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The puppeteer who gave Sesame Street's Elmo his voice allegedly threw a crystal meth sex party for a teenage boy in 2004, according to a federal lawsuit filed this week.
The suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a Brooklyn couple and their baby has now been charged with second-degree vehicular manslaughter, the Kings County District Attorney's office announced Tuesday.
A Chicago baby who was killed when someone fired on her father's minivan last week was shot once, not multiple times as previously reported, police said Tuesday.
Russia's child rights ombudsman slammed Texas prosecutors for deciding not to charge the adoptive parents of a Russian boy who died suddenly in January, Russia's RIA Novosti news agency reported Tuesday.
A rookie sheriff's deputy traded in her gun for a textbook when she went undercover in a high school for 10 months.
T. J. Lane took a .22 caliber gun to school and opened fire a year ago. On Tuesday, he faces sentencing.
Pakistani officials say they have arrested a suspect in connection with the gruesome 2002 murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.
The FBI said Monday it believes it knows who was behind one of the most significant art heists in the United States -- the 1990 theft of 13 precious works, once valued at $500 million, from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
Legal challenges to state voter regulations are still drawing political and judicial scrutiny four months after the November election.
After two Steubenville, Ohio, teens were convicted of rape, a grand jury will investigate whether others should be charged, the state's attorney general said.
Psychologist takes stand in Jodi Arias trial to explain stress and memory loss. CNN's Randi Kaye reports.
A man accused of killing a school district librarian and raping her 10-year-old daughter in upstate New York had removed an electronic tracking anklet before carrying out the attack, police said.
Two hit-and-run deaths in rural Mississippi just a few miles apart highlight a disturbing problem about data collection on possible hate crimes.
The soap opera that is Lindsay Lohan offers more drama after the actress missed a Sunday night flight to Los Angeles where she goes on trial Monday morning.
Monday marks the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Gideon v Wainwright in which the justices unanimously affirmed a constitutional right to a lawyer for criminal defendants too poor to afford one.
Dr. Conrad Murray, who was Michael Jackson's personal physician, is refusing to testify in the wrongful death lawsuit that the singer's mother filed against concert promoter AEG Live.
Canadian police arrested three people Sunday in connection with a daring helicopter escape from a Quebec prison.
The Steubenville, Ohio, rape case has made national headlines because it represents a perfect storm of inappropriate sexual conduct, high-school football heroes, social media and viral YouTube videos.
A shipyard worker who pleaded guilty to arson in a fire that did at least $400 million in damage to a U.S. nuclear attack submarine has been sentenced to over 17 years in federal prison and ordered to pay $400 million in restitution, federal prosecutors said Friday.
A man convicted of plotting to bomb synagogues and churches in New York was sentenced Friday to 10 years in state prison, the Manhattan district attorney's office said.