CADYVILLE, N.Y. — The 2-week-old search for two escaped murderers focused on a rural area about 20 miles away from the upstate New York prison they fled, authorities said on Monday, after evidence reportedly showed the pair had been inside a burglarized cabin.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The head of a white supremacist group cited by the alleged killer of nine people at a black South Carolina church last week has given thousands of dollars to several 2016 Republican presidential candidates, according to media reports.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — South Carolina should remove the Confederate battle flag from the state capitol grounds, religious and local elected leaders urged on Monday, after a white gunman last week allegedly shot dead nine black worshippers at a historic Charleston church.
NEW YORK — Charleston’s chief prosecutor has yet to decide whether to seek the death penalty for the man accused of murdering nine African-Americans at a landmark church, but South Carolina is a state with a history of embracing capital punishment.
Two escaped killers have evaded capture for nearly two weeks despite “countless hours” of information divulged to investigators by a female prison worker who assisted in the upstate New York breakout, police said Friday.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that an Arizona town violated a local church’s free speech rights by preventing it from posting signs notifying the public of its worship services.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The man accused of shooting at George Zimmerman, who was acquitted of murder in the 2012 death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, now faces an upgraded attempted murder charge in Florida, according to media reports on Thursday.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — A white man suspected of shooting nine people dead during Bible study at a historic African-American church in South Carolina was arrested on Thursday, a day after a massacre that authorities say was motivated by racial hatred.
MILFORD, Conn. — Attorneys for a Connecticut woman convicted in 2002 of killing her brother-in-law in a murder-for-hire plot vowed on Wednesday to carry her fight for a new trial to federal court after a state court judge blocked her bid for a re-hearing.
DENVER — The judge in the Colorado movie theater massacre trial on Wednesday dismissed a fifth juror, whose disclosure last month that she recognized a survivor of the July 2012 shooting rampage had prompted the defense to seek her removal.
SAN DIEGO — Hundreds of thousands of tiny crabs have been washing up on Southern California beaches, marring the sandy coastline with streaks of red, as warm ocean currents carry them farther north and closer to shore than usual, officials said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. permits for future home construction surged to a near eight-year high in May, suggesting a building up of momentum in housing and the broader economy after a dismal performance at the start of the year.
HOUSTON — Tropical Storm Bill punched the Texas coast with heavy rains and strong winds on Tuesday, the National Weather Service said, just three weeks after floods killed about 30 people in the state.
JUNEAU, Alaska — A fast-spreading Alaska wildfire has destroyed up to 45 homes and forced authorities to restrict traffic on a major highway connecting two of the state’s largest cities, state officials said on Monday.
DENVER — Medical marijuana patients in Colorado could lose their jobs for using cannabis because the drug remains illegal under federal law, the state’s highest court ruled on Monday, upholding the firing of a quadriplegic who tested positive for pot.