Key dates in the life of Cardinal Bernard Law, who died early Wednesday at age 86.
Cardinal Bernard Law, the disgraced former archbishop of Boston whose failures to stop child molesters in the priesthood sparked what would become the worst crisis in American Catholicism, has died, a church official said Tuesday.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys are seeking a 15-year prison sentence for a Rhode Island man who admitted to participating in a plot to behead a conservative blogger on behalf of the Islamic State group.
Police in Oregon “arrested” Abominable T. Snowman Monday as part of an effort to crack down on drunk driving during the holiday season.
An Oklahoma superintendent resigned Tuesday amid an investigation of accusations that several school administrators failed to promptly report the sexual assault of a 16-year-old football player by several teammates.
A Minnesota woman has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting her boyfriend in a videotaped stunt they planned to post on YouTube.
The Latest on a shooting and a search for a suspect in Mississippi (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Officials are expanding a search for a Mississippi man they believe shot and killed another man, wounded a woman and set two houses on fire.
Six elementary school students in Tennessee are dead because the bus driver was speeding and on his phone when it crashed, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Hoover police in Alabama responded to a domestic disturbance call at the Four Seasons Condominiums on Lorna Road at approximately 7:18 Monday evening.
An Ohio man has been sentenced to life in prison with the chance for parole after 15 years in the fatal shooting of a coal executive at a West Virginia cemetery.
A lawyer is raising fresh questions about a 2010 incident that a slain Baltimore detective was involved in.
A New Jersey man convicted of killing his girlfriend and scattering her remains in at least two locations has been sentenced to 70 years in prison.
The Latest on the sentencing of a man convicted of plotting to behead a conservative blogger who organized a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest (all times local): 4:20 p.m.
A jury in Dallas has found a former police officer guilty of murder in the shooting death of a 16-year-old teenager who had burglarized the man’s SUV.
A former New Jersey police officer convicted of helping gang members in investigations has been sentenced to 10 years without parole.
Officials say they’ve surrounded a man in a mobile home in rural south Mississippi after he shot and killed another man and wounded a woman.
A Maryland man has pleaded guilty in Chicago federal court to running a hacker-for-hire service that shut down websites and affected people around the world.
Police in Little Rock have arrested a 12-year-old boy who’s accused of firing a handgun at workers during an attempted robbery of a fast-food restaurant.
Two women are facing charges after five children were injured with a hot glue gun at a Chicago day care where they worked.
A man who killed himself after being pulled over by police in the San Francisco Bay Area was identified Tuesday as a police officer who was the subject of a criminal investigation by multiple law enforcement agencies, authorities said Tuesday.
Los Angeles County authorities say two parents have been arrested on suspicion of trying to sell their two sons for drugs.
A California couple was arrested after they attempted to sell their children in exchange for money and drugs, authorities said on Monday.
The pastor of a Pennsylvania congregation that avoids modern medicine has been cleared of a charge that he should have alerted authorities to possible child abuse when his 2-year-old granddaughter was dying of pneumonia.
A Connecticut university student accused of smearing body fluids on her roommate’s belongings in what police initially labeled a “hate crime” pleaded not guilty on Monday and won’t face additional bias charges.