Saturday, August 23 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:45:44 GMT
A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations.More >>
Israel bombed an apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the 12-story building in an unprecedented strike, while Hamas kept up heavy rocket fire that sent more Israelis fleeing border areas close to...More >>
Saturday, August 23 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:35:39 GMT
Organizers expect up to 5,000 people to attend a march protesting the death of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.More >>
Thousands of people expressing grief, anger and hope for a better future marched peacefully through Staten Island on Saturday to protest the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer.More >>
Saturday, August 23 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:28:26 GMT
After starting in Kentucky earlier in the month of August, post about "Purge" events have quickly spread across the country. It all started in Louisville, when a picture popped up on social media statingMore >>
The Montgomery Police Department say they have been made aware of the picture that is circulating social media, and are taking the matter very seriously.More >>
Saturday, August 23 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-08-23 18:55:59 GMT
Iceland's Meteorological Office is reporting a surge in seismic activity at the restless Bardarbunga volcano, but sees no evidence yet of any eruptions.More >>
Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, prompting the country to close the airspace over the volcano.More >>
TUCSON, AZ (CBS5) -
Authorities on the University of Arizona campus have not found a suspect after searching the campus in response to a report of a man with a rifle in one of the buildings.
UofA police spokesman Joe Bermudez said they have no confirmation of a gunman, as of 6:40 p.m. Friday. Bermundez said the police response was based on one 911 call to UAPD at 4:52 p.m.
UofA sent a text alert to students and staff warning of a report they received of a man with a gun on the Tucson campus.
The man was reported in the Administration Building with a rifle, according to the text alert received just after 5 p.m. Friday.
The University of Arizona Police Department said they and the Tucson Police Department responded and secured the area. They asked people to stay away from the area.
The Administration Building was evacuated and the Modern Languages Building was also evacuated as a precaution.
UofA sent out alerts urging students and faculty to leave the Administration Building through the second-floor lobby out the north lobby doors. Then they sent out another alert warning to evacuate the Modern Languages Building to the east exits through the east doors.