The father of veteran NBA player Richard Jefferson was shot and killed this week in a drive-by shooting in Southern California, authorities said.
A suspect was in custody after at least five people, including three infants, were slashed at an overnight New York City day care facility early Friday, police said.
A suspect was in custody after several people, including children, were found slashed at an overnight New York City day care facility early Friday, police said.
An armed kidnapping suspect being investigated by the FBI was killed Thursday night near Miami International Airport after firing upon several police officers with assault rifle, authorities said.
A Michigan man who was among a group that posed as cops while holding people at gunpoint and detaining others in handcuffs was sentenced this week to five years of probation.
Five people, including an 8-year-old girl and 14-year-old, were shot during a Thursday night memorial service in upstate New York, police said.
Workers say they endured horrifying moments of wild gunfire and terror as a woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland fired on colleagues with a handgun, killing three people before fatally shooting herself.
Three men involved in a shootout that wounded two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies are documented gang members, detectives said Thursday.
Colorado police arrested a man in a 30-year-old murder case Thursday, alleging he sexually assaulted, stabbed and beat a woman to death in an alley when he was 15.
At least 30 immigrant men who are living in the United States illegally and have sex crime records remain in custody in California despite having completed their sentences and wanting to be deported, a newspaper reported Thursday.
Investigators missed opportunities early on to catch the man who kidnapped and killed 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling in 1989, a Minnesota sheriff said Thursday before releasing thousands of investigative documents in the case that focused national attention on missing children.
Christine Blasey Ford and the wife of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have both received death threats after Ford, amid the judge's confirmation process, accused him of sexual assault.
Authorities say a drunken southwestern Missouri man badly injured a horse by dragging it behind his pickup truck until he was stopped by angry witnesses.
The wife of a gunman killed after he opened fire at a Pennsylvania municipal building Wednesday said in a social media post that she was OK but did not say whether she had been injured in the shooting.
The Latest on the shooting at a Pennsylvania court building (all times local): 3:55 p.m.
The lone shooter responsible for killing at least three people and wounding several others during a Thursday morning assault on a Maryland distribution center died at the hospital after she shot herself in the head, police said.
Lawyers and advocates for victims of clergy sex-abuse are assailing as inadequate some new steps announced by U.S. Catholic bishops to curtail the abuse scandals that have deeply shaken the church this year.
It was decades ago, but Sara Schwendinger remembers perfectly the panic she felt when she realized a car was following her as she ran along a country road at dusk, just outside her small Wisconsin hometown.
The Latest on the murder trial of Chicago Police Officer Van Dyke in the shooting of teenager Laquan McDonald.
A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected a request to put off the trial of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.