Politics panel on House Jan. 6 investigation, North Carolina Senate race

Politics panel on House Jan. 6 investigation, North Carolina Senate race – CBS News Watch CBS News The January 6th committee has postponed a hearing originally scheduled for Wednesday. The heads of the committee said in an official statement they decided to delay the hearing because of Hurricane Ian. CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane … Read more

Technology seeks to save firefighters from

Waxhaw, North Carolina — For America’s firefighters, the irony is jarring. Chemical foam that they’ve sprayed on fires for decades to protect others was a hidden threat to them.  The foam concentrate comes in five-gallon buckets, laced with polyfluoroalkyl substances — also called PFAS — which are man-made chemicals that are water-repellent, virtually indestructible and … Read more

Thanks to tech, police practice

Local law enforcement agencies from suburban Southern California to rural North Carolina have been using an obscure cellphone tracking tool, at times without search warrants, that gives them the power to follow people’s movements months back in time, according to public records and internal emails obtained by The Associated Press. Police have used “Fog Reveal” … Read more

1 minor killed, 2 hurt in apparent stabbing at North Carolina high school, authorities say

One person was killed and two were injured Thursday in an apparent stabbing on the fourth day of class at an eastern North Carolina high school, police said. Jacksonville Police Chief Mike Yaniero told reporters at a news conference that two minors were taken to Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune with injuries, and one later … Read more

Federal judge reinstates North Carolina’s 20-week abortion ban

Abortions in North Carolina are no longer legal after 20 weeks of pregnancy, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, eroding protections in one of the South’s few remaining safe havens for reproductive freedom. U.S. District Judge William Osteen reinstated an unenforced 20-week abortion ban, with exceptions for urgent medical emergencies, after he said the June U.S. … Read more

Fans return to Mayberry, a town that never was

Fans return to Mayberry, a town that never was – CBS News Watch CBS News Andy Griffith was born and raised in Mount Airy, North Carolina, a community that was the inspiration for Mayberry in the classic comedy “The Andy Griffith Show” and its spinoff, “Mayberry, R.F.D.” Now, Mount Airy has reinvented itself as a … Read more