A Tennessee nurse charged with criminal homicide after a medication error killed a patient is scheduled to appear in court.
The Latest on the criminal cases tied to a Colorado woman's death (all times local): 10 a.m.
A Christian adoption agency in Syracuse, New York is suing the state after it threatened to shut them down for a "discriminatory and impermissible" policy of placing each child with a married mother and father.
Lawyers for the white Chicago police officer convicted of murder for fatally shooting black teenager Laquan McDonald say prosecutors have no right to challenge his nearly 7-year prison term.
California and Colorado police say they have arrested a suspect in the 45-year-old murder of Linda O'Keefe, who was 11 when she was abducted in 1973.
An Ohio man stunned a courtroom Tuesday after he reportedly sucker-punched his defense attorney just moments after he was sentenced to 45 years in prison.
A Wisconsin school district official says its high school will no longer hand out cheerleading awards that are based on a girl's physical attributes, including largest breasts or buttocks.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is visiting a South Carolina area known as the "Corridor of Shame" due to its underperforming schools.
A Florida resident had his only mode of transportation stolen — so two police officers got him a new one.
The spectacle of the setting sun that transforms a waterfall in Yosemite National Park into a glowing "firefall" returned this week -- but those looking to make the trek are being warned about current conditions after heavy snow this winter.
A group of work-release inmates helped a Florida couple after they accidentally locked their baby inside their SUV on Thursday.
A contractor at a California airport was killed Tuesday night after a jet bridge tire he was working on exploded, authorities said.
West Virginia authorities say they have charged three Southern Region Jail inmates with murder in the beating death of a fourth inmate.
Three Michigan men accused of wiring $88 million to multiple overseas accounts claim they did nothing wrong and that they were just sending the money to relatives.
An Oregon man accused of luring a 13-year-old girl from her home was arrested Tuesday after a rental vehicle he was in with the teen got stuck in deep snow and he had to call for help, authorities said.
A teenager in Texas who was nearly killed while trying to snap the perfect selfie atop a bridge in Dallas has a simple message: No photo is worth it.
A Wisconsin high school has come under fire for a cheerleading award ceremony last year that saw a few girls win awards such as the “Big Boobie” and “Big Booty” awards.
A "significant" winter storm is bringing the threat of snow, ice and rain to every state east of the Mississippi River on Wednesday, causing the federal government to shutter offices and leading to widespread travel disruptions.
A New York City police detective killed by friendly fire last week in Queens is being laid to rest.
A Philadelphia man who worked at a suburban pediatric center has admitted collecting thousands of child pornography videos and images.