A shipyard worker who pleaded guilty to arson in a fire that did at least $400 million in damage to a U.S. nuclear attack submarine has been sentenced to over 17 years in federal prison and ordered to pay $400 million in restitution, federal prosecutors said Friday.
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Seven and a half years after allegedly fatally shooting his wife in the back and head, a now 42-year-old man is in custody — in Italy, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.
Authorities searched a frigid South Dakota river Friday for a man who, they say, jumped in trying to save a 6-year-old boy. The child was rescued, though a fire chief said his sister — who also went in after him — was found dead in the water.
Two hit-and-run deaths in rural Mississippi just a few miles apart highlight a disturbing problem about data collection on possible hate crimes.
Grammy-winning and multiplatinum-selling rapper Lil Wayne suffered a seizure and “is recovering,” his record label’s publicist said Friday.
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced Friday that his office will appeal a judge’s decision to overturn the murder conviction and death sentence of Debra Milke.
The man labeled the most powerful vice president in American history remains resolute in his steadfast defense of his time in the White House in a new documentary that begins airing Friday.
A teenager testified Friday that he saw one of the two Steubenville, Ohio, boys accused of raping a 16-year-old girl engage in sexual conduct with the girl during a car ride.
She was sentenced to death after being convicted of killing her 4-year-old son. Now, 22 years later, an appeals court overturned the decision, saying the prosecution was “unconstitutionally silent” on a key issue.
Teachers and parents share a common purpose: educating children.
More prosecution witnesses are expected to testify Thursday in a marathon 11-hour session in the rape trial of two Steubenville, Ohio, football players accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.
Kathleen McCartney says till childcare, parental leave and flex time are seen as supporting both parents in their jobs, not just mothers, roadblocks for women will remain.
When the Philadelphia Archdiocese told Caroline Pla she couldn’t play football because it was a boys’ sport, the 11-year-old All-Star guard and defensive end didn’t drop her head and walk off the field. She fought.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman wrote NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday, urging him to firmly state that potential players won’t be discriminated against because of their sexual orientation.
A stage partially collapsed Thursday night in Miami, Florida, injuring four people — one of them critically — said an official with the city’s fire department.
A band of furious teenagers hurled bottles, bricks and trash cans at New York police Wednesday night, days after police shot and killed an armed Brooklyn youth.