Man charged with murder in shooting of prominent lawyer in Kentucky
A 40-year-old man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a prominent defense attorney outside his office Friday morning in So
New York reportedly settles Central Park jogger case for $40 million
It was the case that shattered an already racially polarized New York and has now reportedly led to the city’s largest settlement in a civil
Three in racially tinged Detroit mob beating plead guilty to assault
Steven Utash, a white suburbanite, accidentally hit a 10-year-old boy who had darted in front of his pickup truck, then the driver did what
Vegas shooter's dad blames daughter's husband: 'That SOB took my sunshine'
Todd Woodruff said he will always think of his daughter Amanda as a young girl, baby teeth glistening in a hopeful ear-to-ear smile. It was
NRA criticizes gun-toting demonstrators at Texas fast-food places
There may be a line even the National Rifle Assn. won’t cross.
Oklahoma fire mainly contained but officials worry about heat, winds
A deadly fire that burned through several square miles near Guthrie, Okla., and destroyed at least ;six homes was substantially contained Mo
Minnesota teen's alleged plot to bomb and open fire at school foiled
When Chelsie Shellhas saw the young man fumbling with the lock at a Waseca, Minn., storage facility then enter and quickly shut the door, sh
3 inmates unaccounted for after Florida jail gas explosion kills 2
At least two inmates were killed and as many as 150 prisoners and guards were injured when an apparent gas explosion shattered a county jail
Q&A: Details on botched execution in Oklahoma and what happens next
Calvin Lockett writhed and grimaced during his botched execution in Oklahoma on Tuesday, and even though the convict was supposed to die, th
Are you happy with your state? Western residents say yes, poll shows.
Go West, young man, Horace Greeley, the proponent of the glories of expansion, urged in the mid-19th century. That advice has paid off in th
NRA to mix politics with gun rights at Indianapolis convention
The National Rifle Assn. is preparing to kick off its annual convention Friday in Indianapolis, where it will mix politics with advocacy for
'Our hearts are broken,' friend says of Chicago doctor shot in Afghanistan
For 16 years, Dr. Jerry Umanos worked as a pediatrician at a Christian health center in Chicago, then decided in 2005 to travel to Afghanist
Colorado 4th-graders sold grandparents' pot at school, officials say
Several Colorado fourth-graders face disciplinary action for bringing their grandparents' legally purchased pot to school and apparently sel
Soldier faces hearing in killing of deaf, unarmed Iraqi teens
A U.S. soldier faces a preliminary hearing on Wednesday on charges he unlawfully killed two unarmed teenagers in an Iraqi battle zone.
Woman tells police she strangled or smothered newborns, stored bodies
Over a decade beginning in 1996, Megan Huntsman gave birth to at least seven babies in her home at Pleasant Grove, Utah. One died at birth a
Judge weighs stay in Ohio recognition of same-sex marriage case
A federal judge in Cincinnati could decide as soon as Tuesday whether to grant a stay on his ruling in a same-sex marriage case involving Oh
Washington landslide death toll rises to 29 as search continues
The death toll from the Washington state landslide has climbed to 29, increasing by one overnight, officials said Wednesday.
Abortion restrictions take effect in Arizona after judge's ruling
Restrictions on some types of abortions in Arizona went into effect Tuesday morning after a federal judge upheld state changes limiting a wo