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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.
LZ Granderson says gang-related murder is rampant in Chicago, placing children in terrifying situations as they navigate gang territory. Where is the urgency to address this?
A hearing for the alleged accomplice in a Canadian terror plot is scheduled Wednesday, a day after a lawyer said the man accused with him is in 'a state of disbelief" following new details.
The evolution of Tamerlan Tsarnaev from aspiring Olympic boxer to apparent self-radicalized jihadist may have been influenced by a friend in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
In the final two hours of a dramatic standoff with rogue ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner, San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies did not fire a single gunshot during their raid of a compound where he barricaded himself after killing one deputy and seriously wounding another, according to dispatch logs.
The two women wounded when Los Angeles police shot at their pickup truck during the manhunt for renegade ex-officer Christopher Dorner will split a $4.2 million settlement, attorneys for the city and women told reporters Tuesday.
Eric Toth, a suspected child predator who was a "most-wanted" fugitive when captured in Nicaragua, has been returned to the United States, FBI and Justice Department officials said.
The Justice Department late Tuesday formally filed its case against Lance Armstrong and his company Tailwind Sports for millions of dollars that the U.S. Postal Service spent to sponsor the cycling team.
Military convictions of two terror suspects will get a full federal appeals court review, testing whether the men could be charged with offenses that were not in place when Congress passed a 2006 anti-terror law.