M. Griffith Investment Services
September 21, 2018

New Jersey sheriff resigns following racist comments on state’s Sikh attorney general

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The New Jersey sheriff who was purportedly heard in voice recordings making multiple controversial comments — including racist remarks about the state's Sikh attorney general — has resigned. The Bergen County Sheriff's Office announced Frida..
September 21, 2018

Dam breach raises concerns about coal ash flowing into North Carolina river

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WILMINGTON, N.C.) -- Duke Energy says a dam at a power plant in Wilmington, North Carolina has been breached, raising concerns that water contaminated with byproducts of burning coal could flow into the Cape Fear River. Duke says ponds that store solid byproducts of burning..
September 21, 2018

First test of nationwide ‘Presidential Alert’ system for cellphones set for Oct. 3

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government is set to conduct the first-ever test of a nationwide system to send emergency alerts to almost all cellphones in the country on October 3. The "Presidential Alert" system uses the same wireless alerts smartphone users receive on AMBER alerts ..
September 21, 2018

‘Our whole entire place was just destroyed’: Florence survivors grapple with the aftermath

Sean Rayford/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Sara Felton and her husband packed up their car and got out of the path of Hurricane Florence two days before the storm hit. Now, a week after the impact, they’re dealing with the aftermath. The North Carolina resident got a call from her mother-in-law the mor..