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Times Square is one of the most vibrant and well-known areas in not only New York, but the United States and the world. That's made it a target -- including for those suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings, who told investigators they planned to blow up explosives there -- which is why it's always closely watched by authorities. Still, even with all the investments in technology and manpower, "There are no guarantees," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
Three men whose identities surfaced during New York's "Cannibal Cop" kidnap conspiracy case case pleaded not guilty Thursday to their own conspiracy charges, federal prosecutors said.
A former U.S. federal employee helped recruit Cuban spies, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday.
Search warrants were executed Thursday at Steubenville High School and the offices of the Steubenville Board of Education as part of the ongoing investigation into the rape of a teenage girl that was captured in social media posts, the Ohio Attorney General's Office said.
For listeners of police scanners, last week's tragic events offered one real-time drama after another.
The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev lies unclaimed in a state morgue.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) on possible intelligence failures in the 2011 vetting of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
The mother of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing says she believes the tragedy that killed three people and injured dozens more was staged, that the bombing was fake.
Steven Powell, the father of the Washington state man who killed himself and two children by blowing up their home, will serve less than a year in prison, a Washington state prison official tells CNN.
One of the most well-known women accused of connections with Mexico's drug trade pleaded guilty to a charge connected with a cocaine trafficking case in a U.S. court this week.
The defense in the murder trial of a Philadelphia doctor accused of performing illegal late-term abortions rested Wednesday without calling witnesses.
The two suspects in the Boston Marathon terror attack may have planned to travel to New York afterward for a "party," New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Wednesday.
He was born and raised in the United States, and killed by the United States. And now from beyond the grave he inspires a new generation of would-be terrorists to attack the United States.
Gary Kessler says most of the images used in the Boston manhunt were voluntarily supplied by the public and this crowdsourcing in criminal cases is the future.
In wake of Boston bombings, Arsalan Iftikhar tells CNN that since 9/11 a pall has been cast upon American Muslims
Five people were killed and a 6-year-old girl was taken to a hospital after a shooting in a tiny western Illinois village early Wednesday, officials said.
Did someone try to frame Elvis impersonator Paul Kevin Curtis by sending ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and other officials?
Ricin is a natural, highly toxic compound that is one of the byproducts of processing castor beans.
In the years since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, eight people have been arrested in the United States for attempting to make the deadly poison ricin with the intent of using it for an act of politically motivated violence, according to terrorism data collected by the New America Foundation.
Dr. Angela Sauaia and her colleagues intended to study the impact modernized playground equipment had on lowering children's injury rates. They ended up studying kids' injury rates from guns instead.