A Florida sheriff has launched an internal investigation into wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein's time spent out of jail under a work release program after he was convicted of sexually abusing underage girls
An African American lawmaker in Georgia says she was verbally attacked in a supermarket by a white man who told her to "go back where you came from."
Fires at two transmission substations in Wisconsin's capital knocked out power to more than thousands of customers on a sweltering day, sending plumes of smoke into the air and leading the governor to declare a state of emergency
A Maryland man visiting Alaska with his family was killed and one of his three children was critically injured Friday after their floatplane's takeoff was aborted during takeoff
A federal judge has told Motel 6 and civil rights attorneys he plans to give his preliminary nod to a settlement in the case involving guests who complained the national chain violated their privacy by giving their information to immigration authorities
Two executives of a Salt Lake City biodiesel company linked to a polygamous group have pleaded guilty to charges filed in a $511 million tax credit scheme
Two Ohio counties say in new court filings that drugmakers and distributors violated regulations by shipping suspicious orders of powerful prescription opioids
A US appeals court panel has sided with the Trump administration, ruling that state and federal programs already in place ensure that mining companies take financial responsibility for future pollution cleanups
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says a failure in the computer system that powers the signals on seven New York City subway lines caused a suspension of more than an hour on those lines
Three members of a white supremacist group have been sentenced to between two and three years in prison for violence at a white nationalist rally in Virginia and political rallies in California
The Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor is updating its police officers' body camera technology following the recent fatal police shooting of a black man
Authorities in Illinois have suggested that the remains of a slain 26-year-old scholar from China may never be found despite a vow from prosecutors after her killer was sentenced to life in prison this week that the search will continue
A 1950s adobe house in Arizona, where the first woman on the nation's highest court loved to cook and serve meals across party lines, has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
When Georgia Natural Resources workers arrived at a beach on St. Simons Island, they thought the group of people in the water was putting on some sort of dolphin show for beachgoers. "As we got closer, we couldn't believe what we saw," a spokesman said, per CNN . The crowd was...