{FD} Ghost Ship defendants will stand trial in deadly Oakland warehouse fire, judge rules

Two California men will go to trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of 36 partygoers in the worst building fire in the U.S. in more than a decade, a judge ruled Thursday.

{FD} Michigan police probe remains of 3 children found in Montana

Michigan State Police are investigating whether the remains of three children found in Montana could be linked to the 2010 disappearance of three Michigan brothers.

{FD} Charlottesville car attack suspect gets murder charge upgraded

The Ohio man accused of driving a car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally this summer in Charlottesville had his most serious charge upgraded to first-degree murder Thursday.

{FD} 2 will go to trial over 36 deaths in Oakland warehouse fire

Two California men will go to trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of 36 partygoers in the worst building fire in the U.S. in more than a decade, a judge ruled Thursday.

{FD} Man charged in Salvation Army worker death pleads not guilty

A Cleveland man charged in the fatal shooting of a Salvation Army worker and subsequent crimes has pleaded not guilty.

{FD} North Carolina man arrested in fatal shooting of toddler

Authorities say a North Carolina man has been arrested in the shooting death of a toddler.

{FD} Long Island woman laundered money to ISIS through Bitcoin, prosecutors say

A Long Island woman was indicted Thursday after she allegedly laundered more than $85,000 through Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies overseas to the Islamic State.

{FD} Feds say NY woman laundered bitcoin to aide Islamic State

A 27-year-old Long Island woman is facing federal charges of laundering bitcoin and other crypto currencies and wiring the money overseas to help Islamic State terrorists.

{FD} California man gets life in prison for suffocating 3 kids

A California man pleaded guilty Thursday to three counts of first-degree murder for suffocating his three children and to attempting to kill his wife.

{FD} Cosmo DiNardo, cousin, plead not guilty in gruesome Pennsylvania murders

Cosmo DiNardo and Sean Kratz, cousins in Pennsylvania accused in the deaths of multiple men in July, pleaded not guilty at an arraignment hearing on Thursday.

{FD} Inmates charged for guard attacks at 2 Arkansas prisons

Five inmates have been charged in unrelated attacks the same afternoon that injured guards at two Arkansas prisons and number among a string of violent disturbances in the state’s correctional facilities this year.

{FD} No charges for Louisiana deputy in man’s fatal shooting

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.

{FD} Jury convicts woman of murder in teen’s starvation death

A jury has convicted an Iowa woman of murder in the starvation death of her 16-year-old daughter.

{FD} Lawmaker who spun history of heroics ends life in suicide

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.

{FD} Michigan man free on bond after 45 years in prison

A Detroit man whose 1971 murder conviction was thrown out has been released while prosecutors appeal a decision that grants him a new trial.

{FD} Fertility doctor accused of impregnating patients with own sperm receives no jail time

A former fertility doctor in Indiana who was accused of using his own sperm to impregnate his patients pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to investigators, but received no jail sentence.

{FD} The Latest: Lawyer ‘disappointed’ by death penalty decision

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.

{FD} Jury returns verdict in shooting death of Tennessee teenager

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.

{FD} 18-year-old held on charges of trying to aid Islamic State

A Houston 18-year-old accused of attempting to support the Islamic State organization will remain in federal custody until his trial next year.

{FD} On run for years before capture, man convicted in slaying

A man who spent nearly eight years on the run after a slaying in Atlanta has been convicted and sentenced to prison.