WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Justice Department is preparing an overhaul of how federal prosecutors deal with non-violent criminal offenders in a move that could mark the end of the tough-on-crime era, which began with strict anti-drug laws in the 1970s a
Authorities in Texas have so far found no link between a deadly fertilizer plant explosion last spring and a charge of possession of a prohibited weapon filed against a paramedic who responded to that blast.
A fire at West Fertilizer Company on Ap
A federal judge in New Orleans on Wednesday ordered BP to put up nearly $130 million for the next three months of Gulf oil spill settlements despite the oil company's complaints about excessive costs.
BP has alleged the Court Supervised Settlemen
Waco authorities have arrested a local daycare owner after a child died in under her supervision earlier this year.
Marian Bergman Fraser, 49, was arrested Thursday morning on charges of injury to a child causing death.
Commuters encountered an unexpected passenger when they boarded a New York City subway train early Wednesday: a shark.
A still wet 1-and-a-half foot shark carcass was discovered on the floor of a subway car at around midnight in downtown Manhattan