A Utah man is facing assault and mayhem charges, accused of attacking another man by spraying him in the face with chemical lye.
A federal prosecutor wants New York City's efforts to reform the troubled Rikers Island jail complex to go further.
The family of Oklahoma beheading suspect Alton Nolen has expressed shock at how the ex-con raised in a Christian home could have committed such a gruesome crime, but experts...
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says pellet guns have been pulled from shelves at the Ohio store where a 22-year-old man holding an air rifle was fatally shot by police.
The family of a man who died after a struggle with police outside of a Moore movie theater in February has filed a claim against the city.
Authorities say a newly decorated New York City police officer has been indicted after a woman was beaten in her home.
Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else.
A state appeals court has ruled that Tennessee must turn over the names of people involved in executions to the attorneys for 11 death row inmates.
A 25-year-old man who authorities say stabbed three people at a Catholic church in New Mexico has been sentenced to five years in prison.
U.S. stocks are edging higher as investors set aside worries about the protests in Hong Kong, the Asian financial hub.