A nurse at the jail where Colorado cinema gunman James Holmes was held after killing 12 moviegoers told his murder trial on Tuesday she saw him acting bizarrely behind bars, including smearing feces on himself, licking walls and eating paper.
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The white supremacist Ku Klux Klan has received approval from South Carolina officials to hold a pro-Confederate flag rally at the state capitol, a newspaper reported on Monday, less than two weeks after a white man shot dead nine people in a black church.
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a bill eliminating the state’s personal beliefs exemption for school vaccine requirements — legislation that was prompted by a measles outbreak at Disneyland linked to low vaccination rates.
People who try to sneak their pets into restaurants, airplanes and other public places by claiming they are specially trained service animals could face 60 days in jail under a Florida law taking effect on Wednesday.
Italy’s navy said on Tuesday it had retrieved the first bodies from the wreck of a boat that sank in the Mediterranean three months ago, killing up to 800 migrants attempting to cross from Libya to Europe.
A judge heard testimony Tuesday but did not decide on the punishment for a former Clark County School District official who admitted stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the district.
Dinosaur tracks in the Moab area were found vandalized and suspects have been identified, officials confirmed Monday.
FBI agents have arrested a Las Vegas man on a charge of making threats against President Barack Obama.
Big changes lie ahead for Southern Nevada’s taxi industry as the Nevada Taxicab Authority gears to implement a series of changes approved in the 2015 legislative session.
One person was killed and three people were hurt in a single-vehicle traffic accident in northwest Arizona Tuesday.
The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled details of a long-awaited proposal that would make nearly 5 million more U.S. workers eligible for overtime pay, but many businesses say it would force them to cut hours and wages.
One dog was killed and three people were taken to a hospital after a lightning strike 500 feet below the summit of Mount Bierstadt late Sunday morning.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie formally launched his 2016 presidential run on Tuesday, vowing to bridge the partisan divide in Washington with blunt talk and a willingness to tackle tough issues.
A wildfire in Washington has devoured about 3,000 acres and has “significantly damaged” an estimated 24 to 28 homes and forced many residents to evacuate.
A “leap second” is being added to the world’s clocks at midnight GMT on Tuesday.
One person is dead after a shooting in the northeast Las Vegas valley Tuesday morning, according to police.
Three members of Clinton Correctional Facility’s executive team, along with nine security staff employees, have been placed on administrative leave as part of the review of two convicted murderers’ escape.
Recaptured escapee David Sweat has told police that he and Richard Matt conducted a practice run of their prison break the night before they disappeared from Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York, a state official says.
The death toll in the Tuesday crash of a military transport plane in Medan, Indonesia, has risen to 70, according to an Indonesian Red Cross official.
Two passengers on a Japanese Shinkansen bullet train died after one doused himself in oil and set himself ablaze today, media reports said.
Residents recognized him Sunday night from his photo in media reports and called authorities, who picked him up as he walked along U.S. Highway 52 near the Davidson and Forsyth county line.
Public defenders are seeking to save Holmes’ life after the 27-year-old former neuroscience graduate student pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to killing 12 people and wounding 70 in the July 2012 shooting rampage.
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul told an audience that included rogue rancher Cliven Bundy that he supports relinquishing federal management of public lands.
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