Will Dimitrios Pagourtzis or Taymor McIntyre, both 17 years old, face the death penalty in their capital murder cases? The Supreme Court decision Roper v. Simmons says death penalty is unconstitutional for teens under the age of 18.
Chicago police say a woman who told them four women removed her pants and beat her, breaking some of her teeth, faces false report charges. Authorities say the woman was likely injured after she drunkenly stumbled and fell into a planter.
In about one year, seven of 20 firefighters stationed at Oklahoma's Glenpool Fire Department welcomed a baby into their family. The men welcomed 5 girls and 2 boys into the fire-fighting family. People call it "adorable."
Three men were arrested in Lebanon, Maine, May 20 after getting caught stealing a 25-foot-long shed from a foreclosed property and dragging it down a street with a pickup, blocking half the roadway, police said. One faces charges of possessing crystal meth and unauthorized prescription drugs.
A likeness of Brandi Chastain on a Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame plaque honoring the soccer star looks more like Mickey Rooney, Gary Busey or Jimmy Carter, according to online critics. Chastain called it “not the most flattering” but “nice.”
A Fontana, California, man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison after prosecutors say he posed as an ICE agent for months, and a search of his home revealed he had a stockpile of weapons. His girlfriend accidentally turned on the fake police lights in his car, which got her pulled over and revealed the truth.
Cape Point, a famous fishing site in the Outer Banks of North Carolina not far from the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, is closed for the first time in nearly to two years because a colony of seabirds chose it for their nesting ground.
A New Jersey pediatric dentist, Eyal Simchi, uses magic to help calm his patients. Dr. Simchi has the unique ability to make each child look forward to going to the dentist, according to the Riverfront Pediatric Dentistry website.
Police say that Teresa Gerleman, 36, killed herself and her 8-year-old son Henry in an apparent murder-suicide when she pulled the boy onto train track as a train sped toward them. The incident happened in Bell Plaine, Iowa, on May 4.
A Jackson, Tenn. woman, Angela Henly, faces a reckless endangerment charge after video caught her driving away as a nail salon employee clung to the back of her trunk. Police say the employee tried to stop her because she didn't pay.
Dr. Windell Boutté' faced a lawsuit after a patient's heart stopped during a surgery, resulting in brain damage, a lawyer alleges. Videos show the surgeon singing and dancing while patients are exposed on the operating table.
Two mountain bikers were attacked by a mountain lion in Washington state on May 19, 2018, despite doing nearly everything right during the confrontation. A wildlife expert explains how to react when you see a cougar (or puma) while hiking.
Wayne Chapman, a Massachusetts man who served 41 years after being convicted of raping two children, is set to be released from after medical examiners declared he was no longer dangerous, leading to outcries from some..
A fox held a rabbit tightly in its jaws when a bald eagle swooped down and lifted both of the critters into the air, as seen in a video posted by Zachary Hartje on Facebook and photographs from Kevin Ebi, who has the blog LivingWilderness.com.
Authorities in Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, arrested Elizabeth Geisler, a middle school assistant principal, on suspicion of having sex with a 16-year-old male student. She was released from jail after posting bond Friday, May 18, 2018.
Jorden Blosser of Pass Christian MS is making history at graduation as being the first out transgender student to graduate from the Mississippi Gulf Coast school. Jorden will attend Berea College near Lexington, KY, and stay in a trans dorm.
Authorities in Fairfield, California, allege the torture, abuse and neglect of 10 children, including waterboarding and being shot with crossbows. In this video, officials describe some of the abuse, and the mother responds to the allegations.