A homeless woman has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of an 84-year-old woman who was pushed off a Los Angeles train platform.
A chronology of events in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa, former president of the Teamsters union:
A newspaper in Virginia is removing the word "Democrat" from its name because of the nation's increasingly divisive politics.
The publisher of North Dakota's Grand Forks Herald plans to retire next year.
The FBI has spent this week digging up a field in suburban Detroit for the remains of former Teamsters union leader Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared 38 years ago. He was last seen outside a restaurant about 20 miles from the digging site where he was to meet with a New Jersey Teamsters boss and a Detroit Mafia captain.
A father who discovered his 15-year-old daughter was being wooed on Facebook by a man twice her age took matters into his own hands.
A father and son who acknowledged they were pimps were acquitted Wednesday of sex trafficking charges after several prostitutes testified they were treated well.
A former enforcer for James "Whitey" Bulger has been grilled by Bulger's attorney about varying stories he told over the years about killings he says were orchestrated by Bulger and his gang.
A Florida judge read the formal charge against George Zimmerman on Wednesday to 40 potential jurors who could be selected to decide if the neighborhood watch volunteer committed murder when he shot an unarmed Trayvon Martin.
A man accused of kidnapping three women and holding them in his home and raping them over a decade was given a late summer trial date Wednesday.
Cars and trucks are rolling again across the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge, restoring the traffic flow on the main route between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination affected John W. Bluford III's time in college and career.
Orlando Shaw earned his 15 minutes of fame with a dubious distinction: fathering 22 children with 14 women. The Nashville man's story made news when the mothers of his children sued for child support.
The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Monday, June 17:
A car rocketing down an avenue in Manhattan's dense East Village swerved out of control, plowed down a sidewalk and smashed through a storefront flower stand Wednesday morning, injuring eight people, witnesses and officials said.
Former investigators on Wednesday called on the National Transportation Safety Board to re-examine the cause, saying new evidence points to the often-discounted theory that a missile strike may have downed the jumbo jet.
A 41-year-old man is being held on $5 million bail after police say he castrated a paraplegic during a dispute at an assisted living facility in Philadelphia.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Bob and Barbara Schmidt dashed to their home on a dirt road in a heavily wooded area northeast of Colorado Springs as smoke from what would become the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history filled the air.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys personally interviewed 58 potential jurors over seven days about their media exposure to the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman last year in Sanford, Fla. They have asked 40 jury candidates to return for the next round of questioning and dismissed scores of others. They eventually must whittle down the pool to six jurors and four alternates who will decide Zimmerman's second-degree murder case.