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SoCal Edison Under Scrutiny For Possible Cause Of Wildfires

Investigators are looking in to whether the utility company had something to do with one or more of last week's fires.

No Plea Deal; Trial Set In Detroit-Area Body Parts Case


DETROIT (AP) – A Detroit-area man has turned down a plea deal and will go to trial in an investigation of diseased body parts used for medical training.

For Players, Baseball Field Damaged In Fire Means ‘Our Happy Memories Destroyed’

Last week when fires hit Sylmar, fast ball winds nailed the Sylmar Independent Baseball League's fields, toppling several trees.


Granlund Lifts Wild Over Flames 2-1 In Shootout


The road-weary Minnesota Wild went the extra mile again to get two points on Tuesday night.

Jamal Murray Scores 28, Nuggets Rout Slumping Pistons


The Denver Nuggets handed the Detroit Pistons their seventh straight loss.

Wolves Fall To Sixers 118-112 In OT As Embiid Returns


Joel Embiid returned to the lineup to score 28 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers topped the Minnesota Timberwolves 118-112 in overtime on Tuesday night.

Historic Political Night In Alabama Resonates Nationwide On Twitter

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday and celebs, politicians and regular folks posted some interesting comments.

Overnight Freezing Rain Could Make For Slick Commute In Twin Cities


A storm system overnight will likely bring sleet, freezing rain and even some snow over the Twin Cities, making for slick roads and a slow commute.

Emergency Housing Ordinances Approved For Wildfire-Displaced Residents

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors approved urgency ordinances to help provide emergency housing for those displaced by the wildfires.

Rodgers Cleared To Return, Set To Face Lions In Season Finale


Matthew Stafford said on Wednesday he's rooting for Rodgers to return.

Abdur-Rahkman Leads Michigan Over Texas 59-52


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman had 17 points and 10 rebounds, including a key 3-pointer, and Michigan beat Texas 59-52 on Tuesday night.

New, Laser-Enabled Weather Station In Golden Valley Helps Officials Clear Roads


A Twin Cities suburb is among the first in the state to use laser technology to help with winter driving.

Who Actually Writes The Bills In Congress?


In its current form, the House tax bill – H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act – is 468 pages long.

How To Stick To Your Budget In The Age Of Digital Payments


Advances in technology and apps has made it easier than ever to swipe and pay. With that ease comes with an increased chance of breaking your budget.


Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Seat, Beating Roy Moore Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore…

Some Say Adults Shouldn’t Exchange Christmas Gifts

For some of us, the holiday shopping list is long, which is why the National Retail Federation forecasts Americans will spend as much as $682 billion dollars this holiday season.

Devils End Kings’ Winning Streak At 8

The Kings were beaten for the first time since losing 3-2 in overtime to Arizona on Nov. 24.

Blackhawks Top Panthers 3-2 In OT


Patrick Kane scored 2:24 into overtime to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to their third straight win, 3-2 over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.

Apartment Development Nixed In Hurst


The Hurst City Council unanimously voted down a proposed zoning change Tuesday night that would have allowed a new apartment complex, opposed by many of its neighbors.

City Council Honors Eagles Safety Malcolm Jenkins For Work Off The Field

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A special honor Tuesday night for Malcolm Jenkins.

Jones Victorious In Stunning Alabama Senate Upset

It was the first Democratic Senate victory in a quarter-century in Alabama and proved anew that party loyalty is anything but sure in the age of Trump.

Nets Overcome Late Slide To Top Wizards


Brooklyn overcame blowing a double-digit second-half lead and took advantage of a costly mistake by Washington in the final seconds.

Couturier Lifts Flyers Over Maple Leafs 4-2 For 4th Straight

Couturier broke a tie with 2:55 left and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.

Firefighters Make Acrobatic Escape From Dangerous Bayonne Blaze


Two of Bayonne's finest made an acrobatic escape from a burning building.

5 Ways To Maximize Benefits Of Tax Year 2017


The things you do this month can have an impact on the tax breaks you get in 2018. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.

Chicago Cop Up For ‘Hero Of The Year’ Award


Chicago Police Officer Jennifer Maddox runs a program at the Parkway Gardens housing complex, partly at her own expense. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.

Student Has Nightmares From ‘Relaxation Room’ At Lawrence School


A mother says her 7-year-old daughter has nightmares because she has been sent to a relaxation room at school.

Levine: Cubs Add Drew Smyly With Eye On 2019


Smyly had Tommy John surgery last July and could miss all of the 2018 season.

Arlington Residents On Edge After String Of Break-Ins


There are serious concerns over burglaries in Arlington. Last week, one neighborhood was hit five times in one day.

Suspect Exposes Himself To Teen: Naperville Police


The incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. Monday across the street from Naperville Central High School.