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Study Links Air Pollution Nanoparticles To Brain Cancer For First Time

Thursday November 14, 2019
Tiny particles produced by motor traffic have been linked to brain cancer for the first time, according to a new study from Canadian researchers.

Star Ejected By Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole Clocked At 3.7 Million Miles Per Hour

Thursday November 14, 2019
A runaway star traveling across our galaxy at an astonishing 3.7 million miles per hour is on track to be ejected from our Milky Way galaxy and into intergalactic space.

Police Hunt For Woman After Husband’s Body Found Inside Freezer In Her Bedroom

Thursday November 14, 2019
Police in Missouri have issued a warrant for the arrest of a woman who allegedly kept her husband's body in a freezer in her bedroom for nearly a year.

Alicia Keys Announced As Host For The 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards On CBS

Thursday November 14, 2019
Fifteen-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer and global superstar Alicia Keys will return as host of The 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards Sunday, January 26th, 2020 from 8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/5:00-8:30 PM, live PT, only on CBS and CBS All Access. The announcement comes just one week before GRAMMY nominees are revealed next Wednesday, November 20th […]

TR Knight On Portraying Conflicted Characters: ‘Those Are The Most Interesting People To Play’

Thursday November 14, 2019
God Friended Me is back with a new episode this Sunday night featuring TR Knight as the fascinating Gideon. Gideon was formerly in main character Miles Finer’s shoes trying to figure out exactly what his role is in the bigger plan and now he has returned. CBS Local’s DJ Sixsmith spoke to Knight about guest […]

Neighbors Fed Up With Growing Pothole Fill It With Christmas Tree

Wednesday November 13, 2019
ATLANTA (CBS Local) — A group of homeowners in Atlanta have placed a Christmas tree inside a gaping pothole on their street, hoping it would pressure local officials to do something about it. “I can see down five or six feet of hollowed out area beneath there,” homeowner Peter West told CBS affiliate WGCL. “We’d […]

Autistic Child Fulfills Dream Of Being A Wendy’s Manager

Wednesday November 13, 2019
A Missouri boy on the autism spectrum recently got to fulfill his dream of working as a fast-food restaurant manager for a day.

TRY THIS: Fig And Brown Butter Spice Cake From ‘Joy Of Cooking’

Wednesday November 13, 2019
Photo Courtesy of Simon & Schuster In the nearly ninety years since Irma S. Rombauer self-published the first three thousand copies of Joy of Cooking in 1931, it has become the kitchen bible, with more than 20 million copies in print. The 2019 edition of Joy, available now from Simon & Schuster, has been thoroughly revised and expanded by […]

Paramedic Accused Of Cutting Diamond Ring Off Dead Patient’s Finger

Wednesday November 13, 2019
An Arkansas paramedic was arrested Monday for allegedly cutting a 1.7-carat diamond ring from a deceased woman's finger at a hospital and selling it at a pawnshop.

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Nick Foles A Top QB Option As He Returns From Injury

Tuesday November 12, 2019
The Jaguars signal caller is back under center as the team returns from its bye week. Time to add him to your roster if you need a QB.

Residents Authorized To Kill Invasive Ducks Running Amok In Town

Tuesday November 12, 2019
Muscovy ducks are taking over a town in Texas and residents are now being encouraged to trap or even shoot them in some cases.

Two Fast-Food Employees Fired After Police Officer Refused Service

Tuesday November 12, 2019
Two employees at a fast-food restaurant in North Carolina were fired last week after they allegedly refused service to a police officer.

WATCH: Police Officer Caught On Video Dancing Naked At Nightclub

Tuesday November 12, 2019
An off-duty Arkansas police officer who was caught on camera dancing naked at a nightclub has been suspended.

WATCH: Man Vandalizes Town’s ‘Parade Of Flags’ For Veterans Day

Tuesday November 12, 2019
WOOSTER, Ohio (CBS Local) — Just as America was honoring its military veterans, a man was caught on camera ruining a Veterans Day flag display in northeast Ohio. Surveillance video from a small business in Wooster shows the unidentified man pulling flags out of the ground and throwing them onto the ground. The video is […]

10 Must-Read Books You Can’t Miss This Fall

Tuesday November 12, 2019
Fall may mean shorter days and cooler nights, but that suits booklovers just fine. Why? More excuses to stay in and read! In fact, with highly anticipated new novels from the likes of best-selling authors Stephen King, Alice Hoffman, William Kent Krueger, Nelson Demille & Alex DeMille, Lisa Jewell, and Christina Lauren, even fall TV […]

Doctors Remove 8-Inch Screwdriver From Man’s Rectum

Monday November 11, 2019
A 46-year-old man had a screwdriver pulled out of his rectum after he apparently pushed it inside himself and leaving it there for a week.

