If you've driven along Interstate 83 in York County lately, chances are you've seen a giant billboard that features President Joe Biden.........

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The report from the medical journal the Lancet argues there isn't strong enough data to warrant COVID-19 booster shots are needed for the general population already vaccinated, citing the vaccine's efficacy is still high enough to prevent severe disease and death

For the past few months, we've tracked and investigated violence in the West Pullman neighborhood, and people living and working in the area say gangs and racial tension are fueling the trouble. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.

Chicago is poised to embark on a new strategy to attack the gangs that are responsible for much of the gun violence in the city: Sue them to take their belongings

Chicago's violent streak is sparking outrage in the city’s neighborhoods and drawing attention around the country. But what about the efforts city leaders said out at the start of summer to "flood the zone" of violent neighborhoods with police presence? CBS 2's Chris Tye dug into the promises made - and the report card that is now complete on summer 2021.

The pharmaceutical industry exerts a huge amount of influence on health policy. Some companies develop highly profitable drugs with public money, while others have been found to have covered up serious side effects.

The fight against Covid-19 is further fueling the greed of pharmaceutical companies. Does the industry’s influence threaten public health systems?

The industry has seen major changes in the last decade. Most of the world’s pharmaceuticals are produced by a handful of large corporations, so-called Big Pharma. They’re richer and more powerful than ever. In some cases, they can even call the shots on governmental health policies.

This documentary is the result of more than a year of research, and brings together patients, whistleblowers, lawyers, doctors and politicians, as well as representatives of the industry. Large laboratories are accused of concealing or downplaying research results to maintain their monopolies. Take the manufacturer Sanofi, whose epilepsy drug Depakine triggered a scandal throughout Europe. In the US, Johnson & Johnson has had to stand trial for driving millions of people into opioid addiction. And Novartis is one of several companies now facing huge fines over improper practices in the treatment of macular degeneration, an eye disease.

The pharmaceutical industry gets support from influential doctors. But only one-fifth of German doctors declare what they receive from drug companies. As the world battles the Coronavirus pandemic, this documentary also looks at the lobbying efforts of manufacturer Gilead, as it seeks approval for a promising drug developed largely with public money. Every company is vying to find the next miracle treatment that will help it succeed against the competition.

Britain's Prince Andrew has been served with a lawsuit by a woman accusing him of sexually assaulting and battering her two decades ago, when she asserts she was also being abused by the financier Jeffrey Epstein, according to a Friday court filing.

Times Investigation: In U.S. Drone Strike, Evidence Suggests No ISIS Bomb
U.S. officials said a Reaper drone followed a car for hours and then fired based on evidence it was carrying explosives. But in-depth video analysis and interviews at the site cast doubt on that account.

‘Imminent Threat’ or Aid Worker: Did a U.S. Drone Strike in Afghanistan Kill the Wrong Person?

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (KOIN) — Emma Van Dusen was home alone around 5 p.m. on September 3 when she heard her dog growling and barking. The 17-year-old went into the backyard to see what was going on and spotted a man standing in their driveway.
She said the man, identified as Hector Mundt, unlocked their back gate and chased her through her backyard and tried to break into the home. She said she barely made it into the house and locked the door, but he ran to their front door and kept trying to get in .......

MELBOURNE, Fla. – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office released dash camera video showing two deputies who were attacked during a traffic stop on U.S. 192 in West Melbourne on Aug 30.
During the violent attack, the sheriff’s office said Deputy Brian Potters was shot in the leg. The shooter, Paris Wilder, was shot and killed by Deputy Tyler Thoman, according to officers.
The beginning of the dashcam video shows Thoman and Potters talking to two people outside of the vehicle that was pulled over.
Potters notices a 2-month-old baby and a dog in the backseat seated next to a man, later identified as Wilder.


Police are looking for a man who disguised himself in traditional Hasidic clothing before gunning down a man on a Queens street. Myles Miller reports

Miami-Dade authorities arrested three suspects in the scheme Wednesday, saying they are professionals who preyed on families affected by the tragedy

Check out police response time .........

Amazon is on a spending spree to grow its fleet of planes, vans, semitrucks and drivers in its latest move to compete with FedEx and UPS. Now, it’s using the added capacity to move cargo for outside customers, betting big on the business of third-party shipping while also shipping 72% of its own packages. CNBC talks to former Amazon executives and current customers using the shipping services to find out all about the behemoth’s next big move.

Early in-person voting in California's recall election began in parts of the state this weekend. Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom is fighting to keep his seat following backlash from Republicans over pandemic-related shutdowns. Antjuan Seawright, CBS News political contributor and Democratic strategist, and Lauren Zelt, former aide to Senator Mitt Romney and founder of Zelt Communications, joins CBSN's Lana Zak with more on why the election results carry tremendous weight for both parties nationally.

August 25, 2021
FBI raids Detroit city hall, council members’ homes as part of corruption probe
FBI agents were raiding the homes of several Detroit City Council members and offices at the city’s Coleman A. Young Municipal Center on Wednesday morning as part of a corruption probe.
An FBI spokesperson said agents were executing search warrants at several residences on Wednesday. The investigation focuses on councilmembers Janee Ayers and Scott Benson.

A fender bender turned into a deadly confrontation in Downtown Los Angeles Thursday night when a man was flung from the hood of the suspect's vehicle, authorities said.

Surveillance video shows three masked men entering the service area of Luther Brookdale Dodge late Saturday night and taking five vehicles.

Montgomery County police are hoping surveillance video from a gunpoint carjacking in Silver Spring will help people identify the suspects
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Taliban fighters enter a hangar at the Kabul airport and examine Chinook helicopters left behind after the U.S. left Afghanistan.

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CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports police in west suburban Lyons are conducting a homicide investigation, after two brothers said they buried their mother and sister in their backyard.

RFK assassin Sirhan Sirhan granted parole by CA board, with support of 2 Kennedy sons

There's video showing exactly how they do it. The suspects only getting away with a picture. CBS 2's Steven Graves with a warning for car owners.


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