David Warren, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:21pm
Seven special-needs teenagers living near Houston were repeatedly locked away in a closet by their adoptive mother and restricted to a lone room strewn with human waste, state and county officials said Tuesday.
Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:21pm
Almost a decade after a prostitute's battered body was found under a bed in a Times Square budget hotel, jurors are about to weigh a murder case that became a forum for debate over the validity of bite-mark evidence.
Kelly P. Kissel, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:21pm
Crew fatigue brought on by irregular work schedules and a moderate form of sleep apnea is the primary reason behind a middle-of-the-night train crash that killed two Union Pacific workers and injured two others in northern Arkansas, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.
Russell Contreras and Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:04pm
Critically wounded, an Albuquerque mother struggled in vain to pull her three children to safety after a gunman shot them during a confrontation inside the family's home in what police described Tuesday as a violent and senseless act.
Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 2:43pm
President-elect Donald Trump, a political newcomer who touts his corporate skills, turned businessman-in-chief Tuesday, first demanding the government cancel a multibillion-dollar order for new presidential planes and then hailing a Japanese company's commitment to invest billions in the U.S.
Mark Gillispie, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 2:42pm
A man fatally shot by a police officer after his car flipped on the Ohio Turnpike was a citizen of the United Arab Emirates and a student at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, a spokeswoman for the state attorney general's office said Tuesday.
Jim Salter, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 2:42pm
Three teenagers are in custody in the armed robbery of the wife of Missouri Gov.-Elect Eric Greitens, and the former Navy Seal officer who takes office next month said Tuesday it's a good thing police got to them before he did.
A 17-year-old transgender student who advocated for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights at a suburban Wichita high school was named king of a winter ball after receiving the most votes from his fellow students.
Kevin Freking and Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 2:35pm
President Barack Obama says the fight he's led against the Islamic State group has been relentless, sustainable and multilateral. He says it demonstrates a shift in how the U.S. takes on terrorists around the world.
An 18-year-old woman, a 4-month old girl and a 4-year-old boy have died in a raging house fire produced flames and heat so intense that it drove back firefighters attempting to rescue them, a fire chief said.