2 cops shot outside Ferguson police headquarters

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 4:54am
One hit in face, the other in a leg; demonstration there followed resignation of city's police chief

Man who tackled shooter in Gabrielle Giffords attack dies

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 3:52am
Retired Army Col. Bill Badger was among 13 people wounded, including former Congresswoman, in January 2011 shooting that left 6 people dead

3/11: Ferguson police chief out amid shakeup of city leaders; How South Africa's rhinos are being rescued

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:53am
Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson is resigning his post after a scathing federal investigation found patterns of racial bias in the city's police department; and, last year alone, more than 1,200 rhinos were slaughtered in South Africa for their horns. An ongoing poaching crisis has put the species at risk of extinction.

Texas executes man convicted of drug-related murder

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:20am
Execution of Manuel Vasquez leaves Texas with only 1 remaining dose of controversial lethal injection drug

Search continues for military chopper crash victims

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:05am
Dense fog forces search for 7 Marines, 4 National Guard soldiers to be suspended overnight

Teenager arrested in kidnap attempt thwarted by siblings

CBS US News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:23pm
Videotape shows toddler's young brother, sister and 2 other teens chasing after the suspect, who dropped the little boy and fled

Secret Service agents under investigation for crashing into barrier

CBS US News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:07pm
Two Secret Service agents are under investigation for driving an agency vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and crashing it into a barrier near the White House grounds on March 4th. Major Garrett reports.

11 presumed dead in military chopper crash in Florida

CBS US News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:04pm
The chopper went down during a training mission Tuesday night. Crews have been searching the waters of Santa Rosa Sound for hours trying to spot the seven Marines and four soldiers. Mark Strassmann reports.

Mayweather-Pacquiao hype helping to bolster boxing

CBS US News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:04pm
Boxing, the sweet science, isn't as popular of a sport as it once was. But now that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are less than a month away from fighting, the sport is getting more attention. Ben Tracy reports on the theatrics of Wednesday's press conference between the fighters and how their bout could impact the sport's future.

Mother of Wisconsin man slain by cops: "No violence in his name"

CBS US News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 10:52pm
As marchers gathered in Madison, Wisc., to protest the shooting death of Tony Robinson, his mother called for demonstrations to remain peaceful

SAE trustees: "horrible cancer" entered OU chapter

CBS US News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 10:39pm
A statement from the Sigma Alpha Epsilon board of trustees at the University says the racist song at the center of a scandal was not new to the chapter

Secret Service agents cited in WH misconduct

CBS US News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 10:06pm
The Washington Post is reporting a new investigation into the Secret Service. The article, released Wednesday, describes an incident in which two senior agents drove an official vehicle into a White House barricade, after going to a late-night party and drinking.

Ferguson police chief out amid shakeup of city leaders

CBS US News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 9:58pm
Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson is resigning his post after a scathing federal investigation found patterns of racial bias in the city's police department. Jackson's resignation is part of a wider shakeup that has seen multiple leadership positions vacated in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting. Dean Reynolds reports.

2 Secret Service agents investigated for DUI crash near White House

CBS US News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 9:58pm
Agents allegedly hit barrier near White House with Secret Service vehicle a week ago while under the influence

Marine killed when civilian plane crashes onto Arizona base

CBS US News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 9:39pm
Plane crashes into runway on base in Yuma, hitting Marine in on the ground, according to military statement

Can "fight of the century" save boxing from a knockout?

CBS US News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 9:21pm
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao began to promote their May 2 bout, but watchers believe it can save a sport that has been on the ropes

​Utah baby who survived 14 hours after crash "in great condition"

CBS US News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 8:48pm
Devin Trafny released a short video of his 18-month-old daughter, Lily, and thanked her rescuers Wednesday: "She is alive because of you"

Baby who survived crash into icy river improving, father says

CBS US News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 8:47pm
Devin Trafny, whose 18-month-old daughter Lily was rescued 14 hours after her mother's car crashed into an icy Utah river, released a short video of the toddler in her hospital room Wednesday.

"Smiley" dog born without eyes serves as inspiration

CBS US News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 8:23pm
The 12-year-old Golden Retriever teaches others to have a "pawsitive" outlook on life

Facebook fraud suspect vanishes before trial

CBS US News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 7:31pm
A man who claimed he owned half of Facebook has vanished ahead of his scheduled federal trial for fraud after allegedly removing an electronic monitoring device. "48 Hours" correspondent Michelle Sigona reports.

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