Nebraska has carried out its first execution in more than two decades by lethal injection of four drugs in a never-before-tried combination, including the powerful opioid fentanyl
The attorney taking on President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with an adult film actress has appeared in Houston immigration court to try to secure the release of a 9-year-old boy from Guatemala
A Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history was a 42-year-old man from a Salt Lake City suburb who leaves behind a wife and young son
A Florida judge has kept bond at $100,000 for a man charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man who assaulted him during a parking lot dispute
A rodeo bull broke free from the Oklahoma City Stockyards late Monday, charging through city streets and chasing people, including one person who jumped into a river to escape the animal
Police say an online romance scam led them to the grim discovery that a North Carolina woman was plotting to kill her 88-year-old mother who she lived with
For the first time, fentanyl has been used in the execution of a US prisoner. Carey Dean Moore was put to death via lethal injection at the Nebraska State Penitentiary Tuesday morning using a previously untested combination of four drugs: fentanyl citrate, the powerful synthetic opioid blamed for deadly overdoses...
An Indiana woman whose husband and three children died when a duck bank sank in Missouri says she hopes to save lives by working to ban the amphibious tourist boats
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and other state Republicans are criticizing a judge's decision to allow the release of defendants accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound where authorities found the remains of a boy.
A 3-year-old boy whose remains were found at a New Mexico compound where children were allegedly trained to conduct school shootings died during an exorcism-like ritual, prosecutors say. Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj, allegedly taken from his Georgia home late last year, suffered from seizures, and his father believed he was possessed by...
Dozens of people are trapped in their homes by fast-rising water from flash floods caused by heavy pre-dawn downpours that drenched New York state's Finger Lakes region, inundating roads and sweeping tons of trees and debris into one of the lakes
Calvin Parker was looking for fish. He says he instead found aliens—or, rather, aliens found him. The date was Oct. 11, 1973, but Parker has hardly mentioned it in the 45 years since he and 42-year-old Charles Hickson saw a blinding light over Mississippi's Pascagoula River. Hickson, who has...