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A passenger on an Alaska Airlines flight early Monday was detained by police after he allegedly tried to open the plane's emergency door while the plane was in flight, an airline official said.
Should William Potts, an American fugitive living in Cuba, ever set foot in the United States again, he faces an indictment for airplane hijacking and a potentially lengthy prison term.
Fears were growing in Britain Monday of a surge in Islamophobia in the wake of the knifing death of a British soldier last week that his suspected attackers claimed was revenge for the deaths of Muslims worldwide.
Grief over a Kentucky officer's death is giving way to rage and anxiety as police believe someone set up a trap just to kill their colleague or another driver.
Text messages sent from Trayvon Martin's cell phone the day he was killed show he had been arguing with someone on the phone and was "hostile," attorneys for George Zimmerman wrote in a recent court filing.
Sniffer dogs will search an Oregon high school for explosives before students return from the Memorial Day weekend because one of their classmates was planning to attack them with bombs and bullets, police said.
New York's infamous "Hot Dog Hooker" allegedly tried to serve up the full works to one customer, but she didn't know the customer was an undercover detective and is now facing a prostitution case, police said.
Three more people were arrested Saturday in connection with this week's grisly killing of British soldier Lee Rigby, police said.
Amanda Bynes has had a rough few days -- some might say, a rough few months -- landing in jail after allegedly tossing a marijuana bong out of her 36th-floor New apartment window.
A federal judge ordered "America's Toughest Sheriff" to stop profiling immediately and has forbidden some of his operating procedures. The sheriff's lawyers dispute the judge's conclusion.
After a jury deadlocked on whether Jodi Arias should be sentenced to death for murder, the jury foreman described the decision as tense and emotional.
A 15-year-old Utah boy was arrested in connection with the slayings of his two younger adopted brothers, ages 4 and 10, who were apparently stabbed to death in their home, authorities said Thursday.
Pepper Schwartz says with constant drumbeat of scandals in armed forces, the military must require education programs to teach men self control, address culture of sexual entitlement
Adding to what's becoming a lengthy list of run-ins with the law, New York police arrested actress Amanda Bynes on Thursday night after she allegedly tossed drug paraphernalia out the window of her 36th floor Manhattan apartment.
Police in Montague County, Texas, released dash cam video of Deputy James Boyd being shot by murder suspect Evan Ebel.
An army Sgt. 1st Class is charged with allegedly secretly videotaping female cadets in the showers and bathrooms.
Just before Lois Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right not to answer questions in front of a House committee investigating wrongdoing in the IRS tax-exempt office she ran, she gave an opening statement insisting her innocence.
An Arizona jury Thursday said it was unable to reach a unanimous agreement and would be unable to decide what penalty Jodi Arias should receive for killing her ex-boyfriend.
A man who evaded the law for 34 years was sentenced to 36 to 40 years in prison Thursday for raping three women in Massachusetts in 1978.
Hospital staff discuss the recovery of Ronald Poppo after a man chewed off parts of his face on a Miami street last year.