A 28-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after police said he hit a teenage pedestrian while driving drunk and then took off, leaving her to die in the street.
Subscribe to News RSS feed
he United States issued a worldwide travel alert for Americans amid concerns that terror groups and individuals plan more attacks after the Paris massacres.
The state of Arkansas must record the names of both partners in a same-sex marriage on the birth certificates of their children, a judge ruled on Monday.
Federal prosecutors have taken over an illegal gun possession charge against alleged phony doctor Rick Van Thiel, while state authorities pursue murder, sexual assault and other possible charges.
Abel Diaz, 16, was charged on Friday with the murder of Downey police officer Ricardo "Ricky" Galvez but does not face the death penalty because he is a minor.
A man who died Saturday night in a crash on Interstate 15, between Moapa and Mesquite, was standing on the freeway when he was hit by a car, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
The family of a Texas Muslim teenager arrested for bringing a homemade clock that was mistaken for a bomb to school demanded $15 million in damages and an apology from the city of Irving and its schools to avoid a lawsuit, lawyers said on Monday.
For weeks, high-profile protests at college campuses across the country have forced schools to have uncomfortable conversations about race and diversity.
His career began and ended at sea. The sea was also where the life of Michael Davidson, the captain of the American cargo ship El Faro, began and ended as well.
After surviving crowds on Black Friday, who wants to jab elbows with throngs of people at the Department of Motor Vehicles?
A man suspected in the shooting of a Tulane University medical student that was caught on video by a surveillance camera was captured on Monday after a manhunt, a New Orleans police spokesman said.
A pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle Wednesday in the east valley was identified by the Clark County coroner's office on Monday.
The Clark County coroner's office on Monday identified a man who was fatally stabbed in a Friday fight at a central valley home.
France launched its first airstrikes from an aircraft carrier against ISIS on Monday as French President Francois Hollande prepared to meet with world leaders in an attempt to build an anti-ISIS coalition.
On Nov. 5, a mining dam in Minas Gerais, Brazil failed, releasing over 13,000 gallons of toxic mud into the River Doce (Sweet River). The mudslide washed away the town of Bento Rodrigues, killing 11 people and leaving another 12 missing.
Police in New Orleans searched on Monday for a motive and suspect or suspects in a shooting that wounded 17 people in a crowd of several hundred who had gathered for a weekend block party and music video filming.
Moroccans, Iranians and Pakistanis on Greece’s northern border with Macedonia blocked rail traffic and demanded passage to western Europe on Monday, stranded by a policy of filtering migrants in the Balkans that has raised human rights concerns.
Leaders in Chicago are calling for calm ahead of the expected release of a video which reportedly shows a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times.
Indianapolis police said on Monday they have arrested an 18-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting the pregnant wife of a pastor during an apparent home burglary.
Last week, Henderson joined a select group of cities across the United States when it received a silver-level award for being a bicycle-friendly community from the League of American Bicyclists.
Nevada officials dispute the findings of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff's latest impact report for the planned Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository.
Nevada Highway Patrol officers will be out and about "during high times of traffic" starting Monday, and any drivers they pull over who are not wearing their seatbelts will be ticketed — "no warning," said Loy Hixson, spokesman for highway patrol's southern Nevada command.
The valley is cooling down just in time for Thanksgiving Day celebrations, travel and holiday shopping. Valley residents should expect a "big change" midweek, National Weather Service meteorologist Chris Outler said Sunday.