Three of Tonga's smaller islands badly damaged by tsunami
Three of Tonga’s smaller islands have suffered serious damage from tsunami waves, officials and the Red Cross say, as a wider picture begins to emerge of the destruction caused by the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific archipelago nation.
Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by Jan. 6 panel
The House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection has subpoenaed Rudy Giuliani and other members of Donald Trump’s legal team who filed bogus legal challenges to the 2020 election that fueled the lie that race had been stolen from the former president.
White House: Texas hostage-taker had raised no red flags
A White House spokeswoman says an armed British man who took four people hostage during a 10-hour standoff at a Texas synagogue that ended in his death entered the United States without raising any red flags during multiple checks against law enforcement databases.
Nassau County deputies shut down suspected drug house in Hilliard, authorities say
Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper was photographed holding a sign that reads “closed for business” in front of what the Sheriff’s Office said is a suspected drug house in the town of Hilliard on Lake Hampton Road.
Commissioners determine $5M in damage was done during November nor’easter
During Tuesday’s meeting of the St Johns County Commission, Commissioner Paul Waldron said the November nor’easter that created an inlet in the Summer Haven community washed away $5 million worth of sand and work that had gone into renourishment.
NTSB chief to fed agency: Stop using misleading statistics
With traffic fatalities spiking, the nation’s top safety investigator says a widely cited government statistic that 94% of serious crashes are solely due to driver error is misleading and the Transportation Department should stop using it.