Saturday, May 18 2013 11:59 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:59:26 GMT
A man was shot in the leg Saturday night inside of BREC's Hooper Road Park, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not considered life-threatening. The victim told investigatorsMore >>
A man was shot in the leg Saturday night inside of BREC's Hooper Road Park, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not considered life-threatening. More >>
It's all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials...More >>
Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million - the highest Powerball jackpot in history.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:39 PM EDT2013-05-19 01:39:50 GMT
A 12-year-old boy accidentally shot his 8-year-old brother in the shoulder Saturday afternoon, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not life-threatening. The accidentMore >>
A 12-year-old boy accidentally shot his 8-year-old brother in the shoulder Saturday afternoon.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-05-17 15:37:38 GMT
MANOR, TX (KEYE/CBS) – A weapons company began this week rolling out a groundbreaking "smart" rifle that can target and track a moving object from long distance. Trackingpoint began shipping the guns toMore >>
The rifle is precision guided with "lock and launch" technology similar to a fighter jet.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 7:41 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:41:51 GMT
The director of the East Baton Rouge Companion Animal Alliance admits her city-parish shelter messed up big time Friday."We take full responsibility," Beth Brewster, CAA director "CAA takes full responsibilityMore >>
The director of the East Baton Rouge Companion Animal Alliance admits her city-parish shelter messed up big time Friday.More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
The vast green carpet that makes Chase Field the Valley's own version of a "Field of Dreams" has been turned to dirt.
And we're talking a lot of mother earth.
Early Tuesday morning, a stream of dump trucks began depositing their loads on the floor of the enormous downtown baseball stadium. Ultimately, 500 loads of dirt will have been dumped for a grand total of 1.5 million pounds of dirt.
All that dirt will propel the top motorcycle riders in the world to some breathtaking heights Saturday night for the 16th Annual Monster Energy-AMA Supercross.
Those athletes will take their 350-pound motorcycles and leap them more than 70 feet in the air plus hit more than 60 mph in certain spots of the tight track.
Site prep for the track is a precise art with crews placing 3,800 pieces of plywood and plastic to cover the existing field of the stadium. Then in comes the dirt - and it's all local.
Every stop on the 17-city tour uses local dirt, according to Supercross officials, with some clay mixed in to hold the moisture content. The Chase Field dirt is stored about three miles away from the stadium and is recycled year after year.
Gates open at 12:30 on Saturday with the finals set to begin at 7 p.m. More information on the Supercross tour and Saturday's events can be found here by clicking Phoenix Tour Stop.
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