Deputies: Man Wearing ‘Ain’t Nothing Illegal ‘Til You Get Caught!’ Shirt Gets Caught

Monday November 11, 2019
An man wearing a T-shirt that said "Ain’t Nothing Illegal ‘Til You Get Caught" was indeed "caught" committing a crime last month, according to investigators in Oklahoma.

‘It’s Important To Pursue What You’re Interested In’: CBS Sunday Morning’s Mo Rocca On New Book ‘Mobituaries’

Monday November 11, 2019
The CBS Sunday Morning correspondent discusses his new book and who we chose to remember and forget over the course of the years.

AEW Full Gear: Cody Challenging Chris Jericho For Championship

Friday November 08, 2019
Chris Jericho will defend his AEW World Championship against Cody Rhodes at Full Gear, with Kenny Omega also scheduled to face Jon Moxley.

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

Friday November 08, 2019
The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list of guys to sit this week.

Recruit Drops 176 Pounds To Achieve Dream Of Becoming A Police Officer

Thursday November 07, 2019
A Virginia man has finally achieved his goal to work in law enforcement, but only after he made some major life changes.

‘Supernatural’ Star Jensen Ackles On The Show’s Series Finale: ‘It’s Been A Majority Of My Adult Life’

Thursday November 07, 2019
Supernatural returns tonight with a brand-new episode as the show draws closer to its series finale. After 15 years the Winchester brothers story will be all wrapped up and the actors who played them will close a chapter that has spanned most of their adult lives. CBS Local’s Matt Weiss spoke to Jensen Ackles ahead […]

‘My Character Gets More Complicated Every Episode’: Katja Herbers On CBS’s ‘EVIL’

Thursday November 07, 2019
Katja discusses her role on the new CBS show and explains what it's like to be on such a dark and twisted drama.

Man Accused Of Urinating On Meat Products In Attempt To Extort Food Manufacturer

Thursday November 07, 2019
Two men have been indicted on charges that one of them urinated on meat products at a Virginia food plant while the other made a video of it that was used in an attempt to extort money.

Study: Escalating Millennial Health Problems Could Spell Trouble For U.S. Economy

Thursday November 07, 2019
The health of millennials is deteriorating more rapidly than the generation before them and that could have a crippling effect on the economy, according to a report published Wednesday.

Jamie Erdahl: ‘LSU Has To Sustain Quality Play Against Alabama, That Is What The Tide Require Of Teams’

Thursday November 07, 2019
SEC on CBS sideline reporter Jamie Erdahl breaks down the LSU-Alabama matchup, set to air on CBS this Saturday afternoon.

11,000 Scientists Warn Of ‘Untold Suffering’ Caused By ‘Climate Emergency’

Wednesday November 06, 2019
More than 11,000 researchers from around the world issued a grim warning on Tuesday that the Earth is facing a "climate emergency" that could lead to "untold suffering" if we continue our current climate change trajectory.

Keegan-Michael Key, Venus Williams And Rob Gronkowski Coming To CBS With New Series ‘GAME ON!’

Wednesday November 06, 2019
(CBS)- CBS has ordered GAME ON!, a sports comedy entertainment series based on A League of Their Own, the award-winning U.K. series currently in its 14th season. The U.S. version will be hosted by Emmy Award-winning actor, writer and producer Keegan-Michael Key, and will also feature tennis champion and entrepreneur Venus Williams plus former Super […]

Study: Some Grads Would Spend A Week In Jail To Erase Student Loan Debt

Wednesday November 06, 2019
Four in five graduates with student loans think of their debt as a life sentence, according to new research, so it’s not hard to imagine how far people would go to to get rid of their debt, including going to jail.

Feds Warn Of Heroin-Laced Vape Solution After Two High Schoolers Hospitalized

Wednesday November 06, 2019
Federal officials are warning middle and high school students about heroin-lacked vape pens after two West Virginia students were hospitalized.