The lead lawyer for a New Hampshire prep school graduate charged with sexual assault is defending his handling of the case, saying his team prevented damaging evidence from being presented at trial
An off-duty California officer who didn't want teens walking across his lawn fired his gun in a struggle with a group of youths, igniting unruly protests after video of the fight surfaced
Some residents returned home to sort through waterlogged furniture, toys and clothing after being abruptly evacuated when a surging creek carrying engine fuel and sewage water inundated thousands of homes in San Jose
Company towns like Peoria, Illinois, have long relied on major employers to provide generations of locals with jobs and give the cities their central identity
Relatives of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer in Madison, Wisconsin, say they have settled a federal civil rights lawsuit for $3.35 million
A South Carolina pastor who canceled a Bible study at his church because he was late leaving his day job may have averted a second round of deadly shootings shortly after nine black worshippers had been killed at another black church
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