A federal judge in Chicago on Tuesday ordered that Dennis Hastert never be left alone with anyone under 18 unless another adult is present who is aware of the former U.S. House speaker’s conviction in a hush-money case that revealed he had sexually abused several high school students.
A New Hampshire man charged in a failed murder-for-hire plot involving his ex-wife has been acquitted.
A former Dallas county jailer pleaded guilty Tuesday for posing as a film director in order to entice young boys into making pornographic films, court records show.
Closing arguments are set to take place in the New York trial of three former South American soccer officials charged in the corruption scandal engulfing the sport's governing body.
A Maine woman who told investigators that she must have "blacked out" after drinking multiple shots of liquor and smoking marijuana on the night of her infant son's death is due to be sentenced.
An Indiana State Police officer was shot in the head Tuesday night while trying to apprehend a suspect, reports said.
The three Florida boaters seen in a viral video cruelly dragging a shark at a “high speed” through the water — prompting outcries of “animal lynching” from some activists — were charged Tuesday with felony counts, authorities said.
Florida wildlife officials and prosecutors have charged three men connected to a video of a shark being dragged behind a speeding boat.
Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey postal service worker has admitted to his role in a fraud scheme involving dozens of stolen blank money orders.
A Nevada judge has set a hearing date on a bid by media organizations to unseal search warrant records in the investigation of the Oct. 1 shooting that killed 58 people and injured hundreds on the Las Vegas Strip.
Authorities in Bangladesh have said the man suspected of attempting to detonate a pipe bomb at New York City’s Port Authority Bus Terminal Monday was not on the country’s terror watch list.
A woman who pleaded guilty to murder in the beating death of her 3-year-old son in a mobile home near Philadelphia has been sentenced to 42 to 94 years in prison.
A Mississippi prosecutor says grand jurors won't consider charges this year against a man accused of killing eight people in May.
A Georgia couple accused of punching a mother and daughter over being served cold chicken have pleaded guilty to the crime.
Terrorists have struck, or tried to strike, New York City several times since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
A Connecticut man convicted of killing and dismembering his girlfriend has asked for a new trial, citing possible juror misconduct.
A New Jersey man who pleaded guilty in a head-on car crash that killed an elderly couple returning home with family from an Easter egg hunt has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
A teacher in Texas was arrested Tuesday following an alleged sexual relationship with a minor she reportedly met while volunteering at a church.
A North Carolina woman has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of her 3-year-old son, who froze to death earlier this year.
The state has rested its case in a murder trial involving the 2015 death of a Tennessee teenager who shielded friends from gunfire.
A woman who had dozens of filthy and sick Great Danes living in her New Hampshire mansion was found guilty Tuesday of 10 animal cruelty charges.
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Family members of the failed New York City terror bomber were blasted on social media Tuesday after they accused police of heavy-handed tactics -- a charge that came mere hours after their son attempted to massacre civilians in a crowded subway passageway.
A Georgia man — whose extraordinarily vulgar courtroom exchange with a judge was immortalized by the hit TV show “Rick and Morty” — has pleaded guilty but mentally ill to killing his cellmate.