Tragedy struck an Oregon high school today when a gunman entered the school armed with a rifle and fatally shot a student. The gunman also wounded a teacher before apparently turning the rifle on himself.
A pair of shootings in Las Vegas on Sunday morning left five people dead, including two police officers and two assailants.
Police arrested two 12-year-old girls on Saturday in southeastern Wisconsin for stabbing their friend 19 times in an apparent attempt to gain favor with a forest demon.
Police have arrested a Mexican drug smuggler who ran his billion-dollar operation from a rural part of Pennsylvania for over 20 years.
The son of a well-known Boston Red Sox player and broadcaster plead guilty on Tuesday to the murder of his girlfriend. He will now spend the rest of his life in a Massachusetts prison.
A gunman went on a shooting spree Friday night at a student hangout located in Isla Vista near the University of California at Santa Barbara. The gunman killed six people and wounded seven others.
A death row inmate in Missouri is awaiting a last-minute stay of execution based on concerns the lethal injection may constitute cruel and unusual punishment.
Authorities have charged a man with arson related to one of more than a dozen wildfires that are still burning in parts of southern California. To date, the wildfires have burned over 20,000 acres in parts of San Diego County. Continue reading
A man drove his pickup truck into the wall of a television studio in a suburb of Baltimore, Maryland, in an attempt to force his way inside the station.
A World War II veteran was sentenced last week to three years in federal prison and fined $500,000 for his role in a Mexican drug trafficking ring. Sharp turned 90 last week on the day he was sentenced,