Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:18 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:18:45 GMT
Authorities said a 15-year-old girl may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old girl dead Monday afternoon. The crash happened onMore >>
Authorities said a 15-year-old may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old dead.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:48 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:48:15 GMT
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.A witness told police that the four girls, ages 7, 5, 3 and 1, had been in the same dirtyMore >>
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:38 GMT
A widespread power outage has affected a large portion of Ascension Parish. Small portions of neighboring parishes are also affected. As of 5:40 p.m., the Entergy website reported 20,981 homes andMore >>
A widespread power outage affected a large portion of Ascension Parish and part of EBR Parish Monday. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 5:00 PM EDT2013-05-21 21:00:58 GMT
Residents in tornado-stricken Moore, OK, await news on missing love ones Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado devastated the city, killing at least 51. Rescuers worked all night, with particular attentionMore >>
The tornado, with winds up to 200 mph, cut a 20-mile stretch as wide as two miles through the Oklahoma City metro area. The medical examiner's office reported 24 people died, including nine children. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
The U.S. State Department has confirmed three Americans, including a former Mesa resident, were among those killed during last week's hostage standoff in Algeria.
The terrorists reportedly offered to let them go if the U.S. released two terror suspects, but the government wouldn't negotiate.
In the end, all the terrorists and as many as 50 hostages were killed. Seven Americans were among the survivors.
Gordon Rowan was a petroleum engineer who worked in the gas fields raided by Al Qaida militants.
Rowan lived in Mesa until a few years ago, when he moved to Oregon.
He still kept in touch with many of his neighbors in the East Valley.
"We actually, last time I saw him, discussed where he was," Gwen Eckholm told CBS 5 News. "And what, you know, I asked him, 'Gordon are you safe over there?' And he said, 'Yeah, we are in the middle of nowhere, you know we are in a compound, and very secure.' Not as secure as he thought, I guess."
Neighbors also said Rowan had plans to retire soon.
He had two sons who now live in California.
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