A light-rail passenger train derailed in Sacramento, California late Thursday night, injuring 27, officials said.
A light-rail passenger train derailed in Sacramento, California late Thursday night, injuring 22 people, officials said.
The owner of three dogs that mauled a 9-year-old girl to death in Detroit earlier this week was in jail on Friday, held on a $2 million bond on charges that include second-degree murder.
The George Washington Bridge in New York, one of the most heavily used spans in the world, was re-opened early Friday after a suspicious package spotted by a motorist turned out to be just a pipe, authorities and media said.
A man convicted of targeting three gay men who had befriended him before he bludgeoned and suffocated them during an eight-month crime spree in 1994 was executed in Florida on Thursday night, officials said.
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Thursday unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change strategy on a tour of northern California that included meeting families displaced by deadly wildfires and a rally in the state capital Sacramento.
The George Washington Bridge in New York, one of the most heavily used spans in the world, was closed on Thursday night due to a bomb threat, authorities said.
Scientists in Florida have artificially induced reproductive spawning of an endangered Atlantic coral species for the first time in an aquarium setting, a breakthrough they say holds great promise in efforts to restore depleted reefs in the wild.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology President Rafael Reif said on Thursday that the elite university would review its process for accepting donations after taking about $800,000 from foundations controlled by financier Jeffrey Epstein, who committed suicide earlier this month while being held in jail while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.
A Southern California man with a cache of firearms pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges of threatening to shoot up a hotel, in a case that police described as an averted attack that followed three mass shootings over the past month.
A fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday on the outskirts of a National Forest in Northern California has prompted the evacuation of a community college, a major highway and some residents, officials said.
An armed woman opened fire in the Skid Row section of downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, wounding four people and triggering a hunt for the suspect, police said.
A lawsuit filed by Puerto Rico's financial oversight board over a new pension and healthcare funding law will move forward after a federal judge on Thursday denied the U.S. commonwealth's motion to dismiss the case.
Two men in California and Wisconsin who had large firearms caches have been arrested in separate incidents for threatening attacks on their workplaces, authorities in the two states said, following a spate of recent mass shooting threats and three deadly attacks since July.
A judge in California had to speed up the naturalization of a pregnant immigrant on Thursday when the woman, anxious to become a U.S. citizen because of President Donald Trump's immigration policies, started experiencing contractions.
The New York City Comptroller said on Thursday that the United States Tennis Association (USTA) had under-reported millions in gross revenue, days before the start of the U.S. Open, the organization's marquee event and final Grand Slam of the year.
Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday morning on an indictment in connection with his upcoming criminal trial, a spokesman for the Manhattan district attorney said on Thursday.
Authorities in California and Wisconsin have arrested two men with large caches of firearms who they accused of threatening to attack their workplaces, following a spate of recent mass shooting threats and three deadly attacks since July.