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Deputy kills 13-year-old carrying fake rifle

A sheriff's deputy mistakenly thought he saw a teen carrying an assault rifle on a California street this week and shot him dead, authorities said.

Brrrr! A wintery cold snap has rolled in over the Midwest and Northeast

With Halloween around the corner, the weather is giving the northeastern quarter of the United States a taste of the Christmas spirit.

22,000 pounds of meat recalled; possible Listeria

More than 22,000 pounds of chicken, ham and beef products are being recalled because of possible Listeria contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.

Man who confessed to drunk driving in viral video gets 6 1/2 years

Matthew Cordle, a 22-year-old Ohio man who confessed in an online video that he killed a man in a June drunken-driving crash, was given a six-and-a-half-year sentence Wednesday.

Cop who bought shoplifter groceries: 'I could relate'

The Florida police officer who bought groceries for a shoplifter and her children says she did it "just because I needed to."

FDA to vets: Watch out for jerky pet treats; some linked to illness, death

If you feed your pet a jerky treat and it gets sick or dies, the Food and Drug Administration wants to hear from you.

'Justice For Daisy' draws hundreds of demonstrators in Missouri rape case

What began as an online protest over the controversial case of an alleged rape of a then-14-year-old girl became a street demonstration Tuesday night as hundreds of protestors gathered in a small Missouri town demanding "Justice for Daisy.

Man who confessed to drunk driving in viral video to learn sentence, faces up to 8 1/2 years

Matthew Cordle became a national story when he confessed on a viral video that he killed a man. He begged others not to drink and drive. He said he'll take responsibility for his actions.

Baton Rouge police investigating late-night shooting death

Local authorities are looking for any information regarding the a shooting death of a Baton Rouge man. The incident happened on October 21 around 10:39 p.m. in the 10100 block of Ballina Avenue.

CeeLo Green accused of giving woman ecstasy, but DA declines rape charge

CeeLo Green, a singer who is a coach on the television singing competition "The Voice," has pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of giving the drug ecstasy to a woman who also accused him of sexually assaulting her last year, accordi