The Latest on a deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia (all times local): 7 p.m.
An energy company has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, avoiding manslaughter charges and agreeing to a $4.2 million penalty in connection with a 2012 offshore oil platform fire that killed three workers.
A law professor says Pennsylvania’s attorney general has several choices in handling a judge’s order to charge the speeding Amtrak engineer involved in a deadly crash.
The Latest on the fatal shootings of an Ohio police chief and two nursing home employees (all times local): 4:30 p.m.
Authorities say a Chicago police officer has been shot in an incident on the city’s West Side.
A Georgia sheriff accused of exposing himself in a public park in Atlanta has apologized to his constituents but said he plans to remain in his job.
Authorities say a man high on drugs stopped his van in the middle of a tunnel connecting New York and New Jersey to fondle himself.
Philadelphia’s top prosecutor will go on trial later than initially planned in a federal bribery case that involves charges he promised legal favors in exchange for $100,000 worth of cash and gifts.
A Tucson woman is accused of substituting flour for infant formula in containers returned to several local stores for refunds, and police have warned the public to check formula containers’ seals for tampering.
Bail has been set at $350,000 for a suspect held on a murder charge in the one-punch death of a California father of five outside a downtown Las Vegas lounge.
Prosecutors say six former Pennsylvania prison guards have been charged in connection with the assault of two inmates.
A 55-year-old man has been found mentally unfit to face criminal charges in the killing of a tourist from Montana and the wounding of another man in a March shooting on a double-decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip.
The ruling this week by a Massachusetts judge erasing Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction has angered the victim’s family and roiled prosecutors.
The Connecticut police officer who shot and killed a 15-year-old boy driving a stolen car has been identified.
Corrections officials say an inmate has died after a fight with another inmate at a Georgia prison.
An 8-year-old Atlanta girl is recovering after being shot in the leg as she played outside.
An attorney who helped represent former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky at his child sex abuse trial will be resentenced for embezzling $767,000 from his clients because a sentencing judge made a math error.
Authorities say a police officer was wounded during reports of a shooting at an Ohio nursing home.
A federal jury has awarded a Twin Cities woman nearly $1 million in her civil lawsuit against a Minnesota man she says sexually assaulted her when she was 14 and living in Laos.
Lawyers for a Georgia death row inmate argue the state’s lethal injection drug will cause him unconstitutional suffering and that execution by firing squad is the only appropriate alternative.