Arson suspect arrested after fire destroyed four Palm Desert businesses identified

A 30-year-old woman was arrested and is facing charges for allegedly causing a fire in Palm Desert that destroyed four businesses Sunday morning. The businesses, including Papa Dan’s Pizza & Pasta, D’ Coffee Bouteaque, Reverse Mortgage Works and Miracle-Ear Hearing Aid Center, were part of a strip mall that was completely destroyed by the spreading … Read more

These 7 California state jobs are open — with some remote work. Here’s what they pay

Are you looking for job opportunities with remote work in California? The state of California is hiring for positions in April for the departments of emergency services, real estate, wildlife and more. State jobs are known for offering competitive benefits and enrollment in the nation’s largest state public pension plan. Many of the following jobs … Read more

Maddow Blog | Tuesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 4.16.24

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country. * To the surprise of no one, Donald Trump’s political operation tried to turn the first day of his criminal trial into a fundraising opportunity. * Voters in Alabama’s 2nd congressional district will vote today on the major parties’ nominees. As the Associated Press reported, … Read more

Tornadoes, hail and damaging winds threaten the Plains as severe storms sweep the central U.S.

Strong storms rolling across the Plains on Tuesday are bringing heavy winds and threats of tornadoes and hail. Millions of people from Kansas to the northern Plains will see severe weather with a potential for flooding, high winds and tornadoes. There is an enhanced risk of thunderstorms with threats of hail and tornadoes over southern … Read more

How a Jan. 6 case at the Supreme Court could affect Trump’s election interference case

Eyes are on Manhattan this week as jury selection in Donald Trump’s first criminal trial gets underway. But if you’re also interested in the fate of Trump’s federal election interference case in Washington, D.C., then you’ll want to follow an appeal being argued at the Supreme Court on Tuesday as well. That’s the case of … Read more