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1 hr ago | CBS Atlanta
Residents and emergency crews were waiting for a fire to burn itself out after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant in a small town in southwestern Wyoming.
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5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
A 42-year-old man arrested after the weekend shooting death of Douglas Witeri at a Gisborne house has been charged with his murder.
9 hrs ago | Detroit News
A judge is expected to order life sentences for a 67-year-old man convicted of killing two women at a Detroit retirement home.
A judge has found an eastern Ohio man competent to stand trial on charges alleging he raped and killed a pizza delivery driver and dumped her body at a state park.
A white supremacist whose Pacific Northwest crime rampage claimed four lives in 2011 pleaded guilty to federal charges Wednesday as part of a plea agreement that netted lighter punishments for two accomplices.
James Holmes' attorneys are fighting an order to have the accused Aurora, Colo., theater shooter undergo a second mental evaluation.
Authorities who searched the home of a Minnesota man who shot and killed two teens testified Wednesday that they found an audio recorder that was turned on, an operating surveillance system and a cellphone jamming device.
Four decades after John Wayne Gacy lured more than 30 young men and boys to his Chicago-area home and strangled them, his case has helped authorities solve another killing - one he didn't commit.
Prince Tsetse, 40, was taken into custody Thursday in connection with the slaying of 23-year-old Kimberly Robertson of Oakland.
Attorneys for a Florida man charged with murder in the killing of a teenager during an argument over loud music are asking that his retrial be delayed.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declined a death row inmate's clemency request Tuesday evening, clearing the way for his execution hours later barring an unforeseen development in the case.
Millions of fugitives can pass undetected through federal background checks and buy guns illegally because police departments across the country routinely fail to put their names into a national database that tracks people on the run from the law.
A South Florida man was convicted Tuesday of beating his newlywed wife to death so he could collect a $1 million life insurance policy.
This undated photo provided by the Wood County Sheriff's Office shows Joseph Lewis Miller.
Another fatal shooting of a suspect by police has rattled the city of Albuquerque, where a string of killings has sparked sometimes violent protests in recent weeks.
A prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against a 28-year-old man accused in the fatal shooting of four people at a rural eastern Kansas farm.
A Charlotte man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after being convicted of killing a man nearly four years ago.