West Virginia doctor investigated for deaths in opioid epidemic

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 8:45pm
Dr. Michael Kostenko has written more than 40,000 prescriptions for oxycodone in the last two years -- 3 of his patients have died

As speed limits rise, so do traffic deaths

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 8:44pm
A new report out this week says higher speed limits have contributed to the deaths of tens of thousands of people

Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully begins 67th and final season

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 8:43pm
Over nearly seven decades, Scully has called some of baseball's most famous moments for the Dodgers

Tenn. lawmakers under fire over transgender bathroom bill

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 8:06pm
Dozens of CEOs from major corporations have signed a letter asking Tennessee lawmakers to reject the bill, saying it is discriminatory

Watchdog group counts 85M unrecalled Takata airbag inflators

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 7:44pm
Takata's inflators can explode with too much force and spew shrapnel; All of the inflators would have to be recalled if Takata can't prove they are safe

The way it was: Today in history

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 7:37pm
Throwback Thursday: A look back at events in history on April 14, including the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and an iceberg hitting the Titanic

Girls accused in Slender Man stabbing seek release

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 7:32pm
The defendants say they're not dangerous and can return to family

NBA's big night includes Bryant's last game, Warriors seeking record

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 7:21pm
Los Angeles Lakers star says goodbye after 20 seasons in the NBA as Golden State tries to clinch the best record in league history

Paramedic accused of stealing, using dead patient's debit card

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 7:20pm
Authorities say the New Mexico paramedic used the stolen debit card to spend more than $11,000

Police: Staten Island man killed wife's puppy

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 7:16pm
The 2-month, 2-pound Chihuahua reportedly died of a traumatic brain injury as a result of blunt force trauma

Germanwings crash families sue U.S. flight school

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 6:56pm
Victims' families claim Arizona school should have screened suicidal pilot to prevent him from getting back in the air

Illinois student charged with murder in baby's death

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 6:40pm
Officers found Lindsay Johnson, 20, near the campus' Music Building on March 13 wearing a backpack with the deceased newborn inside

Caught on camera: Teacher's aide saves choking boy

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 6:24pm
Teacher's aide in Oklahoma is being commended after she saved a little boy who had swallowed a penny

Chicago okays $6.45M settlements over police custody deaths

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 6:14pm
On same day mayor's panel concludes Chicago police have "no regard" for minority's lives, city council approves new black police chief

Texas teen says boot saved her life after being struck by lightning

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 6:05pm
16-year-old Texas girl says if she wasn't wearing the boot when lightning hit she, "probably wouldn't have a foot"

After tirade caught on tape, JetBlue passenger receives threats

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 5:50pm
In argument with fellow passenger, man brags he makes $4 million and owns six houses; now regrets it

One man's trash is this man's treasure

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 5:47pm
A retired New York City sanitation worker has created an unbelievable collection of discarded trash from the sidewalks

Cops: MLB player arrested, accused of assault

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 5:42pm
The Braves said in a statement Wednesday the team is "extremely disappointed and troubled"

Americans not buying as many cars and more MoneyWatch headlines

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 5:19pm
A sales slump at car dealerships is bringing down U.S. retail sales; a major coal company files for bankruptcy; LinkedIn releases job data on millennials and more MoneyWatch headlines

Ravens' Steve Smith asks teen with autism to high school prom

CBS US News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 5:09pm
A special North Carolina teen is a huge fan of Smith -- and the Ravens wide receiver just made her dreams come true


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