As fire crews gain on wildfires burning for more than a week in Northern California's wine country, new fires broke out in other parts of the state, including northeast of Los Angeles
Investigators say a Nebraska man facing an assisted suicide charge in his Florida girlfriend's death believed she had stage-four cancer, but an autopsy didn't find any tumors
Florida officers hailed as heroes after confronting reportedly mentally ill man who had just killed a man he believed was hitting on his imaginary girlfriend.
A convicted sex offender who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of the way he strangled his multiple victims is set for execution Wednesday
Investigators say the pilot of a Texas hot air balloon that crashed and killed 16 people flew with enough Benadryl in his system to have the equivalent blood-alcohol level of a drunken driver
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's guilty pleas on charges of endangering comrades in Afghanistan have set up a dramatic sentencing hearing later this month that could land him in prison for life.
A Pittsburgh man who helped a defense contractor in a $6 million scheme to overcharge the Department of Defense for Humvee window kits has been sentenced to three years' probation
An already disturbing case about a 17-year-old Muslim girl killed as she walked to her mosque took another unsettling turn after an indictment alleged the victim was raped as well
Attorneys are set to make their final pitches to jurors in the case of a man accused of participating in a plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller
A lawsuit seeking disclosure of FBI files on a reported U.S.-based support network for the 9/11 hijackers has reached a federal appeals court. A Florida online publication wants to go to trial to force the FBI to comply with the Freedom of Information Act
Court documents say a Honolulu police officer conspired with others to alter evidence and provide false information to federal officials in a peculiar case involving a mailbox stolen from the home of the former department chief