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Teens Arrested, Accused Of Vandalizing Christmas Decorations Set Up For Terminally Ill ChildPolice say Christmas decorations set up in an Ohio neighborhood to help a child diagnosed with terminal brain cancer celebrate the holiday early have been vandalized.
Milk Shake Factory Names New Tasty Treat After Jake GuentzelThe Milk Shake Factory is opening a new stand at PPG Paints Arena and they'll serve five flavors, including a new one named for Jake Guentzel.
Judge Issues Gag Order In Case Of Officer Accused Of Killing Antwon RoseThe new judge appointed to the case of an East Pittsburgh police officer accused of killing Antwon Rose II has issued a gag order.
Crash Closes Busy Stretch Of Washington Pike In South FayetteA section of Washington Pike in South Fayette is closed in both directions due to an overnight crash.
Man Accused Of Shooting At Ex-Wife, Killing Parents Found DeadA gunman authorities say shot at his ex-wife and then killed his parents in Pennsylvania has been found dead.
Suspected Gunman In Masontown Shooting Was Due In Court On Strangulation, Other Domestic Violence ChargesNew details are beginning to emerge about the suspected gunman who was shot and killed during a shooting at the Masontown Municipal Building in Fayette County.
Crime Stoppers: Police Seek Suspect In Unsolved Braddock MurderA reward is being offered for information about an unsolved murder in Braddock.
Churchill Woman Wins Big On ‘Let’s Make A Deal’ Redemption WeekKimberly Davis has been on CBS’s hit daytime gameshow, “Let’s Make a Deal,” before.
Convention Center To Undergo $4M In Repairs To Stop LeakThe David L. Lawrence Convention Center needs about $4 million in repairs to stop a leak.
Water Restored, But Tenants Still Face Eviction In Penn HillsThe water is back on, but tenants at the Valmar Garden Apartments in Penn Hills are still facing eviction.
Police Shoot, Fatally Wound Fayette Co. Magistrate’s Office Shooting SuspectPolice have responded to a shooting at a magistrate’s office in Fayette County.
4 Pa. Residents Charged With Looting During Hurricane FlorenceFour people from Pennsylvania are accused of looting a gas station in North Carolina during Hurricane Florence.

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In "These Truths," Jill Lepore looks at the history of America's polarizationHistorian Jill Lepore has written books on topics ranging from Wonder Woman to the Tea Party. The best-selling author is now taking on a bigger topic, the entire history of the United States. "These Truths" tracks the nation's story starting with Christopher Columbus' voyage. Lepore joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how she hopes to put today’s polarization into context and highlight the role women played in shaping America’s political history.
"Trust was abused": Family outraged after women die in flooded sheriff's vanDeputies placed on leave after women who were being transported to a mental health facility drown when van was swept away in rising floodwaters
High school seniors get creative with ID photosIt's a tradition at Michigan's North Farmington High School for the seniors to get creative with their school photos – and this year's are iconic
Puerto Rico is stronger after Hurricane Maria, residents sayOne year ago today, Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico with sustained winds of 155 mph. David Begnaud was in Puerto Rico when the Category 4 hurricane made landfall and has been following the recovery efforts. Begnaud joins "CBS This Morning" to preview his CBSN Originals documentary, "Puerto Rico: The Exodus After Hurricane Maria." You can watch the report on the CBS News app or CBSNews.com starting Friday morning.
"Bull" star Michael Weatherly talks Season 3Michael Weatherly, star of CBS drama "Bull," joins "CBS This Morning" to preview the Season 3 premiere. He plays Dr. Jason Bull, who runs a consulting firm that uses psychology to pick the perfect jury.
Teacher asks parents to write notes for when children need a boostOur series "A More Perfect Union" aims to show that what unites us as Americans is far greater than what divides us. As the school year begins, students are adjusting to new surroundings and added pressures, all of which can lead to anxiety. Dana Jacobson introduces us to one teacher who is working to bring the comfort of home into the classroom.