Nascar legend Dick Trickle has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after calling police to alert them to where they would find his dead body.
The cause of a fire that triggered a massive explosion at a West, Texas fertilizer plant has been ruled undetermined, and investigators have not eliminated the possibility that the fire was set intentionally, state and federal officials say.
Police are eager to speak with an internet celebrity in relation to the murder of a New Jersey lawyer.
The White House release of some 100 pages of emails and notes about the deadly attack on the US diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year has failed to satisfy congressional Republicans, who are demanding more information.
At least six people have been killed and dozens more injured as the deadliest tornadoes to hit the US this year ripped through a stretch of Texas.
Two pensioners have been arrested for running a drugs and prostitution ring from a senior citizens’ housing complex in Englewood, New Jersey.
The Associated Press news agency has condemned the US government for the unexplained seizure of records of telephone calls made by its journalists.
New Orleans police have identified a suspect in connection with the shooting at a Mother’s Day parade that injured 19 people, including two children.
The man accused of killing 12 and injuring 70 when he opened fire on a crowded cinema has pleaded not guilty through insanity.
Former dictator Efrain Rios Montt’s conviction of genocide is a historic moment in a country still healing from a brutal, three-decade civil war and his trial offered Guatemala’s oppressed indigenous communities their first chance to be heard, human rights activists said.