An Orange County neighborhood that was ordered to take down its elaborate Christmas light display has won a dazzling victory.
A South Florida man used a crossbow to kill his wife and teenage son in their townhouse, tried to kill a second son who is a student at Florida State University and wound up dead in a motel bathroom, authorities said Wednesday.
An Arizona commission that oversees workplace safety blamed the state's Forestry Division on Wednesday for the June deaths of 19 firefighters, saying state fire officials knowingly put protection of property ahead of safety and should have pulled crews out earlier.
A Northern California hospital is home to a rare set of identical triplets, who were conceived without the help of fertility drugs.
Christine H. Fox, who will assume the duties of acting deputy secretary of defense Thursday, reportedly was the inspiration for the Kelly McGillis character in the 1986 blockbuster film starring Tom Cruise.
Emergency crews have recovered the body of a feed mill worker who had been buried under tons of spilled corn at a collapsed grain silo in Roy, Wash.
Herb Weatherwax charms visitors each of the three days a week he volunteers at a memorial for the USS Arizona, a battleship that sank in the 1941 Japanese attack.
Authorities in Ohio have concluded that Ariel Castro, the former Cleveland school bus driver who attained lasting infamy when he kidnapped three women and held them as slaves for over a decade, committed suicide by hanging himself in his cell this past September.