Toll from Indonesia volcano rises as search for missing continues

Officials say at least 13 people killed and 98 injured after Mount Semeru’s sudden eruption. The death toll following the eruption of Indonesia’s Semeru volcano has risen to 13, officials said, as rescuers working through the night freed 10 people from the debris. In a statement on Sunday, a spokesman for Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency … Read more

St. Paul asks to move trial of cops charged with George Floyd murder

Officials in one Minnesota city want to hot potato the trial of four ex-cops facing federal charges in the 2020 death of George Floyd to Minneapolis. The trial of the former Minneapolis police officers indicted for civil rights violations is set to take place in St. Paul, but city officials are requesting the trial be … Read more

Vigil And Call For Justice Held Downtown For Angel De Marcos, Killed In Unsolved Hit-And-Run

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A vigil and call for justice was held downtown Saturday night for Angel De Marcos. The 22-year-old De Marcos was involved in a two-car crash in September at Figueroa and 17th Streets. READ MORE: WeHo Follow-Home-Robbery Early Saturday Morning Under Investigation By Sheriff’s Detectives Police said the driver of the … Read more

Covid-19: Seeds of vaccine mistrust sown by neglect of Northland

Analysis – Back in March, a car fitted out with a loudspeaker was doing laps around Whangārei announcing that Covid-19 was fake; a big lie made up by the government to control people. The pre-recorded message was loud and clear and would play on repeat around lunchtimes, bringing an eerie, dystopian vibe to the town … Read more

GOP lawmaker slammed for family photo with ASSAULT RIFLES just DAYS after deadly school shooting

A Kentucky congressman caused widespread outrage after the Republican posted a Christmas photo that showed him and seven members of his family brandishing large assault rifles, just days after a high school massacre in Michigan. Rep. Thomas Massie tweeted the photo of him, his wife and their five kids hoisting assault rifles in front of … Read more

First Case Of Omicron Variant In Wisconsin Confirmed

CHICAGO (CBS) — The first case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services Saturday detected the newsest variant in a man who is a Milwaukee County resident. He recently returned from a trip to South Africa, where the variant was first discovered in November. The man … Read more

Sudan’s al-Burhan says army will exit politics after 2023 vote

Top general says Sudan’s military will not participate in politics after a civilian government is elected in 2023. Sudan’s military chief says the army will leave politics after elections that are scheduled for 2023. General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan offered the assurance during one of several interviews he gave to international news agencies on Saturday. The … Read more

Indiana woman who went missing in San Diego found safe: police

SAN DIEGO — The missing 20-year-old Indiana woman who vanished in San Diego under mysterious circumstances last month has been found safe, police announced Saturday. The San Diego Police Department said investigators met with Lateche Norris in-person Saturday and confirmed she is safe. “Detectives also verified Norris was not and is not the victim of … Read more

‘Full steam ahead’ for Cook Islands- NZ bubble reopening

Quarantine and isolation-free travel between New Zealand and the Cook Islands resumes on 14 January. Photo: RNZ / Nate McKinnon The dates for the travel bubble’s reopening were announced last month but since then the Cook Islands has had a case of Covid-19. On Friday a child in MIQ in Rarotonga returned a weak positive … Read more

Eastbound Lanes Of I-70 Closed In Wheat Ridge For Rollover Crash

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) – Eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 at Kipling Street were closed Saturday at around 6 p.m. for a rollover crash. Wheat Ridge police say the crash shut the highway down completely. WRPD is on scene of a rollover crash EB I70 just past the on ramp at Kipling. Highway is shut down … Read more