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A court hearing could provide details of allegations against school workers charged with lying and interfering with investigators following the rape of a 16-year-old girl by two eastern Ohio high school football... A court hearing could provide details of allegations against school workers charged with lying and interfering with investigators ... (more)
In this May 1, 2013 file photo, Lori Ballman holds a tribute to her late daughter, Deanna, at her home in Pataskala, Ohio.
The Obama administration is strongly encouraging health insurance companies to cut consumers some slack in January when new coverage takes effect under the president's overhaul.
A 68-year-old former paralegal who had been accused of plotting to kidnap and kill Las Vegas police officers to advance an anti-government sovereign citizen philosophy pleaded guilty Thursday to a greatly reduced misdemeanor charge, and a judge set her free.
Women in the federal workforce continue to face more obstacles than men in reaching top positions and salaries despite making strides over the years, according to a government report released Thursday.
This image from video provided by WJLA-TV shows Ryan Loskarn, chief of staff to Sen. A North Texas teen from an affluent family was sentenced to probation this week after he killed four pedestrians when he lost control of his speeding pickup truck while driving drunk, a punishment that outraged the... "Affluenza," the term used by a psychologist to ... (more)
Prosecutors have wrapped up their case against two former California police officers who are on trial in the death of a mentally ill, homeless man.
Police say 26-year-old Isidro Mercado has been arrested and is expected to be charged with one count of murder and one count of attempted murder.
Missouri executed Allen Nicklasson on Wednesday night for killing a good Samaritan who stopped to help him and his friends after their car stalled on Interstate 70 in 1994.
Missouri executed Allen Nicklasson on Wednesday night for killing a Good Samaritan who stopped to help him and his friends after their car stalled on Interstate 70 in 1994.
An alleged serial bank robber was shot and wounded by police Wednesday after a chase from Novato to Terra Linda.
A federal jury on Wednesday acquitted a former New Orleans police officer of fatally shooting a man without justification outside a strip mall in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath.
Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
The Supreme Court is considering whether to give a new sentencing hearing to a man who confessed to kidnapping, raping and killing a 16-year-old girl in Kentucky.
A former Phoenix police officer pleaded guilty to manslaughter Wednesday in a deal that spares him another trial on charges of second-degree murder and animal cruelty.
The man wanted in the shooting death of the brother-in-law of Columbia, S.C.'s mayor has been arrested in Charlotte.
Lake Tahoe News reports a jury in South Lake Tahoe imposed the death penalty against 62-year-old Joseph Michael Nissensohn after deliberating for about 90 minutes Tuesday.