency response teams to Hawaii to support the local response in determining the cause of the fires.  Investigators from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms were dispatched on Friday, … Read more

Illegal border crossings rose by 33% in July, fueled by increase along Arizona desert

U.S. officials along the border with Mexico processed migrants 183,503 times in July, as illegal crossings jumped by 33% after dropping to a two-year low in June despite record high heat levels, according to government statistics published Friday. Border Patrol agents recorded 132,652 apprehensions of migrants who entered the U.S. unlawfully in between ports of … Read more

Fulton County Sheriff’s Office investigating threats to grand jurors who voted on Trump indictment

Washington — Law enforcement in Fulton County, Georgia, are investigating threats to members of the grand jury that returned the indictment against former President Donald Trump and 18 other associates after the grand jurors’ personal information was shared online, the sheriff’s office said Thursday. The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office is leading the effort to track … Read more

CLEAR users will soon have to show their IDs to TSA agents amid crackdown on security breaches

The Transportation Security Administration has announced that soon all passengers — including those utilizing the CLEAR program, a private service designed to expedite travelers’ passage through airport security checkpoints — will be required to stop and present their identification to TSA officers.   Much like the TSA’s PreCheck initiative, Clear offers travelers a service with the goal … Read more