Sweet 16 preview: Key story lines and Kentucky challengers

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:29pm
Wildcats need to win 4 more games to become the first undefeated champion since 1976 but tough matchup looms in next game

Watch: Airline pilot proposes to flight attendant girlfriend mid-flight

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:22pm
Alaska Airlines pilot Eric Greener wanted to propose to his girlfriend, flight attendant Brandy Hollenbeck so he waited until they were at 34,000 feet. Norah O’Donnell reports.

Cops: Girl, 12, twice tried to poison mom with bleach

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 2:58pm
Authorities say the girl mixed her mother's drink with bleach on two separate occasions because the mother took away the her smartphone

College baseball player kicked off team for tweet about Mo'ne Davis

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 2:45pm
Bloomsburg University baseball player dismissed from team for offensive Twitter post about Little League World Series star

Victim to recover in apparent road-rage shooting

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 2:10pm
Authorities say Kay Hafford was shot in the head on a Texas freeway by a motorist who she had honked her horn at

Villanova piccolo player devastated by loss carries on

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:46pm
A Villanova superfan and piccolo player in the school’s band faced the music publicly just moments after the team lost 71-68 on Saturday. The band member was spotted fighting back tears streaming down her face, but she continued to hit the high notes.

Kentucky cop helps woman finish 10K race

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:45pm
After struggling with her weight for years, Louisville, Kentucky, resident Asia Ford decided to face the music and vowed to complete a 10K race in an effort to lose weight. One police officer noticed Ford struggling before the finish line and took it upon himself to make sure she finished the race. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Meg Oliver report on the heartwarming story.

Drool-worthy giant peanut butter cup for the record books

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:44pm
A Los Angeles candy shop is waiting to see if its gigantic 440-pound peanut butter cup is going to set a Guinness World Record. The treat took three hours to make, lives inside a kiddie pool, and its pieces will be sold for charity. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Meg Oliver have more on the giant tasty treat.

Deadly brawl outside of an Arizona Walmart

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:42pm
A group of shoppers at a Walmart in Arizona were involved in a lethal clash with police officers in the giant discount retailer's parking lot. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Meg Oliver report on the details.

Court to weigh in on confederate flag license plates

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:36pm
The state motor vehicle board turned down a request by the Sons of Confederate Veterans to put the confederate flag on a specialty license plate

Price tag for Texas veterans' education is too high, lawmakers say

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:35pm
Now policymakers must carefully balance state politics and fiscal conservativism with commitments made to veterans during WWII

Cops: Dad shoots son after orange juice runs out

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:19pm
Eldridge Dukes, 58, and his son were fighting Sunday morning about the lack of orange juice

Bob Jones III apologizes for endorsing the stoning of gays

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:12pm
Former president of conservative Christian school made inflammatory comments at 1980 White House press conference

Bodies of young siblings killed in NYC fire arrive in Israel

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 12:40pm
Blaze that killed ultra-Orthodox Jewish siblings has some reconsidering practice of keeping hot plates on for the Sabbath

Jury convicts grandmother in running death case

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 12:32pm
Jury will have to decide whether to sentence Joyce Hardin Garrard, 49, to life without parole or the death penalty

Florida businessman reported dead 2 years ago arrested in N.C.

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 12:26pm
Jose Lantigua reportedly died in 2013 while vacationing in Venezuela, leaving his business millions of dollars in debt

Fuel tank fires raise questions over Jeep vehicles

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 11:08am
Safety advocates are raising an alarm over a recall of certain Jeep vehicles. The location of the gas tank could be a safety risk because it hangs below the rear bumper. Jeff Pegues reports on the Chrysler recall that some safety experts say doesn’t go far enough.

This Morning from CBS News, March 23, 2015

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 10:00am
Ted Cruz first to make 2016 presidential run official; ISIS "hit list" targets U.S. military personnel; is pot more potent now?

Chrysler exploding gas tank "remedy" not enough for some

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 9:51am
Expectant mother died in a fiery crash after recall was issued on her Jeep; fix in deal between NHTSA and Chrysler was too little, some experts say

How Chiara Ferragni's blog became an $8M business

CBS US News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 9:48am
She's not a model, she's not an actress, she's not even a traditional celebrity, but the 27-year-old has become a brand -- and a lucrative one, at that


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