A University of Connecticut student prominently featured in a viral video during which he went on a profanity-laced rant about being denied macaroni and cheese was arrested.
A Tennessee county commission on Tuesday turned down voting on a resolution asking God to spare the county from divine wrath sparked by the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling legalizing gay marriage.
Arizona State University officials have asked football fans to refrain from painting their faces black for a so-called blackout home game this weekend after several fans last year caused an uproar by attending the event in minstrel-style blackface.
A Texas man who at age 17 posed as a 12-year-old boy to attend a Fort Worth-area elementary school last year to prey on children for illicit purposes was sentenced to 20 years in prison, court officials said on Tuesday.
A Florida cop has been fired after footage showed that he continuously used a Taser on a man who had his hands raised while talking to the officer.
The couple followed their Waze GPS app, thinking it would lead them to a touristy avenue in Niteroi, a large city across the bay from Rio de Janeiro.
Under the cover of night, a 6-foot-tall granite monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments was removed from the Oklahoma Capitol grounds after judges said its placement on government land violated state law, officials said on Tuesday.
Texas plans on Tuesday to execute a man who was convicted of fatally shooting a recently arrived Mexican immigrant in the head and robbing him of $8.
A hunter tracking elk in the Montana mountains said he fended off an attacking grizzly bear by shoving his arm into its throat to induce a gag reflex that would frighten it away, according to state wildlife managers.
An 11-year-old eastern Tennessee boy was in custody for murder on Monday for shooting and killing an 8-year-old neighbor girl with a shotgun because she would not show him her puppies, authorities said.
The emergency dispatchers who handle calls to 911 must grapple with urgent situations, frantic callers and garbled messages. As if that's not enough, now they're facing another challenge: butt dialing.
The Army issued a service-wide breastfeeding policy this week, making it the last military branch to implement guidelines for supporting nursing service members.