A former Democratic leader in the Illinois House has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for his role in a bribery scheme.
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed into law the nation’s strictest abortion ban.
Literary ‘superagent’ Mort Janklow, whose clients included Ronald Reagan and Barbara Walters, has died at age 91.
A trial has begun for a former Virginia Tech football player accused of fatally beating a Tinder match he originally believed was a woman.
A man accused of randomly murdering a fellow passenger on a New York City subway train has made his first court appearance.
Texas' top criminal appeals court has ordered a man convicted of killing an 11-year-old Fort Worth girl be removed from the state's death row.
Could Facebook have known about ominous direct-message threats made by a gunman who Texas authorities say massacred 19 children and two teachers at an elementary...
The reality is that gun violence kills tens of thousands in the U.S. every year. That and a million COVID deaths raise the question of...
A romance novelist who wrote about “How to Murder Your Husband” was convicted in her husband’s killing Wednesday following a contentious trial in Portland, Ore.
The United States is calling for a vote “in the coming days” on a U.N. resolution that would impose tougher sanctions on North Korea for...