Local News

DA Set To Detail Transgender Suspect's Shooting By PoliceA western Pennsylvania prosecutor plans to release details about the police shooting of a transgender suspect whose mother called police saying she was being threatened.
Pennsylvania Woman Sentenced To 20 - 40 Years For Daughter's DeathA woman convicted of third-degree murder in the death of her 3-year-old daughter, whose body was found in a ravine, was sentenced Tuesday.
Police Investigating Robbery At Canton Twp. Grocery StorePolice are investigating after a grocery store in Canton Township was robbed Monday night.
Police, EMS Taking Extra Precautions After Carfentanil Overdose DeathsIt's a drug powerful enough to be used on elephants. Now, two people from area have died after using heroin laced with Carfentanil.
Authorities Search For Man Who Attacked Trooper On State Route 28State police are searching for a man accused of assaulting a state trooper in Allegheny County.
Pa. Teen Slain In 'Rape-Murder Fantasy' Was Friend To The LonelyThe smiles radiate from photos posted online by friends: Grace Packer sporting an impish grin as a toddler, floating happily in a pool as a young teen, leaning in to talk to a friend at her school lunch table.
Affordable Housing Protest Held At Site Of Proposed DevelopmentPittsburgh is a hot housing market, and luxury apartments have been rising in neighborhood throughout the city.
Pennsylvania Welder Dies After Being Crushed By Steel BeamPolice say a welder died after he was crushed by a falling beam at a steel plant near Philadelphia.
SWAT Surrounds Home In Mt. Oliver In Search Of 2 SuspectsSWAT and police surrounded a home in Mt. Oliver Monday night, where two armed men were believed to be hiding.
Wrestler Kurt Angle Launches App To Help Those Dealing With AddictionAs an Olympic gold medalist, professional wrestling champion, and movie star, Kurt Angle has had more career success than most people can dream of.
Crews Demolish Underground Railroad Safe House On MLK DayDemolition crews did more than tear down an old, abandoned building in Bridgewater today.
Grandmother, Children Forced From Latrobe Home As It CrumblesCarole Mullen adores her Latrobe home.

Politics

CIA Chief Rips Into Trump On Russia ThreatThe outgoing CIA director has delivered a parting shot to President-elect Donald Trump.
Don's What? Portable Toilet Names Covered For Trump's InaugurationIt's the great port-a-potty cover-up for President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.
Obama Awards Biden Presidential Medal Of FreedomPresident Barack Obama is awarding Vice President Joe Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Pa. Sen. Scott Wagner Announces For Governor, Attacking WolfIn front of a crowd of about sixty supporters in Murrysville, PA Sen. Scott Wagner of York County made it official.
Bill For Pa. Email Probe Hits $1.8 MillionThe final price tag for a probe of inappropriate emails exchanged by Pennsylvania government employees will reach almost $2 million.
Republican-Led Senate Takes First Step To Repeal 'Obamacare'The Senate has passed a measure to take the first step forward on dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.

Business

Takata Agrees To Plead Guilty, To Pay $1B For Hiding Air Bag DefectTakata Corp. has agreed to plead guilty to a single criminal charge and will pay $1 billion in fines and restitution for concealing a deadly defect in its air bag inflators.
Yuengling, Oldest American Brewery, To Sell Beer In IndianaAmerica's oldest brewery will soon be selling its beer in the state of Indiana.
Macy’s Closings Foreshadow Trouble At Some Malls As Consumer Spending ShiftsThis month, it's Macy’s, but hardly a month goes by without some large department store shutting some doors.
Macy's, Sears & Kmart Announce Store Closures, Including Pittsburgh-Area LocationsWestern Pennsylvania will soon be feeling the impact of dozens of store closures announced Wednesday by Macy's, Sears and Kmart.
Ford Decision To Give Up Mexico Plant Means Potential Business For Pittsburgh RegionFord is canceling plans to build a new $1.6 billion factory in Mexico and will invest $700 million in a Michigan plant to build new electric and autonomous vehicles.
Popular New Year’s Weekend Activities Put Crunch On Downtown HotelsWith First Night expected to attract thousands, Downtown Pittsburgh becomes a happening place.

