A new jury heard opening arguments in the retrial of the penalty phase in the Jodi Arias case.
This is the new normal in Ferguson: Protests, day and night, for more than 70 days now.
A federal judge orders a full mental competency screening for accused White House fence jumper Omar Gonzalez.
Area schools were closed Tuesday as the search for Pennsylvania trooper shooting suspect Eric Matthew Frein intensified overnight, State Police said.
The attorney for the family of slain Missouri teenager Michael Brown called again Monday for an indictment of the police officer who fired the fatal shots.
Blood discovered during the search for Pennsylvania trooper shooting suspect Eric Matthew Frein is not his, state police said Monday.
Forensic tests found the blood of Michael Brown on the gun, uniform and police car belonging to Officer Darren Wilson, a report says.
A man suspected of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper might have been spotted Friday night near the high school he used to attend, police say.
Same-sex marriage in Alaska and Wyoming can move forward after courts rejected requests to delay enforcement.
A Florida judge Friday sentenced Michael Dunn to life in prison without parole for the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.
Mixed martial arts fighter Jonathan Koppenhaver, who is accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend, tried to kill himself in detention, authorities say.
A federal judge has ruled that Arizona's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and has refused to stay his ruling.
The world awaits word from a grand jury deciding whether charges should be brought in Michael Brown's shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.
A man pulled out a knife on a bus, leading to a melee that ended with a trooper shooting him dead.
A 10-year-old Pennsylvania boy told police he killed a 90-year-old woman because she yelled at him, authorities said.
Authorities filed 17 new charges against Ahmed Abu Khatallah, alleging the was the ringleader of attacks on U.S. diplomatic and CIA compounds in Benghazi.
Former pharmaceutical executive Gigi Jordan testified that she knowingly gave a lethal concoction of drugs to her 8-year-old autistic son.
Same-sex marriage can move forward in Idaho after the Supreme Court on Friday refused the state's request to delay implementation.
The attorney for a man involved in an excessive force lawsuit against police in Indiana calls possible arrest on a seven-year-old warrant "retaliation."
He said he was little. And that turned out to be a big problem, according to prosecutors.
Source: Police seized a cab owned by Jesse Matthew, arrested in Hannah Graham's case and linked to a 2009 death.
The U.S. Supreme Court for now has blocked Wisconsin from implementing its voter identification law.
Texas prosecutor wants Adrian Peterson arrested and his bond revoked after the NFL star allegedly admitted to smoking weed while out on bail.
Former executive Gigi Jordan described for a New York jury the now-fuzzy final moments before she killed her 8-year-old autistic son with lethal drug mix.
Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson will go to trial December 1, but the date could change if the judge recuses himself for calling attorneys "media whores."
Miami Dolphins suspend Derrick Shelby after he allegedly touched women and then took an "aggressive fighting stance" after police arrived, police say
Police: Suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein appears to have left notes in which he chillingly describes his ambush of two Pennsylvania state troopers.
Manuel Velez, an intellectually disabled laborer, is freed from Texas death row and prison after his conviction for murdering an infant is overturned.
A preschooler's mom was arrested this week after the girl brought 249 packets of heroin to a Delaware daycare and handed them out to other students.
U.S. Supreme Court justices peppered attorneys with questions Tuesday over whether an Arkansas inmate should be allowed to grow a beard as part of his religious faith.
The son of a mayor who was fatally shot tells a 911 operator in an emotional call that his mother was defending herself.
A federal court strikes down same-sex marriage bans in Idaho and Nevada, the latest rulings in a string of legal victories for gay and lesbian couples.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor may be the most recognizable member of the current Supreme Court, the closest thing to a rock star in robes.
A letter thought to have been written by the suspect in the ambush of 2 Pennsylvania State Police troopers details the crime, law enforcement sources say.
Paul Callan says government has sweeping power to suspend individual rights to protect the larger society.
The parents of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham issued a new appeal for the whereabouts of their daughter on Saturday, saying despite an arrest in the case, thousands of tips and hours of searches, someone must have critical information yet to be revealed.
"It's an absolute disgrace."
Women detained at an immigrant holding facility in south Texas allege workers there have sexually abused them, lawyers tell federal officials in a letter.
A New York judge upheld a nearly 15-year-old murder conviction despite a former judge's claim that racial bias caused him to wrongly convict the defendant.
DNA evidence links Jesse Matthew, a suspect in the disappearance of Hannah Graham, to the 2009 death of a Virginia Tech student and another case.
Woman whose Twitter account publicized supposedly confidential information about grand jury in Michael Brown case says she didn't send tweet.
Oklahoma will seek the death penalty Alton Alexander Nolen, 30, charged with first-degree murder in the beheading of a 54-year-old woman, prosecutor says.
A woman has filed a police report accusing the Dallas Cowboys' C.J. Spillman of sexual assault, authorities say.
The Supreme Court will hear the case of an inmate who says having a beard is key to his religion, vs. prison officials who reject it on security concerns.
Jurors found Michael Dunn guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday in the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.
The investigation into the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has been completed.
A 21-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen from Somalia is sentenced to 30 years for plotting to bomb Oregon Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
Parents of a slain student discuss a possible link between their case and the suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.
Investigators found two fully functional pipe bombs in the three-week search for suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein, officials said Tuesday.
