An athletic building under construction at a private university collapsed Tuesday, injuring six construction workers and leaving crumpled steel strewn across the site.
Newly released documents show a University of Colorado police officer did little aside from check theater shooter James Holmes' background after his psychiatrist shared concerns about his homicidal thoughts.
A young Mississippi couple accused of attempting to join the Islamic State are scheduled for trial Oct. 26 after a grand jury indicted them on charges that they tried to aid the terrorist organization.
Reform groups are hoping a landmark settlement to effectively end indefinite solitary confinement in California state prisons will soon spread.
A West Point professor who was criticized for writing an article calling some legal scholars treasonous and âlawful targetsâ for the military in its war on terrorism has resigned a month after he was hired to teach a law course.
As a small northern Illinois community mourned a popular veteran police officer who was fatally shot while on duty, authorities scoured the area overnight in search of three men wanted in his slaying.
California agreed Tuesday to end its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leaders, restricting a practice that once kept hundreds of inmates in notorious segregation units for a decade or longer.
Uber Technologies Inc.âs effort to stifle a legal challenge to its business model was struck down on Tuesday by a federal judge, which granted class-action status to a lawsuit claiming the car-hailing service treats its drivers like employees without providing the necessary benefits.