The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected moving the manslaughter trial of a police officer charged in the fatal shooting of a black motorist.
Hundreds of people gathered Thursday near the University of California, Berkeley campus to protest a canceled appearance by conservative speaker Ann Coulter, with at least 4 arrests reported so far.
An Arkansas inmate is scheduled to die by lethal injection Thursday night, ending an aggressive execution schedule that originally called for putting eight men to death over an 11-day period.
An investigation is underway after a woman was found shot to death in a ditch and her truck was reportedly stolen in Anderson County, according to Deputy Coroner Charlie Boseman.
A president's first 100 days can be a tire-squealing hustle from the starting line (Franklin Roosevelt), a triumph of style over substance (Jimmy Carter), a taste of what's to come (Ronald Reagan) or an ambitious plan of action that gets rudely interrupted by world events (pick a president).
Police are planning on having a strong presence on campus on Thursday.
A jury has returned a guilty verdict in the New York murder trial of the sister of a sex worker whose disappearance led to the discovery of 10 sets of human remains along a highway near a beach.
A 16-month-old girl who disappeared Tuesday evening from her residence in a southwest suburb of Chicago was found dead in her home around midnight.
A prominent Atlanta attorney has been indicted on charges including murder in the fatal shooting of his wife last year.
Storms moving through the Deep South have left damage in southeastern Alabama on the anniversary of a deadly tornado outbreak.
Arkansas planned Thursday to execute a fourth inmate in eight days.
The former guardian for a central Missouri man who police believe was recently found dead in a concrete-encased container said she once called an abuse hotline because she believed he was being mistreated at a home for the mentally disabled.
An Ohio man was arrested for attempting travel to Syria to fight with ISIS on Wednesday night at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, according to the FBI.
The University of Missouri's Columbia campus has announced revised policies related to protests, with the changes coming nearly two years after the campus was besieged by demonstrations over racial concerns.
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Two people have been transported to the hospital after they lost control of the helicopter they were operating, hit a house, and then crashed in a back yard near Newton, N.C.
A lawyer for the ex-wife of right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says the radio personality is a "cult leader" who's turning their children against his former wife.
A not-guilty plea has been entered for a Detroit-area doctor charged with performing genital mutilation on two Minnesota girls in a first-of-its-kind case in the United States.
President Donald Trump is once again taking aim at a federal appeals court district that covers Western states, saying he is considering breaking up a circuit that is a longtime target of Republicans and is where his first travel ban was halted.
Small business owners' optimism about the economy has turned around dramatically since before the election, according to a survey released by Bank of America.
U.S. Coast Guard medics have stopped using military contractors who intentionally injure sedated animals so that medics can practice treating combat wounds.
A man from Dayton, Ohio was arrested at Cincinnati/Kentucky International Airport after attempting to fly to the Middle East to fight with the Islamic State.
The 101 Freeway has been closed twice this year due to landslides.
A man who drove through a security gate at Ohio's largest military base, causing the evacuation of two buildings, has been sentenced to two years' probation.
The mother of a Hawaii boy who disappeared 20 years ago is being released from jail after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the 6-year-old's death.
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A Canadian man has been sentenced to 15 months in a U.S. prison nearly 20 years after he smuggled immigrants across the Detroit River.
One of two Georgia police officers captured on video kicking and hitting a man during a traffic stop turned himself in Thursday as officials gave the other just a few more hours to surrender.
The parents of a Texas teenager who fatally shot himself while handcuffed in the back of an Austin patrol car say they're still awaiting answers from investigators as to why their son wasn't properly searched.
After a threatening email was sent to parade organizers - singling out members of the Multnomah County Republican Party (MCRP) who were planning to take part – officials have decided to cancel the family-friendly in an effort to avoid any clashes between protesters and marchers.