Soda Tax

Nahshon Shelton (Credit: Chicago Police)

Surveillance Video Shows Man Pull Out Submachine Gun In Store

A surveillance camera in the West Side store was rolling when the suspect pulled out a submachine gun.

04/15/2014

Nahshon Shelton (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Angry Over Tax On Soda Pulls Out Submachine Gun

Nahshon Shelton didn’t want to pay the 22-cent tax on his $1.79 two-liter of Pepsi on Saturday afternoon, so he allegedly pulled a blue-steel Intratec .22-caliber submachine gun inside the convenience store where they tried to make him pay it — and he threatened to kill everyone there.

04/14/2014

A bottle of Coca-Cola, left, and Dr. Pepper are displayed in Palo Alto, Calif., Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. (Credit: AP)

AMA Weighing Support For National Soda Tax

Would a $2 bottle of fattening soda have Americans drinking less and slimming down? As CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports, some doctors think a big fat soda tax is the answer.

CBS 2–06/21/2011