SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. Brown on Tuesday signed the bill by Democratic state Sen. Alex...
ALBEMARLE, N.C. - Police say a student was shot after an argument at a central North Carolina high school just before school began.
RICHMOND, Va. - Police say the investigation into the case of a missing University of Virginia student has turned up a lead in the 2009 disappearance and death of another young woman.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A powerful earthquake shook up a large swath of Alaska, including the state's largest city.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years.
Budweiser has released a new PSA to combat drinking and driving. Rather than using the usual crashes and statistics, it's an ad featuring a dog, and his best friend, who made the right choice.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Islamic State targets in Syria are being attacked by the United States and its partners.
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. - Police say the suspect in last week's fatal ambush outside a rural state police barracks belonged to a "military simulation unit" based in eastern Pennsylvania whose members play the role of soldiers from eastern Europe.
Pennsylvania State Police say the suspect in the killing of a trooper and the critical wounding of another outside a rural barracks is a survivalist who has expressed a desire to kill law enforcement officers and commit mass murder.
NEW YORK - With the toll of a bell and a solemn moment of silence, the nation paused Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack. Stephen Albert, whose father Jon...
(WKTV) - An Oneonta man was arrested Monday in connection with dozens of residential burglaries in several counties, the Otsego County Sheriff's Office said. Dale Ryan Thompson, 26,...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has issued a directive allowing his state's casinos and racetracks to immediately offer sports betting without fear of criminal or civil liability.
NEW YORK - Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81.
NEW YORK - Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.
Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus after his car struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.
NEW YORK - Two police officials say Joan Rivers has been rushed in cardiac arrest from a doctor's office to a New York City hospital.
FORT LEE, Va. - The Army says early reports indicated that a female soldier turned a gun on herself and fired one shot, injuring herself, on a central Virginia base.
FERGUSON, Mo. - The city of Ferguson, Missouri, says it working hard to better connect with the community and learn from the "discord and heartbreak" that followed the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer.
FERGUSON, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is lifting a curfew while ordering the National Guard to help restore order in a St. Louis suburb that has seen sometimes violent protests since the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.
FERGUSON, Mo. - Police in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson aren't yet saying how many people were arrested during a night of violent protests over the shooting death of an unarmed black teen. But the St. Louis Post-Dispatch says about 10 people were arrested -- including a St. Louis alderman who had been chronicling the protests on social media.