Entertainment

Primanti Bros. Opening New Location In PittsburghPrimanti Bros., Pittsburgh's iconic sandwich shop that has branched out into locations nationwide, is opening a new location that will be its first in the Steel City in more than two decades.
Delta Foundation, City Expanding ‘Pittsburgh Pride’ CelebrationThe largest LGBT event in Pittsburgh is getting even bigger. Pittsburgh Pride is expanding with more days, events and attractions.
Amazon Plans To Hire 100,000 Over The Next 18 MonthsAmazon plans to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. over the next 18 months.
U2 Bringing Joshua Tree Tour To Pittsburgh’s Heinz FieldIconic band U2 is returning to Pittsburgh for the first time since 2011.
Virtual Reality Headsets Causing Concern For Some DoctorsVirtual reality headsets were one of the hottest gifts during the holiday season. They clearly give you a cool new experience, but there's still a lot we don't know about the technology, especially when it comes to kids using them.
Streep, Trump Trade Barbs Amid Actress' Golden Globes SpeechMeryl Streep's acceptance speech after receiving a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes turned out to be the opening volley in a war of words with President-elect Donald Trump.

Health

Parents Find Mold Growing Inside Their Toddler's Chew ToysA warning for parents who are using toddler chew toys, they could become infested with mold.
Nevada Woman Dies From Superbug Resistant To Every Available Antibiotic In USA Nevada woman was killed by a superbug that was found to be resistant to every antibiotic in the US.
Experts: Sleep Eating Disorder Can Have Serious Health ConsequencesIt might sound like a bad dream, eating in your sleep with no memory of it the next day, but experts say it is a real condition with serious health consequences.
CVS Puts Out Generic Competitor To EpiPen At A 6th Of The PriceDrug store chain CVS is now offering a competitor to EpiPen, a device for self-administering injectable medicine to stop a severe allergic reaction.
Republican-Led Senate Takes First Step To Repeal 'Obamacare'The Senate has passed a measure to take the first step forward on dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.
Allegheny County Board Of Health Discusses Mandatory Lead Testing ProposalShould children in Allegheny County have their lead levels tested? The county Board of Health met to discuss the issue Wednesday.

CBS National News

Eye Opener at 8: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 search called offA look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning." Subscribe to get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.
Russia and Europe await new "reality" of Trump presidencyEuropean allies say they're concerned about the president-elect's newest comments on Europe and Russia. Mr. Trump said in an interview that the NATO military alliance is "obsolete," and he criticized Germany for taking in too many refugees. He also called for "good deals" with Russia. Elizabeth Palmer reports from Moscow.
Maserati salesman killed after posting speeding videoDriver is believed to have died shortly after posting a Facebook live video showing him going from zero to 110 miles per hour in 20 seconds
"Divergent" author Veronica Roth on new book, "Carve the Mark"Veronica Roth's bestselling "Divergent" series has sold more 35 million copies worldwide. All three books were turned into blockbuster movies. Roth joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her next young adult novel, "Carve the Mark," the first book in a two-part science fiction fantasy series.
Trump adviser: "We are for free, fair trade"At the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Trump adviser and founder of SkyBridge Capital Anthony Scaramucci talks with CBS News about the incoming administration's planned relationship with China and the need for what he calls "symmetrical" free trade.
Trump adviser on inauguration cancellationsIn an interview with CBS News, Trump adviser and founder of SkyBridge Capital Anthony Scaramucci comments on the controversy surrounding those backing out of the inauguration of President-elect Trump.

CBS World News

Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 called offThe search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that vanished nearly three years ago has been officially suspended. The airliner disappeared in March 2014 with 239 people aboard. Kris Van Cleave reports on the heartbreak for families of the missing.
Putin: Spreaders of "fake" Trump news "worse than prostitutes"Russian leader lashes out amid intel an hacking scandals, accusing Obama administration of trying to undermine Trump
Iran president calls Trump threats "meaningless"Hassan Rouhani compares renegotiating Iran's nuclear deal to "converting a shirt back to cotton," calling Trump's threats "mainly slogans"
Trump adviser: "We are for free, fair trade"At the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Trump adviser and founder of SkyBridge Capital Anthony Scaramucci talks with CBS News about the incoming administration's planned relationship with China and the need for what he calls "symmetrical" free trade.
Trump adviser on inauguration cancellationsIn an interview with CBS News, Trump adviser and founder of SkyBridge Capital Anthony Scaramucci comments on the controversy surrounding those backing out of the inauguration of President-elect Trump.
Trump adviser hopes to paint different picture of president-electAt the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Trump adviser and founder of SkyBridge Capital Anthony Scaramucci discusses criticism of the president-elect and Mr. Trump's plans to create an effective relationship with the EU and the press.

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