NYPD shooter had criminal past, struggles with mental illness

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:03pm
Long before the violent acts committed by Ismaaiyl Brinsley took place, there was a history of troubles that led to the murders of two New York police officers

Cubans signal they're unlikely to extradite NJ fugitive

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 9:48pm
Havana says it has the right to grant asylum to U.S. fugitives, indicating it does not intend to send back Joanne Chesimard, American woman who killed NJ trooper

Multistate dog-fighting ring brings 22 indictments

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:36pm
Authorities say ring involving hundreds of dogs has ties to West Virginia, North Carolina, New York and Maryland

Fresh start for young grads of National Guard program

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:29pm
After five and a half months, the cadets have earned their second chance at life

Former NYPD commissioner comments on anti-police rhetoric.

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:25pm
In the wake of the deadly shooting of two police officers, former NYPD Commissioner Howard Safir wrote an op-ed in Time Magazine. He joins "CBSN" and says the ongoing anti-police rhetoric is the worst he's seen in 45 years.

Heroes honored with Carnegie Medals

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:02pm
Nineteen people were named in December as winners of the Carnegie Medal for life saving acts

First gorilla born in a zoo turns 58 in Ohio

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 7:00pm
Colo, a Western lowland gorilla, is celebrating with cake made of peanut butter, applesauce, honey, carrots and Greek yogurt

NYC mayor: Put aside protests, politics after cops murdered

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 6:24pm
After visiting families of slain police officers, mayor says New Yorkers should thank and console officers on the street

48 extra days in rape case probation violation

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 6:10pm
A volunteer coach whose Ohio house was the scene of a party that preceded the rape of a girl by two high school football players is now facing more time in jail

Five of our favorite Steve Hartman stories of 2014

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 5:52pm
As 2014 nears its end, we look back at the year's more memorable "On The Road" stories

Christie to Obama: Demand Cuba return cop killer

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 5:38pm
Assata Shakur -- aka Joanne Chesimard -- was convicted of killing a New Jersey state trooper in 1973 and was granted asylum by Fidel Castro

Muhammad Ali "vastly improved" since being hospitalized, spokesman says

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 4:17pm
Boxing legend was admitted to undisclosed hospital with pneumonia during the weekend

Hernandez trial expected to take 6 to 10 weeks

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 4:14pm
Prosecutors said they expect jury selection to take about 10 days and they plan to call about 45 witnesses at the former NFL star's murder trial

NYPD top cop concedes mayor has lost confidence of some officers

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 3:52pm
Commissioner William Bratton discusses uneasy atmosphere in police force after deadly ambush in Brooklyn

Report: Mississippi recruit QB Chad Kelly arrested

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 3:41pm
Kelly, the former Clemson quarterback who announced last week he made a verbal commitment to play at Ole Miss, was arrested early Sunday morning after allegedly punching a bouncer

Boston bombing suspect's lawyers invoke Oklahoma City bombing case

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 3:26pm
Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev draw parallels to Timothy McVeigh in bid to move trial out of Massachusetts

Former Milwaukee officer not charged in fatal shooting of mentally ill man

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 2:44pm
Dontre Hamilton, a black man, was shot 14 times by Christopher Manney, a white police officer who was fired after the incident

Wild weather threatens millions of holiday travelers

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 1:58pm
Colorado braces for lots of snow; Gulf Coast could see hail and damaging wind; airport delays possible along Eastern Seaboard

NBA players pay to replace intern's stolen car

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 1:42pm
The Memphis Grizzlies are showing their softer side for the holidays. The team spread some cheer for "personnel intern" Brendon Henderson by replacing his stolen car. Veteran guard Vince Carter handed over the keys, saying, "It's the holiday season of giving, and that's what we wanted to do." Vinita Nair reports.

Taking American-style Chinese food to China

CBS US News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 1:32pm
The U.S. is home to more than 40,000 Chinese restaurants, but what's in your local take-out order bears little resemblance to the many types of cuisine in China. Now, two Americans are taking American-style Chinese east to China. Seth Doane reports.


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