16 questions used to ID domestic abuse victims likely to be killed

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:33pm
Authorities in Maryland say fatalities have dropped 30 percent since they started using checklist

U.S. ambassador says she's self-monitoring for Ebola

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:54pm
Samantha Power just returned from a visit to the countries worst-affected by Ebola

Illinois judge injured in courtroom scuffle

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:45pm
Authorities say a defendant broke free after his hearing in a Cook County, Ill. courtroom and attacked the judge

Photos of the week

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:37pm
The best images from the week's news, Oct. 24 - Oct. 31, 2014

Whiskey war heats up in Tennessee

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:25pm
Legislative debate over legal definition of Tennessee whiskey has done little to mellow dispute between two global liquor giants

Wife of suspect charged in Ark. realtor's death

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:17pm
Crystal Hope Lowery and Arron Lewis, whom she filed for divorce from on Oct. 17, both face murder and kidnapping charges in the September death of Beverly Carter

Prosecutor speaks after Eric Frein's arraignment

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:06pm
Ray Tonkin, the district attorney prosecuting alleged cop killer Eric Frein, spoke in front of the Pike County, Pa., courthouse Friday after an arraignment hearing. Frein was charged with murder, attempted murder and numerous other crimes connected to the September shooting death of a state trooper.

Hello Kitty convention hits L.A.

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:53pm
Super fans of the famous cartoon cat gather in California

Connecticut ghost town auctioned for $1.9 million

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:40pm
Some say abandoned village with 62 acres of pristine New England real estate is haunted

Woman hit by truck awakens from coma, gives birth in Florida

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:38pm
Tampa woman in a coma for several weeks gives birth to a healthy baby girl by C-section

Rebuilt Hawaii town offers glimpse at life after lava

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:28pm
10 miles from town being menaced by stream of lava, there's another town that was almost swallowed by molten rock 30 years ago

BASE jumper stuck on Mo. tower

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:18pm
A man attempting a BASE jump jot stuck on a TV tower for two hours Thursday night in Missouri. He was not injured.

Abandoned Connecticut village auctioned for $1.9 million

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:12pm
For weeks, the sale of a ghost town generated hype and fear about its future. The village of Johnsonville died along with its owner 20 years ago. Some say the remains are haunted by the man. Michelle Miller takes a look at the town's past and what many hope could breathe new life into the area.

Family near site of fugitive's capture "can finally sleep well"

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:04pm
A family that lives within walking distance from where accused cop killer Eric Frein was found reacts to his capture

Report: Red Cross diverted resources for PR during disaster response

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:09am
A report by investigative journalism group ProPublica and NPR found that the Red Cross may have misused resources during its responses to Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Isaac. According to the report, the organization used its vehicles for promotional purposes rather than its actual response to the disasters. Vinita Nair reports.

Checklist helps police save domestic abuse victims

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:08am
More than 400 law enforcement agencies now have a simple but effective tool to save lives in domestic violence cases. It's a checklist of questions to ask victims. In Maryland, deaths dropped 30 percent. Anna Werner reports.

Frein "definitely taken by surprise" after lengthy hunt

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:00am
After weeks of tension and turmoil, survivalist sought in deadly attack on state trooper barracks meekly surrenders to U.S. marshals

Construction crew nearly drills into top of moving subway train

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:37am
A 10-inch- drill bit punched through the subway tunnel and broke some of the train's windows. Some 800 riders were on board at the time, but all of the passengers got out safely. Gayle King reports.

Lava flow could wipe out future for Hawaii village

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:36am
A river of lava threatens to block the main road into the village of Pahoa. Dozens of people who could lose their homes don't know when to get out. Carter Evans reports.

Another cop attacked with ax, this time in D.C.

CBS US News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:33am
A manhunt is underway in Washington for yet another suspect in an ax attack on police. The officer was injured while trying to disarm the ax-wielding man. Norah O'Donnell reports.


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