WASHINGTON - Baltimore rioting over the death of a black man from injuries in police custody is spurring Maryland lawmakers to take action on criminal justice reform after legislation stalled in the statehouse.
SAN ANTONIO - Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday likened the ferocity of flash flooding that left at least five people dead in Texas and Oklahoma to a tsunami, and authorities said a dam had given way in a state park. | Video
- Nevada officials said on Monday they would conduct a homicide investigation into the death of B.B. King who died this month at age 89, after two of his daughters leveled accusations that the blues great was murdered.
- Nearly three years after the demise of law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf, three of its former top executives will go on trial on charges they cooked the books in an attempt to stave off the largest law firm collapse in U.S. history.
MILWAUKEE - A Wisconsin judge on Tuesday will begin a hearing on whether to move a trial from adult to juvenile court for one of the girls accused of stabbing her classmate 19 times to please Slenderman, a fictional Internet character.
ARLINGTON, Va. - President Barack Obama heralded the first U.S. Memorial Day in 14 years without a major ground war in an annual ceremony of remembrance on Monday for fallen American forces. | Video
WASHINGTON - Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over what federal authorities said was a pattern of unconstitutional policing and excessive use of force, the New York Times reported on Monday.
- Security researcher Chris Roberts made headlines last month when he was hauled off a plane in New York by the FBI and accused of hacking into flight controls via his underseat entertainment unit.
- The Chicago Bears have released Ray McDonald after the defensive tackle was arrested on Monday for misdemeanor domestic violence and child endangerment charges.
NEW YORK - Warning bells have sounded on the health of golf, from lower participation and course closures to environmental demands for reduced water use, but billionaire Donald Trump says business at the high end is grand.