A southwest Florida man put his dead neighbor in the bed of his pickup truck and drove to his lawyer's office claiming he'd killed the man in self-defense.
Because of a federal judge's ruling in January, Alabama was briefly among the 37 states where same-sex marriages were legal.
A federal investigation into the police killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, lays bare what officials contend are racist, profit-driven law enforcement practices in the small St. Louis suburb.
People aren't the only ones suffering from a seemingly endless winter of bone-rattling cold, record-busting snow and ice-slick sidewalks. Pooches' paws feel the pain, too.
The probate court in one of Alabama's biggest counties says it won't issue any marriage licenses at all after the Alabama Supreme Court disagreed with a federal court and upheld the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
Authorities say a 13-year-old Ohio boy was suspended for bringing moonshine to school, and a science teacher who knew the student was making the illegal alcohol was reprimanded for not reporting that the boy took it to class.
Former CIA director David Petraeus appears likely to avoid prison time for providing reams of classified material to his mistress.
Georgia officials waffled on whether to proceed with an execution when the lethal injection drug was discovered to have a cloudy appearance, according to court documents, and one expert said the state's decision to postpone it was the right move.
School officials insist that everything is back to normal after a riot at a juvenile rehabilitation center in rural western Nevada. But the local sheriff says the neighboring town is on edge and "at its wits' end" following the latest in a series of violent outbursts by the teenagers.
Less than an hour's drive from one of Earth's great fresh water sources, some people in Flint are searching for a drop worth drinking.
Congress is sending President Barack Obama a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the budget year, without overturning the president's immigration policies.
When the nation's first black president steps onto the Edmund Pettus Bridge this weekend, he'll be standing on a structure a tribute to a reputed Ku Klux Klan leader.
Police say an engineer injured in last week's California commuter train derailment has died.
A restaurant's policy to give customers a percentage off their bill on their birthday actually became a 7-cent refund for man who turned 101.
City leaders in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson will meet Tuesday with U.S. Department of Justice officials to discuss a federal investigation of the police department stemming from the August shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.
A spokesman for Hillary Rodham Clinton says there was nothing illegal or improper about her use of a personal email account during her time as Secretary of State.
Prosecutors plan to seek the death sentence for a man accused of killing three Muslim students in Chapel Hill last month.
Even former vice presidents get called for jury duty.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he's not in Washington to "disrespect" President Barack Obama when he addresses Congress.
The mother of a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun when he was fatally shot by Cleveland police will discuss the city's response to the family's federal lawsuit.
Police in one New Hampshire town are handing out the kind of tickets you want to get — for free pizza and french fries.
More snow is expected for the Upper Midwest.
Authorities say a 9-year-old boy was hospitalized after his 10-year-old brother apparently ran him over with a stolen car in Michigan.
A central Florida man faces hate crime charges after authorities say he told a man the bar they were in wasn't for blacks and hit him with a bottle.
Officials with Louisville's Metro Air Pollution Control District say they've identified the source of the bad odor that residents have been complaining about for a week.
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.