Zimmerman's attorney asks for an 'open minded' jury

It has been 16 months since George Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin in Florida. On Monday, Jury selection began for Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial.

Police: Missing Louisiana teacher's car found with body inside

A car with a body inside believed to be that of missing teacher Terrilyn Monette was found Saturday in a bayou in New Orleans, authorities said.

Authorities seek to arrest crane operator in deadly Philadelphia building collapse

Police are trying to track down a crane operator tied to a deadly building collapse this week in Philadelphia, issuing an arrest warrant for him on involuntary manslaughter and other charges, a law enforcement source with knowledge of the inves

At Colt's Connecticut factory, no apologies for arming America

The sign at the door of the Colt factory displays a gun with a slash through it: "No loaded or unauthorized firearms beyond this point." Understandable for workers at a plant, but also a bit ironic, considering one of the largest arse

Killeen Police looking for four escaped juveniles

Killeen Police are searching for several juveniles who escaped from Bell County Juvenile Detention Center just before 9:00 a.m. June 8, 2013.

Texas actress first accuses husband, but she's arrested in ricin case

A Texas actress in a troubled marriage was arrested and charged Friday in connection with ricin-tainted letters that were mailed last month to President Barack Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, authorities said.

Thieves steal lemon tree leaving a sour taste in the mouth of the owner

It's been said, "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade." But how do you make a sour situation sweeter when someone steals your lemon tree?

Santa Monica gunman previously hospitalized for mental health

The gunman's rampage began at a home in this beachfront city, leaving two dead inside. Then he carjacked a woman and fired at a public bus.

Court set to rule on race in college admissions

Heman Marion Sweatt and Abigail Noel Fisher both wanted to attend the University of Texas at Austin, and both claimed race was a primary reason for their rejection.

'Game of Thrones' finale will be a 'tricky homecoming'

With fans still reeling from last Sunday's Red Wedding episode, "The Rains of Castamere," the third season of "Game of Thrones" comes to a close this weekend, and no one is waiting with more bated breath for that than Ni