Mexico’s agriculture and fisheries department says it is extending a ban on gillnets in much of the upper Gulf of California as part of an effort to save the endangered vaquita porpoise.
Authorities have identified four students who they say hung a black teddy bear from a noose at a North Carolina high school.
Two bounty hunters and the fugitive from Minnesota they were tracking shot each other dead in a hail of bullets at a Texas car dealership in front of panicked customers, officials said Wednesday.
A young woman who survived a massacre at a gay Florida nightclub has been killed in a highway car crash.
Newly-released video from bodycams on officers responding to a mass shooting at a Florida gay nightclub shows shattered glass inside the club, the sounds of automatic gunfire and an officer shouting, “Come out with your hands up or you will die!”
A man who killed a police officer in Ohio has pleaded guilty to aggravated murder and other charges and has been sentenced to life in prison plus 35 years without the possibility of parole.
An Ohio man pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder in the shooting death of a police officer during a traffic stop last year in New Mexico.
A routine training exercise for the U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday, ended with the rescue of a wild animal.
An investigation into the misuse of funds by an outgoing chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley cost 10 times more than the misspending.
Interstate 25 is shut down in both directions between Orchard Road and Belleview Avenue due to a massive fire in the roadway.
Authorities say a 16-year-old girl has been charged as an adult with first-degree murder and accused of stabbing her Uber driver to death in suburban Chicago.
Police say three more people have been charged in the death of a 16-year-old central Iowa girl who weighed only 56 pounds at her death.
The mother of six girls a Pennsylvania man is accused of assaulting, fathering two children by one, says she knew about the sexual activity but believed it “could be a good thing.”
A judge called a New Hampshire man a “bully vigilante” and sentenced him Wednesday to more than seven years in prison for his role organizing armed backers of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy after a standoff with U.S. agents in 2014.
SpaceX is taking recycling to a whole new realm — all the way to orbit.
The FBI said Wednesday it is looking for a man wanted for alleged “illicit sexual contact with minor” during the Wreath Laying Ceremony on Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery.
Authorities say a 5-year-old girl has received a rabies shot after being bitten by a coyote at an Arizona park.
Even though President Trump issued a sweeping order to cut federal red tape earlier this year, a Northern California farmer is still facing a nearly $3 million fine for plowing his own land.
A commission investigating last year’s crash of a plane that killed 92 people including members of Russia’s renowned army choir says it may have been caused by pilot disorientation.