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  • Police: Gun-Wielding Pastor Helped Rob Sunday School Teacher

    TOLEDO, Ohio (CBS News) –– Police say a gun-wielding Ohio pastor and two family members have robbed a Sunday school teacher at their church. The Blade newspaper reports St. Paul’s AME pastor Anthony Morris, along with his wife, Zelda Morris, and 19-year-old daughter Kamali Morris have been charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon. Police said 39-year-old Nickema Turner, of Maumee, was in her class teaching over the weekend when the teen grabbed her by the hair. Zelda Morris punched Turner in her […]

  • Gray Whale Safely Returned To Ocean After 3 Days Beached In Mexico

    MEXICO CITY — A gray whale has been returned safely to the Pacific Ocean after it was beached for three days on the coast of Mexico’s Baja California Sur state. The federal environmental protection agency says in a statement that the whale swam into a shallow canal near Puerto Adolfo Lopez Mateos last Thursday and was then stranded by the ebbing tide. Workers spent three days using pumps to keep the whale hydrated. Photos released by the agency showed them hosing […]

  • These May Be The Most Germ-Ridden Places In Your Office

    (CBS News) — With up to 4,000 Americans dying weekly from the flu, getting the virus is a risk you don’t want to take. But it’s not just about who you come in contact with, it’s also what you come in contact with. Dr. Chris Mason, a geneticist at Weill Cornell Medicine, used a four-step method known as shotgun sequencing to swab some common workplace areas where viruses and bacteria — including the flu — might be hiding. According to Mason, the hot-spot […]

  • Jimmy Buffett And “Margaritaville” Come To Broadway

    The songs of Jimmy Buffett speak to anyone who’s ever dreamed of getting away from it all. Yet now, in a seeming paradox, his songs are being performed in the heart of it all … ON BROADWAY … under the watchful eyes of Tracy Smith:  You might say the newest musical on Broadway feels like an old friend. This is Jimmy Buffett’s “Escape to Margaritaville.” You won’t see Jimmy on stage, but every song is his. Feel free to sing […]

  • No Move To Oust Okla. Judge Who Approved Probation For Child Rapist

    OKLAHOMA CITY (CBS News) — An Oklahoma lawmaker isn’t pushing for a vote on a resolution to oust a judge who approved probation for a man who admitted raping a 13-year-old Texas girl at a church camp in southern Oklahoma. Republican Rep. Mike Ritze tells The Oklahoman newspaper he’s putting the resolution on hold so lawmakers can focus on other issues, including the state budget. The resolution wouldn’t be legally binding. But it asks the Oklahoma Court on the Judiciary to […]

  • Nikolas Cruz, Florida School Shooting Suspect, May Not Go To Future Court Hearings, Lawyer Says

    Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz appeared in court for a hearing Monday afternoon. After the hearing, one of his attorneys said Monday’s appearance may be his last going forward. See video, here. Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder following last week’s deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Monday’s hearing lasted only a few minutes and focused on how much of the case should be sealed and defense attorneys’ access to their client. After the […]

  • Ice Dancer’s Wardrobe Malfunction Grabs Unwanted Olympic Spotlight

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea — The first notes of Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” had just played when Gabriella Papadakis suddenly became aware that people were about to see a whole lot more of her shape than she had planned. The French ice dancer’s glittering emerald costume at the Olympics had come unhooked at the neckline and, later in the routine, her left breast was exposed live on television. When the clasp became unhooked, the 22-year-old Papadakis was more worried about holding […]

  • Couple Who Took In Florida School Shooting Suspect Describes First Encounter After Massacre

    PARKLAND, Fla. — The couple who took in the Florida school shooting suspect after his mother died says he told them he was sorry after the shooting. Speaking Monday on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” James and Kimberly Snead said they’ve only seen Nikolas Cruz once since the shooting that killed 17 when they briefly saw him at the police station. Kimberly Snead says she yelled at him and “really wanted to strangle him more than anything.” The couple says Cruz told them he was sorry. […]

  • President Trump Takes On Oprah After “60 Minutes” Airs

    President Trump tweeted criticism of a “60 Minutes” panel discussion moderated by Oprah Winfrey that was broadcast Sunday night, slamming her questions to the politically divided group and expressing the hope that she runs against him in 2020. After 11 p.m. ET Sunday, the president took to Twitter: Winfrey was revisiting a panel of pro- and anti-Trump voters in Grand Rapids, Michigan she spoke with last fall. She asked them about the president’s tax plan, passed at the end of the year, […]

  • Postal Service Trucker Shot And Killed On Dallas Interstate

    DALLAS — A United States Postal Service truck driver was killed in a shooting early Monday morning along Interstate 30 in Dallas, reports the CBS station here. A postal service worker told the station the driver of the USPS big rig died at the scene. His rig crashed into a guardrail after he was hit. Two other postal service trucks pulled up shortly after the shooting. It wasn’t known if the victim was targeted or was just in the wrong place at the […]

  • Rick Gates, Ex-Trump Aide And Manafort Associate, Expected To Plead Guilty In Russia Probe

    WASHINGTON (CBSNews) — Rick Gates, a former Trump campaign adviser and associate of ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort, is expected to plead guilty in a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller, according to sources familiar with the negotiations, CBS News’ Paula Reid reports. Gates, 45, was indicted by a federal grand jury in October on eight counts including fraud and money laundering as part of the special counsel’s probe into ties between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. The revelations of Gates’ plea comes […]

  • Man Found Dead After Ex-Girlfriend Slain; New Boyfriend, Son Jumped Off Balcony To Escape

    REDLANDS, Calif. (CBS) — The man wanted in connection with last week’s fatal shooting of Kacey McKinney of Redlands has been found dead in an apparent suicide, police said Sunday (Feb. 18). CBS Los Angeles reports Bradley Thomas Woss, 33, of Riverside was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound around 7:15 a.m. Sunday, at Indian Hills Golf Club in Mira Loma. Woss was being sought in connection with the shooting death of 31-year-old Kacey Renee McKinney. McKinney of Redlands had been […]