Wednesday, June 19 2013 10:21 AM EDT2013-06-19 14:21:41 GMT
(CNN) - A tongue-in-cheek controversy is threatening to sink the reputation of a beloved cereal icon. Cap'n Crunch may have a mutiny on his hands! A disgruntled sailor -- okay, a writer at foodbeast.comMore >>
A tongue-in-cheek controversy is threatening to sink the reputation of a beloved cereal icon. Cap'n Crunch may have a mutiny on his hands! A disgruntled sailor -- okay, a writer at foodbeast.com -- pointed out something fishy is up the cap'n's sleeve: three stripes!More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:18 AM EDT2013-06-18 14:18:23 GMT
(CBS/CNN) - Chrysler is expected to explain why its refusing to recall more than 2.5 million jeep SUVs. The National Highway Traffic Safety administration says 51 people have suffered fiery deaths inMore >>
Chrysler is expected to explain why its refusing to recall more than 2.5 million jeep SUVs and another recall on the Nap Nanny infant recliner.More >>
Monday, June 17 2013 9:41 AM EDT2013-06-17 13:41:31 GMT
(CNN) - A science-fiction-style project -- which could bring internet access to five billion people across the planet -- is being tested out in New Zealand. Software giant Google is launching balloonsMore >>
A science-fiction-style project -- which could bring internet access to five billion people across the planet -- is being tested out in New Zealand. Software giant Google is launching balloons into the stratosphere -- equipped with wireless technology that could create a truly global network.More >>
Friday, June 14 2013 10:13 AM EDT2013-06-14 14:13:03 GMT
(CNN) - An elephant stuck in a well, a really big hornet's nest and flying food trays are all video that will have you talking today. It's not a place you would expect to find an elephant, even a babyMore >>
An elephant stuck in a well, a really big hornet's nest and flying food trays are all video that will have you talking today.More >>
Thursday, June 13 2013 10:32 AM EDT2013-06-13 14:32:18 GMT
(CNN/CBS) - Hashtags are coming to Facebook. This is to help users better surface conversations. The social network wants to make it easier for users to find content already on Facebook and functionalMore >>
In today's What's Trending report, #Hashtags are coming to Facebook. This is to help users better surface conversations. More >>
Wednesday, June 12 2013 10:09 AM EDT2013-06-12 14:09:28 GMT
(CNN) - Buying your clothes from thrift stores, also called, "thrifting," is becoming more popular and trendy. An example of how it's grown: Goodwill Industries reported an 83% increase in revenue fromMore >>
Buying your clothes from thrift stores, also called, "thrifting," is becoming more popular and trendy. An example of how it's grown: Goodwill Industries reported an 83% increase in revenue from 2007 to 2012.More >>
Tuesday, June 11 2013 9:50 AM EDT2013-06-11 13:50:52 GMT
(CBS) - Law enforcement from San Francisco and New York are holding a smartphone summit this week. They'll meet with representatives from Apple, Google, Samsung and Microsoft and urge them to create newMore >>
A smartphone summit gets underway this week to tackle the rise in gadget thefts and more than 300,000 Honda Odysseys are being added to a federal probe of faulty air bags.More >>
Monday, June 10 2013 9:53 AM EDT2013-06-10 13:53:42 GMT
(CNN/KSDK) - A woman's chance of living at least five years after being diagnosed with breast cancer has gone up from 50% in the 1970's to 85%. But modern science doesn't get all the credit for the healing,More >>
A chair dubbed-- The Healing Chair-- helps seven women recover from cancer. The big brown recliner has been passed down by several ladies who were going through chemo and surgery.More >>
Saturday, June 8 2013 11:48 PM EDT2013-06-09 03:48:40 GMT
(CNN) - An Idaho grandmother who believes in living on the edge, jumps off a bridge wearing a chute and a smile. Get this, it was all for her 102nd birthday. Maybe you'll recognize her from appearances.More >>
An Idaho grandmother who believes in living on the edge, jumps off a bridge wearing a chute and a smile. Get this, it was all for her 102nd birthday.
Thursday, June 6 2013 2:16 PM EDT2013-06-06 18:16:46 GMT
(CNN) - In Entertainment News, Michael Jackson's 15 year old daughter Paris is hospitalized this morning. She's recovering after cutting one of her wrists. A family lawyer said Paris is physically fine. OneMore >>
Michael Jackson's 15 year old daughter Paris is hospitalized. More good news for Jennifer Love Hewitt, the actress is engaged.More >>
UPDATE: A memorial service has been scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday at Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer for Ronnie Joe Gammage Jr.
The funeral home said visitation will be held from noon until 2 p.m. there. Croley Funeral Home is located at 305 W. Harrison Street.
UPDATE: Longview police spokeswoman Kristie Brian has confirmed that the Upshur County District Attorney's Office has issued an arrest warrant for a third suspect in the capital murder case of Ronnie Joe Gammage Jr., but she said police will not release the suspect's name until they are arrested and arraigned.
Brian also said, so far, there are three suspects connected to Gammage's death, though when asked about a possible fourth suspect, she replied, "You never know, but at this time, it looks like there's three period."
