A suspect was taken into custody by police in Michigan on Friday after multiple victims were stabbed aboard an Amtrak train in the small city of Niles, a police dispatcher said.
A Los Angeles man was charged with multiple criminal counts on Friday after prosecutors said he allowed his 14-year-old son to take a loaded gun from the family’s home to confront three other teenagers in the neighborhood.
About 100 protesters in Cleveland blocked a bridge over the Cuyahoga River for about 20 minutes, police indicated on their Twitter feed. Protests in the growing movement against police brutality are on tap in dozens of communities across the nation on Friday, with more planned over the weekend.
The family of a 12-year-old who had a pellet gun when he was shot by a Cleveland police officer filed a wrongful death lawsuit Friday, saying two officers acted recklessly when they confronted the boy in a terrifying manner and fired within seconds.
A drunken driver who was texting when he struck and killed two teenage cousins in New Jersey called himself a monster when he was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison.
A manhunt intensified on Friday for a suspect accused of killing his wife and her friend before shooting dead a pastor at a Florida church, after police said they had found the SUV the man was last seen driving but were still searching for him.
Rolling Stone magazine apologized to readers Friday for a story it published chronicling one woman’s account of a gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house and the school’s failure to respond to that alleged assault.
NASA’s new Orion spacecraft made a “bull’s-eye” splashdown in the Pacific on Friday following a dramatic test flight that took it to a zenith height of 3,600 miles and ushered in a new era of human exploration aiming for Mars.