As Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke awaited his fate, threats against the cop and his kin were still being investigated and city schools were bracing for potential civil unrest.
U.S. Army soldier Andrew Schmidt, 40, pleaded guilty to creating and transmitting graphic images of his daughter.
During Bill Maher's monologue on his HBO show Real Time with Bill Maher, the comedian took swings at Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's pugilistic tone during the judge's testimony under oath before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
After five years on the run, 38-year-old Maine native Joey Ouellette was captured in Hawaii.
Kurt Johnson, a 55-year-old fraudster who is being housed at the U.S. Penitentiary in Marion, Illinois, is accused of piling billions of dollars of debt on the backs of two prison officials.
Days after protesters in D.C. bum-rushed Sen. Ted Cruz at a D.C. restaurant, the owner announced that he, his staff and their families are being targeted with "life-threatening messages."
On Monday, Edward Brown, 35, appeared with his attorneys before reporters to reveal a gunshot entry wound on his back and returned verbal fire against a Phoenix police officer who shot him and claimed afterward that Brown was grabbing for his firearm.
Franklin "Freddy" Meave Vazquez, 27, was charged with murder after the fatal stabbing death of one shipmate. Two other crew members were injured.
The frequency of more potent storms is growing, but the storms are also slowing down in speed, inundating the ground below.
The doctor's bankrupt pain practice is under scrutiny for prescribing illegal meds.
Shawn Christy, 26, of McAdoo, Pennsylvania, remained a fugitive for 100 days. On Friday afternoon, he was captured in Ohio. He faces federal charges for transmitting in interstate commerce communications "threats to harm, injure, and kill a police chief, other law enforcement officers, and a district attorney and President Donald J. Trump," according to the federal criminal complaint.
Arthur Perrault, 80, evaded the law for almost three decades in Tangier, Morocco after allegedly committing a "long history of child sex abuse against vulnerable victims." He was extradited and back on American soil as of Friday and formally charged in federal court with criminal aggravated sexual abuse and abusive sexual contact with one boy on federally-protected land.
James Seawell, 60, was booked and charged with soliciting and threatening to commit a crime.
A nursing assistant anonymously describes five months of shame allegedly conducted by co-workers and superiors at the Gardens for Memory Care in Easton, Pennsylvania.
Chad Larkin accused Jonathan "JJ Da Boss" Day, the 45-year-old host of the spinoff show on the Discovery Channel of inflicting a brutal assault against him.
For more than 100 days, Shawn Christy, a 26-year-old fugitive survivalist from Appalachia, has remained one step ahead of a dragnet trying to chase him down over his alleged threat to "put in a bullet" in the head of President Donald Trump.
Some online posts in the days leading up to Hurricane Florence were legitimate requests from families needing food, shelter or a ride. But many were getting overshadowed by messages from those seeking flings or offering services with a catch.
Several North Carolina residents reported they were asked to write Social Security numbers and other identifying marks on their body.
A day after her arrest, Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was formally charged with manslaughter on Monday after she shot and killed her neighbor, saying shortly afterward that she mistakenly believed his apartment was her own.
Dylan Lemon and his friend Jean Coello, both 17, were caught in the act of looting a residence in an upscale gated community while Hurricane Irma was socking southern Florida.
A Michigan school district wants to show that its commitment to safety is on par with academic excellence.
Ten passengers who were admitted to a local hospital were diagnosed with influenza and will continue to be monitored.
On Friday, Alexander Kneginich, now 58, was flown back to the war-torn country after a federal judge, honoring a 2001 warrant from Banja Luka naming him as an abettor in the slayings of three Muslim men on the early morning of March 31, 1994, agreed to send him back.
Johnathan Miquel Brittain, 36, Colby Adam Humphries, 28, and Ronnie Dale Norton II, 31, all from Anniston, Alabama, were arrested and charged in the thefts of as many as 150 bronze vases that were taken from grave sites at at least two cemeteries and sold to a local scrap metal shop, according to authorities and court records obtained by Newsweek.
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether Farmersville, Texas, violated a federal law when it disapproved a proposed cemetery on 34 acres of land by a Plano, Texas-based Muslim association.