Firefighters battling the massive King fire in Northern California took advantage of favorable weather conditions this past weekend to make some progress against the blaze, with containment increasing to 17 percent overnight Sunday, officials reported.
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BARRETT TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The manhunt for Eric Frein intensified Monday morning with the announcement over Monroe County emergency radio that “lethal force is authorized” to take down alleged cop killer if he refuses to surrender.
WASHINGTON — For the past few years, states were showing a promising shift: Prison populations were shrinking after decades of growth. But, last year, that trend reversed.
WASHINGTON — Amid the Justice Department’s ongoing criminal investigation into last month’s police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. announced Thursday a new federal initiative to study racial bias and build trust between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve.
A Florida man fatally shot his daughter and grandchildren before committing suicide Thursday, according to the Gilchrist County sheriff.
WASHINGTON — Most college-educated 30- and 40- somethings earn more than their parents did at the same age, yet they’re saving less. Student debt is partly to blame.
The rare respiratory illness affecting children has now been confirmed in a dozen states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.
LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. — Lexington County Sheriff Lewis McCarty indicated Tuesday he could well make public limited facts about how five children were killed — at the right time, and only after consulting with prosecutors and Coroner Earl Wells.
WASHINGTON — Paul Lopez and Rick Murguia are fortunate to be alive.
Americans may have stopped putting on pounds, but their waistlines are still expanding, according to a new analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.