A northern Idaho jury has found a Coeur d’Alene man guilty of molesting a 5-year-old child and infecting her with gonorrhea.
Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they seized from a ship at Philadelphia to more than 35,000 pounds, making it the largest cocaine haul in the history of U.S. Customs.
So many gray whales are dying off the U.S. West Coast that there is an urgent need for private beaches so the putrid carcasses of the ocean giants can rot in peace.
A judge appointed a special prosecutor Friday to investigate the decision by Cook County prosecutors to dismiss all charges against actor Jussie Smollett.
A Georgia woman who was bitten by a rattlesnake while gardening has died.
Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish. After growing to roughly 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) in indoor tanks, they could be served in restaurants by late next year.
Several hundred protesters, mainly students, gathered Friday outside Hong Kong government offices, with some blocking traffic on a major thoroughfare and others occupying the lobby of a government tax office.
A fire at a 150-year-old refinery complex in Philadelphia turned the early morning sky a bright orange and yellow and awakened startled residents with explosions that shook homes Friday.
A U.S. official said the military made preparations Thursday night for limited strikes on Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but approval was abruptly withdrawn before the attacks were launched.
“I ain’t never took a life in my life,” Marion Wilson Jr. said as part of a final statement before receiving a deadly injection of pentobarbital.
The research entailed driving to two sewage treatment plants that serve the 200,000 people of Tacoma, a city whose drug-use trends tend to mirror those of Seattle.
State regulators on Thursday enacted emergency rules barring most Arizona electric utilities from disconnecting power to customers who are late on their bills from June 1 through Oct. 15, when soaring desert heat can be lethal.
A Boston veterinary hospital got quite a surprise recently when a family brought in their bulldog after he stopped eating.
A 10-year-old Colorado girl scaled Yosemite National Park’s El Capitan and may have become the youngest person to climb one of the most celebrated and challenging peaks in the world.