Police said the shooting was related to a road rage incident in New Mexico. The girl's parents were in the car but were uninjured, leaving police searching for answers about the shooter's car and why the incident occurred.
Police in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., say Corey Jones was carrying a recently-purchased gun when he was shot by a plainclothes officer. But his family says that isn't the man they knew.
An Alabama judge allegedly told defendants who could not afford bail that they would receive a 'discount' and avoid imprisonment if they donated blood, according to an ethics complaint filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
A federal court left most, but not all, of the gun control laws passed by New York and Connecticut after shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School intact, and gun advocates plan to appeal the decision.
Troubling mystery surrounds the death of a Florida man who was fatally shot by a plainclothes police officer on Sunday.
A US District Judge has ruled that Louisiana must continue funding Planned Parenthood for the next 14 days.
Experts say buybacks tend to result in the collection of hunting rifles and old revolvers, not the kind of automatic weapons that criminals use.
Oklahoma executions have been in the national spotlight since the botched execution of Clayton Lockett in April, 2014. On Friday, the state's attorney general has requested an extension on all existing stays.
At a time when the role of the death penalty and treatment of prisoners in American justice is facing heightened scrutiny, one state has taken steps to make time spent on death row a little bit easier.
Several Southern states are reconsidering the option of featuring the Confederate battle flag on license plates.
Massachusetts' top court has upheld a ruling that the parishioners of a church have been trespassing throughout the 11-year vigil protesting its closure.
A dozen activists were arrested early Thursday morning after engaging in an overnight sit-in at Baltimore City Hall.
The sting was the ninth such effort to crack down on under-age prostitution in 135 cities, with officials saying the goal of the stings was to provide services to victims of human trafficking.