National News | WRHL National News 2015-11-25T06:18:16Z National News #version=9,0,0,0" width="300" height="54" id="CBSNews_v2" align="middle"> Chicago calm a day after release of video of police shooting teenager Chicago was calm on Wednesday, a day after the release of a graphic video showing the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white policeman charged with murder, a peaceful response compared with outbursts of violence in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, over other deaths at the hands of police. Authorities in the city of 2.7 million people had braced for violence, but peaceful demonstrations so far have led to just five arrests with more protests planned for later on Wednesday, one at the Chicago Thanksgiving Day parade on Thursday and another on Friday. Protests Wednesday at Chicago City Hall and the criminal courthouse were sparsely attended, and a protest of between 100 and 200 people in downtown Chicago at rush hour drew stares from shoppers. Obama tells Americans homeland is safe as millions set off on Thanksgiving travel By Roberta Rampton and Kylie Gumpert WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans they are safe as millions of people traveled on Wednesday for the Thanksgiving holiday, with security heightened at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues after the Paris attacks. "Right now, we know of no specific and credible intelligence indicating a plot on the homeland," Obama told reporters at the White House, flanked by his FBI director and other top security officials. Nearly 46.9 million Americans will travel over the Thanksgiving long weekend - the busiest U.S. travel holiday of the year - with 3.6 million going by plane, according to the AAA, a motorist advocacy group. Four men held in connection with shooting of Minnesota demonstrators Four men were being held on Wednesday by Minneapolis police as prosecutors weighed charges against them in connection with the shooting this week of five people protesting the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man. Allen Lawrence Scarsella, 23, Joseph Martin Backman, 27, Nathan Wayne Gustavsson, 21, and Daniel Thomas Macey, 26, have been arrested and will be held until Monday as the Hennepin County Attorney's office investigates the incident and decides whether to file charges, officials said. Minneapolis police, who are working with the FBI, said they are not seeking any more suspects in the shooting of protesters who had been demonstrating against the fatal shooting on Nov. 15 of Jamar Clark, 24. 1 dead, 3 injured in Franconia Township, Montgomery County crash One person is dead and three others are injured in a crash in Montgomery County. Man shot to death on Trenton playground Trenton police are investigating a homicide that occurred on a playground. State trooper shot on I-676 released from hospital, suspect charged A Pennsylvania State Trooper shot Tuesday on I-676 in Center City Philadelphia has been released from the hospital. Protesters to target Chicago shopping area on Black Friday CHICAGO (AP) — Small groups of demonstrators gathered again Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them in trying to shut down Chicago's famous Michigan Avenue shopping district during the Black Friday shopping bonanza. Man pleads guilty to stealing human brains from Indiana medical museum David Charles, of Indianapolis, pleaded guilty to six charges including receiving stolen property, and burglary in a Marion County court where Magistrate Amy Barbar sentenced him to one year of home detention and two years of probation, county prosecutor spokesman Anthony Deer said. Charles on multiple occasions broke into the Indiana Medical History Museum to steal jars of brains and other human tissue, according to Marion County prosecutor's office. The Latest: Dozens of protesters march busy Chicago street CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local): St. Louis Rams player hospitalized after shooting in Florida By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - Suspended St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey was in critical but stable condition in a hospital on Wednesday after being shot in a car near his Miami-area hometown. Bailey was in surgery for his injuries, according to the Miami Gardens Police Department, which is investigating the Tuesday night shooting. Bailey was in a car with four other people, including two minors, at a private residence when another vehicle arrived and someone inside it opened fire, police said in a statement. At funeral for slain Minneapolis man, vow to seek justice MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people filled a Minneapolis church on Wednesday for the funeral of a black man whose death in a confrontation with police has sparked days of ongoing protests, while charges were pending against four men suspected in a shooting that wounded several of the protesters. Woman reports 'dynamite' text; passenger removed from plane BALTIMORE (AP) — A police report says four passengers were removed from a flight at Baltimore's international airport after a fellow passenger said she saw one of them receive a text with the word "dynamite." Car accident, fire on ramp to Schuylkill Expressway Philadelphia police and fire crews are on the scene of a car