All six officers charged in the police-custody death of Freddie Gray were indicted by a grand jury, a prosecutor said Thursday.
A Florida man who landed a gyrocopter at the U.S. Capitol said Thursday that he will never pull a similar stunt again - and doesn't recommend anyone else try it either.
The national president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable, and called for change in order to avert potentially destructive legal battles.
Police say an Ohio man who told officers he used a plastic wand from window blinds as a switch on his 5-year-old son before the boy died has been charged with child endangering.
Police surrounded a house Thursday looking for the ex-boyfriend of a woman found dead, along with her teenage son, less than a month after the man was charged for allegedly holding her captive in a wooden box for months in western Missouri.
Islamic State militants overran the famed archaeological site at Palmyra early on Thursday, just hours after seizing the central Syrian town, activists and officials said, raising concerns the extremists might destroy some of the priceless ruins as they have done in neighboring Iraq.
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul commandeered the Senate floor Wednesday to deliver a nearly 11 hours-long protest against renewal of the Patriot Act, calling the post-Sept. 11 law government intrusion on Americans' privacy.
Police identified a suspect late Wednesday in the mysterious slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper inside their multimillion-dollar home.
All 275 women, girls and children rescued from Boko Haram and taken to the safety of a northeast Nigerian refugee camp have been taken into military custody amid suspicions that some are aiding the Islamic extremists, a camp official and a Nigerian military intelligence officer said Wednesday.
A suspect being sought by police for an Omaha shooting opened fire Wednesday on officers, prompting police to return gunfire in a shootout that left one officer and the suspect dead, Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said.
A Florida man who piloted a gyrocopter through miles of America's most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol is now facing charges that carry up to 9½ years in prison.
A West Virginia teacher has been suspended without pay for showing part of the erotic movie "Fifty Shades of Grey" to students as a reward for good work.
Officials say a mother with five young children has been arrested after officers discovered the family in a filthy, "unlivable" home where roaches crawled on a sleeping child.
Residents in a small northern Colorado town are on edge after a bicyclist was shot and killed on a rural road, about a month after a woman was shot in the neck as she drove through the area on a busy highway.
Italian police have arrested a Moroccan man on suspicion he helped organize and execute the March 18 attack on Tunisia's Bardo Museum that left 22 people dead, authorities said Wednesday.