US police departments from New York to Los Angeles boosted security and were on heightened alert Monday after a double blast killed at least two people and injured 23 others at the Boston marathon.
Distance running greats Haile Gebrselassie and Paula Radcliffe were among those stunned by the twin blasts that left at least two dead and dozens injured at the Boston Marathon on Monday.
A New Hampshire police chief could have to pay up to $1,000 in fines after a 15-year-old boy killed himself with the officer’s service weapon.
In a story that seems like a Hollywood screenplay, a political activist is making a stand against laws he feels are unjust. Rich Paul, the founder of the New Hampshire based 4:20 Foundation, is facing four felony charges for selling marijuana.
An inmate detained at Guantanamo for over a decade without charge on Monday gave a graphic account of his participation in a two-month-old hunger strike at the US-run military prison.
Taiwanese authorities said Monday they had launched an investigation into allegations that South Korean tech giant Samsung hired students to post malicious comments about local rival HTC online.
Thinking how much fun it must be defending those poor souls held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba? You get to wear cool uniforms and have access to all the high tech the government has to offer, right? Well, sure, though the government still has its own idea
What does the federal hate crimes law inspired by the murders of Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. have to do with an internal dispute among the Amish in which the beards of men and the hair of women were forcibly sheared?
In several men’s prisons across California, colored signs hang above cell doors: blue for black inmates, white for white, red, green or pink for Hispanic, yellow for everyone else.
A New York jury on Thursday backed a US billionaire who complained that wines he bought costing thousands of dollars a bottle were phony.
Rights activists across the United States held a series of protests on Thursday demanding the closure of Guantanamo Bay as a hunger-strike at the jail entered a third month.
North Carolina resident Felicia Gibson was arrested for video recording a traffic stop from her front yard. Salisbury Police Sgt. Mark Hunter even went as far as chasing Gibson inside her home where he arrested her for resisting arrest.
Eric Brown of Richmond, Va., agreed to longer sentence to avoid prosecution in similar crimes, officials said..
With Guantanamo prisoners on hunger strike for over two months, human rights activists across the United States demonstrated against the country's treatment of detainees in the offshore US prison camp.
The military justice system at Guantanamo, which has been caught secretly monitoring proceedings and defense communications, was revealed that hundreds of thousands of defense e-mails were turned over to the prosecution.
State police in Erie County, New York have admitted a huge mistake in confiscating a man’s guns under newly passed gun control laws, saying they identified the wrong person.
Paris’s Louvre museum on Thursday reopened its doors to the public after a walkout by some staff in protest at gangs of pickpockets operating at the world famous art gallery.
Police in the far north-eastern state of Maine have arrested a loner who vanished from sight in 1986 and survived by stealing supplies from area camps, local media reported Thursday.
And we are understandably jealous
A 19-year-old man who allegedly stole and then crashed an 18-wheeler in California on Sunday told police he was being chased by “zombies,” according to published reports.
A gunman was shot and killed on Wednesday afternoon after holding four fire fighters hostage in Suwanee, Georgia, about 35 miles from Atlanta.
State of Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a consumer protection suit against Arlene’s Flowers and Gifts, the Richmond, Washington florist who refused to supply flowers for a same sex wedding.
They worked as guards at the Holocaust’s most notorious death camp, and nearly seven decades later they may finally be brought to account before a court of law.
A 76-year-old Auburn man is facing charges after killing a bear in his backyard.
A judge found it "stunning" that federal budget woes could delay the start of a terrorism trial for Osama bin Laden's son-in-law. Sulaiman Ghaith, pleaded not guilty to charges he conspired to kill Americans in his role as al-Qaida's top propagandist
An administrative judge has reversed suspensions of two federal prosecutors who allegedly failed to turn over evidence to Sen. Ted Stevens necessary to his defense in his corruption trial.
Thieves in Germany have made off with a truckload of Nutella, stealing five tonnes of the hazelnut chocolate spread from a parked semi-trailer, police said on Monday.
Appearing on “60 Minutes” Sunday night, family members of the victims killed in the Newtown, Connecticut massacre said that limiting the sales of high-capacity magazines is “crucial” to any effort that hopes to prevent another similar event.
Environmental activist Daniel McGowan was taken back to prison after he wrote a op-ed post while in a halfway house asserting that his fellow inmates were imprisoned for their religious or political beliefs, according to the Huffington Post.
The Justice Department was once all too eager to announce its prosecution of Aaron Swartz and issue press releases on how they piled on additional counts against him. However, after Swartz committed suicide in response to its unrelenting prosecution,