Minnesota Judge Wilhelmina Wright Among Possible Top Supreme Court Contenders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement gives President Joe Biden a chance to make his first nomination to the high court. It’s also a chance for Biden to fulfill a campaign promise to nominate the first Black woman to be a justice. Some things to know about the women seen as leading … Read more

Esteban Torres, longtime L.A. congressman who championed Latino rights, dies at 91

Esteban Torres, a son of East Los Angeles who emerged from the Chicano civil rights movement to become an eight-term congressman who pushed for social and economic change to help empower Latinos, has died at 91. A former union leader who served in President Carter’s administration, Torres died of natural causes Tuesday, according to a … Read more

Kevin Durant named All-Star captain for second straight year

Kevin Durant may not actually play in the game, but for the 12th time, he is an All-Star — and for the second time, a captain. The Nets forward, who is currently sidelined by a sprained MCL, was announced on Thursday as a starter for next month’s NBA All-Star Game. He was also named a … Read more

In Reversal, San Jose Unified School District Poised To Allow Police Officers Back On Campuses

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) – The San Jose Unified School District is set to temporarily allow police officers back on campus during school hours, while the district studies the issue and crafts a more permanent policy. On Thursday night, SJUSD board members are scheduled to approve funding for 27 officers to be paid $8,000 each, … Read more

Long Island Hoping For Best But Bracing For Worst As Nor’easter Approaches: ‘Get Prepared Now’

ROOSEVELT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The CBS2 First Alert weather team is tracking a possible winter storm for the weekend. Residents on Long Island are getting ready for what could be a whole lot of snow. READ MORE: Remembering NYPD Officer Jason Rivera: Wake Held For 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem CBS2’s Jennifer … Read more

OC Spanish-Speakers Left Broke, Without Their Cars By Get Rich Quick Scheme Advertised On Facebook Marketplace

SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Car thieves targeting Spanish-speakers looking for work on Facebook Marketplace have stolen vehicles in almost 50 cases since last summer, according to authorities in Orange County. A joint warning released Tuesday by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, the sheriff’s department, and the Tustin Police Department says thieves have been targeting … Read more

January 28, 2022

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Parents livid after 9-year-old girl left locked outside New Jersey school in cold

PATERSON, New Jersey (WABC) — A 9-year-old girl was left locked outside her school in the bitter cold when her parents were late picking her up from an after-school program. She got back inside thanks to the kindness of a janitor who heard her pounding on the door. The 9-year-old shared her account of what … Read more