ST. LOUIS (April 21, 2015)- St. Louis' police chief says three suspicious items that forced the evacuation of City Hall for several hours have been cleared and are not a threat.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (April 21, 2015)- A former Alabama police officer says he is innocent of violating the rights of an Indian man during a violent confrontation.
CATANIA, Sicily (April 21, 2015)- The United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday that more than 800 people were believed to have drowned in the weekend sinking of a boat packed with migrants trying to reach Europe, making it the deadliest such disaster in the Mediterranean.
BOSTON (April 21, 2015)- Employees and the owner of a welding company found responsible for a fire in a brownstone last year that killed two firefighters won't face criminal charges, investigators said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (April 21, 2015) — Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman.
WASHINGTON (April 21, 2015) — Senate leaders announced a deal Tuesday to move forward on a stalled human trafficking bill, clearing the way for a vote on President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee within days.
BALI, Indonesia (April 21, 2015)- An Indonesian court found an American couple guilty of premeditated murder and sentenced them to prison on Tuesday in the killing of the woman's mother on the resort island of Bali.
BRENHAM, Texas (April 21, 2015)- Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries is recalling all of its products on the market after two samplings of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis.
BOSTON (April 21, 2015)- Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are to begin hearing evidence about what his punishment should be: life in prison or the death penalty.
MINNEAPOLIS (April 21, 2015)- Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that has hammered the Midwest, but the virus recently took its biggest toll yet, hitting a farm in Iowa that held nearly 10 percent of the state's egg-laying chickens. Here are some questions and answers about the outbreak:
PROVO, Utah (April 21, 2015)- Family members of a Utah woman sentenced to the maximum penalty Monday for killing six of her newborn babies said they were shocked at the grisly crimes from the woman they knew as a loving mother.
BALTIMORE (April 21, 2015)- The lawyer for the family of Freddie Gray, a black man who died of spinal injuries he sustained during an arrest in Baltimore, said he believes the police had no reason to stop the man in the first place.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 21, 2015) — Legislation that would place licensing restrictions on all seven of Tennessee's abortion clinics is headed to the governor for his consideration.
SALT LAKE CITY (April 20, 2015) — A Utah woman who pleaded guilty to killing six of her newborn babies and storing their bodies in her garage is facing up to life in prison at a sentencing hearing set for Monday.
WASHINGTON (April 20, 2015) — The Supreme Court on Monday threw out a North Carolina court ruling that upheld Republican-drawn electoral districts for state and congressional lawmakers.
WASHINGTON (April 20, 2015) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a Connecticut commission accused of religious discrimination when it rejected plans for a synagogue in 2007.