accident and fire on the Schuylkill Expressway. Alabama attorney in landmark libel case dies at age 91 MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama attorney who was involved in a landmark U.S. Supreme Court libel case died Tuesday night in Montgomery. Possible abduction from bank in Oxford Circle Detectives are investigating a possible abduction from a Philadelphia bank. Report: SEALs drowned while practicing holding their breath VIRGNIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Navy documents say that two SEALs who drowned in a Virginia training pool were practicing holding their breath underwater after being told not to do so by the facility's manager. U.S. military fighter jet crashes in New Mexico, pilot safe A U.S. Air Force fighter jet crashed in New Mexico during a routine training mission on Wednesday but the pilot was able to eject safely, military officials said. The F-16 Fighting Falcon went down in a remote, rugged area northwest of Salinas Peak, near the city of Truth or Consequences, at about 8:45 a.m. after taking off from Holloman Air Force Base, the officials said. The pilot was in good condition when he was found by an emergency response team and was taken to a local medical facility for evaluation, said Holloman spokesman Arlan Ponder. Arrest warrant issued in death of NJ woman found burned on railroad tracks Police now say the murder of a New Jersey native in New England was a revenge killing. California demands fixes for 16,000 more VW cars LOS ANGELES (AP) — California air quality regulators on Wednesday demanded a recall of up to 16,000 additional Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche diesels as the Volkswagen emissions scandal widened. Under fire, Pennsylvania attorney general plans email review The Pennsylvania Senate moved a step closer on Wednesday to potentially removing the state's embattled attorney general from office, while she raised the possibility of criminal charges against others in a slowly unfolding scandal involving public officials exchanging sexually explicit or otherwise offensive emails. Student leader: Washington college unsafe for women of color SEATTLE (AP) — The student body president of Western Washington University said Wednesday she has received death threats involving her race and no longer feels safe on the Bellingham campus. Turing reneges on drug price cut, rival's version sells well After weeks of criticism from patients, doctors and other drugmakers for hiking a life-saving medicine's price more than fifty-fold, Turing Pharmaceuticals is reneging on its pledge to cut the $750-per-pill ... Police: Gun stolen from US agent used to kill Oakland artist SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A gun used to kill a Northern California artist as he worked on an anti-violence mural was stolen from a federal agent, officials said Wednesday. F-16 fighter jet crashes on training mission; pilot safe SALINAS PEAK, N.M. (AP) — An F-16 fighter jet from an Air Force base in Arizona crashed Wednesday while on a training mission in New Mexico, but the pilot safely ejected, authorities said. Signs of steady US economy: Rising pay and solid job market WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans' pay is up, fewer people need unemployment aid, more are buying new homes and business spending is rebounding. Former boxing champ shot to death during robbery in Atlanta Former cruiserweight boxing champion O'Neil "Supernova" Bell was shot to death during a robbery as he exited a public transit bus in Atlanta early on Wednesday, police said. An officer found Bell, 40, lying in the street, Atlanta police said. The survivor, who was taken to a local hospital, told police he and Bell were shot after first being robbed when they stepped off the bus, police said. Freight train derailment affecting Amtrak service in Pennsylvania A freight train derailment near Harrisburg is affecting Amtrak service in Pennsylvania. Gun that killed California muralist was stolen from U.S. agent: report The handgun used in the slaying of a California artist killed while painting a mural in the city of Oakland had been stolen from the car of a federal immigration agent, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Wednesday. Citing police in the Bay Area city, the newspaper said the weapon was stolen from a rental car being used by a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in San Francisco about two weeks before the fatal shooting of 27-year-old Antonio Ramos. The Oakland Police Department did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Not guilty plea entered in Alaska abduction, rape case FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A not guilty plea was entered in the case of a man accused of repeatedly raping a woman and holding her captive for five weeks in a cabin in Alaska. Appeals court: EPA chief doesn't have to give deposition RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court says U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy doesn't have to give a deposition in a coal company's lawsuit over the impact of regulations on jobs. Police searching for missing endangered man Bensalem Township Police and Shared Support Social Services are seeking the public's help in locating 45-year-old Herbert Hellings. WRHL 2015-11-25T23:18:16Z