Demonstrations against a giant telescope planned for Hawaii's tallest peak spread to New York, Las Vegas and Honolulu's tourist mecca of Waikiki over the weekend
Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling for an investigation of power outages that came at the end of this weekend's oppressive heat, saying he no longer trusts utility Con Edison after it decided to turn off power to thousands of customers
Two police officers in Louisiana have been fired after one posted a comment on his Facebook page calling U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a "vile idiot" and suggesting that she be shot
Former Virginia Gov. Gov. L. Douglas Wilder says he is contesting an investigator's finding that he kissed a university student six decades his junior without her consent.
A 27-year-old New Orleans man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the slaying of a Black Lives Matter activist known for his leap through police tape to try to seize a Confederate battle flag during a 2017 demonstration in South Carolina
Supporters screamed in a Cincinnati courtroom Monday as a convicted former judge was dragged away to jail by a deputy. Tracie Hunter, who was a juvenile court judge, was convicted five years ago of misusing her position to help her brother keep his job with the county government. Prosecutors said...
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey convened a new criminal justice reform commission and said the state is making progress as it tries to avoid a federal lawsuit over prison conditions
A lawyer for an ex-Lithuanian judge jailed in Chicago says a new court ruling could be a fatal blow in her fight against extradition to Lithuania, where she faces charges stemming from claims well-connected pedophiles abused he niece
A Pennsylvania TV reporter has sued over injuries he says he suffered during a promotional stunt in which he plunged 22 feet into the Allegheny River in a homemade flying machine
Authorities say a woman was arrested after running a red light in a rented Tesla in San Francisco and causing a crash that killed a tourist and left his wife critically injured.
You know it's not going well for you when your own crisis manager says something like this: In an interview with Gayle King on Monday, R. Kelly's crisis manager Darrell Johnson said he would "absolutely not" allow his daughter to be alone with an accused pedophile. Here's how the conversation...
A federal lawsuit claims a Tennessee senator and other officials at a now-shuttered pain clinic company defrauded Medicare and Medicaid of more than $25 million
A plant-based food producer has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming an Arkansas law that will ban the use of "meat" in the labeling of its products violates free speech rights
A hospital sued by the family of a New Jersey high school principal who died after a procedure to donate blood marrow to an anonymous French teenager says it is saddened by the tragic death