The number of concealed carry permits in the United States has topped 15 million over the last year, according to data collected by the Crime Prevention Research Center. More
A judge in Ohio has dismissed evidence tampering and vandalism charges against the brother of one of eight victims of an unsolved massacre.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Monday that any move to withhold federal funding to “sanctuary cities” would be limited to federal grants controlled by the Justice and Homeland Security ...
As he hopscotches through the Middle East, President Donald Trump is urging Israel and its Arab neighbors to unite around a "common cause": their deep distrust of Iran.
The Latest on a man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend while trying to kill himself (all times local): 12:30 p.m.
A man told police he killed his two roommates because they were neo-Nazis who disrespected his recent conversion to Islam, and investigators found bomb-making materials and Nazi propaganda after he ...
Penn State trustees are planning to weigh recommendations to "ensure significant change" at the university's fraternities and sororities in the wake of the February death of a pledge.
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A small sinkhole has opened on the road just outside President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
Three male suspects in an alleged murder of a six-year old boy faced a judge on May 22 and will have a preliminary hearing next month
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A 15-year-old Ohio girl charged in the fatal shooting of her sleeping father has pleaded "true" to a reduced charge of involuntary manslaughter Monday.
Some St. Louis Catholics are suing the city over an ordinance that protects women against workplace discrimination based on whether they've had an abortion, used contraceptives or are pregnant.
Texas Republicans have been pushing an aggressive agenda despite the promise of court challenges, with time running out to get bills to GOP Gov. Greg Abbott's desk.
Police in New Jersey are trying to track down a burglar who wore a fedora and thin mask over his eyes when he broke into a home.
President Donald Trump is visiting with Pope Francis at the Vatican in their first face-to-face visit. Their relationship is complicated. Here's what the president and pontiff have previously said ...
Hartford is the latest American city to be teetering on the verge on bankruptcy.
A suspect in the first murder in Vermont's capital city in nearly a century pleaded not guilty Monday and was ordered held without bail.
The Latest on the shooting death of a 7-year-old Kentucky boy (all times local): 4:15 p.m.
A New York City steakhouse is suing a Pennsylvania eatery for trademark infringement.
The Naval Academy class of 2020 climbed to the top of the Herndon Monument on Monday afternoon.
An American physician killed while climbing Mount Everest was a global adventurer when he wasn't practicing medicine in small-town Alabama.
The word "shame" has been spray-painted on a Confederate monument in Virginia.
Putting people battling opioid addiction in jail rather than in treatment programs could lead to more opioid-related deaths.
President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn has invoked the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. Flynn is refusing to provide documents to a Senate committee ...