​Michael Brown's family set to sue city of Ferguson

CBS US News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 2:59am
Wrongful death suit long expected against St. Louis suburb after unarmed black teen was shot by white police officer

Pregnant Popeyes worker fired after armed robbery

CBS US News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 12:18am
A pregnant Popeyes employee says she was fired after refusing to pay back the money stolen by an armed robber during her shift at the fried chicken franchise. KHOU-TV's Tiffany Craig reports.

Smoking ban in effect in New Orleans

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:56pm
A big change in the Big Easy: The city of New Orleans has administered a smoking ban in all public locations of the popular tourist city.

Topless in Venice -- Venice Beach, that is

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:44pm
The Venice Beach Neighborhood council has approved a recommendation to allow women to sunbathe topless on the beach. The Los Angeles City Council has to sign off on the measure.

Periscope made this woman a star

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:42pm
At any given time, thousands of people will tune into Amanda Oleandor's musings about life or just follow her day. The 25-year-old artist based out of Los Angeles is "the most loved" Periscoper in the app's history.

4/22: Protests grow after Baltimore man's death in police custody; Kentucky authorities make arrests in bourbon heists

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:32pm
Protests in Baltimore continued Wednesday over the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. At some point during his arrest Gray suffered a spinal injury. But police haven't said how it happened; and, nine people were arrested in connection to bourbon heists in Kentucky. The suspects are accused of swiping 18 barrels and almost 300 bottles.

Stadium sites approved in Los Angeles

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:32pm
The Carson City Council has approved building a shared stadium that might be shared by the Chargers or Raiders. There are also plans for another stadium in nearby Inglewood. KCBS Political reporter Dave Bryan has the details.

Housing prices soaring in San Francisco

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:28pm
The price of living in San Francisco is soaring, with rent up 14.8 percent to an average amount of more that $3,000 a month.

​Bourbon crime ring busted in Kentucky

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:22pm
Nine have been indicted in a heist involving hundreds of bottles of high-grade whiskey

Baltimore divided over suspect's death in police custody

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 9:49pm
Union defends officers involved in Freddie Gray's arrest as commissioner admits cops are partly "responsible for the pain in this community"

​Deputy who fired gun instead of taser was investigated in 2009

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 9:28pm
Internal investigation by Tulsa Sheriff's office found fellow officers had concerns about Robert Bates' training and behavior in the field

Report: More than 8 million taxpayers couldn’t reach the IRS by phone

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 9:12pm
A report from Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee claims that more than 8 million taxpayers could not reach the IRS by phone. The IRS commissioner blamed the phone trouble on federal budget cuts.

Bourbon expert weighs in on liquor heist

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:52pm
Kentucky authorities have cracked a ring of bandits believed to be responsible for stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of top-shelf bourbon. Fred Minnick, author of "Bourbon Curious," tells CBSN's Anne Marie Green how bourbon has become such a desired drink.

Woman misdiagnosed for 33 years

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:48pm
Jean Abbott suffered from debilitating symptoms and could barely move her arms and legs for more than 30 years. Doctors told her she had cerebral palsy, but later found out she was misdiagnosed. She suffers from a rare but treatable illness called dopa-responsive dystonia.

​102-year-old has amazing reaction to footage of her young self

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:22pm
Alice Barker was a Harlem Renaissance dancer in the 30s and 40s, but had never seen footage of herself dancing before

Barry Bonds conviction overturned by appeals court

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:21pm
Former San Francisco Giants star had been found guilty of obstructing grand jury investigation into steroids ring

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev gives camera middle finger

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:14pm
Prosecutors have released a video of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev giving the finger to a camera in a jail holding cell.

One dead, 23 hospitalized after botulism outbreak

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:58pm
A botulism outbreak that left one person dead and least 23 other people in the hospital in central Ohio has been linked back to a church potluck dinner.

Rabbi convicted in forced-divorces case

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:46pm
Rabbi Mendel Epstein, accused of using brutal methods to force Jewish husbands to grant a religious divorce to their wives, convicted of conspiracy to commit kidnapping

How jewel thieves pulled off $300M U.K. jewelry heist

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:38pm
Police in London have released a visual walkthrough of how jewelry thieves burglarized the Hatton Garden. Some $300 million in jewelry was stolen over Easter weekend, reports "48 Hours" Crimesider reporter Michelle Sigona.

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