Local News

Howard County Council To Consider Sanctuary BillA battle over immigration is playing out in Howard County.
Baltimore Real-Estate Developer Reed Cordish To Join Trump AdministrationPresident-elect Donald Trump's transition team announced on Tuesday that Baltimore-based real-state developer Reed S. Cordish, a partner of the Cordish Companies, will serve as an assistant to the president.
George Beall, Md. U.S. attorney Who Prosecuted Agnew, DiesGeorge Beall, the U.S. attorney who led the investigation and prosecution that led to the resignation of Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, has died.
DC Firefighters Resuscitate Dog Caught In House Fire (VIDEO)D.C. firefighters have saved a dog named Cesare from a house fire near American University.
2 Troopers, Officer Injured After Vehicle Struck While Helping Stranded DriverTwo MSP troopers and a Montgomery Co. PD officer are recovering in the hospital after another motorist hit an MSP vehicle while it was pulled over to help a stranded motorist.
Ravens Nation Says Goodbye To David ModellThis morning, family and friends said goodbye to former Ravens President David Modell at his funeral at the Baltimore Basilica.

Politics

Growing List Of Democrats Boycotting Trump InaugurationMore than 40 House Democrats plan to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, casting the Republican businessman as a threat to democracy.
Poll: Trump's Approval Rating Around 40 Percentays ahead of his inauguration, president-elect Donald Trump has an approval rating of 40 percent, according to a new CNN/ORC poll.
Trump, In Flap With Civil Rights Icon, Meets With MLK's SonDays before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil rights leader and colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while also losing a member of his incoming administration to accusations of plagiarism.
Rep. Anthony Brown To Skip Inauguration; Cites 'Verbal Attack' On John LewisU.S. Rep. Anthony Brown, D-Md., said he will not attend the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump because of Trump's "verbal attack" on Rep. John Lewis.
Defiant Trump Denies Reports On Russia Ties: 'A Disgrace'President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday adamantly denied reports that Russia had obtained compromising personal and financial information about him.
Trump To Face Questions On Russia Hacking, Business TiesThe last time Donald Trump held a news conference, he was plunging into a heated general election campaign with Hillary Clinton and suggested Russia could help dig up some of his rival's emails.

Business

GM To Add Or Keep 7,000 Jobs, Make $1B Factory InvestmentGeneral Motors will announce a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,000 jobs, a person briefed on the matter said Monday.
The Limited To Close All Brick-And-Mortar ShopsMore grim news for malls came Friday as apparel retailer The Limited said it will close all its brick-and-mortar stores at the end of this weekend.
Thanksgiving Weekend Shoppers Spent Less Due To DiscountsThanksgiving weekend shoppers picked up hot toys, TVs and new Apple products, buying both online and in stores, but spent less per person because of rampant discounting that they've come to demand.
Amazon's Baltimore Warehouse Prepping For Cyber MondayAmazon, the largest internet-based retailer in the world is getting ready for Cyber Monday.
Dialing Up Deals: Black Friday Online Sales Hit New HighHoliday shoppers eager to snag big discounts turned to the internet in record fashion this week, one tracking company said, driving online sales on Black Friday to a new high.
McDonald's Says Table Service Coming To U.S. StoresMcDonald's says it plans to offer table service across its U.S. stores to make the ordering process less stressful...

Entertainment

'Rogue One' Soars To Second-Best December Debut With $155M"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" soared to the top of the weekend box office as expected.
Growing Pains' star and TV host Alan Thicke dies at age 69Alan Thicke's 1980s character was an open-hearted parent and an enlightened husband, working from home to help tend the kids
'A Christmas Story' Comes To Life At The HippodromeWhat started as a largely-overlooked movie has evolved into a holiday classic. Now, "A Christmas Story" The Musical, is playing downtown at The Hippodrome.
How To Get A Letter From Santa With North Pole PostmarkDo your kids want a letter from Santa? The United States Postal Service can help.
Maryland's Newest Casino Opens Its Doors This WeekMGM Resorts International opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort this week.
Now, Downloadable Shows And Movies On NetflixNetflix subscribers can now download shows and movies to watch when there is limited or no access to the internet.

Health

Harford Co. Officials Warn Of Synthetic Opiates More Deadly Than HeroinHarford County is grappling with a sudden spike in heroin overdose deaths.
Husband Fights For Wife's Recovery After Brain Injury, Insurance LossA tragic accident while on vacation left an Owings Mills woman severely brain damaged.
Panel Releases Names Of Medical Pot Dispensary FinalistsThe State's Medical Cannabis Commission is announcing today the companies that have won preliminary licenses to dispense medical marijuana.
Average Lifespan For Americans Down, According To CDCAmericans are not living as long as they used to, according to new numbers released by the CDC on Thursday.
Study Finds Men More At Risk Of Overeating During HolidaysA study explains the mental side of why men try to out-eat friends and loved ones, even if it's subconscious.
Baltimore Postal Facility Fined Over Leaked Medical WastePotentially dangerous medical waste traveling through the mail. It isn't illegal, but a local incident has triggered a massive fine.

CBS National News

Pit bulls attack kids on way to school, killing oneThree kids were viciously attacked by the dogs walking to school, sending all three to the hospital, where one later died
Second death in California likely linked to meningitisThe woman was found dead last Tuesday sitting upright in the back of a San Francisco Muni bus
Painting depicting police officer as pig firing gun removed from Capitol displaySeveral Republicans complained about high school student's art hung in tunnel leading to Capitol
"Divergent" author on new sci-fi novel, "Carve the Mark"At just 28 years old, Veronica Roth has written three books that have been turned into blockbuster movies -- and now she’s debuting a whole new series
Former Klan Grand Dragon apologizes to MLK’s daughterScott Shepherd didn’t fire the shot that killed Martin Luther King Jr., but the former Klan leader says he has always felt remorse
Denzel Washington on movie revival of iconic play, "Fences"The actor discusses his double duty in the movie revival of the play -- which won him a Tony Award in 2010 -- and the "brilliance" of his co-star, Viola Davis

CBS World News

Mexican governor: Kids given water instead of chemo at state-run hospitalsState-run hospitals fell victim to malfeasance and corruption, says Veracruz governor while slamming predecessor
Nigeria admits to mistakenly killing dozens of refugeesThis is believed to be the first time the Nigerian military has admitted to accidental killings, something villagers have complained of often
Favorite “El Chapo” actress says interview cost her jobsDespite official denials, Kate del Castillo claims a “macho” Mexican government is persecuting her only because she’s a woman
Meet the 8 men who are wealthier than half the globeThe very richest of the very rich, this smattering of multi-billionaires controls more wealth than do 3.6 billion people
Americans among victims in Mexico nightclub shootingAn American college student was one of five people killed when a gunman attacked a Mexican nightclub. Eighteen-year-old Alejandra Villanueva died in the chaotic stampede early Monday as people rushed to escape from the gunfire at a music festival in Playa del Carmen. At least four Americans are among more than a dozen people hurt. Carter Evans reports.
Trump's China comments prompt tension over TaiwanChina is unhappy that President-elect Donald Trump wants to negotiate the status of Taiwan. The island of 23 million people has been self-ruled since 1949, but Beijing still considers Taiwan part of China. Adriana Diaz reports on how the tension is having an economic impact on Taiwan.

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