Fertilizer Plant Blows, Operation Bambi

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Explosion: At least five people are dead and about 165 injured in a huge explosion at a West Texas fertilizer plant. The blast also damaged and destroyed 50-75 homes and businesses. Firefighters were in the plant battling a fire but …

Breaking: Manhunt

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Reports are conflicting as to whether police have arrested a suspect n the Boston bombings. Investigators say they have identified a suspect from videotape, but it is unclear now whether they have the man in custody or even know his …

Pressure Cooker Bombs and a Manhunt

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Marathon Bombing: Investigators say the Boston bombs were made of pressure cookers filled with explosives, ball bearings and nails, then placed in black duffle bags. Using a pressure cooker is a known technique for improvised bomb making around the world. …

Three Dead, 176 Injured at Marathon

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

 Marathon Bombing: This morning the toll is three dead and at least 176 injured in the double bombing at the finish of the Boston Marathon. Among the dead is an eight-year-old boy whose mother and sister also were injured. The …

Breaking: Mass Casualties in Boston

Monday, April 15, 2013

At least 50 people are reported injured, some critically.

Breaking: Possible Other Incident

Monday, April 15, 2013

Boston police now say there was another “incident” described as an explosion at the John F. Kennedy library about 30 minutes ago. They gave no details.

Breaking: Fatalities in Boston

Monday, April 15, 2013

Boston police now report two dead and 22 injured in two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

Breaking: Marathon Bombing

Monday, April 15, 2013

Two bombs went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon at Boylston Street. CBS News is showing a still photo of the flash as one of the explosions occurred. Windows were blown out and there is debris in …

Tax Day, Supremes Pass, Braless

Monday, April 15, 2013

Deadline: Today is tax day. Returns must be postmarked by midnight. National: The Supreme Court this morning chose not to hear a case about whether there is a Constitutional right to carry a handgun. The case stems from a New …

Mystery Meningitis, GitMo Hunger Strike

Sunday, April 14, 2013

 Mystery: A 33-year-old West Hollywood man has died of meningitis, raising alarms that a quick and deadly disease might be stalking gay men. Brett Shaad was described as fit and healthy only days before he died. At least 22 cases …