A New York elementary school teacher and her boyfriend allegedly attempted to smuggle heroin and painkillers into a maximum-security prison
The insects hatched by the many millions in Minnesota and Wisconsin, a testament to a healthy Mississippi river
Attorneys for Det. Joseph Walker, 41, said in opening statements Monday that the off-duty officer fatally shot 36-year-old Joseph Harvey Jr. in self defense following a road rage incident in June 2013
March 22 landslide in Oslo, Wash. killed 43 people; body of 44-year-old woman last to be found
Buzz Aldrin and Michael C. Collins visit President Obama 45 years after landing on the moon
Largest wildfire in Washington state history may be tempered by cooler weather and higher humidity, but a lightning watch remains a concern
A Maryland 20-year-old who pleaded guilty to murdering his girlfriend's father was sentenced today and received 30 years behind bars
An affidavit indicates Christopher Lee, who was arrested on suspicion of possession of a destructive device, reportedly was having an affair with Erin Corwin, the missing pregnant wife of another Marine
7-year-old Pennsylvania boy allegedly beaten with belts if he tried to sneak food; siblings say he would eat bugs because he was so hungry
In response to the popular Netflix series "Orange is the New Black," people around the world are wearing orange jumpsuits in public. A sheriff in Michigan has decided that his jail will substitute the suddenly popular color with the traditional black.
Fighting with model warships has been a hobby for decades. This week, championships in the activity are being held in Minnesota.
A Florida man who is a suspect in a homicide and a person of interest in two other cases was caught in Alabama after authorities sent out a nationwide alert searching for him.
An adorable baby orangutan, whose mother couldn’t care for him, has found new love at the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago.
Facial recognition software has been used by law enforcement, but a new smartphone app is trying to use it to find lost dogs. Does it work?
A northern California 97-year-old was evicted from his retirement home for playing the ukelele too loudly. But an outpouring of support helped him get back on the strings.
Amid concerns about concussions, legislation limits middle and high schools to 90-minute sessions twice a week
Washington fire officials struggle to contain the largest blaze in the state's history
Two American flags replaced with white banners; police said it was not clear what time they were placed there - or by whom
A Washington D.C. judge declared that a 50-year-old man is innocent of a crime that wrongly put him behind bars for 25 years
Armed suspects fled Caesars Atlantic City in car with more than $180,000 in cash, according to law enforcement flier