A Hofstra University student being held at gunpoint by an intruder was accidently shot and killed by a police officer who had responded to the home invasion at an off-campus home, police said Saturday.
Oxbow led from start to finish. It was the sixth Preakness victory for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas and 15th Triple Crown victory, most in horse racing history.
From Oregon to New Mexico, Hawaii to Montana, a look at the American West as seen through the cameras of The Associated Press.
Jason Kipnis' three-run homer in the 10th inning gave the Cleveland Indians a 6-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.
Two commuter trains serving New York City collided in Connecticut during Friday's evening rush hour, sending 60 people to the hospital, including five critically injured and one very critically injured, Gov. Dannel Malloy said. There were no reports of fatalities.
Yakima police are investigating a murder after a body was found in an abandoned home on North 4th Avenue. Investigators said the body of a woman found Wednesday had been there at least two weeks. That makes it a very hard trail to follow.
The lawyer who defended O.J. Simpson on armed robbery charges delivered a potentially heavy blow to the former football star's bid for a new trial Friday, testifying that Simpson knew his buddies had guns on them when he went to a hotel room to reclaim some sports memorabilia.
The CDC is recommending baby boomers get tested for Hepatitis C, regardless of other risk factors. But, treatment may not be readily available for newly diagnosed patients, and the Affordable Care Act could make things even worse.
The search for a missing Yakima man in Ukraine hit a roadblock Friday. Searchers finished combing through a Kiev park where they thought Dr. Jay Sloop could be. But there was no sign of him.
A pilot is lucky to be alive after his plane crashed nose-first just short of the runway at Lynden's airport.
Amanda Knox's tell-all book, "Waiting to Be Heard," has hit No. 5 on the Publishers Weekly best-sellers list.
Justin Bieber has just hours to reclaim his pet monkey from the animal shelter where it has been since it was seized by German customs, officials said Friday, but he will have to pay thousands for the two-month stay even if he doesn't take the animal back.
Investigators working in the remnants of an exploded Texas fertilizer plant sifted by hand through untold kernels of corn, moved tons of debris and conducted more than 400 interviews, while searching for the missing piece to solve what many officials compared to an extraordinary puzzle.
Witnesses to the Afghanistan killings spoke to the Associated Press while - half a world away - the military prepares to court-martial a U.S. serviceman in the killing of her husband and 15 other Afghan civilians, mainly women and children.
An Idaho man convicted of breaking into a Boise zoo last fall and brutally beating to death one of two Patas monkeys has been ordered to spend up to a year in a treatment program at a state prison.
The Kern County Fire Department is battling a massive wildfire 2 miles east of Frazier Park.
The 23-year-old "Harry Potter" actress stars in Sofia Coppola's "The Bling Ring," which premiered Thursday at the French Riviera festival. The British actress plays a celebrity-obsessed, thickly accented Los Angeles teenager who, with a group of friends, burgles Hollywood stars such as Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan.
Crews contained a small brush fire Wednesday afternoon that came close to a home on Bonair Rd. near Zillah.
After a search in rural Oregon failed to yield any trace of missing Utah mother Susan Powell, authorities say they may close the investigation.
Feminist protesters burned a doll on a cross and left-wing demonstrators shouted "pink stinks" at the Berlin opening of a life-sized Barbie house Thursday.
As the guitarist strums and softly sings a lullaby in Spanish, tiny Augustin Morales stops squirming in his hospital crib and closes his eyes.
Four years ago, Bradley Cooper had built a solid reputation as a scene-stealing supporting player. Ed Helms was best known for his sweet but buffoonish Andy on "The Office." And few, besides comedy-club bookers and his own family members, could wrap their mouths around the last name of Zach Galifianakis.