The estate of a Chicago man who was poisoned to death right after he won $1 million on a scratch-off lottery ticket will be split between his widow and his daughter from a previous marriage, ending a fight in court.The settlement was confirmed Thursday by a lawyer for the widow.
The case of a Montana bride on trial for pushing her husband of eight days off a cliff could go to the jury Thursday.Jordan Linn Graham's defense team rested after calling a dozen witnesses, mainly in an effort to show she was happy in the days leading up to her wedding.
The grilling of a female Naval Academy midshipman allegedly sexually assaulted by classmates, who spent more than 30 hours being cross-examined during an Article 32 preliminary military hearing, could lead to changes in the way such hearings are conducted.
A North Texas teen from an affluent family was sentenced to probation this week after he killed four pedestrians when he lost control of his speeding pickup truck while driving drunk, a punishment that outraged the victims' families and left prosecutors disappointed.
A national fraternity said Thursday said it's suspending some activities for all chapters after a freshman pledge from Baruch College was killed during a "prohibited" hazing activity over the weekend.
A man tried to drive around a railroad crossing bar in Virginia and was struck by an Amtrak train barreling at almost 80 mph on Thursday morning, authorities said. The man was flown to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The health director who approved the release of President Obama’s birth certificate has died in a plane crash, Hawaiian officials said Thursday.Loretta Fuddy died after the Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft she was travelling on went down shortly after leaving Kalaupapa Airport at around 3:15 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Families and friends of the 26 people killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School gathered in the nation’s capital on Thursday to honor their loved ones through prayer and volunteer work nearly one year after the Newtown massacre.
One passenger died and eight other people were rescued after a small plane crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from an Hawaiian island on Wednesday.
A former New Orleans police officer who was convicted three years ago of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a man after Hurricane Katrina was found not guilty Wednesday by a second jury. "I took the action I had to take," David Warren told reporters after the verdict.
A New York City college freshman was fatally injured during a fraternity hazing ritual that required blindfolded pledges wearing weighted bags to navigate a path while being repeatedly knocked to the ground, authorities said Wednesday.
A Montana man whose newlywed wife pushed him to his death off a cliff said on the morning he died that he'd canceled plans to go kayaking and golfing because his wife told him she had a "surprise" for him, his father-in-law and a friend both testified Wednesday.
A detective for the Arizona state police resigned this week after it was revealed she isn't a U.S. citizen and had — perhaps unknowingly — misrepresented where she was born on application documents, officials said Wednesday.
American University officials say the campus is locked down after reports of a gunman Wednesday evening.D.C. Police responded to Gray Hall at Newark Street and Nebraska Avenue NW just before 8 p.m.
ATLANTA — During a rally at the state Capitol Wednesday, lawyers for the family of a Georgia teenager found dead at school inside a rolled-up gym mat called on the governor to order a coroner's inquest.The body of 17-year-old Kendrick Johnson was found Jan.
Dramatic new video shows the horrifying crash of an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 that rammed into a seawall and cartwheeled down the runway last summer at the San Francisco airport.
George Zimmerman won't be charged with any crimes after the woman who told authorities last month that he threatened her with a gun during a heated argument recanted the allegations, prosecutors said Wednesday.
A California man is in custody after two suspected mercy killings — the shooting of his wife at home, followed by his sister at a nursing facility, police said.Cops were called to the Country Villa Sheraton Nursing Home in Los Angeles on Wednesday morning to investigate a report of a shooting.
DETROIT — Torrents of water spew from broken pipes in Detroit's Crosman School, cascading down stairs before pooling on the warped tile of what was once a basketball court.
A Los Angeles man walked into a nursing home Wednesday and shot his unconscious sister — and police were also investigating the possible murder of the suspect's wife at his home, sources said.
Up to 3 feet of lake-effect snow could bury areas of upstate New York by the end of this week.
The Mega Millions jackpot grew to an estimated $400 million after no one won the top prize of $344 million on Tuesday. The next draw is slated for Friday, December 13 - considered an unlucky date by some - at 11 p.m. ET.
A couple and four children who vanished in sub-zero conditions in the mountains of northern Nevada were found safe Tuesday and revealed they had heated rocks in a fire to keep warm, officials said.
Sources tell News4 a man pulled from the water at Hains Point in Southwest D.C. Tuesday night is believed to be D.C. Police officer Marc Washington.U.S. Park Police responded to the area just before 9 p.m. for a missing man believed to be in the water.
A well-known youth golf coach in the Bay Area has been charged with 65 felonies for allegedly sexually assaulting at least three of his students.Andrew Nisbet, 31, taught students at Las Positas Golf Course in Livermore, where he allegedly met some of his victims.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Oklahoma on Tuesday executed a man convicted of raping and murdering two elderly women in the 1980s, while Missouri appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court to be allowed to proceed with an execution hours later. Ronald Clinton Lott, 53, was pronounced dead at 6:06 p.m.
The couple and four children who had been missing since Sunday night in the frigid mountains of northern Nevada were found safe Tuesday, due to the coordination of rescue crews and the family’s survival methods, including heating rocks in a fire to keep warm, local officials said.
A private ambulance service that transported more than a half-million patients a year in six states abruptly shut down without explanation, leaving dozens of cities and towns scrambling for medical transportation options this week without a word of warning.First Med EMS, based in Wilmington, N.C.