A white former Oklahoma police officer on trial for the fourth time in the 2014 killing of his daughter's black boyfriend has told jurors he had no choice but to shoot the young man.
Judge halts execution of man known as Houston area's 'Tourniquet Killer' so authorities can investigate alleged scheme in which the inmate says a fellow prisoner asked him to confess to another killing
Authorities say a man with a lengthy criminal past who was fired from a job earlier this year for punching a colleague showed up for work at a countertop company as scheduled and started shooting five of his co-workers
Attorneys for the Mississippi governor say an African-American man who sued the state failed to show he suffered harm because of the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag
The number of people missing in the deadliest and most destructive series of wildfires in California history peaked at more than 2,000 in the hardest hit county but now stands at 50, with authorities believing nearly all of them will be found alive
A New York City rabbi who kept driving when a Vermont state trooper tried to pull him over has pleaded not guilty to a charge of attempting to elude police in a traffic stop his family calls traumatizing
North Carolina's governor launched a two-part strategy to end protracted litigation over the state's so-called bathroom bill and its replacement
A powerful state lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff, boasting how they pressured a university president after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game
October 19, 2017 marks the 30th anniversary of Black Monday. Longtime bankruptcy and securities attorney Sandra Mayerson remembers what happened, what America learned, and what radically changed because of that infamous day
A New Mexico art gallery owner and a jewelry supplier have pleaded guilty in federal court to criminal charges in the sale of fake Native American jewelry that was manufactured in the Philippines.
A Massachusetts man who authorities say fell under the influence of the Islamic State group has been convicted of plotting to behead a conservative American blogger for organizing a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest
From first-graders to college seniors, schools are cracking down on a wide swath of Halloween costumes. Watch the video to see what’s considered offensive