M. Griffith Investment Services
August 30, 2018

Ex-Texas police officer sentenced to 15 years for murder of Jordan Edwards

iStock/Thinkstock(BALCH SPRINGS, Texas) -- A former Texas police officer on Wednesday was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the 2017 shooting death of an unarmed black teenager -- and the victim's family said the punishment was too light. Ex-Balch Springs Police Officer Roy Oliver, who is whi..
August 30, 2018

Northeast finally cooling off while a new storm moves to the Midwest

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Record highs were reported in several cities on Wednesday, including Boston and Providence at 98 and 95 degrees, respectively. Thursday should be the last hot and humid day in the Northeast as the heat wave should let up beginning Friday. A heat advisory is in effect Thursday t..
August 29, 2018

Death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria officially raised to 2,975 from 64

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- Using a study from a team of independent researchers, officials in Puerto Rico said they're raising the official death toll from Hurricane Maria to 2,975 from 64. Researchers have determined that an estimated 2,975 people died from September 2017 thro..
August 29, 2018

‘He’s my hero’: Mourners, some traveling for hours to get to Arizona, remember John McCain

Ralph Freso/Getty Images(PHOENIX) -- The doors to the Arizona State Capitol building where Sen. John McCain’s casket is lying in state won’t be open to the public until 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, but that didn’t stop Frank Xavier Marcial and his wife from getting in line at 7:15 a.m. That's the time ..