The owner of a Houston bus company has been indicted on federal charges stemming from the 2008 Texas crash that killed 17 people on their way to a religious conclave, authorities announced Wednesday.
Police have powers to take individuals suffering from mental health issues in a public place to a 'place of safety' for their protection Too many people suffering from mental disorders are being locked up in police custody rather than being protected in hospitals, a joint inspection has found.
The U.S. Naval Academy on Wednesday charged three Navy football players with sexually assaulting a female midshipman at an off-campus house more than a year ago.
The search in a field near Detroit for ex-Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa ended Wednesday, and as with so many past attempts to find him, authorities walked away empty-handed, the FBI said.
Conspiracy theorists have long suspected TWA Flight 800 was brought down not by the NTSB's officially determined cause , but by something less accidental, and a new documentary debuting next month will give them quite a bit of fuel.
There's no guarantee that President Barack Obama's health care law will launch smoothly and on time, congressional investigators say in the first in-depth independent look at its progress.
An Energy Department spending bill that would cut President Barack Obama's requests for renewable energy programs, meanwhile, began its advance through the House Appropriations Committee as the battling chambers continued to proceed down wildly divergent budget tracks.
The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission says the agency will start requiring companies and individuals to admit wrongdoing in some big settlements.
Federal agents and Ashland police said Tuesday that the trio forced the woman to do housework, threatened her and the girl with violence and fed their pets better than the mother and daughter.
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee says it appears the much-criticized national electronic surveillance program foiled "dozens" of terrorist plots.
Prosecutors have announced an indictment of the man who they say fatally shot a gay man in New York City's Greenwich Village after taunting him with slurs.
The attorney for a young Florida woman who was charged with a felony for having sexual contact with her 14-year-old girlfriend has filed a motion asking the judge to remove himself from the case.
It was a quiet part of the Father's Day Mass as about 300 people stood up in preparation for communion.
There's good news for most companies that provide health benefits for their employees: America's slowdown in medical costs may be turning into a trend, rather than a mere pause.
A legal observer "kettled" during a demonstration against Government cuts has won a High Court declaration that police acted unlawfully when they filmed her and required the handover of personal information before letting her go.
Republican Sen. John McCain on Monday questioned President Barack Obama about his political appointees' use of secret government email accounts at work, saying that Congress cannot tell the American people what its government is doing if it creates a "secret alternate communications network."