A grand jury has declined to indict a sheriff’s deputy who stopped and fatally shot a man riding an all-terrain vehicle with his girlfriend in rural Louisiana.
A jury has convicted an Iowa woman of murder in the starvation death of her 16-year-old daughter.
The Kentucky lawmaker’s resume included enough material for an award-winning memoir: He was a peacekeeper at the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles, a White House chaplain to three presidents and a 9/11 first responder who gave last rites to hundreds of people at Ground Zero.
A Detroit man whose 1971 murder conviction was thrown out has been released while prosecutors appeal a decision that grants him a new trial.
Family members of a man who broke with a controversial church based in rural North Carolina have released a video disputing that he was physically and emotionally abused throughout his childhood in the sect.
A North Carolina prosecutor won’t charge police who fatally shot a 76-year-old evacuee from Hurricane Irma after the man fired shots inside a hospital where he sought treatment.
A teenager has been detained after officials say he threatened his ex-girlfriend in text messages that prompted a lockdown at a San Antonio high school.
The Latest on two cousins charged with killing four young men found shot and buried on a Pennsylvania farm (all times local): 4:15 p.m.
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley says “undeniable” evidence proves Iran is violating international law by funneling missiles to Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Jurors found one defendant guilty of first-degree murder and two others guilty on a lesser charge of facilitation of first-degree murder in connection with the 2015 death of a Tennessee teenager who shielded friends from gunfire.
A Houston 18-year-old accused of attempting to support the Islamic State organization will remain in federal custody until his trial next year.
An 800-foot-tall (244-meter) centerpiece is coming to Detroit’s resurgent downtown as the city continues to build momentum about three years after exiting the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
A man who spent nearly eight years on the run after a slaying in Atlanta has been convicted and sentenced to prison.
A firefighter was killed battling a massive blaze northwest of Los Angeles that is now considered to be California’s fourth largest wildfire in the state’s history, fire officials announced Thursday.
The illegal immigrant who was acquitted of the murder of Kate Steinle late last month is seeking a new trial for his firearm possession conviction.
California’s seemingly endless cycle of wildfires is prompting authorities to make plans to set more “controlled burns” to thin forests choked with dead trees and withered underbrush that serves as kindling to feed monster blazes that force entire communities to flee, destroy homes and take lives.
A Minnesota prosecutor says he doesn’t yet have enough evidence to charge a Minneapolis police officer who killed an unarmed 911 caller this summer, blaming investigators who “haven’t done their job.”
Tensions over China’s island-building in the South China Sea may have eased in the past year, but Beijing has kept busy.
The Latest on the shooting of two St. Louis-area police officers saved by their bulletproof vests (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Two suburban St. Louis police officers who were shot in their chests but saved by their bulletproof vests have been released from a hospital.
Police in Southern California have seized 35,000 marijuana plants and shut down an operation they believe was bringing in millions of dollars a month.