A man suspected in the death of a 1-year-old Maryland boy found inside a backpack in a central Ohio creek has been indicted on murder and other charges after the toddler's mother agreed to cooperate with prosecutors.
A Pennsylvania man is dead after a headstone fell on him while he and his wife were decorating a relative's grave for Easter.
Federal public defenders have been granted more time to work on the appeal for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who is serving a 10-year sentence for corruption.
The defendant's startling admission on Day One that he did it. Tearful testimony from survivors who lost limbs. The boat. The white hat. As the prosecution rests, here's a look at some of the most compelling moments in the government's case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev:
The FBI says a shooting at a National Security Agency gate at Fort Meade is not believed to be related to terrorism.
Officials say an American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in Sierra Leone has improved to fair condition at a federal hospital.
An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to new research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples.
Police in central Ohio say they have arrested three teens after receiving at least 70 reports of vehicle damage over the weekend.
The Florida Legislature is considering new measures to restrict abortions.
The president of Northeastern University is reacting angrily to the discovery of swastikas on campus.
The Florida Highway Patrol says eight people died and 10 others were injured when a passenger van ran through a stop sign, crossed all lanes of U.S. 27 and landed in a canal in rural southwest Florida.
President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Republican U.S. Sen. John McCain are among the guests scheduled to pay tribute to the late Sen. Edward Kennedy in Boston.
With the recovery of two bodies, focus has shifted to what caused the explosion and fire that leveled three Manhattan apartment buildings.
President Barack Obama is teeing off in Florida with a trio of oil and private equity moguls.
Authorities: Body found in rubble 3 days after apparent gas explosion in Manhattan.
Police departments nationwide are being asked to issue more tickets for violations at railroad crossings because of recent crashes in New York, California and North Carolina.
Family members say before his death from brain cancer in 2009, U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy insisted a building that would one day bear his name be less about his own legacy and more about the institution he loved.
More immigrants have been drowning in the Rio Grande over the last six months.
Emergency workers are painstakingly looking for signs of two missing people in the rubble of three New York City apartment buildings leveled in an apparent gas explosion, though authorities acknowledge the chances of finding them are slim.
Advocates of tougher measures on gun control are kicking off a third annual bike ride from Newtown to Washington.
A western Pennsylvania newlywed has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in the shooting death of her niece hours after the ceremony.
New England's epic winter is on pace to produce a corresponding number of insurance claims.
Officials at Stanford University say they're investigating an unusually high number of students suspected of cheating.
James Meredith, who integrated the University of Mississippi under federal protection a half century ago, says it's a shame that state authorities deferred to the federal government to bring charges after a noose was left on a campus statue of him.
Police are searching for at least two people still missing after an apparent gas line explosion leveled three New York City apartment buildings.
4-year-old uses chainsaw to free father pinned under tree. Jamie Innis reports.
Speculation over Hillary Clinton's presidential aspirations grows as she launches a new book tour. Chris Clackum reports.
Police say FedEx driver faked hijacking in plot to steal expensive shoes. Andy Cerota reports.
Troutdale, Oregon Police Chief Scott Anderson and school superintendent Linda Florence give details of this morning's shooting inside Reynolds High School. (KGW)
Police search for three men who brutally beat Detroit man after car crash. Hank Winchester reports. (WDIV)
Iowa police department encourages Craigslist users to carry out transactions at their station. Jannay Towne reports.