New Orleans police hope a $10,000 reward and blurry surveillance camera images will lead to arrests in a Mother's Day shooting that wounded 19 people and showed again how far the city has to go to shake a persistent culture of violence that belies the city's festive image.
A Philadelphia doctor accused of performing illegal, late-term abortions in a filthy clinic has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of three babies born alive but acquitted in the death of a fourth baby.
The first report by Detroit's emergency manager declares that the city is broke and at risk of running completely out of money _ a financial meltdown that could mean no paychecks or pension benefits and even deeper cuts in municipal services.
An estate planning lawyer who pleaded guilty to using the identities of terminally ill people to obtain tens of millions of dollars has told a federal judge he is innocent and entitled to his day in court.
Comments made by the judge who presided over Casey Anthony's criminal trial raise questions about whether she can get a fair defamation hearing in state court in Orlando, her attorneys said in filings for her bankruptcy case.
Four of the world's biggest retailers agreed to sign a pact to improve safety at garment factories in Bangladesh nearly three weeks after more than 1,100 workers died in a building collapse in the country.
An associate choreographer who worked on Michael Jackson's planned comeback concerts testified Monday that she didn't see any signs that the pop superstar was ill or might die in the final days of his life.
Turns out that cutting was the easy part. Now Republicans who control a majority of the state capitols in the United States face a far greater philosophical dilemma _ what to do with all the money in places where an improving economy has suddenly created a surplus in revenues?