A 34-year-old gay café manager was killed on early Tuesday morning, as he helped save lives during the harrowing hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia.
Philippine government prosecutors charged a detained U.S. Marine with murder Monday in the killing of a Filipino transgender woman.
In Washington, protesters marched down Pennsylvania Avenue with the families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice. Families who lost loved ones at the hands of police led the Millions March in New York City.
Thieves have made off with a statue of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer that's been a holiday fixture in a Los Angeles-area neighborhood for half a century.
A man robbed a Salvation Army bell ringer and ran off with her kettle full of cash just as she was finishing her shift and thanking donors outside a grocery store, according to police accounts and surveillance video.
It was a battle royale over a boyfriend and a sex toy between twin sisters in Florida that left one sibling bloodied and crying for help and the other in handcuffs and later, the hoosegow.
Members of a church in North Carolina allegedly kidnapped and beat a fellow churchgoer last year because he's gay, hoping the attack would "rid him of homosexual demons."
Emails disguised to look like delivery notifications or confirmation to track an online order are part of holiday phishing. Security experts are warning shoppers about a slew of scam emails that can infect computers and even steal personal information.
A man who stole part of the Porsche that "Fast and the Furious" actor Paul Walker died in has been sentenced to six months in jail.
A third autopsy report shows that one of the gunshot wounds was was at close range indicating a struggle for the gun. CBS News investigative team has the latest.