Seventy years after South Carolina executed a 14-year-old boy so small he sat on a phone book in the electric chair, a circuit court judge threw out his murder conviction.
Two co-founders and 12 other former employees of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy blamed for a fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people were arrested early Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney's office in Boston said.
Bradley Stone, the man prosecutors say is responsible for killing his ex-wife and five of her family members and shooting one other before going on the run, has been found dead in the woods near his home.
New York Magazine issued an apology to its readers Tuesday morning, acknowledging the editors were "duped" by the teen stock trader rumored to have made $72 million.
Two deer storm into Iowa grocery store, destroy liquor display, then flee after spotting meat counter.
Police find registered sex offender working as Santa Claus in Texas McDonald's after anonymous tip, but say he wasn't breaking any laws.
The father of the modern baseball trading card who designed the famed Topps versions in the 1950s has died. Sy Berger was 91.
A suspected DUI driver was arrested after a crash sent a vehicle into a crowd of pedestrians, injuring a total of 13 people in Alhambra on Sunday night, police said.
An Ohio teen is working to save lives in his community, and he's using free pizza to do so.
Marchers calling for justice in wake of Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases protest outside of Sunday's Seattle Seahawks game.
Dashcam shows two Tukwila, Washington police officers save heart attack victim.
Ten families touched by the Newtown massacre filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday against companies that made, distributed and sold the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle that Adam Lanza used to kill 20 children and six staffers at Sandy Hook Elementary two years ago.
Texas teen convicted of murdering acquaintance in brutal, ritualistic slaying.
A St. Petersburg, Florida woman's home is inundated with hundreds of pet rats. They're living in the walls and chewing through the furniture, and shockingly, Florine Brown is reluctant to let them go.
Someone just dropped $6.5 million to buy this photo. Its photographer Peter Lik claimed it was the most expensive photo ever sold and declared that he had "officially made art history."
A 92-year-old Florida man is alive after he was rescued by two men who jumped in the water to save him.
The Florida Lottery is not celebrating its latest winner after it found out he is a convicted sexual predator.
When a 3-year-old asked Santa to bring her daddy home from Afghanistan for Christmas, he delivered.
Baby's first flight took on a whole new meaning when a woman gave birth aboard a Southwest Airlines flight in midair Tuesday morning.
Ohio family's house burns as new baby is being delivered at nearby hospital.
Police officers in a Texas town are giving people the right to remain generous this holiday season.
2006 was the year Twitter debuted and Pluto was demoted to dwarf planet status. It was also the last time French Toast Crunch cereal was for sale in U.S. stores.
Three people were killed and eight others were injured in a three-vehicle chain reaction wreck Sunday night in a remote area of a Florida Indian reservation that started when the first vehicle struck and killed a black bear, authorities told NBC News.
Police bloodhound credited with saving young boy's life after he falls into an open manhole near his home.
Seattle police officer punches handcuffed woman after she attempts to kick him in the face.
The Christmas season is a busy time for workers at Sunshine Farm in Sherborn, Massachusetts. They sell hundreds of trees, and their hand-crafted wreaths are another top seller.
Attempt to call Santa Claus lands two Wisconsin boys on the naughty list when they dial 911 instead.
Protesters chanted "I can't breathe" after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the death of Eric Garner — a case that was recorded on video and showed the unarmed black man repeatedly gasping as he used the phrase.
PlayStation is all grown up now. The break-through video console from Sony (SNYFY) Computer Entertainment marks its 20th anniversary today, and to celebrate, Sony is releasing a special Anniversary Edition PS4.
A federal appeals court has halted the Wednesday execution of a Texas killer whose lawyers say it too mentally ill to be put to death.
An American teacher who is the mother of twins was stabbed to death in the bathroom of an Abu Dhabi shopping mall, police said Wednesday.
Residents of Lanesboro, Minnesota are shocked to find a moose in their yard.
Pastor calls ant-Christmas message "mean-spirited".
A North Dakota man is facing several felony charges after police discovered four pipe bombs in his home.
Family pet leaps into line of fire when man opens fire on family during road rage incident.
A man was beaten to death with hammers by a group of juveniles early Sunday morning on a St. Louis street, police said. Officers found Zemir Begic, 32, unconscious at approximately 1:15 a.m. ET, according to St. Louis Metro Police.
If Thanksgiving and Black Friday weren't enough - or simply too much - for some shoppers, retailers will continue to dish out deals on Cyber Monday.
Trucker Kameron Schrader says he was driving near Abilene, Texas, on Thanksgiving day, when ironically 30-pound turkey flew into his windshield.
Many stores in Colorado were marking the first official "Green Friday" after the state legalized recreational marijuana.
A Louisiana dog shot with an arrow has made a full recovery and is now looking for a forever home.
The devastating phone call to the Heisler family came at 4 a.m. one Sunday in March. Their son Matt, a student at the University of North Dakota, had died in a house fire. He was just 21.
An Afghan mother has become a hero among some of her countrymen after allegedly fighting the Taliban militants who had just killed her policeman son.
Dancing in front of passengers on a subway takes a lot of guts whoever and wherever you are — but its particularly true if you are a woman in Iran.
A group called Christmas for Downtown Reading raised $1,000 from business and community donations toward purchasing a replacement tree, but a last minute change of heart means the original tree that was denigrated far and wide on the Web will stay in place.
A suburban Denver woman who collected thousands of dollars in donations by convincing friends, family and her 6-year-old son that he had cancer was sentenced to 90 days in jail, five years of probation and community service on Tuesday.
The priest gives you a communion wafer, then a sip of wine, then asks: Would you like fries with that? The situation sounds insane (and it may well be), but if one group’s crowdfunding campaign is successful, it could become a reality.
Police say 3-year-old killed mother with handgun while she was changing younger sibling's diaper.
The A4 bus service from Bristol to Bath in the United Kingdom might as well be called "the number two." It runs on human poop and food waste.
A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with the attempted murder of her newborn son who was allegedly abandoned in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday.
Rising temperatures and rainstorms had parts of western New York that were buried under seven feet of snow on flood alert Monday.