Authorities say a corrections officer at the state prison in Monroe, Wash., was treated at a hospital after an inmate punched him in the face during a religious service.
More than 60% of men arrested in five U.S. cities used at least one illegal drug, but fewer than 15% received drug treatment, a government report found.
A businessman was snatched from a New York City street in broad daylight, then held captive for more than a month in a warehouse where he was bound and burned with acid as he was held for a $3 million ransom his family back in Ecuador did not have, authorities said.
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Medea Benjamin, a protester and co-founder of Code Pink, shouts as US President Barack Obama speaks about his administration's drone and counterterrorism policies, as well as the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, at the National Defense University in Washington, DC, May 23, 2013.
Julian Zapata Espinoza pled guilty Thursday to the 2011 killing of a U.S. immigration agent and the attempted murder of another.
Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper's decision to block the execution of convicted killer Nathan Dunlap for as long as he is governor infuriated victims' relatives and drew quick criticism from Republicans ahead of the 2014 election.
Authorities say a 40-year-old corrections officer assigned to the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola has been arrested in a Livingston Parish home invasion case.
TV reports that Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet says Kenneth Justus used a razor blade to commit suicide.
The FBI has arrested a suspect in a case involving the discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin and says investigators are working "around the clock" to address any remaining risks.
West Mercia Police says it is entitled, by law, to take the swabs of anyone over the age of 10 - the legal age of responsibility.
The Obama administration acknowledged publicly for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009 in Pakistan and Yemen.
Jurors in Jodi Arias case told the judge on Wednesday they are unable to reach a decision on whether she should be sentenced to death or to life in prison.
The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009 in Pakistan and Yemen.
Officials are offering up to a $22,000 reward for information leading to convictions in the shooting of two bald eagles in eastern Tennessee.
The Israeli military has jailed a young man for six months for refusing to serve because of his opposition to Israel's occupation of the West Bank, focusing attention on the longstanding conflict between the country's universal military service and divided political beliefs.