R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial
He faces the possibility of decades in prison for crimes including violating the Mann Act, an anti-sex trafficking law that prohibits taking anyone across state lines "for any immoral purpose." Sentencing is scheduled for May 4.
At least 3 killed in Amtrak derailment
Five Amtrak cars on The Empire Builder, a train that runs from Chicago to Seattle, derailed around 3:55 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.
Body found in Wyoming believed to be Gabby Petito
Attorney Richard Benson Stafford indicated that the family would make a public statement at a later date, and he thanked officials with the FBI, Grand Teton Search and Rescue, and other agencies that participated in the search for Petito.
NY millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder
The story of the estranged scion of a New York real estate developer, has been fodder for New York tabloids since his wife vanished. Hollywood couldn't resist making a feature film about his life that eventually led to the documentary and discovery of new evidence.
Rittenhouse hearing to decide on evidence allowed at trial
Friday's hearing is expected to be the last before the trial begins with jury selection on Nov. 1.
Ex-House Speaker, Dennis Hastert, settles child sexual abuse payments suit
Hastert paid $1.7 million over four years but stopped the payments after the FBI questioned him in 2014 about illegally concealing huge cash withdraws from his bank. After Hastert pleaded guilty to a banking charge and was sentenced in 2016, the victim sued for breach of contract.
Sheriff: Chicago woman missed flight and falsely said bomb on plane
The plane was already taxiing out to the runway but had not taken off when it was rerouted.
‘The Wire’, 'Boardwalk Empire' actor Michael K. Williams found dead in NYC apartment
Williams, 54, was found dead in the living room of his Kent Avenue penthouse by his nephew, sources said.
More than 46 dead after Ida's remnants blindside Northeast
Wednesday's storm ultimately dumped over 9 inches (23 cm) of rain in parts of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and nearly as much on New York City's Staten Island.
Hurricane Ida Traps Louisianans, Leaves the Grid in Shambles
All of New Orleans lost power right around sunset Sunday and officials warned it could be weeks before power is fully restored.