Thousands of immigrants seeking legalization through the U.S. court system have had their hearings canceled and are being told by the government that it may be 2019 or later before their futures are resolved.
The leader of a Kansas commune that prosecutors say lived off life insurance payouts from its dead members faces trial this week in the 2003 drowning of a woman whose death he had allegedly foretold weeks earlier.
From reading and writing to computer-aided drafting and furniture-making, inmates at Vermont's prisons are learning skills widely seen as key to their success when they are released.
Authorities say a 3-year-old boy got ahold of a handgun from his mother's purse and fired just one shot that wounded both his parents.
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Police say a suspicious package left unattended behind a concrete barrier of a New York City bus station was cleared of explosives — but did contain 1,000 condoms.
A NASA satellite has launched on a three-year mission to measure the amount of water in soil.
The Navy is taking a new approach to its recruiting commercials: Appealing to people who are already in uniform, have long since left the military and those who never will join.
The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued five people from a sailboat after the boat's mast broke about 200 miles off the coast of North Carolina.
A New York City man is facing animal cruelty charges after police say neighbors witnessed him beat his puppy and burry the dog alive in a snowbank.
Alabama probate judges are faced with a decision: Whether to continue performing weddings if same-sex marriages become a reality in the state.
Authorities say they are dropping their aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman after his ex-girlfriend stopped cooperating with authorities.
A judge is scheduled to hear arguments on the constitutionality of the government's no fly list in a case now embroiled with allegations of terrorism against a one-time northern Virginia resident.
Authorities say Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight has turned himself in in connection with a hit-and-run incident that left one man dead and another injured.
While the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of a sedative Oklahoma uses in lethal injections, Attorney General Scott Pruitt says he'll push to resume executions.
One of five men facing trial by military commission for the Sept. 11 terrorist attack may get dropped from the case so proceedings can resume at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The Seattle Seahawks-New England Patriots Super Bowl matchup is bringing cross-country donations into the food banks of each team's home state.
A New York City judge says a harassment case against the sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects can proceed.
The Boy Scouts of America have agreed to settle a lawsuit by a 20-year-old California man who was molested by a Scout volunteer in 2007.
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s children are trying to resolve a legal dispute over their father's traveling Bible and Nobel Peace Prize without going to trial.
Squatters are complicating Detroit's plan to bulldoze its way to a brighter future by demolishing thousands of vacant homes.
Gay marriage is inching closer to becoming a reality in Alabama as a federal judge has ruled that probate judges have a constitutional duty to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Opening statements are set for today in the trial of Aaron Hernandez, who is accused of orchestrating the killing of semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd in 2013.
The U.S. stock market is slumping at the close as oil falls to its lowest level in nearly six years.
Cuban President Raul Castro is demanding that the United States return the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, lift the half-century trade embargo on Cuba and compensate it for damages before the two countries re-establish normal relations.
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.