When compared to other industrialized countries, America has the largest number of incarcerated youth.
Rick and Kay Warren's Saddleback Church was calling for prayers after a ministry volunteer was arrested for allegedly committing lewd acts with teen boys.
The FBI is investigating the murder of Richard Collins III, a 23-year-old Black man, by a White University of Maryland student as a possible hate crime.
Ruddy Quezada, a 54-year-old man wrongfully convicted of a deadly drive-by shooting in 1993, has won a $4.5 million settlement from New York state, according to court papers.
Federal prosecutors charged New Jersey man Gregory Lepsky with planning to build and detonate a pressure cooker bomb in New York City to kill people in the name of ISIS.
Fifteen-year-old Jordan Edwards was fatally shot in the head by a Texas police officer after leaving a party over the weekend, and his death ruled a homicide.
Steve Stephens, the suspect in a murder uploaded to Facebook on Sunday, shot and killed himself in Erie, Pennsylvania, Tuesday, ending a nationwide manhunt.
A teacher and an 8-year-old boy were shot and killed Monday morning at a San Bernardino elementary school by the teacher's husband in a murder-suicide.
A pastor of a Dallas church has been indicted on a charge of misappropriating over $300,000 of his church's money. but is still leading services for remaining congregants.
As a 13-year-old boy, Bill Cosby secretly sprinkled what he thought was an aphrodisiac on girls' cookies. He wrote about it in a memoir and later joked about it in an interview.