The Iowa mother who was accused of leaving her four children home alone while she took a trip to Germany last year was sentenced to probation Thursday on child endangerment charges.
The boring machine that will help expand Virginia's bridge and tunnel at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay has been named Chessie, after the bay's fabled sea monster.
A judge has rejected a condemned Georgia inmate's argument that he should be resentenced because he wouldn't get the death penalty if he were sentenced today.
A 26-year-old Michigan mother accused of leaving her 11-month-old twin daughters in a suitcase along a curb with trash has been charged with child abuse.
A grand jury in Alabama will hear the case of a woman accused of fatally stabbing her husband with a sword.
A look at all the law enforcement officers who have died in 2018 while on duty.
Minstrel shows popular at the outbreak of the Civil War are often remembered for their role in perpetrating stereotypes about African Americans through blackface -- but for Mark Jessee, minstrel shows are an important part of his family’s history.
A prosecutor says the investigation of the unsolved killings of eight Ohio family members nearly two years ago remains focused on a family of four that left the state for Alaska.
"The problems of Christianity" and "white Jesus" were on the agenda during a controversial panel discussion at Ohio's Kent State University on Tuesday
A suspect was in custody following a shooting at a Florida high school Friday that injured one student, police said.
A New Jersey police officer seen on video punching a man in the head 12 times during an attempted arrest won't face charges.
Prosecutors have charged a 54-year-old suburban Houston man with four counts of solicitation of capital murder for trying to hire a hit man to kill his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her current boyfriend.
Former NBA star Scottie Pippen had $50,000 worth of equipment -- including two tractors -- stolen from his family farm in Arkansas, police said Thursday.
Former NBA star Scottie Pippen had $50,000 worth of equipment, including two tractors, stolen from his family farm in Arkansas, police said Thursday.
The ringleader of a massive $23 million auto insurance fraud drove around in a flashy Bentley, sported a $64,000 rose gold Juan Pablo Montoya watch and lived in a $7,500-a-month oceanfront South Florida home -- despite warnings from federal officials that they were on to him, prosecutors said.
Undeterred by immigration politics, the 2018 National Teacher of the Year leads a Washington state classroom for refugees that runs on the same promise that's bestowed upon children and fuels newcomers to the American dream.
Prison officials in Maryland say an inmate hanged himself in his cell hours after he was publicly linked to a decades-old disappearance.
The professor who came under fire for celebrating the death of former first lady Barbara Bush has caused another college’s mental health crisis hotline to become flooded with calls after she posted the number online as her own.
At least one person was injured in a shooting at a Florida high school Friday and a suspect was in custody, police said.
The search is on in New Jersey for the relatives of a former soldier whose medal for service has been found decades after World War I. Police in Wanaque, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) northwest of New York City, say a resident with a metal detector discovered the item..