Local television footage showed firefighters on the scene of one many fires that broke out overnight and residents sweeping up debris on city streets as dawn broke Tuesday in Baltimore.
An upstate New York sheriff stands by his decision to have 15 runaway bison shot and killed last week, but he says he should have had his own personnel shoot the animals instead of letting others do it.
A deadly fungus spread by a beetle has the potential to decimate Florida's avocado crop.
National Guard troops fanned out through Baltimore, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of the city shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.
A New York congressman wants to make the use of chokeholds by police officers a federal crime.
A Cumberland, Rhode Island, man will serve time in prison for driving drunk four times in fewer than 48 hours.
A federal judge has rejected a request to delay his order for California to provide sex reassignment surgery for a transgender inmate.
Attorneys for a man convicted of stabbing a Texas corrections officer to death over a disagreement about a peanut butter sandwich are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block his execution.
A prosecutor says toxicology results show that an off-duty New Jersey officer behind the wheel in a wrong-way crash that killed another officer and a friend on a New York City highway was drunk.
State and local officials in Las Vegas are talking about "concentric circles" of security around the upcoming Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather fight.
New York state will soon offer English language lessons to Spanish speakers over their mobile phones.
ESPN is suing Verizon in an escalating clash over how the popular sports channel is being sold in a discounted pay-TV package.
A Tulsa County Sheriff's Office senior official has resigned following a memo indicating the agency gave special treatment to a volunteer deputy who later fatally shot a restrained man, and that the official repeatedly rebuffed criticism of that reservist.
Court documents released in the slaying of an Indiana University say investigators found blood in the suspect's vehicle and discovered his cellphone next to the woman's body.
A by-the-numbers look at the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes:
Federal prosecutors are asking that two former small town police officers in South Carolina be sentenced to at least a year in prison for shocking a mentally disabled woman at least eight times with a Taser.
The National Weather Service says it's received numerous reports of tornadoes that struck last night in northern Texas.
Police say a small-town Pennsylvania politician engaged a SWAT team in a six-hour standoff after threatening his son with a bat and barricading himself in his home.
Coast Guard officials say they'll continue searching Monday morning for any survivors after a powerful weekend storm capsized several sailboats in a regatta near Mobile Bay in Alabama.
Police say a Philadelphia mother locked her four children in the basement for nearly 15 hours without food or a bathroom as punishment.
Two Ohio graduate students have invented a device that would allow law enforcement officers to determine how much THC is in a motorist's system during traffic stops.
A 17-year-old Connecticut girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and is expected to be released from the hospital.
The agency that manages the Golden Gate Bridge is asking Sen. Dianne Feinstein for help in restricting the rising number of remote-controlled drones that have been buzzing the famous span.
James Holmes was becoming unhinged in the months before he dressed in a gas mask and body armor and began shooting at a packed midnight "Batman" premiere.
While Ohio has traditionally been a national bellwether politically, the state now finds itself in the minority on same-sex marriage heading into Tuesday's U.S. Supreme Court arguments.
"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.