Discovery

(Photo by Mike Hettwer/National Geographic
A model of the Cretaceous predator Spinosaurus gets rock star treatment at a photo shoot.

New Bones Discovery Unearths Spinosaurus; Bigger Than T. Rex, Known To Swim

Archaeologists believe some lost dinosaur bones unearthed nearly a century ago of a creature bigger than a T-Rex may have belonged to one of the weirdest creatures to ever roam the Earth.

09/12/2014

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Human Remains Found By Man, Children Walking Through Park Near Windsor

A man and his children came across human remains during a walk through a county park near Windsor Sunday afternoon, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.

12/09/2013

Construction workers at the Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco found this Columbian mammoth tooth on September 10, 2012. (Transbay Joint Powers Authority)

Mammoth Tooth Found In SF Displayed At Academy Of Sciences

The unique find of an Ice Age Columbian mammoth tooth discovered during construction at San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center in September is now on display at the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park.

11/09/2012

Construction workers at the Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco found this Columbian mammoth tooth on September 10, 2012. (Transbay Joint Powers Authority)

Downtown SF Construction Dig Unearths Mammoth Tooth

Crews working on the massive Transbay Transit Center project in downtown San Francisco made an archeological find on Monday – what appears to be the tooth and jaw of an extinct mammoth.

09/12/2012

(L-R) Denzel Green, Jose Serrano (Livermore Police Dept.)

Fight Inside Livermore Taco Bell Leads To Pot-Growing Arrests

Two men were arrested Sunday afternoon following an assault at a Livermore Taco Bell, which led to the arrest of two others who were allegedly growing marijuana in their apartment, police said.

06/26/2012

(CBS)

Apparent Murder Victim’s Body Found Near Hayward Train Tracks

A man whose body was found Wednesday morning near the railroad tracks in unincorporated Hayward is believed to have been the victim of a homicide, a sheriff’s spokesman said.

02/08/2012

Kepler space telescope, NASA, planets

NASA Ames Telescope Spots Potentially Life-Friendly Planets

The search for extraterrestrials got some exciting news on Wednesday as scientists have identified hundreds of alien planets, many of which are orbiting in the habitable zone around other stars.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/02/2011

Mono Lake

Mono Lake Microbe Raises Likelihood Of Alien Life

The Mono Lake discovery of a strange bacteria that can use arsenic as one of its nutrients widens the scope for finding new forms of life on Earth and possibly beyond.

CBS San Francisco–12/02/2010

The Holy Cross Cemetary in Colma

Human Hearts Pinned With Photos Found In Colma

It was a gruesome discovery: two human hearts buried in glass jars at a Colma cemetery—pinned with the photographs of two couples.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/22/2010

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