An Ohio man has been convicted of killing his girlfriend's parents with a sledgehammer 10 days after he stabbed and critically injured their daughter for refusing him sex.
Stocks are ending lower, breaking a four-day winning streak, as a drop in the price of oil dragged energy companies lower.
Two people were fatally shot Wednesday at a Houston hospital, police said.
A history of hazing among Florida A&M band members will be allowed to be mentioned in the trial of four ex- members charged in a drum major's hazing death, but the judge says there should be no mention that the man killed was gay.
A Denver school chemistry teacher who was fired after four students were burned in a science experiment gone wrong now faces a criminal charge.
The military increased security Wednesday at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery after fatal shootings at a Canadian war memorial and Parliament, even though the FBI and the Homeland Security Department said there was no specific threat against the U.S.
The academic scandal at the University of North Carolina unfolded over nearly two decades and involved about 3,100 students, nearly half of them athletes, according to a report released Wednesday by former U.S. Justice Department official Kenneth Wainstein.
A Romanian princess who helped run a cockfighting enterprise in Oregon has been sentenced to three years of probation and won't have to go to prison.