Texas man arrested for mailing 500 envelopes with white powder

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:53pm
Since 2008, more than 500 white powder envelopes have been sent to schools, businesses and government offices across 48 states

S.C. mom's arrest over daughter alone in park sparks debate

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:46pm
Debra Harrell was arrested when she let her 9-year-old play alone outside while she went to work, something the kid had requested

Couple finds tribute flag at flea market, returns it to fallen Marine's mom

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:31pm
Texas couple who bought forgotten flag for $5 presents it to Lance Cpl. Fred Maciel's mother 9 years after he was killed in Iraq

Boston area hit by massive floods

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:23pm
Heavy rain caused flooding in the greater metro area of Boston, resulting in cars submerged beneath the floodwater. High-speed winds took down power lines and trees which collapsed and destroyed property.

Three officers shot, suspect killed in NYC

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:19pm
Two U.S. marshals and a member of the NYPD’s fugitive task force were shot in New York City’s West Village neighborhood around 1 p.m. Monday afternoon; the officers were taken to the hospital and are in stable condition

Cops: W Va man left baby in hot car while he slept

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:19pm
Police say 18-month-old girl was found drenched in sweat in a hot car in Wheeling, West Va., while her father was asleep on his couch.

Tornado slams Boston area as eastern U.S. cleans up after powerful storms

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:40pm
Storm system that wreaked havoc across eastern half of U.S. spawns tornado near Boston, ripping off roofs and downing trees

Parolee convicted of killing NY officer, 2nd man

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:28pm
Darrell Fuller faces life without parole following his conviction on charges stemming from ​the 2012 killing of a Nassau County Police Officer and a carjacking victim

Woman injured by driver fleeing angry Zombie Walk members

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:22pm
Deaf driver strikes woman while trying to elude angry members of Zombie Walk held during Comic-Con in San Diego, police say

Sketch released in case of murdered Mich. teen

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 3:14pm
April Millsap, 14, was found slain in a drainage ditch near the nature trail where she had been walking her dog Thursday night, reports CBS Detroit

Microburst storm deals damage in Phoenix

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:19pm
A monsoon-like storm swept through Arizona over the weekend, leaving lots of damage and thousands in the Phoenix area without power. Shawn Kline from Phoenix affiliate KPHO reports.

Kentucky 15-year old severely burned after attempting Facebook challenge

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:13pm
After reading about a "fire challenge" on Facebook, a 15-year old boy poured rubbing alcohol on his chest and lit himself on fire. The burns he received could affect him for the rest of his life. WYKT's Victor Puente reports.

R.I. man dies after beating in car dispute

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:40pm
Customer of towing company charged with murdering owner with two-by-four in argument over junk car

Wildfires in California

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:22pm
Drought fuels fires in California's Sierra Nevada foothills

Cops: 2 in custody in fatal Phila. carjacking crash

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:12pm
Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said Monday that he is confident the two men are the suspects police had been searching for in Friday's crash, which killed three children and injured their mother

Oklahoma City bombing questions rekindled with trial focusing on video

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:39pm
Attorney says the FBI has video that shows a second person was with Timothy McVeigh when he detonated bomb, killing 168 people

​Flames from Calif. wildfires threaten 500 homes

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:29am
13 houses destroyed as firefighters tackle blazes in Northern Calif., and in the Yosemite National Park area

Fierce storms destroy several homes in Tennessee

CBS US News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:59am
Searchers go door to door to make sure no one is trapped in debris; severe weather rakes several Eastern states

Lightning strikes 14 people in California

CBS US News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 10:18pm
Authorities say lightning hit 13 people at LA's Venice Beach, critically injuring 2; man also struck on Catalina Island

Kayakers enter restricted space at JFK airport

CBS US News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 9:40pm
Second such incident in 2 years has police union calling airport's security system a failure


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