Principal charged with sneaking drugs into prison

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 6:58pm
A New York elementary school teacher and her boyfriend allegedly attempted to smuggle heroin and painkillers into a maximum-security prison

Mayfly hatch overwhelms upper Midwest

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 6:02pm
The insects hatched by the many millions in Minnesota and Wisconsin, a testament to a healthy Mississippi river

N.J. cop's road rage murder trial begins

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 5:35pm
Attorneys for Det. Joseph Walker, 41, said in opening statements Monday that the off-duty officer fatally shot 36-year-old Joseph Harvey Jr. in self defense following a road rage incident in June 2013

Wash. authorities find last victim of deadly mudslide

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 5:20pm
March 22 landslide in Oslo, Wash. killed 43 people; body of 44-year-old woman last to be found

Apollo 11 crew visit the White House

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 4:37pm
Buzz Aldrin and Michael C. Collins visit President Obama 45 years after landing on the moon

Cooler weather aids crews fighting Washington wildfires

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 3:55pm
Largest wildfire in Washington state history may be tempered by cooler weather and higher humidity, but a lightning watch remains a concern

Man who killed blogger sentenced to 30 years

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 3:44pm
A Maryland 20-year-old who pleaded guilty to murdering his girlfriend's father was sentenced today and received 30 years behind bars

Marine who knew missing California woman arrested

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 3:31pm
An affidavit indicates Christopher Lee, who was arrested on suspicion of possession of a destructive device, reportedly was having an affair with Erin Corwin, the missing pregnant wife of another Marine

Litany of horrors allegedly inflicted on boy found nearly dying of starvation

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:49pm
7-year-old Pennsylvania boy allegedly beaten with belts if he tried to sneak food; siblings say he would eat bugs because he was so hungry

Back to black: Jail ditches orange jumpsuits

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:49pm
In response to the popular Netflix series "Orange is the New Black," people around the world are wearing orange jumpsuits in public. A sheriff in Michigan has decided that his jail will substitute the suddenly popular color with the traditional black.

Model warships battle for prize

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:47pm
Fighting with model warships has been a hobby for decades. This week, championships in the activity are being held in Minnesota.

Suspect in 3 Fla. homicides captured after manhunt

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:37pm
A Florida man who is a suspect in a homicide and a person of interest in two other cases was caught in Alabama after authorities sent out a nationwide alert searching for him.

Baby orangutan finds new mom

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:27pm
An adorable baby orangutan, whose mother couldn’t care for him, has found new love at the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago.

Canine facial recognition?

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:24pm
Facial recognition software has been used by law enforcement, but a new smartphone app is trying to use it to find lost dogs. Does it work?

Ukelele player, 97, evicted from retirement home

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:23pm
A northern California 97-year-old was evicted from his retirement home for playing the ukelele too loudly. But an outpouring of support helped him get back on the strings.

California limits full-contact youth football practices

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 1:51pm
Amid concerns about concussions, legislation limits middle and high schools to 90-minute sessions twice a week

Wildfires rage across Washington state

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 1:31pm
Washington fire officials struggle to contain the largest blaze in the state's history

Mysterious white flags appear atop Brooklyn Bridge

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 1:29pm
Two American flags replaced with white banners; police said it was not clear what time they were placed there - or by whom

Man ruled innocent in 1982 D.C. rape, slaying

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 1:27pm
A Washington D.C. judge declared that a 50-year-old man is innocent of a crime that wrongly put him behind bars for 25 years

Two suspects wanted in $180K Atlantic City casino heist

CBS US News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 1:13pm
Armed suspects fled Caesars Atlantic City in car with more than $180,000 in cash, according to law enforcement flier

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