Myron Gardner and Galen Alexander, two of the Georgetown University basketball players accused of burglary earlier this month, are transferring from the school, according to statements by the school, Gardner's attorney and Alexander himself via social media.
Clifton "Pop" Herring, who coached basketball superstar Michael Jordan in high school, died this week, according to his daughter Paquita Yarborough.
The Barnard College freshman killed in New York was a creative spirit who loved music and had interned at a local news website in her home state of Virginia.
A high school football captain and advocate against gun violence from Washington, DC has landed offers from 25 universities, including Ivy League schools and full-ride scholarships.
Family, friends and community members paid tribute Friday to the life of Pete Frates, who used his ALS diagnosis to raise millions of dollars for supporting ALS research and patient care.
Tulsa (KJRH) -- A post on Craigslist is pulling at heartstrings, titled, “Anybody need a grandma for Christmas?"
As Jersey City, New Jersey, mourns after this week's deadly shooting, a charity has stepped up to help the family of the police officer who was killed.
Dave McAdams and his wife, Tina, opened their coffee shop in Oak Grove, Oregon, a year ago, but he's been an active part of the community for years as a youth pastor, a baseball coach, the Rotary Club and even the Portland Ghostbusters group.
A reporter said she was "violated, objectified, and embarrassed" when a runner "smacked" her backside while she was reporting live during a road race in Savannah, Georgia, on Saturday.
Two years ago, James Fields plowed through a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. He killed a 32-year-old woman named Heather Heyer, injured dozens of others and put the entire nation on edge.
The 13-year-old suspect in a crime that's shocked a close-knit college community is not all that much younger than the teenage victim.
A worker at a food-service container plant near Atlanta was shot and killed Friday, and the shooter was later caught in Alabama, Rockdale County Sheriff Eric Levett said.
Whew! Congress has whipped up a huge spending deal barely a week shy of the December 20 funding deadline. That means another government shutdown is probably off the table.
A Fort Worth judge has extended a temporary restraining order against a children's hospital that planned to take a 10-month-old girl off life-support, according to CNN affiliate KTVT.
An attorney was reported missing in Atlanta earlier this week was injured in a car wreck and died at a local hospital, the South Fulton Police Department said Friday in a press release.
A man who left a couple dead in pools of blood in their Boston penthouse heard his punishment Friday by video conference, preemptively banished from the courtroom after his earlier outbursts in the stunning double-murder case.
Hundreds of people joined a hunger strike in northeast India after a controversial citizenship bill was approved this week, which opponents worry will marginalize non-Hindu voices in one of India's most ethnically diverse regions.
When bullets started flying at a kosher supermarket in Jersey City, David Lax pushed his way past one of the shooters to escape.
Los Angeles Police Department officer David Rojas was charged Thursday with one felony count of having sexual contact with human remains without authority, officials said, after he allegedly fondled a dead woman's breast.
At least once a year, the calendar dates align to give us a Friday the 13th. Airline ticket prices tend to dip, your superstitious boss avoids important meetings and the whole day, there's a small part of you that's just waiting for something weird to happen.
Crews have completed removing fuel from the Golden Ray, a cargo ship that has been overturned in St. Simons Sound off Georgia since early September, the St. Simons Sound Unified Command said Thursday.
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern underwent emergency surgery Thursday after a sudden brain hemorrhage, the professional basketball league said in a statement.
Illinois is the latest state to file a lawsuit against e-cigarette maker Juul, alleging the company undid "years of progress made to reduce youth smoking rates."
One of six men convicted of brutally beating and raping a student on a bus in New Delhi in 2012 is asking the country's judiciary to spare him from the death penalty.
The last of four teenagers who escaped from a juvenile detention center in Nashville, Tennessee, nearly two weeks ago was captured on Thursday, authorities said.
A specialist team have recovered six bodies from New Zealand's White Island volcano, braving hazardous conditions in a risky operation four days after it erupted while 47 people were visiting.
For Douglas Miguel Rodriguez working at a kosher market in Jersey City was a blessing. He had left Ecuador to provide for his family and things were looking up.
A 41-year-old woman named Kathleen had just backed her car into the garage after doing a little Christmas shopping in Atlanta on Wednesday when a man approached her in the driveway and introduced himself as an FBI agent.
After a police chase in Florida ended in a shooting at a crowded intersection last week, leaving four people dead, authorities released audio of several 911 phone calls that depict the chaos and fear prevalent among the bystanders.
The Geminid meteor shower is one of the most active and dependable displays of the year, according to the American Meteor Society. This year, the shower will peak on the evening of December 13 and 14, so hope for clear skies that will let you see a beautiful show of green fireballs.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx is on a mission to bring back the first sample from an asteroid, and the team behind it has found the perfect place to collect that material.
The Hubble Space Telescope had a front row seat to capture the best and closest image to date of interstellar comet 2I/Borisov, a visitor that originated from outside of our solar system. On Sunday, the comet passed within 190 million miles of Earth on its closest approach before continuing …
Despite a petition calling for his removal, Michael Vick will serve as the NFL's honorary Pro Bowl captain this year, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said.
All 30 Major League Baseball teams will extend safety netting to protect fans from foul balls, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said Wednesday in San Diego.
All 38 passengers on board the Chilean Air Force plane that went missing Monday on its way to Antarctica are presumed dead, according to Chilean Defense Minister Alberto Espina.
Surveillance footage captured the terrifying moment two shooters opened fire Tuesday on a kosher supermarket, disrupting the lives of people on a Jersey City, New Jersey, street -- and in some cases, changing them forever.
No, it's not a follow-up song to Lou Bega's one-hit wonder "Mambo No. 5." The light from the galaxy known as MAMBO-9 traveled for 13 billion years to reach us, making it the most distant star-forming galaxy ever observed with a telescope.
The world needs to reach "peak meat" within the next 10 years to combat the effects of climate change, scientists have warned.
Former NFL stars Clinton Portis and Joe Horn are among 12 retired players accused of defrauding the league's retiree health care benefits plan for more than $3 million, according to federal prosecutors.
It's an automatic reflex for many of us: obediently tapping a few times on a can of beer or soda to stop it from frothing over.
When the shooting started outside the kosher supermarket, Yossi Steinmetz was next door at the small synagogue and yeshiva with the market's owner.
The surviving Boston Marathon bomber who was sentenced to death for his role in the terror plot that killed four and left the city under siege in April 2013, is hoping his legal team's appeal will give him his life back.
Veggie burgers are safe for now after a federal judge temporarily blocked Arkansas legislation banning the use of meat-related terminology to describe meatless products.