Authorities took a man into custody Friday after they say he admitted driving a car onto the Oklahoma Capitol grounds overnight and into a disputed granite monument of the Ten Commandments, smashing it to pieces.
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An animal rescue group says a dog that required more than 1,000 stitches after being stabbed and beaten is recovering in Los Angeles.
Police have cited a 21-year-old man they say entered a St. Paul home drunk and dressed as a Santa Claus zombie, terrifying a 16-year-old girl who locked herself in a bathroom.
Authorities say a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter was called in to help rescue a woman who veered off a mountain road, rolled hundreds of feet down an embankment and spent the night at the bottom of a ravine in Northern California.
A 10-year-old boy was held without bail on Tuesday after being charged as an adult in the killing of a 90-year-old woman who was held down with a walking stick and beaten at her caretaker’s Pennsylvania home.
An eastern Pennsylvania woman acquitted of murder in the beating death of her toddler has been sentenced to 3½ to seven years on a conviction of endangering the welfare of a child.
Ohio man Andrew Bloomfield and his friend Elizabeth Shelton were killed on his wedding day when a pickup truck carrying him, his new wife and friends crashed.
A pet parrot that spoke with a British accent when it disappeared from its home four years ago has been reunited with its owner — and the bird now speaks Spanish.
A 10-month-old girl trapped underneath the decomposing body of her father for up to three days could be released Monday afternoon from a Shreveport hospital, a deputy coroner said.
A convicted murderer beat his mother to death during an argument, just two days after he was released from prison, authorities said.
Authorities say a patient wanting out of an Arizona hospital used an ambulance as his getaway vehicle.
From “Saturday Night Live” spoofs to the wild theories of journalists across the globe trying to parse his five-week absence from the public eye, the 30-ish leader of North Korea has captured nearly as many headlines as he did when he threatened to nuke his enemies last year.
Jennifer Cramblett and her wife, Amanda Zinkon, wanted a white baby. They went to the Midwest Sperm Bank near Chicago and chose blond, blue-eyed donor No. 380. When Cramblett was five months pregnant, they found out that she had been inseminated by donor No. 330 — a black man.
An elderly Los Angeles woman believed to have died was found years later in a rundown shack in Maine, where an unrelated family took her after gaining her confidence and selling her house, authorities said.
Two toddlers were hurt when an inflatable bounce house they were in was lifted by a gust of wind and blown about 40 feet at a Nashua, New Hampshire, farm.
An airline passenger who became upset after a woman reclined the seat in front of him, causing the pilot to divert the plane, has been indicted on a federal charge of interfering with a flight crew.
Passers-by in Barcelona, Spain got a little something extra from a street dancer when he challenged a Mormon missionary to a dance-off.
An Ohio woman was hospitalized in critical condition after she was burned while performing a fire-breathing act at a Halloween-themed running event.
A police officer in Toledo has been placed on unpaid suspension after he pleaded no contest to making off with caramel popcorn from a convenience store.
Maine state police have identified the 17-year-old killed when a haunted hayride careened out of control down a hill and sent passengers hurtling to the ground.
A North Dakota pre-school teacher says he planted a few pumpkin seeds in August with the sole purpose of showing his students how they would blossom.
A pilot fired from Cathay Pacific Airlines said he wore his former employer’s uniform and badge to bypass security at Honolulu International Airport.
A bus carrying paintball players struck and killed a Washington state man inside a zombie attraction at a corn maze in northern Idaho, authorities said Saturday.