The first person released from prison in Colorado because of DNA evidence is suing police and prosecutors who worked to put him behind bars.
Opponents of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's effort to change term-limits law so he can run again are asking a court to stop the New York City Council from voting on the proposal.
A Utah man who says he knew his cousin produced and possessed the deadly poison ricin is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday.
For years, Sheriff Steve Bizzell watched the number of illegal immigrants in his rural county skyrocket - and with it, he says, residents' fear that the newcomers were responsible for more than their share of crime.
Police in Peabody, Mass., could be getting holiday pay on the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks in what may be a first-of-its-kind contract provision.
A woman and three children were killed when fire struck their home and spread to four other houses early Wednesday, family members said, as firefighters worked to determine what caused the massive blaze.
The court-martial of the first soldier accused of killing a direct superior in Iraq - known as "fragging" during the Vietnam War - opened Wednesday, three years after a suspicious blast tore through the living quarters of two National Guard officers.
A 70-something woman who gave her address as 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. was arrested for the 73rd time, accused of stealing a police decoy wallet and stuffing it in her bra.
The World Series begins tonight. Cole Hamels will start the opener for the Phillies against Scott Kazmir. Hamels is 3-0 with a 1.23 in the postseason, including a pair of wins in the NLCS against the Dodgers. Kazmir also has started three playoff games this year, going 1-and-0 with a 4.02 earned run average.
Toni Braxton will no longer break it down on "Dancing with the Stars." The singer and her professional partner, Alec Mazo, were eliminated Tuesday from ABC's popular dancing competition. The pair received a score of 22 out of 30 from the show's judges during Monday's performance after a respectable West Coast swing routine. The "Unbreak My Heart" crooner was booted after that score was combined with viewer votes.