David Warren, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:51pm
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.
Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:41pm
Federal prosecutors are seeking a sentence of 17 to 21 years for a former Pennsylvania congressman convicted of a racketeering scheme that included a string of illicit financial moves to cover up an illegal $1 million campaign loan.
Jim Salter, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:30pm
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.
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.