A man convicted in the 1990 New York subway murder of Brian Watkins will receive a new trial after 25 years in prison, a New York judge said Tuesday.
A student's claim that a man pulled a gun on campus renewed anxiety one day after the FBI warned Philly schools of an unspecified threat, rumored to be a copycat warning based on last weekend's shooting in Oregon.
The executions of Richad Glossip, Benjamin Cole, and John Grant have been postponed indefinitely.
A 5-month-old girl, the third child shot in Cleveland in just a month, has been identified, but authorities are still looking for an explanation for the recent spike in gun-related criminal activity.
The twice-convicted murderer was executed in Virginia Thursday night, despite concerns over injection drugs and insistence from his lawyers that he suffered from intellectual disability.
President Obama addressed the nation after a gunman killed nine people at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., Thursday, urging that 'thoughts and prayers are not enough.'