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4th Graders Caught Dealing Pot At Colorado Elementary School

4th Graders Caught Dealing Pot At Colorado Elementary School

Source: AP / CBS News GREELEY, Colo. - School officials in northern Colorado are asking parents to be careful with their newly legal recreational marijuana, after fourth-graders were caught dealing the drug on an elementary school campus. John Gates, director of safety for Weld County School District 6, said Wednesday that the students involved, three 10-year-old […]

At IRS, Owing Uncle Sam Not A Threat To Workers’ Bonuses

At IRS, Owing Uncle Sam Not A Threat To Workers’ Bonuses

Source: CBS News There’s new fuel for critics of the IRS. Government investigators say the tax agency doled out millions of dollars in bonuses to workers with disciplinary issues, including some who did not pay their own taxes. On Capitol Hill, there are new demands for change. CBS News’ Nancy Cordes reports these employees owed […]

South Sudan: “Piles And Piles” Of Bodies Amid Ethnic Violence

South Sudan: “Piles And Piles” Of Bodies Amid Ethnic Violence

Source: CBS News NAIROBI, Kenya – The U.N.’s top humanitarian official in South Sudan says he saw “piles and piles” of bodies after rebels belonging to one ethnic group slaughtered members of other groups in a remote town. Toby Lanzer told The Associated Press in a phone interview Tuesday that the killings are “quite possibly a […]

Philadelphia Prep School Grads Busted For Allegedly Running Drug Ring

Philadelphia Prep School Grads Busted For Allegedly Running Drug Ring

Source: CBS News Two former students of a prestigious prep school outside Philadelphia were hauled away in handcuffs Monday, accused of masterminding an elaborate drug ring that catered to affluent students in Philadelphia’s suburbs known as the “The Main Line.” Neil Scott, 25, and Timothy Brooks, 18, graduates of Haverford School, where tuition costs nearly […]

Ex-Con, Wanted For Murder, Found Living As Church Deacon

Ex-Con, Wanted For Murder, Found Living As Church Deacon

Source: CBS News HARRISBURG, Pa. – U.S. marshals say an ex-convict wanted in connection with a 1981 Pennsylvania homicide is under arrest after he was found to be living under an alias and serving as a church deacon in Texas. It isn’t clear what led law enforcement agents to a man named Roy Eubanks in […]

Defendant Shot By U.S. Marshal At Salt Lake City Courthouse

Defendant Shot By U.S. Marshal At Salt Lake City Courthouse

Source: CBS News SALT LAKE CITY - Authorities say a U.S. marshal shot and critically wounded a defendant in a federal courthouse who rushed a witness stand with a pen at his trial in Salt Lake City. FBI spokesman Mark Dressen said Monday that Siale Angilau was hospitalized with at least one chest wound. According to […]

Dangerous Bacteria Survive In Contact Lens Cleaning Solution

Dangerous Bacteria Survive In Contact Lens Cleaning Solution

Source: Robert Preidt / CBS News Bacteria that can cause serious eye infections are able to survive longer in contact lens cleaning solution than previously known, a new study finds. Researchers looked at different strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which can cause microbial keratitis. This is an inflammation and ulceration of the cornea that can cause vision […]

Ex-Calif. City Leader Gets 12 Years In Prison For Corruption

Ex-Calif. City Leader Gets 12 Years In Prison For Corruption

Source: AP / CBS News LOS ANGELES - Robert Rizzo, the former city manager of Bell, Calif., was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison and ordered to make restitution of $8.8 million in a corruption scheme that nearly bankrupted the small, blue-collar city. Rizzo, 60, apologized during sentencing in Los Angeles County Superior Court, telling the […]

Sean Combs To Give Commencement Speech At Howard University

Sean Combs To Give Commencement Speech At Howard University

Source: AP / CBS News Rapper and entrepreneur Sean Combs will deliver Howard University’s commencement speech this year in Washington. The school announced Tuesday that Combs will be among five people who will receive honorary degrees as trailblazers in their fields. Combs was a Howard student in the late 1980s. Ge will receive an honorary […]

Nearly 10 Percent Of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes: Study

Nearly 10 Percent Of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes: Study

Source: Serena Gordon / CBS News The percentage of Americans with diabetes has doubled since 1988, with nearly one in 10 adults now diagnosed with the blood-sugar disease, researchers report. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the rate of diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes was 5.5 percent of the U.S. population. By 2010, that number had […]

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