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At Least 9 People Dead, Dozens More Found in Serious or Critical Condition Inside Tractor-Trailer in San Antonio

At least nine people have died after being crammed into the back of a tractor-trailer and traveling under scorching conditions, officials say, in an update on a case of apparent human trafficking. (more…)

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U.S. Representative Steve Scalise Undergoes More Surgery After Virginia Shooting

U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise's condition has been upgraded to "serious" after he underwent surgery Saturday for injuries sustained in a shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice earlier this week, the hospital treating him said in a release. (more…)

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Rep. Scalise’s Injury Includes Trauma To Major Organs and Massive Blood Loss, More Surgeries Planned

After a second surgery on Thursday, Rep. Steve Scalise’s condition has improved, although he remains in critical condition and will need further treatment. (more…)

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Terror Motive Not Ruled Out in DC Hit-and-Run That Injured 2 Police Officers and Transportation Worker

Two D.C. police officers and a transportation worker were injured after a pickup truck rammed into the trio Thursday night, an incident authorities are investigating as possibly terror-related, police said. (more…)

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Man Kills Mom and Son, Injures 2 Children in Utah Suburb Shooting

Utah investigators and residents of a middle-class Salt Lake City suburb were trying Wednesday to understand what led a man to open fire on a woman and children inside a car — leaving the woman and one of her sons dead, another son in critical condition and a girl injured.

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Questions About UK Policing and Security Mount as Third London Attacker is Identified

Questions about whether the British government could have done more to prevent the terrorist attack in London over the weekend mounted on Tuesday, two days before a national election, as new details emerged about the three men who carried out the deadly assault. (more…)

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New York Police Officer in Critical Condition After Being Dragged by Stolen Car in Brooklyn

A New York City police officer was “fighting for his life” after he was injured late Saturday when he was dragged by a stolen car in Brooklyn, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Sunday. (more…)

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Driver Who Ran Over Crowd in Times Square Charged With Murder

A man with a history of drunken driving has been charged with murder after police say he barreled a car through the crowded sidewalks in Manhattan's Times Square, leaving one person dead and 22 injured. (more…)

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Callers Reported Swerving Driver to Authorities Before Deadly Church Bus Crash

Authorities in two Texas counties said they received phone calls about a pickup driving erratically shortly before a collision between a truck and church bus in southwest Texas that killed 13 people returning from a retreat. (more…)

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Syrian Air Force Pilot Whose Plane Crashed in Turkey Found by Rescue Team

A Syrian air force pilot who bailed out as his warplane crashed on Turkish territory has been found by a Turkish rescue team and is being treated at a hospital in the Hatay region, a hospital spokeswoman said on Sunday. (more…)

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2 Teen Boys Arrested for Plot to Rob and Kill 14-Year-Old Girl Found in Ditch

Two teenage boys charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl in the back of the head and leaving her wounded in a ditch lured her to the spot in a small Utah town with a plan to rob and kill her, prosecutors said Tuesday. (more…)

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Chicago Reels as More Children Become Victims in Latest Wave of Gun Violence

Three children shot in four days: That is the latest grim toll in Chicago, which has been reeling from a wave of gun violence. (more…)

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Triple-Murder Suspect Kills Himself After Standoff at Georgia Motel; Accomplice Turns Herself In

Authorities say one of two people wanted in the deaths of three women and the attempted killing of another, killed himself Tuesday afternoon, ending a standoff at a west Georgia motel and a multi-state crime spree. (more…)

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Search Intensifies for Pair Suspected of Killing 3 Women on Gulf Coast

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has doubled the number of deputies on the street as the department continues searching for suspected murderers William Boyette and Mary Craig Rice, who authorities say are on a multi-state killing spree. (more…)

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