Lawyers for a New Jersey detective charged with killing a Maryland man say their client thought he, his wife and three children were in danger when he fired his gun during a confrontation fueled by road rage.
A dispute over team records that lawyers for Aaron Hernandez had sought from the New England Patriots has been resolved, the defense said Tuesday, though it's unclear whether the documents were turned over.
The Snohomish County sheriff's office in Washington state says search and rescue personnel believe they have found the last body from the March 22 mudslide that killed 43 people at Oso, Washington.
As of Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at least 2,194 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
In their fight against gun violence, Chicago lawmakers are leading the way toward a counterintuitive idea — fighting crime by making it easier for young people to wipe away minor arrest records.
A seventh death is being linked to a building collapse last year in Philadelphia that killed six others inside a Salvation Army.
Leading Democratic senators want harsh new measures against Russia for its actions in Ukraine.
Parents and teachers who support the Common Core education standards are suing Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, accuses him of illegally meddling in education policy.