Campers flee California forest fire

CBS US News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 1:08pm
Campers and hikers scrambled to leave the most popular recreation in the Angeles National Forest on Sunday as a fast-moving brush fire swept through the area. The blaze, referred to as the Tecolote Fire, started up around 2:30 p.m. and has scorched more than 350 acres near San Gabriel Canyon.

VIDEO: Skateboarder attacks ranger at Phila. park

CBS US News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:36pm
Police say the unidentified 35-year-old Philadelphia park ranger was brutally beaten Friday evening for telling his assailants they could not skateboard in the park

Female pitcher and Chicago team become talk of LLWS

CBS US News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:35pm
Philly's Mo'ne Davis has become a fan favorite, while the Jackie Robinson West squad has inspired for its rise from the Little League Urban Initiative

Tensions flare in Ferguson, Mo., over police shooting

CBS US News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:35am
After one night of peaceful protests, unrest in suburban St. Louis produced renewed violence

This Morning from CBS News: Aug.18, 2014

CBS US News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:14am
National Guard called out in Ferguson, Missouri; key victory against ISIS in northern Iraq?; and a sad savings story for many Americans nearing retirement

Cop attends wedding of woman he saved

CBS US News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 9:36am
Yonkers, N.Y., cop Joseph Barca saved Shammara Hamideh from fatally choking in 1993, and the two stayed in touch ever since

NY's Plaza Hotel poised to get controversial owner

CBS US News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 9:10am
The Sultan of Brunei has earned protesters at his other hotels for passing harsh Sharia laws in his home country

National Guard called out in Ferguson, Missouri

CBS US News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 6:23am
Governor's move follows another night of unrest that police say led them to use tear gas to get crowds to disperse

Michael Brown shot six times, autopsy shows

CBS US News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 3:07am
Dr. Michael M. Baden, a pathologist hired to conduct an autopsy of the teen killed Aug. 9 in a police shooting, said one of the shots was to the top of Brown's head

Tear gas fired in Ferguson, Missouri amid new unrest

CBS US News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 1:54am
Just prior to a new curfew being imposed, police attempted to disperse a crowd in the streets of Ferguson amid new unrest

Two killed in train crash in Arkansas

CBS US News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 1:27am
National Transportation Safety Board officials say two trains collided early Sunday. Two Union Pacific employees were killed and two others were injured

Atlantic City officials seek to avoid blight after casino closings

CBS US News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:37am
As the Revel, Trump Plaza, Showboat and Atlantic Club casinos prepare to shut down soon, officials in Atlantic City are seeking ways to keep them from sitting empty

Curfew in Ferguson, Mo., extended for 2nd night amid unrest

CBS US News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 8:56pm
Ongoing uncertainty has prompted Missouri gov. to continue extraordinary measures in town roiled by police shooting of unarmed teen

More charges planned against Amish kidnapping suspects

CBS US News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 6:02pm
Pair accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting two young Amish sisters from a farm stand in front of family's upstate N.Y. home

Florida St. still tops in AP's preseason college football poll

CBS US News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 5:47pm
Defending champs received 57 of 60 first-place votes; top 5 rounded out by Alabama, Oregon, Oklahoma and Ohio State

Conn. man killed in home on his birthday by stray bullet

CBS US News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 3:51pm
Officials say it appears 58-year-old Darryl McNair was an innocent bystander who was hit by stray gunfire late at night

NAACP president: Special prosecutor "critically important" in Ferguson

CBS US News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 3:25pm
Cornell Brooks said the local police's handling of Michael Brown's death has been "very troubling"

DOJ orders federal autopsy of Michael Brown

CBS US News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 2:40pm
DOJ says "extraordinary circumstances" and the family's request led to decision; state-performed autopsy to still be taken "into account"

Md. 3-year-old killed in police shootout with suspect

CBS US News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 1:48pm
Officials say girl was in car with man who had shot at police after critically wounding two in shooting in Camp Springs

7 people arrested for defying curfew in Ferguson

CBS US News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 12:46pm
A curfew was put in place for the overnight hours in Ferguson, Mo., but some protesters were still out late showing defiance over the Michael Brown shooting. Police say there was no looting. Omar Villafranca reports.


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