Texas man convicted in childhood crime

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 2:28pm
Don Collins was found guilty of capital murder for a childhood attack on a boy who died nearly 13 years later

SF water manager caught peeing in reservoir

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 2:07pm
Official making $111K a year is facing a maximum penalty of a week-long suspension without pay for foul deed in drought-stricken state

Multi-vehicle wreck on N.J. Turnpike turns deadly

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 1:52pm
Officials say at least 40 vehicles, including tractor-trailers and a bus, were involved in large pileup on Monday evening in bad weather

Boris the polar bear hits the dentist chair at Washington zoo

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 1:48pm
Zoo says the 880-pound bear "should get an extra large payday from the tooth fairy" after having 3 teeth pulled

Daddy duty: More men choosing to put kids ahead of careers

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 1:24pm
A Pew Research Center study last year found stay-at-home dads now account for more than 16 percent of at-home caretakers. Now with more than 20 percent of wives out-earning their husbands, the trend is growing. Dean Reynolds reports on how many are putting a commitment to parenting ahead of their careers.

Las Vegas casino imploded

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:56pm
The off-strip Clarion Hotel and Casino was imploded, the first in the city since 2007

Alabama judges defy federal ruling on same-sex marriage

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:29pm
Same-sex marriage became legal in Alabama Monday, but some judges are defying a federal order and denying gay couples the ability to get a marriage license. Chip Reid reports from Montgomery, where the state's top judge, Chief Justice Roy Moore, is behind the push to make sure same-sex marriage doesn't happen.

Tax fraud warnings: Scammers steal identities to take IRS refunds

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:28pm
State tax agencies around the country are on high alert amid a surge in criminal tax filings. Alabama is investigating at least 16,000 returns suspected of fraud, while Utah flagged at least 8,000. Minnesota temporarily stopped accepting returns using Turbotax last week. Former FBI executive assistant director and CrowdStrike Services president Shawn Henry joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss the latest tax scams.

Boston paralyzed with record snow, more on the way

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:27pm
Three record-breaking storms in Boston the past two weeks have left five and a half feet of snow on the ground. Schools are closed, and trains and subways are shut down. Boston's Logan International Airport hopes to reopen by midday. Jericka Duncan reports from the city at a standstill.

Ferguson police testing new, less lethal gun technology

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:12pm
The police department in Ferguson, Missouri, is among many experimenting with the Alternative, a new technology that its creators say makes bullets less deadly. It's become more relevant in the wake of high-profile police shooting cases. Mark Strassmann reports on how it's meant to save lives on both sides of the gun.

Jury selected, "American Sniper" trial to begin for Chris Kyle's accused killer

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:12pm
A jury has been selected in the trial of former Marine Eddie Routh who is accused of killing Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the subject of Oscar-nominated blockbuster "American Sniper." Opening statements in the trial will begin on Wednesday. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the case.

Astronaut Neil Armstrong's secret mementos from moon mission

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:11pm
The world is getting a look at some of the souvenirs Armstrong brought home from Apollo 11. They were all gear that NASA was going to throw away, and now they're on display at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington. Wyatt Andrews reports.

This Morning from CBS News, Feb. 10, 2015

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 11:17am
Bostonians peep out from underneath a fresh layer of winter's worst, and an ex-ISIS member tells Clarissa Ward why he chose to escape the group

Big development in Hannah Graham case

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 10:52am
Sources have told a CBS News affiliate the key suspect in 2 cases of college students who were found dead is facing new charges

Boston digs out from storms as more snow threatens

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 10:38am
Buildup from two and a half weeks of relentless winter weather is creating a new set of problems for residents expected to face more this week

Dog that tried to save owner from fire in critical condition

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 10:10am
Carmen, a nine-year-old boxer from Cincinnati, is fighting for her life after she apparently tried to protect her owner in a house fire. The man died, but firefighters were able to resuscitate the dog. Cincinnati affiliate WKRC has the story.

Stay-at-home dads putting kids before careers

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 10:07am
Representing more than 16 percent of at-home caretakers, one organization is helping fathers find support and purpose

New weapons tech makes bullets less deadly

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 9:40am
Ferguson, Missouri, police are just some of the officers testing and training with a new device designed to save lives on both sides of the gun

Dog lauded as house fire hero "improving"

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 8:02am
Carmen, a 9-year-old boxer, is "still on very intensive ventilator support," but her actions have thousands rooting for her

New device would let the deaf hear with the tongue

CBS US News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 4:02am
Think electric Braille, on the tongue: The sensation is like "eating pop rocks or drinking champagne," researchers say

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