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Charges dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 6:40pm
The ruling came Monday after prosecutors had asked for charges against Leslie Merritt Jr. to be dismissed amid undisclosed questions about evidence

Report singles out U.S. state with most children of jailed parents

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 6:16pm
The number of children in this state who have a parent in jail amounts to child abuse, advocates say

Crowds gather to see dead whale in Southern California

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 6:08pm
State park officials say was young, not fully grown; whales are currenlty migrating up Calif. Coast

The "Barefoot Bandit" speaks from prison

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 5:57pm
Colton Harris Moore, who taught himself how to fly before stealing and crash-landing five planes, says he has "guilt" because he can't be with his sick mother

Human skull found in NJ during Earth Day cleanup

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 5:06pm
Volunteers were cleaning up the Cooper River in Pennsauken Township, near Philadelphia, when one of them reached for what he thought was a white milk jug

School choir stopped from singing national anthem at 9/11 memorial

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 3:47pm
Video posted by an adult on the school field trip sparked outrage and led to a response from the Sept. 11 memorial in NYC

Larry Wilmore set to host "weird type of group masochism"

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 3:47pm
"The Nightly Show" host promises to spare no one at this year's White House Correspondents' dinner

​Husband arrested after wife's body found in well

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 3:24pm
Rachel Jones' body was found at the bottom of a Kentucky well on Friday morning

2016 Sony World Photography Awards

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 3:06pm
The winners of the world's largest photography competition

Waiter's response to man trying to eat without hands goes viral

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 3:01pm
Georgia waiter in his early twenties surprises restaurant-goers by taking a seat in a stranger's booth

Tom Brady must serve "Deflategate" penalty, court rules

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 2:49pm
Ruling likely to revive debate over what role, if any, the QB played in using underinflated footballs in the AFC title game in 2015

Rep. David Jolly condemns Congress' "telemarketing" culture

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 2:30pm
Florida congressman wants colleagues to "put the phone down" and "get back to work" with new bill that would make it illegal for them to dial for campaign contributions

Cleveland settles lawsuit over Tamir Rice shooting

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 2:29pm
Cleveland reached a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a toy gun outside a recreation center

Bulger's girlfriend faces sentencing on contempt charge

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 2:19pm
Catherine Greig already is serving an eight-year prison term for helping James "Whitey" Bulger avoid capture

Facebook threat targeted executed Ohio family

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 1:26pm
The threat specifically called out Christopher Rhoden Jr., who died along with seven other members of the Rhoden family, in a string of shootings at four rural locations

​2 inmates escape from southeast Kansas jail

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 1:22pm
Steven Ray Barnes and Shaun Steven Simpson broke out of the Crawford County in Kansas Jail on Saturday

Cleveland settles lawsuit over Tamir Rice shooting death

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 12:45pm
Wrongful death suit alleged two officers acted recklessly when they fatally shot 12-year-old boy in November 2014

​Police chopper stops train from colliding with stalled car on tracks

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 11:27am
Riverside, Calif. helicopter crew alerts train engineer in time to prevent accident

Wisconsin high school prom gunman was bullied, students say

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 11:19am
Jakob Wagner, an 18-year-old former student, was shot and killed after opening fire on two students leaving prom

Ex-classmate says prom gunman was bullied

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 10:53am
A school official in central Wisconsin says 18-year-old Jakob Wagner, who wounded two students at a high school prom Saturday, was ready to cause a disaster