Crimea’s Leader Cements Power, Asks Moscow’s Help – ABC News

ABC NewsThe pro-Russian prime minister of Ukraine’s Crimea region claimed control of the military and police there Saturday and appealed to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin for help in keeping peace,…

Oscars 2014: Take our Best Picture poll – CBS News

CBS NewsNominees for Best Picture at the 86th Academy Awards, clockwise, from top left: “American Hustle,” “Captain Phillips,” “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Gravity,” “12 Years a…

Officials seize ancient Roman sarcophagus lid in New York City – CBS News

CBS NewsHomeland Security investigators stand by a crate containing an ancient Roman sculpture seized at a warehouse in the Queens borough of New York, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Authorities said…

Netflix staffers hack Fitbit to detect sleep, pause videos – CBS News

CBS NewsTechnology can solve big problems — the least of which is falling asleep during a movie and losing your place. Thankfully, Netflix staffers have created a solution for this…

City Council Passes LA ‘Fracking’ Ban – CBS Local

CBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles City Council moved a step closer Friday to make L.A. the biggest city in the nation to approve a moratorium on a…

BART Trains Delayed Over Equipment Problem In Transbay Tube – CBS Local

BART Trains Delayed Over Equipment Problem In Transbay TubeCBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Trains are experiencing major delays this morning due to an equipment problem in the Transbay Tube,…

Spain vs. El Salvador Friendly Scheduled for FedExField – CBS Local

CBS Local… Marketing Officer Mitch Gershman. “We are honored to host these marquee matchups and proud to bring such high-profile events to the Washington D.C. region and our season ticket…

57 Flights Cancelled Out Of SFO Due To Rainy Weather – CBS Local

57 Flights Cancelled Out Of SFO Due To Rainy WeatherCBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Rainy weather has caused at least 57 flight cancellations at San Francisco International Airport Friday…

Christie Calls For Razing Sandy-Damaged Buildings – CBS Local

Christie Calls For Razing Sandy-Damaged BuildingsCBS LocalTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has signed an order to allow the state to knock down homes and other buildings left dilapidated…

Adam Muema turns back up in Florida wearing clothes from NFL Combine – SB Nation

SB NationOn Friday morning, Muema strolled into the Florida performance facility where he trained for his trip to Indianapolis — reportedly still donning the clothes he had on at the…

Dozens Charged In Alleged NY, NJ Car Theft Ring – CBS Local

CBS LocalTOTOWA, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Nearly three dozen people have been arrested or charged in what authorities said was a significant and violent international car theft ring in which committed…

Survey: Cold Weather Months Force Rats, Mice Into Homes – CBS Local

Survey: Cold Weather Months Force Rats, Mice Into HomesCBS LocalNEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – If you hear scurrying around the house, chances are you’re not imagining things. As WCBS 880′s Monica…

Hoge: Bears CEO Ted Phillips Positioning Chicago For Super Bowl, NFL Draft – CBS Local

Hoge: Bears CEO Ted Phillips Positioning Chicago For Super Bowl, NFL DraftCBS Local(CBS) — After this year’s successful Super Bowl in New Jersey, cold-weather cities across the country are lining…

Caron Butler bypasses Heat for Thunder; Granger to Clippers – Sun-Sentinel

Sun-SentinelWhat you see very well might be what you get from the Miami Heat the balance of the season. Which, of course, based on the team’s recent play lately, isn’t…

Winter Not Gone Yet; Another Round Of Snow On Tap – CBS Local

Winter Not Gone Yet; Another Round Of Snow On TapCBS LocalThe jetsetter.com site found that the number of hotel bookings in warm-weather spots made by customers from Illinois, New York,…

Stranger Danger: 2 Children Approached By Suspicious Adults In Oakland County – CBS Local

Stranger Danger: 2 Children Approached By Suspicious Adults In Oakland CountyCBS LocalTROY (WWJ) – Police are warning parents to be on the lookout after two instances of “stranger danger” were…

Kerry Kennedy acquitted of drugged driving in New York – CBS News

CBS NewsRobert F. Kennedy and niece of President John F. Kennedy – and a onetime member of another, as the former wife of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Her 85-year-old…

Pastor Rick Warren wants to send Hollywood a message with “Son of God” – CBS News

