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  • FBI: Georgia Landfill To Be Searched For Evidence In Case Of Missing Nassau County Mom

    FOLKSTON, Ga. (CBS) — The Federal Bureau of Investigation will begin searching a remote Georgia landfill for evidence related to the May 12 disappearance of Nassau County mother Joleen Cummings. The mother of three and a popular hairstylist in Fernandina Beach, is not thought to be alive. The agency will begin a 7 a.m. search on Saturday (July 7) of the Chesser Island facility in Folkston, Ga. The search will happen every day for seven days. Officials said they will have to comb through a […]

  • NATO: U.S. Service Member Killed, Two Hurt In “Apparent Insider Attack” In Afghanistan

    AFGHANISTAN (CBSNews) —  A U.S. service member was killed and two others were injured in an “apparent insider attack” in Afghanistan on Saturday (July 7), according to the NATO Resolute Support mission. The U.S. service members who were wounded are being treated and are in stable condition, according to a statement, which also said the incident in southern Afghanistan is being investigated. The name of the service member who was killed will be withheld until 24 hours after next of […]

  • Dogs Steal Mail Carrier’s Lunch, Then Their Apology Note Goes Viral

    SMITHFIELD, Va. (CBSNews) —  For decades, students across the country have offered up the classic excuse, “Dog ate my homework.” But now, a letter carrier in Smithfield, Virginia is saying, “Dogs ate my lunch.” And the story that unfolded has amused thousands of people on social media. In June, Carol Jordan, who owns a five-acre farm in Isle of Wight, Virginia, stopped at her mailbox and discovered a handwritten note there from the woman who delivers her family’s mail. “Our immediate […]

  • Feds Cracking Down On Gas Pump Card Skimmers This July Fourth

    (CBS ) –With more than 44 million Americans expected to hit the road for Independence Day travel, federal agents took part in a nationwide effort to find and remove illegal credit card skimming devices from fuel stations in 21 states, the Secret Service said Tuesday. The card-reading devices called “skimmers” are installed by would-be thieves either outside or inside a fuel dispenser, capturing information that can then be used by scammers. Agents from 36 field offices this week were inspecting pumps […]

  • U.S. Hunter Responds To Her Critics After Killing Giraffe In South Africa

    (CBS) — An American hunter is pushing back against her critics, after photos of her next to a giraffe she killed in South Africa triggered outrage. Tess Thompson Talley told CBS News in a statement she killed the old bull giraffe to prevent it from attacking younger giraffes. She said, “This is called conservation through game management.” This situation is being compared to Cecil the lion, the iconic big cat hunted down by a Minnesota dentist in 2015, reports CBS News’ […]

  • Baby Boom At Texas Hospital: 48 Babies Born In 41 Hours

    FORT WORTH (CBSNews) —  The nursery at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth has never been as full as it has in the last 41 hours. And the halls have never been so busy. Since June 26, 48 babies were born in less than 2 days, CBS Dallas / Fort Worth reports. That’s an average of more than one baby an hour. And, there’s definitely a lively discussion here about why. “There’s always talk about full […]

  • ICE Names New Acting Director Amid Immigration Turmoil

    WASHINGTON (CBSNews) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has a new acting director, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced Saturday (June 30). Ronald D. Vitiello, who has been serving as the acting deputy commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, is now ICE’s acting director and deputy director. Vitiello replaces Thomas Homan, who announced in May he would be retiring and leaving his post. Vitiello’s acting role officially began Saturday. He takes over at a crucial time for the agency. […]

  • Comedian Claims He Prank Called Trump, Posing As Sen. Bob Menendez

    WASHINGTON (CBSNews) — President Trump appears to have been the victim of a prank phone call. Podcast host and former “Howard Stern Show” staffer John Melendez, better known as “Stuttering John,” claims to have placed the call on Wednesday (June 27)   while Mr. Trump was flying back from a campaign rally in Fargo, North Dakota. While the White House isn’t commenting on the matter, the audio has been posted online in a podcast. On the six-minute call, Melendez claims to […]

  • 5 dead In Shooting At Newspaper Building In Maryland, Suspect In Custody

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Five people were killed Thursday in a shooting at a local newspaper building in Maryland, and several others were gravely wounded, officials in Annapolis said. One suspect is in custody. The shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper prompted a massive police response, with employees evacuated from the building with hands raised above their heads. The Gazette is a local newspaper owned by The Baltimore Sun. William Krampf, acting chief of police for Anne Arundel County, confirmed five […]

  • Ominous UFO-Like Cloud Identified As Rare “Roll Cloud”

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (CBSNews) —  Earlier this month, people near Memphis, Tennessee, spotted an odd formation in the sky after a storm. It was an ominous, cylindrical mass that some likened to a UFO. The mysterious sight prompted at least one person to snap photos, wondering what this UFO-like image might be. Colby Hutton saw the mass in the sky over Adamsville, Tennessee, as he was driving over a bridge, his mom Angie Hutton told CBS News. Angie shared her son’s […]

  • English Bulldog Named Zsa Zsa Wins World’s Ugliest Dog Title

    PETALUMA, Calif. (CBSNews) —  A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World’s Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday (June 23) night at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma, California. The dog’s owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, will receive $1,500 for Zsa Zsa’s win. Brainard found Zsa Zsa on a pet-finding site, according to the contest bio. Dogs in the annual competition flaunt their imperfections – some have hairless […]

  • OH: Firefighters Accused Of Making Sex Tape In Firehouse Leave Department

    AKRON, Ohio (CBSNews) —   Akron officials say one firefighter has resigned and another won’t be allowed to return to work after they were suspended without pay for making a sex tape on city property. The city of Akron released a statement Friday (June 22) saying provisional fire Lt. Deann Eller resigned and that her partner, Lt. Arthur Dean, will remain on unpaid leave pending final discipline and is not “eligible for continued service” with the department, CBS affiliate WOIO-TV reports An attorney for […]