Baltimore police release new video in fatal arrest

April 24, 2015, 6:30 PM|The Baltimore Police Department released new surveillance images Friday in the case of Freddie Gray, who was fatally injured while in custody. The city’s police commissioner admitted the officers involved in the arrest made several mistakes. Chip Reid reports from Baltimore.

New video released in Baltimore PD death

BALTIMORE — Whatever broke Freddie Gray’s neck, it was not the only thing that led to his death. On Friday, Baltimore police admitted that officers turned a deaf ear to Gray’s pleas for help. Six officers have been suspended and the mayor is demanding more transparency from a police department under growing scrutiny. Baltimore deputy […]

Federal inquiry launched into the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office

April 24, 2015, 6:32 PM|Recent allegations about the special treatment of Robert Bates, 73, has led to a federal inquiry into the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office. Bates thought he was using a taser when he fatally shot Eric Harris. Omar Villafranca reports from Oklahoma. Article source: http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsNational/~3/HgUhSLkiCbo/

Severe weather moves through South, Midwest

April 24, 2015, 6:33 PM|A 500-mile stretch between Dallas and Kansas City could get 70-mph winds, hail and tornadoes. Meteorologist Michael Bettes of “The Weather Channel” is tracking the severe weather from Hutchinson, Kansas. Article source: http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsNational/~3/Vb9q3GL3e9g/

​Will women be able to pass the Army’s elite Ranger School?

WASHINGTON — Of the 399 soldiers who started Ranger training this week, 19 of them were women, marking the first time the notoriously tough course has been opened to females. They’re going through it together but while watching them you can pick out the women — their hair is closely cropped while the men’s heads […]

Drone strike protocol questioned after death of hostages

April 24, 2015, 6:36 PM|A day after the White House announced a drone strike had inadvertently killed two al Qaeda hostages, new questions surfaced about how the CIA conducts its drone program. Bill Plante reports. Article source: http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsNational/~3/rFMCeEelS44/

Army Ranger school allows women a chance at history

April 24, 2015, 6:45 PM|For the first time the U.S. Army’s elite Ranger School has allowed a select number of women to enter its 62-day course. Should they complete the course, they would become the first women to do so. David Martin reports on the challenges they’ll face. Article source: http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsNational/~3/VYr8K3n4voE/

The surprise ending to a foster kid’s plea for adoption

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Hard to imagine, seeing him now. But Davion Only, a 17-year-old foster kid, was once a media darling. It happened a couple years ago when Davion stood up at a church service in St. Petersburg, Florida and asked for anyone to adopt him. After his speech at church, Davion was invited […]

Former serviceman spit on during Fla. protest

April 24, 2015, 5:32 PM|The president of the University of Florida apologized to a veteran who was spit on by protesting fraternity members. CBSN’s Anne-Marie Green and David Begnaud talk about the disrespect shown to a former military member. Article source: http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsNational/~3/nE3bFHjS38I/

Boy’s plea for adoption ends with surprise

April 24, 2015, 6:53 PM|Davion Only’s story went viral a few years ago when, as a foster child, he stood up in a Florida church and asked to be adopted. Thousands of requests poured in after Only’s plea garnered national media attention. Steve Hartman gives the ending to Only’s search for a family. Article source: […]

ISIS loses control of key bridge to Iraq forces

BAGHDAD – Iraqi security forces recaptured a key bridge from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants in the capital of Anbar province on Friday, said an Iraqi security official, as the country’s top Shiite cleric renewed calls for national unity among political rivals in the face of the Islamic militant threat. Police colonel […]

Armenians worldwide mark 1915 genocide of 1.5 million people

Last Updated Apr 24, 2015 4:02 PM EDT BEIRUT – Around the world on Friday, tens of thousands of people of Armenian descent commemorated the genocide 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks. 100 years later: Photographer tracks the Armenian diaspora The annual April 24 commemorations mark the day when the mass […]