Posted 9:01 AM 6/12/2013 by CBS News
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A wildfire forced the evacuation of more than 900 prisoners at a state prison southwest of Colorado Springs early Wednesday, one of four blazes across the Front Range that destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people to flee.
Department of Corrections (More)
Posted 10:10 AM 6/10/2013 by Michelle Castillo - CBS News
Designated drivers don't necessarily abstain from drinking.
A new study revealed 40 percent of designated drivers consume alcohol in some amount before driving, with about one-fifth of them drinking to the level that could impair their skills.
The study, which was published in the (More)
Posted 2:15 PM 6/9/2013 by CBS News
The man who claims to be the whistleblower behind the revelation that the National Security Agency is gathering troves of data on individuals' telephone and internet use stepped forward on Sunday.
Edward Snowden asked (More)
Posted 7:23 PM 6/7/2013 by CBS Los Angeles
SANTA MONICA, CA - As many as seven people, including the suspected gunman, died Friday following a rampage in the Santa Monica area.
"At this hour, it appears at least a half dozen are dead ... information is still coming in as this is unfolding. We're still fairly early in this," said (More)
Posted 12:16 PM 6/6/2013 by Stephanie Condon - CBS News
The National Security Agency's blanket request for Verizon to hand over all records of telephone calls within its system -- both within the U.S. and between the U.S. and other countries -- was a routine request made under congressionally-approved laws, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. (More)...
Posted 1:17 PM 6/5/2013 by CBS News
PHILADELPHIA - A four-story building being demolished on the edge of downtown collapsed with a thunderous boom Wednesday, raining bricks down on a thrift store, injuring 13 people and trapping one other, the fire commissioner said.
Rescue crews were trying to extricate the person still (More)