UPDATE: Haslam and Jones have been charged with capital murder in Upshur County, where Gammage's body was found. Bonds have been set at $1 million for Jones, who admitted to cutting Gammage's throat and setting his body on fire, and $100,000 for Haslam, who implicated Jones prior to Jones' confession, according to arrest warrant.
Bond has been set for their Gregg County charges of aggravated kidnapping at $350,000 for Jones, and $300,000 for Haslam.
UPDATE: The two suspects in connection with the kidnapping of Ronnie Joe Gammage Jr. have been identified as 20-year-old Sarah Haslam and 19-year-old Daniel Paul Jones both of Longview according to the Probable Cause Report in the Gregg County Precinct 1 Justice Court.
Jones and Haslam have been charged with aggravated robbery but have not been arraigned.
In the report, both Jones and Haslam admitted their involvement in leading Gammage to a location near Tryon Road north of Loop 281 in Gregg County sometime during the early morning hours on Wednesday, December 5 after seeing him at the Waffle House in Longview.
While at the location, Jones and Haslam allegedly beat Gammage then took him to a location in Upshur County where they beat him some more before Jones allegedly cut Gammage's throat with a knife.
According to the Probable Cause Report, Jones then poured gasoline on Gammage's body and set him on fire.
Longview Police confirms that they are investigating at least one other person's involvement in the case but did not say whether the other suspect has been interviewed.
UPDATE: Police spokeswoman Kristie Brian said the two suspects in the kidnapping of Ronnie Joe Gammage Jr. have been taken to the Gregg County Jail in Longview. Their names have not been released, pending arraignment in Precinct 1 Justice Court some time before noon Thursday.
Brian withheld the cause of Gammage's death or the location in Upshur County where his body was discovered. The two men in custody have admitted their involvement in his disappearance, but it is not known whether detectives have spoken with two other people believed to be involved.
Though the time of discovery of his body has not been released, Brian said Gammage's family was notified of the discovery late Wednesday night.
LONGVIEW/GREGG COUNTY (KYTX) - According to Longview police, the body of 27-year-old Ronnie Joe Gammage has been found in Upshur County.
Two people have been arrested for aggravated kidnapping, though police say a total of four people might have been involved in Gammage's disappearance. Gammage, who lived at Parkway Gardens Apartments on McCann Road in Longview, had been reported missing since Dec. 8, when his mother told detectives she last talked to her son on Dec. 4, according to police.
Longview police spokeswoman Kristie Brian said more charges could be filed in this case, which remains under investigation.
The following is the Longview police press release issued shortly after midnight Thursday.
"On December 8, 2012, Longview Police took a missing persons report in reference to Ronnie Joe Gammage, a 27 year-old white male who lives in Longview. Ronnie last spoke to his mother on December 4, 2012. Ronnie is described as a being 6' 8" tall weighing 265 pounds, and usually dresses in western attire. Ronnie suffers from a mental disability which can impair his ability to make sound judgments. Ronnie's vehicle was also found abandoned in the parking lot of the Waffle House located at 318 East Loop 281. Gammage's vehicle a tan Chevrolet pickup truck was found in the parking lot with one of the truck's tires slashed."
"Update: During the course of the investigation detectives identified four individuals who may have been involved in his disappearance. Detectives interviewed two of those individuals. After the interview the suspects led police to the body of 27-year old Ronnie Joe Gammage. His body was located in Upshur County. Both suspects were arrested on Aggravated Kidnapping. More charges will be filed in this case. The case remains under investigation."
Wednesday, June 19 2013 3:30 PM EDT2013-06-19 19:30:10 GMT
NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Health concerns about Salmonella contamination has resulted in one pet food maker recalling a number of different products. Natura Pet Products is voluntarily recalling specificMore >>
Health concerns about Salmonella contamination has resulted in one pet food maker recalling a number of different products.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 3:18 PM EDT2013-06-19 19:18:18 GMT
(CNN) - FBI Director Robert Mueller acknowledged the law enforcement agency uses drone aircraft in the United States for surveillance in certain difficult cases. Mueller told the Senate Judiciary CommitteeMore >>
FBI Director Robert Mueller acknowledged the law enforcement agency uses drone aircraft in the United States for surveillance in certain difficult cases.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:17 AM EDT2013-06-19 15:17:22 GMT
(CBS 11 NEWS) - The smoke had barely cleared, after a veteran prosecutor was shot in broad daylight near the Kaufman County courthouse, when word spread about a possible prime suspect. Law enforcementMore >>
The smoke had barely cleared, after a veteran prosecutor was shot in broad daylight near the Kaufman County courthouse, when word spread about a possible prime suspect.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 1:40 PM EDT2013-06-19 17:40:42 GMT
(KTBS) - An arrest has been made in connection with the investigation into the death of a Shreveport toddler. Just after 11:00 p.m. June 18, 2013, Shreveport Police Violent Crimes investigators arrestedMore >>
An arrest has been made in connection with the investigation into the death of a Shreveport toddler.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 1:20 PM EDT2013-06-19 17:20:57 GMT
HENDERSON (KYTX) - Emergency crews are on the scene of a fatal accident near Henderson. Rusk County Office of Emergency Management reports the accident happened just after 11 a.m. Wednesday on State HighwayMore >>
State Highway 64 has been cleared and reopened from an accident that happened just after 11 a.m. Wednesday. More >>