Federal authorities say they've now been contacted by a representative for the Minnesota dentist who killed a protected lion in Zimbabwe.
A central Pennsylvania elementary school district has closed one of its schools due to an infestation of venomous spiders.
A University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder for shooting a motorist during a traffic stop is trying to get his job back through his union.
Hurricane Guillermo has formed in the Pacific and could be headed toward Hawaii.
The suspect in the deadly South Carolina church shooting is expected in federal court to face dozens of federal charges, including hate crimes and obstructing the practice of religion.
Police in western Pennsylvania are searching for an escaped inmate suspected of killing a woman after walking away from a work-release program.
Florida prosecutors have asked a judge to revoke bond for a man accused of shooting at George Zimmerman during a traffic encounter.
The law enforcement arm of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service says it's trying to reach the Minnesota dentist who killed a protected lion while on a guided hunt in Zimbabwe.
U.S. health officials have updated their strategic plan for fighting AIDS, setting new goals for reducing infections and deaths.
Authorities have released a video that shows a gunman enter the Louisiana movie theater where he shot and killed two people and wounded nine others last week.
Federal authorities and police are investigating after Confederate battle flags were found around the Ebenezer Baptist Church and the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta.
Closing arguments are scheduled Thursday in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial.
Court records show three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity who were portrayed in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author.
Baltimore's monthly homicide count is reaching a historic high for a second time this year.
Atlanta's police chief says officials have seen on surveillance video the images of two white males who placed Confederate battle flags on the grounds of the Ebenezer Baptist Church near the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta.
Safari Club International is suspending the membership of the Minnesota hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe and wants a "full and thorough investigation" into the lion's death.
The Coast Guard says its search for two missing teenage boaters will press forward at least into Friday.
A fuller portrait of Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes has emerged during his death penalty trial.
Police are monitoring the office of a suburban Minneapolis dentist who has come under fire for killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe.
Attorneys representing the man accused of killing nine people at a historic black church say they need to focus solely on his case until it goes to trial.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick says the four-game suspension for star quarterback Tom Brady and the saga surrounding deflated footballs won't alter his team's preparation for the season.
Mini is recalling about 35,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because they don't meet side-impact crash-test requirements.
The search continued Wednesday for two Florida teens who have been missing in the Atlantic Ocean since leaving Friday afternoon on a fishing trip.
A prison worker who got "caught up in the fantasy" of a prison escape told investigators her relationship with the two inmates included sex acts and naked photos.
A magnitude-6.3 earthquake has shaken southern Alaska and was felt by some people in Anchorage and Kodiak.
Hispanic restaurant owner schedules "White Appreciation Day", saying all Americans deserve to be celebrated. KUSA's Whitney Wild reports.
"We're on the same playing field," Devil worshipers want book given to Oklahoma children in classrooms. Andrew Donley reports. (KFOR)
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.