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Erin Brockovich Arrested While Boating in Nevada

Updated: 06/10/2013 - Environmental activist Erin Brockovich, portrayed by Julia Roberts in a 2000 movie about her fight over the pollution of a California town, was arrested on suspicion of boating while intoxicated at Lake Mead near Las Vegas, authorities said Sunday.

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George Zimmerman Jury Trial Launches Monday

Posted: 06/10/2013 - Lawyers in the George Zimmerman murder trial may face a tricky jury selection process because the typical "conservative, law-and-order" juror usually favored by prosecutors may sympathize with the former neighborhood watch captain, experts say.

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Man Claiming To Be NSA Whistleblower Comes Forward

Posted: 06/10/2013 - The man who claims to be the whistleblower behind the revelation that the National Security Agency is gathering troves of data on individuals' telephone and internet use stepped forward on Sunday.

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Health Of Suspect Slowing Down Fort Hood Trial

Updated: 06/09/2013 - The paralysis-related health problems of the Army psychologist charged with carrying out the deadly attack on Fort Hood could significantly slow the pace of his upcoming court-martial, including delays for stretch breaks and fewer daily hours for testimony.

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Santa Monica Shooter Had 1,300 Rounds

Posted: 06/09/2013 - Investigators trying to determine why a gunman planned a shooting spree that killed four people, were focusing on a deadly act of domestic violence that touched off the mayhem.

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Ayotte Announces Critical GOP Support For Senate Immigration Bill

Posted: 06/09/2013 - Sen. Kelly Ayotte will support the comprehensive immigration reform bill expected on the Senate floor this week, the New Hampshire Republican announced Sunday on "Face the Nation," heaving the legislation past the 60-vote threshold that shields it from a GOP filibuster.

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Santa Monica Shooter Carried Out Deadly Plan

Posted: 06/08/2013 - The gunman, dressed all in black and carrying a semi-automatic rifle, walked calmly through the Santa Monica College campus after killing his father, brother and another person, authorities said. He would kill a woman outside the library moments later, before dying from police gunfire.

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Nelson Mandela Hospitalized With Recurrence Of Lung Infection

Posted: 06/08/2013 - Former South African President Nelson Mandela is in "serious but stable" condition after being taken to a hospital to be treated for a lung infection, the government said Saturday, prompting an outpouring of concern from admirers of a man who helped to end white racist rule.

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"Night Stalker" Richard Ramirez Dies at 53

Posted: 06/07/2013 - Ramirez, a California death-row inmate, dies of natural causes in a San Francisco-area hospital. He was dubbed "Night Stalker" for breaking into houses overnight and attacking victims. A California jury convicted him in 1989 of 13 murders.

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Equipment Operator Charged In Philadelphia Building Collapse

Posted: 06/07/2013 - Sean Benschop faces six counts of involuntary manslaughter, six counts of risking catastrophe and other charges for a building collapse in Philadelphia. Authorities say he was high while operating demolition equipment.

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Accused Cleveland Kidnapper Charged With 329 Counts

Posted: 06/07/2013 - Attorneys for three kidnapped women allegedly held by Ariel Castro have "confidence and faith" in prosecution. Indictment lists use of chains, tape, vacuum cord against women. Castro also faces 139 counts of rape, 177 counts of kidnapping, one of aggravated murder.

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More Breastfeeding Could Lower Breast Cancer, Heart Attack Rates

Posted: 06/07/2013 - A study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology revealed that if people stuck with the recommended length of breast-feeding their newborn for at least one year, there would be 5,000 fewer cases of breast cancerin women each year.

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