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One of the University of North Carolina students who persuaded the Department of Education to investigate the school's handling of sex assault cases has filed a new complaint, accusing the university of retaliating against her.
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on Italian prosecutors efforts to retry Amanda Knox for murder.
Jerry Sandusky will probably be incarcerated for the rest of his life for child sex abuse convictions, but the former Penn State assistant football coach is making sure he has his say outside the prison walls.
A 14-year-old suspected of shooting a baby in the coastal city of Brunswick, Georgia, will make his first appearance in court on Monday, a court clerk said.
A housekeeper at the U.S. Military Academy could face up to two years in jail if convicted of trying to steal a bag of frozen meatballs.
After years of struggle on both sides of the issue, the question of same-sex marriage goes before the U.S. Supreme Court this week. People were already lining up outside the court Friday morning for the limited number of seats available Tuesday and Wednesday, when the justices will hear oral arguments on two cases.
The fatal shooting of a 13-month-old boy in his stroller marked the second time mother Sherry West lost a son to violence, she said. Her 18-year-old son was stabbed to death in 2008.
Atlanta police have issued an arrest warrant for rapper Gucci Mane who allegedly struck a man on the head with a champagne bottle at a downtown Atlanta nightclub.
David Ranta, who was released from prison a day earlier because of a wrongful conviction, suffered a heart attack Friday evening, according to his lawyer.
Days after he led police in a wild car chase that ended in a hail of gunfire, authorities are investigating the driver's links to two Colorado killings. And whether he has ties to a third shooting, in Texas, earlier this year.
An Alabama man pleaded guilty Friday to poisoning oak trees that drew generations of Auburn University football fans celebrating victories, officials said.
The first week of a lawsuit seeking to reform New York's stop-and-frisk policy featured emotional accounts from men who say police stopped them for no reason and NYPD officers who say mandated quotas forced them to make unnecessary stops.
A top judicial nominee has withdrawn her name from consideration after a successful Republican filibuster, with President Obama saying Friday he "was deeply disappointed."
Major League Baseball filed a lawsuit Friday seeking damages against the South Florida clinic Biogenesis of America and its operator, Anthony Bosch, for allegedly providing performance-enhancing drugs to players, the pro sports league said.
Doug Kendall and Tom Donnelly say, especially with important gay rights and marriage equality cases looming, all Americans should have the opportunity to see the Supreme Court in action
Colorado investigators are in Decatur, Texas, Friday morning eager to examine evidence found in a black Cadillac whose driver might have been involved in Tuesday's slaying of Colorado's prison system chief.
Peter Sprigg says the Employment Non-Discrimination Act is fraught with moral and legal problems.
He didn't want them to know his secret.
A 61-year-old Frenchman was arrested this week after he impersonated a pilot and sat in the cockpit of a US Airways plane before a scheduled flight from Philadelphia International Airport, police say.
If you're handing over cash for a heavily discounted iPad from some random guy in a McDonald's parking lot or at a gas station, then yes, you should consider your purchase a risk.