| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:38 AM
The police department official who worked with George Zimmerman on establishing a neighborhood watch program at a gated community in Sanford, Fla., testified Tuesday that members of such groups were not supposed to follow suspicious people and were told...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Early prison releases of the kind ordered by a federal court panel pose no threat to public safety, according to experts who testified on the matter the last time it came up in California.
In those 2009 hearings, five experts on crime, punishment and...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The second day of jury selection in the George Zimmerman trial in Sanford, Fla., picked up steam on Tuesday as lawyers continued to explore the attitudes and politics of those who may decide the fate of the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged with...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:36 PM
SANFORD, Fla. — The six jurors and four alternates eventually picked to hear the second-degree murder case of neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman will be sequestered for the two to four weeks the trial will last, the judge presiding over...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Officials in Philadelphia announced sweeping changes to the city’s demolition standards Friday as the first lawsuit was filed in the four-story building collapse that left six people dead.
In a televised news conference, Mayor Michael Nutter...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:02 PM
While activists praised Friday’s announcement that the San Onofre nuclear power plant would be retired, those who live near the coastal facility expressed mixed emotions about the fate of what has become a familiar landmark and a nagging source of...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Federal safety regulators have opened a probe, looking at whether airbags are deploying without warning in about 320,000 Honda Odyssey vans from the 2003 and 2004 model years.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it has received six...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The trial of George Zimmerman began Monday with the laborious process of picking a jury that will decide the fate of the neighborhood watch volunteer accused of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African American...
| May 28, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Several buildings collapsed after a cargo train derailed east of Baltimore and then exploded with a blast that could be felt for miles, officials and witnesses said Tuesday.
No one was immediately reported hurt in the incident, and hazardous materials...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 12:08 PM
A pared-down bill that would send sex offenders who repeatedly remove their GPS tracking devices back to state prison cleared its first legislative committee Tuesday, making progress where broader measures failed.
In a deal struck with Democratic...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Police are beefing up security at Pasadena High School on Thursday and Friday in response to an anonymous note threatening violence on the campus, school and public safety officials said.
The note did not specify who might commit violence and the writer...