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  • School Shooting In Texas Leaves Teen Shot, Suspect In Custody

    (CBS) — A teenage boy shot a teenage girl in a high school cafeteria in Texas on Monday morning, officials said. The suspected shooter is in custody, and the victim was taken to a hospital. The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to a reporter for CBS Dallas-Fort Worth station KTVT that the suspect in the shooting at Italy High School is a 16-year-old male student. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. The sheriff’s office also confirmed that a 15-year-old female […]

  • Winner Of Donut-Eating Contest Caught Stealing From Dunkin’, Cops Say

    ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (CBSNews) — A North Carolina man who made headlines when he was caught for break-ins after winning a donut-eating contest has been arrested again. And this time he’s accused of stealing from a donut shop. The Virginian-Pilot newspaper reports 27-year-old Bradley Hardison of Elizabeth City was charged Thursday (Jan. 18) with stealing from a Dunkin’ Donuts in November. An Elizabeth City Police Department statement says he’s charged with felonies including breaking and entering and larceny. It wasn’t clear if he helped himself to any […]

  • TX: 18-Month-Old Boy Found Safe After Father Allegedly Killed Mother, Fled

    SAN ANTONIO (CBS) —  Authorities say an 18-month-old boy at the center of an Amber Alert has been found safe in Guadalupe County, Texas, CBS San Antonio affiliate KENS-TV reports. The boy’s father — and homicide suspect — was found in “grave condition” with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. Police identified the suspect as 37-year-old Richard Concepcion and said he fled the scene with his 18-month-old son, Aaron Joseph Concepcion. Police believe Concepcion fatally shot the child’s mother in front of […]

  • Highway 101 Reopens After Being Swamped By Deadly California Mudslides

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (CBSNews) —  California officials announced the reopening of Highway 101 on Sunday (Jan. 21) nearly two weeks after mudslides killed at least 21 people and destroyed nearly 130 homes in Montecito. Traffic began moving again on U.S. 101 in Santa Barbara County shortly after noon, according to Jim Shivers, spokesman for the California Department of Transportation. Officials had promised a day earlier that the highway would be open again in time for the Monday morning commute. On Saturday (Jan. 20), […]

  • More Texts Turned Over From FBI Agent Taken Off Mueller Team

    WASHINGTON (CBSNews) — The Justice Department has turned over to Congress additional text messages involving an FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team following the discovery of derogatory comments about President Trump. But the department also said in a letter to lawmakers that its record of messages sent to and from the agent, Peter Strzok, was incomplete because the FBI, for technical reasons, had been unable to preserve and retrieve about five months’ worth of communications. New text messages […]

  • Kabul Intercontinental Hotel Attack Leaves At Least 19 Dead

    KABUL, Afghanistan (CBS News) — An assault on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel left at least 19 people dead, including 14 foreigners, Ministry of Interior spokesperson Nasrat Rahimi told CBS News. The heavily guarded luxury hotel is popular among foreigners and Afghan officials. Rahimi said the 14 foreigners included one Kazakhstan national, nine Ukrainians and one Greek national. Three others have yet to be identified. Rahimi said 11 of those foreigners killed worked for KamAir, a private Afghan airline that suspended flights following […]

  • McConnell: Senate Will Be Back Sunday And “As Long As It Takes”

    WASHINGTON (CBS News) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, announced plans to vote at 1 a.m. Monday (Jan. 22) on a three-week continuing resolution to fund the government after a day of lawmakers playing the blame game on Capitol Hill for the shutdown. The Senate adjourned Saturday (Jan. 20) evening and will reconvene Sunday (Jan. 21) and “as long as it takes.” Negotiations appeared virtually stalled on Capitol Hill late Saturday, as Republicans and Democrats hold firm to their positions […]

  • Deadly Flu Season Particularly Rough On Kids — And Won’t Peak Anytime Soon

    NEW YORK (CBS News) —  Fourteen thousand new flu cases were reported last week, bringing the total for the season to more than 74,000. And pediatric deaths are on the rise. Ten-year-old Charlie Herndon’s insticts may have saved her life. “I couldn’t really breathe, so I just screamed throughout the whole house, ‘somebody call 911,'” Charlie said. Her mother, Kristina Valenzia, rushed her to the emergency room. “She had a fever of 103,” Valenzia said. “They took the influenza test, and it […]

  • Abby Lee Miller Has Lost 100 Pounds In Prison, Will Be Released Next Month

    LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A source close to the former Dance Moms star tells ET that she will be released from the Federal Correctional Complex in Victorville, California, on Feb. 20. Miller was originally sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison last July after pleading guilty to bankruptcy fraud in June 2016. Upon release, Miller will report directly to a halfway house in Van Nuys, California, the source says, due to the terms of her sentence. How long she is required to stay there is unknown […]

  • Vice President Mike Pence In Egypt For Security, Counterterrorism Talks

    CAIRO (CBSNews) — Vice President Mike Pence left behind the U.S. government shutdownand readied for security and counterterrorism talks Saturday (Jan. 20) with Egypt’s leader. Pence arrived in Cairo hours after the U.S. Congress and President Donald Trump failed to reach agreement on a plan to avert a partial federal closure. Pence went ahead with his four-day trip to the Middle East, citing national security and diplomatic reasons. Pence’s meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was expected to delve into security cooperation between the […]

  • Charles Manson Follower Leslie Van Houten Denied Parole

    LOS ANGELES (CBSNews/AP) — The governor of California once again denied parole Friday (Jan. 19) for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson who blamed herself at her parole hearing for letting him control her life. Gov. Jerry Brown said in his decision that Van Houten still lays too much of the blame on Manson, who died two months ago at 83. Brown acknowledged that Van Houten’s youth at the time of the crime, her more than four […]

  • Women’s March Returns To The Streets With Aim To Become Political Force

    NEW YORK (CBSNews) — Across the globe, people are hitting the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, marching against his policies and in support of the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment. A protest in New York was among more than 200 such actions planned for the weekend around the world. By mid-morning, people gathered in Chicago, Los Angeles, Denver and Raleigh, North Carolina. In Philadelphia, many marchers wore pink cat-ear hats as a show of solidarity, […]