Tough new gun controls in the state of Washington had the director of a small-town museum ready to pull nearly a dozen guns from a World War II exhibit, until a local firearms...
A little boy in Massachusetts who has a brain malformation that causes seizures has been unable to attend the first grade because his school district won’t accommodate his need...
A New Jersey mother who authorities say shot all three of her children, killing two, before turning the gun on herself has died from her injuries.
Officials have identified the man who was fatally shot after he set fire to his house and then waited for authorities so he could ambush them.
Legal documents show an American priest named by Pope Francis as the Vatican's sex crimes prosecutor was among church officials who failed to report an abusive priest to law...
A small Ohio board of education is weighing new school security measures that could give teachers and staff access to loaded guns.
Three civil rights workers who were killed by Ku Klux Klansmen in 1964 are going to be posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, but the honor makes some of...
A 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun is dead after being shot by a Cleveland police officer.
Crime & Courts
An elderly Michigan woman living in a nursing home has come forward with a startling confession: she killed her 8-month-old son 53 years ago. Two of the women’s other children...
New Jersey is the latest state to consider requiring colleges to define when "yes means yes" in an effort to stem the tide of sexual assaults.