Police say a Texas woman attempted to hide evidence during an arrest by defecating in her pants and using the feces to conceal drugs.
A guard at a privately run immigration jail beat a detainee because the man joined a hunger strike protesting conditions at the facility, the Washington state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union said in a federal lawsuit Friday.
The White House has received a memo from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis making recommendations for dealing with transgender individuals serving in the military.
Tennessee authorities say a deputy responding to a domestic disturbance call has fatally shot a man.
A teacher strike over pay and health benefits in West Virginia will continue into next week.
Authorities say a McDonald's late-night manager who fired shots at a car in a Cleveland drive-thru line is facing assault charges.
A man with a history of mental illness was sentenced Friday to life in prison with no possibility of parole for killing three of his neighbors in a Milwaukee apartment building.
A man known as the "stocking strangler," who was convicted of raping and choking to death three women four decades ago, is set for execution next month in Georgia.
About 11,500 Spirit AeroSystems workers in Wichita have received bonuses.
Police say a St. Louis-area utility worker hit by a stray bullet from a shooting a half block away has died.
A former Florida city commissioner has been sentenced to four years and three months in prison following a wide-ranging corruption investigation.
Authorities in New Jersey are considering filing terrorism charges against a Massachusetts man charged with deliberately crashing a stolen bakery delivery truck into a Planned Parenthood clinic.
The last of four teens charged in the throwing of a sandbag from an interstate overpass in Ohio that killed a Michigan man riding in a car has pleaded guilty.
The Latest on the South Carolina public health agency's handling of a profane message from its Twitter account (all times local): 2:40 p.m.
A New Jersey father who admitted tossing lit matches in an apartment that sparked a fire which killed his infant son and damaged dozens of buildings is now headed to prison.
While the Rev. Billy Graham's travels took him as far away as the Soviet Union and China, he always came back to his native North Carolina, a place of refuge, reflection and spiritual refueling.
Tears flowed as the parents of 15 children who died in college hazing incidents gathered in South Carolina to share their losses.
South Carolina's public health agency said Friday that an employee had been fired after posting a profanity-laced message critical of President Donald Trump in the wake of a deadly school shooting that left 17 dead.
A man has been shot by an officer working with a U.S. Marshals Service task force after he allegedly got into a physical struggle with the officer at a Virginia hotel.
A farmer who says his pregnant cow was shot and killed near a snowmobile trail on his property in Maine will no longer let the public ride on the trail.
The Latest in the case of a California couple accused of starving and shackling their children (all times local): 10:25 a.m.
The Latest on the reaction by U.S. companies to the Florida school massacre (all times Eastern): 12:50 p.m. MetLife is joining other U.S. companies in severing ties to the National Rifle Association following a school massacre in Parkland, Florida.
Public school officials in Massachusetts say they had to physically restrain students more than 9,000 times during the 2016-17 academic year.
A jury has recommended that a registered sex offender convicted of raping and killing a 14-year-old Ohio girl should get the death penalty.
The Latest on the trial of a man convicted of murder for shooting an unarmed black man (all times local): 11:45 a.m.
Mexican immigration agents say they have found 103 Central American migrants in a freight trailer left by a roadside near the U.S. border.
The Latest on the slaying of an online exhibitionist from Alabama (all times local): 10:10 a.m.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the case of a University of Connecticut scientist charged with killing her professor husband are seeking to seal her arrest warrant for at least 90 days.
A former teaching assistant who pleaded guilty to molesting 10 girls at an Oklahoma elementary school has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
The Federal Reserve says it expects that the ongoing strength of the U.S. economy will warrant further gradual increases in interest rates this year, delivering the same steady-as-it-goes message under new leader Jerome Powell as it had provided under Janet Yellen.
Three Michigan teens who underwent a second mental exam in the case of a man who was killed when a rock crashed through his windshield have been found competent for trial.
An upstate New York hunter who fatally shot a neighbor he mistook for a deer is no longer facing charges.
The Latest on the postponed execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local): 8:20 a.m.
A Pennsylvania father who served a prison term for seriously injuring his infant son about 20 years ago is now charged with homicide because an autopsy determined the injuries caused the son's death in 2015.
An Alabama man is defending his son, who's accused of murder in the slaying of his exhibitionist wife.
A former Florida sheriff's deputy who was caught by his own body camera stealing cash from a driver he arrested has been sentenced to four years of probation.
Authorities say a gunman who fatally shot a 10-year-old boy and wounded his mother at their New Jersey home was trying to hit someone else when he opened fire.
Following vehicle-based attacks in New York and Charlottesville, Virginia, a new parking policy could force thousands to move their cars during major events in the nation's capital.
A white man who fatally shot an unarmed black man after reporting "hoodlums" has been found guilty of first-degree murder in North Carolina.
Despite a petition, protest march and neighbor-erected fences, a South Carolina woman had vowed she would die before she would stop flying a Confederate flag in her predominantly black community.