A man confessed to shooting a 4-year-old girl in connection with a road rage incident in Albuquerque, New Mexico, police said.
Authorities say an Anderson County Sheriff's Office police dog has been shot and killed by a carjacking suspect.
Lawmakers in Massachusetts and other states are weighing proposals to create registries of animal abusers as a means for ensuring that pets wind up in the care of responsible and humane owners.
A Japanese brain cancer specialist identified in an Italian news report as having diagnosed a brain tumor in Pope Francis has denied ever examining the pontiff and says the reports are "completely false."
Police are searching for the driver of a maroon or dark red sedan who they believe is responsible for killing a 4-year-old girl after firing a shot at her father's vehicle.
After months of speculation, Vice President Joe Biden finally made public today whether he is running for higher office.
Last weekend was just a normal work weekend for Officer David Taylor. He was patrolling the International Rice Festival in Crowley, La., when a woman brought a young child to his attention: the boy had gotten lost in the crowd.
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.5 million vehicles worldwide for a defective power window switch that can overheat, melt and lead to fires.
A New York City police officer is dead after being shot in the head while responding to a report of a man armed with a gun.