A Pittsburgh woman who stole her cancer-stricken neighbor's dog and paid to have it euthanized will spend three to six months in jail.
The stock market is closing lower following news that U.S. economic growth slowed more sharply than previously estimated in the final three months of the year.
Prosecutors in Ohio say the remaining charges related to the rape of a 16-year-old girl by two high school football players have been resolved with a guilty plea by a former school employee.
A college has agreed to pay a New Hampshire city the remaining costs incurred during violent disturbances that broke out at last year's annual pumpkin fest.
Police say a Massachusetts man attacked his ex-wife's lawyer with a hatchet and wasp-killing spray, and the victim needed nearly two dozen staples to close wounds on his face.
Jurors considering murder and manslaughter charges against a blogger accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son with salt have completed their first full day of deliberations without a verdict.
A 31-year-old woman found slain in her suburban Phoenix home suffered serious head trauma, and her body was lying in a pool of blood, according to court documents released Friday.
The Obama administration is circulating procedures for how the Department of Homeland Security will operate in the event of a midnight shutdown.