Vikings were in the Americas exactly 1,000 years ago, study says

Wooden artifacts discovered in Newfoundland, Canada, date precisely to the year 1021. Scientists are confident the artifacts belonged to the Vikings. “That level of precision and scientific proof has never been achieved before.” We now know when the Vikings came to America. Although we knew that Vikings made their way across the Atlantic hundreds of … Read more

Chicago police union takes fight against vaccine mandate to court as some hold-out cops sent home without pay

About 2,000 police officers have not complied. October 20, 2021, 4:40 PM • 7 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article A battle pitting the mayor of Chicago and the superintendent of the police department against some officers defying a vaccine mandate for all city employees heads to a courtroom on Wednesday where … Read more

Paula Newsome On Playing Max Roby On ‘CSI: Vegas’: ‘It’s An Amazing Opportunity’

(CBS) – CSI: Vegas returns with their third episode tonight at 10:00PM ET/PT on CBS and also available to stream with Paramount+. Paula Newsome stars as the new head of the CSI Crime Lab in this new series that takes the franchise back to its Las Vegas roots. CBS’ Matt Weiss spoke to Newsome about the … Read more

Investigators looking into remains found in search for Brian Laundrie

NORTH PORT, Florida (WABC) — A law enforcement source tells ABC News that investigators are working to determine whether remains discovered at a Florida environmental park are human and whether those remains and other articles discovered at the site are related to the disappearance of Brian Laundrie. The Medical Examiner’s Office in Sarasota has been … Read more

Is Manchin Considering Quitting the Democratic Party?

Manchin keeps everybody guessing. Photo: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images As the drama over intra-Democratic negotiations over the Build Back Better budget reconciliation bill intensifies even more, a report involving one of the story’s central figures is bound to get a lot of attention. Veteran Mother Jones reporter David Corn is hearing talk from Joe … Read more

Michigan Reports 7,108 New COVID-19 Cases, 135 Deaths

(CBS DETROIT) – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced 7,108 coronavirus cases in the state and an additional 135 deaths on Wednesday. This brings the state total of COVID-19 cases to 1,097,129 and 21,744 deaths as of Oct. 20. READ MORE: This Michigan Neighborhood Tackles Rise In Arson Wednesday’s daily case count … Read more

Panel discussion on the Hudson Falls ‘Wheelabrator’ incinerator, Thursday

HUDSON FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Thursday, October 21, at 6:30 p.m., a public meeting will be held about the incinerator, entitled “Is Garbage Incineration Good for the Future of Hudson Falls? Residents of Hudson Falls are encouraged to attend. In-person attendance will be at the Sandy Hill Arts Center, at 214 Main Street, in … Read more

Suspected Human Remains Found In Florida Wildlife Preserve Where Authorities Are Searching For Brian Laundrie

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There are new developments in connection with the disappearance and murder of Long Island native Gabby Petito. Items belonging to her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, have reportedly been found on a trail in a Florida wildlife preserve. READ MORE: Gabby Petito Search: Timeline Of Road Trip With Fiancé Brian Laundrie, Notable Dates And … Read more

Video: Volcano erupts in southern Japan, sending massive smoke column into sky

TOKYO — A volcano in southern Japan erupted Wednesday with a massive column of gray smoke billowing into the sky. The Japan Meteorological Agency raised the warning level for Mount Aso to three on a scale of five, warning hikers and residents to avoid the mountain. Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said there has been … Read more