CBS NewsMore than 100 million people watched at least part of the 10-hour miniseries “The Bible” on the History channel last March. Now the producers are turning the television special…

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are engaged – CBS News

CBS NewsActors Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis sit courtside at the Los Angeles Lakers NBA match up against the Phoenix Suns, at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 12,…

WATCH: Scott Zolak Trains Adolfo For The NFL Draft – CBS Local

WATCH: Scott Zolak Trains Adolfo For The NFL DraftCBS LocalMidday host and former NFL quarterback Scott Zolak decided he would help Adolfo train for the upcoming draft so he put…

Darren Sharper surrenders to police – ESPN

ESPNFormer NFL safety Darren Sharper has surrendered to police for the alleged rapes of two women in New Orleans last year. NBC News reported that Sharper voluntarily turned himself into…

Academy Awards show advertising retains a golden aura – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times… are rare in Hollywood — except when it comes to Oscar. During Sunday’s telecast of the 86th Academy Awards, McDonald’s Corp. is set to make its 23rd…

Oscars 2014: What channels are the Academy Awards on? – The Post-Standard

The Post-StandardSYRACUSE, N.Y. — The 86th annual Academy Awards will be broadcast Sunday on the ABC network. Coverage will start at 7 p.m. EST with “Oscars Red Carpet Live!.” The…

Oregon State Completes Season Sweep Of USC 76-66 – CBS Local

Oregon State Completes Season Sweep Of USC 76-66CBS LocalLOS ANGELES (AP) — Roberto Nelson had 14 points and Oregon State managed to hold off a final charge and beat USC…

Brown, Quick Lift Kings Over Flames 2-0 – CBS Local

CBS LocalCALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Dustin Brown had a goal and an assist and Jonathan Quick made 25 saves as the Los Angeles Kings made it back-to-back wins Thursday night…

Jamie Benn paces Dallas as Stars move into 8th spot in West – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)The Canadian Olympian had a goal and two assists to lead Dallas to a 4-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night. Kari Lehtonen made 29 saves for…

Teenager Injured When Three Fall Over Cliff at SF China Beach – CBS Local

CBS Local“Two of the patients have been brought out to a Coast Guard cutter and they’re being transported now,” said San Francisco Fire Department Battalion Chief Bryan Rubenstein. “There is…

Cold Weather Prompts Increase In Calls To Chicago Anti-Cruel Society – CBS Local

Cold Weather Prompts Increase In Calls To Chicago Anti-Cruel SocietyCBS Local(CBS) — With the thermometer down, the calls to the Chicago Anti-Cruelty Society are up. It’s not really that people…

Dallas Advances In Bid To Host 2016 Republican Convention – CBS 11

CBS 11DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Big things happen in Dallas and this might be one of the biggest yet. The Republic National Party announced today Dallas is one of the eight…

3rd Person Arrested In Connection With Dallas Driveway Robberies – CBS Local

CBS LocalThe driveway robberies have happened all over the city of Dallas — nine in the northeast, four in the southeast, two in the northwest, seven in the southwest, and…

Rabbi is new mystery focus of Chris Christie team in bridge mess – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesChris Christie, texted a picture of Carlebach posing with House Speaker John Boehner to Bridget Anne Kelly, then working as Christie’s deputy chief of staff. “And he has…

TV ratings: ‘Survivor’ up from last year; ‘Mixology’ soft – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesNo longer facing the Olympics in prime time, Fox scored a ratings win Wednesday night as “American Idol” posted numbers that were generally in line with a week…

Paula Deen compares her struggles to ‘that black’ openly gay NFL prospect … – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribunePaula Deen’s $100 million empire crumbled last year after she admitted to using a racial slur in her everyday life, and as she continues campaigning to repair her public…

Josh Rubenstein’s Weather Forecast (Feb. 27) – CBS Local

Josh Rubenstein’s Weather Forecast (Feb. 27)CBS LocalSTUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — So this first wave moved in just as we forecasted. Rainfall totals in Santa Barbara were close to 1 inch,…

2014 NFL Draft: Cutting through Combine coachspeak – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comThe 2014 NFL Combine came to a close Tuesday, ending a long week for both the 350-plus draft prospects and officials from all 32 teams. While in Indianapolis, 31 of…