California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill legalizing physician-assisted suicide Monday, and shared his personal feelings and reflections on both the politics and religious import of the bill.
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.
Juan Martin Garcia's execution is scheduled for Tuesday, after a Texas board refused his most recent appeal last week.
Two incidents occurred last weekend in which an 11-year-old fatally shot another child revealing the complex reality of children learning gun safety by operating weapons.
Two incidents at separate Dunkin’ Donuts stores in New England once more highlighted the rift between law enforcement and the black community.
Teenagers plotting to open fire at a Northern California high school were arrested after fellow students overheard their plan.
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.'
One month after Lt. Charles Gliniewicz was found dead after requesting backup in the pursuit of three fleeing men, police have found no suspects or witnesses.