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The death of a Russian boy adopted by an American couple has been ruled accidental, the district attorney of Ector County, Texas, said.
A file titled "Suicide Note" was recovered from the desktop computer in the bedroom of a man called responsible for the killings of three people in Orange County, California, last month, authorities said Friday.
Illinois lottery winner Urooj Khan died of cyanide toxicity and his death has been ruled a homicide, Cook County Medical Examiner Dr. Stephen Cina said Friday.
South African authorities disarmed and suspended officers allegedly involved in an incident captured on video showing a man dragged on a road in the back of a police van, kicking and writhing.
An Army psychiatrist accused of opening fire and killing 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, will begin trial proceedings in three months, a military judge ruled.
A Japanese court Friday sentenced two American servicemen to prison for a rape committed last year while they were on duty at a U.S. military base in Okinawa.
A 36-year-old man disappeared Thursday night after a sinkhole opened up underneath his bedroom in Florida, authorities said.
Defense attorneys for New York police officer Gilberto Valle, accused of a cannibalism plot, tried Thursday to show their client engaged in "fantasy role-play" during online conversations with his three alleged co-conspirators.
Pfc. Bradley Manning pleaded guilty Thursday to 10 of the 22 charges against him -- but not the most serious one, "aiding the enemy" -- in what the government says is the largest leak of classified documents in history.
Jodi Arias breaks down on stand. Former prosecutor Wendy Murphy and defense attorney Anne Bremner discusses the trial.
Mexican smugglers have used tunnels, cars, boats and even the human body in attempts to sneak drugs past U.S. agents in an endless cat-and-mouse game on the U.S.-Mexico border.
A former coal company executive pleaded guilty Thursday and identified his old boss as part of an effort to cover up safety violations before the worst U.S. mine disaster in decades.
Mystery surrounds the apparent killing of a mayoral candidate in Mississippi.
Ammar Asim Faruq Harris, 26, the suspect in a shooting and crash that left three people dead last week in Las Vegas, has been arrested in Los Angeles, the FBI police said Thursday.
Police are no longer looking for a woman in connection with a fatal shooting and crash that left three people dead on the Las Vegas Strip.
An Ohio bartender says she did the right thing by calling the police to report a man she believes was driving drunk.
A priest accused of child molestation fleas to Mexico but evades being captured by police.
Las Vegas police said photos it released of a "person of interest" sought in connection with a triple homicide show the wrong person.
A police officer accused of a cannibalism plot spent hours online with a man who was kicked off a fetish website because his fantasies were too dark and real, testimony Wednesday revealed.
How were inmates inside a Texas prison allegedly able to make cell phone calls, plot crimes and acquire drugs?