Walmart's response to Tracy Morgan's lawsuit over his car crash left the former "Saturday Night Live" comedian bewildered.
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested early Tuesday in Maryland on a DUI charge, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.
Alton Alexander Nolen is charged with first-degree murder in the beheading of a 54-year-old woman last week at his former workplace in Oklahoma.
Who is Alton Nolen, the suspect in last week's Moore, Oklahoma, workplace beheading?
Aaron Hernandez is behind bars, accused of killing three people. Here are some of the names you might be hearing about ahead of his trials.
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been indicted on a felony charge of aggravated assault stemming from two July arguments with his wife.
For Ursula Ward, visiting her son's gravesite has become a painful yet inescapable part of her daily routine.
A Montana teacher originally sentenced to 31 days in the rape of a 14-year-old student is resentenced to 10 years.
Lawyers in Arizona death penalty phase retrial for murderer Jodi Arias may be hard pressed to find jurors untainted by news of the case.
Las Vegas police bust pot grower who put his crop on YouTube.
Attorney General Eric Holder is taking credit for the first drop in the federal prison population in a generation.
South Carolina police release video of a state trooper shooting an unarmed man in a daylight traffic stop.
The Navajo Nation will mark history Friday when it signs a $554 million settlement from the U.S., putting an end to years of litigation.
A federal judge denies a request from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev -- charged in the Boston Marathon bombings -- to move his trial out of Massachusetts.
The Pennsylvania attorney general's office is blaming a former state prison clerk for her own rape, in response to a federal lawsuit the woman filed.
A 51-year-old woman shown in a video being repeatedly punched by a California Highway Patrol officer has reached a $1.5 million settlement with the agency.
After mysterious messages, a North Carolina man drives cross-country to confess to a 17-year-old Arizona murder.
Officers in the manhunt for alleged cop-killer Eric Frein believe they spotted him as Pennsylvania residents grow frustrated with the search.
Jameis Winston will cooperate in Florida State's Title IX investigation into an alleged sexual assault in 2012, Winston's lawyer says.
Mass shootings have been occurring more frequently in recent years, an FBI study shows, with nearly one incident a month from 2000 to 2013.
Prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against Justin Ross Harris, who is accused in the hot car death of his toddler son, the district attorney says
Chelsea Manning, convicted of espionage, filed a lawsuit claiming she "has been denied access to medically necessary treatment" for her gender disorder.
A woman was arrested at New York's JFK Airport for attempting to smuggle baby wipes and other items stuffed with guns and drugs.
A line of law enforcement vehicles stretched for a mile on a rural Pennsylvania road as hunt for suspected cop-killer Eric Matthew Frein entered 11th day.
A recently-fired employee opened fire at a UPS facility in Inglenook, Alabama, on Tuesday, killing two people before taking his own life, authorities said.
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan says.
Three Delaware teens arrested earlier this month after being accused of beating a mentally disabled man are now charged with a hate crime.
Leanna Harris, wife of Ross Harris, who is charged with murdering his toddler by leaving him in a hot car, has passed a polygraph test, her lawyer says.
A man accused of deliberately setting a wildfire that has grown to 76,376 acres in Northern California pleaded not guilty on Friday.
As far as manhunts go, Pennsylvania police shooting suspect Eric Matthew Frein is an especially challenging target. Here's what we know about him.
Authorities hunting suspected cop-killer Eric Matthew Frein say they discovered an AK-47 rifle, ammo in Pennsylvania woods where they believe he was hiding.
Hundreds of law enforcement officers continued Sunday to search for the suspect in the slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper.
Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched Saturday for the suspect in the slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper.
Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched Saturday for the suspect in the slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper.
Investigators seek a motive after a Florida man kills his daughter and six grandchildren in what is called a murder-suicide.
The man suspected of gunning down two Pennsylvania State Police troopers may be on the hunt for more officers, officials say
Patty Wetterling has five questions for the man who abducted her 11-year-old son, Jacob, as he rode his bike home on a rural Minnesota road in 1989.
Once at the top of the FBI's most wanted list, James "Whitey" Bulger's crimes are well known. Here are six surprising facts about this Boston gang leader.
Hundreds of state troopers and police from throughout the country mourn slain Pennsylvania trooper Thursday.
A couple accused in the kidnapping of two Amish girls in upstate New York last month was indicted on federal charges Thursday.
Ferguson, Missouri, police Officer Darren Wilson testified before a grand jury looking into his fatal shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown.
An upstate New York man, Mufid A. Elfgeeh, 30, is charged with trying to provide support to ISIS, according to federal authorities.
Two teens remain at large out of 32 youths who broke out of a state-run youth facility in Tennessee, a spokesman says.
The parents of a woman killed during the Colorado theater shooting two years ago are suing four online retailers for negligence.
It's been 31 years since Stanley Guidroz first reported his 3-year-old son missing in Tacoma, Washington.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a Pennsylvania man, Eric Matthew Frein, in the ambush of two state troopers, authorities said Tuesday.
NFL star Adrian Peterson turned himself in to authorities early Saturday in east Texas on a child injury charge.
A man who drove a speedboat into a barge on the Hudson River, killing a bride-to-be and her fiance's best man, was sentenced to two years in jail Tuesday.