Rolando Ortiz, 37, from Chicago, tried to kill himself after he slashed the throat of his 2-year-old son, Mateo Garcia Aguayo in the apartment where they lived.
A woman has been held by US security officials after she drove a vehicle into the gates of The White House. The President was in the White House at the time of the incident.
The US Supreme Court denied last-minute stay of execution for Eric Scott Branch who raped and murdered University of West Florida student Susan Morris in 1993.
Rex the German Shepherd helped saved the life of its owner Javier Mercado during a home invasion in Des Moines, Iowa.
Police have arrested twin 47-year-old brothers, both in the space of 10 days, after they were allegedly found with child pornography.
Fresh sanctions are due to be announced against North Korea just as Ivanka Trump arrives in the peninsula.
Armed guard Scott Peterson did not enter Marjory Stoneman Douglas school in Parkland, Florida, and stop Nikolas Cruz shooting dead 17 people.
An anonymous group said it wanted to bring some fun back into the city. Exact locations of the rope swings have not been disclosed.
The weekday morning presenter wanted to share the "most exciting day" of her life with her audience.
Angela McDevitt claimed that her friend Jack Sawyer has revealed his attack plans in a series of messages around the time the Florida shooting happened.
Joseph Boeckmann's lawyer had sought home detention for him but after hearing from two of his victims, Judge Kristine Baker decided to impose stiffer penalty.
18-year-old Zion Isaiah Shockley has been charged with the murder of his five-month-old daughter with authorities saying he shook the baby to death in frustration at video games.
Authorities have charged 44-year-old William 'Jeff' West with the murder of his wife Kathleen West, 42, who was a model on an adults only website.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy has been charged with six counts of sex with a detainee after allegations he ordered inmates to perform oral sex on him.
Kelly Folse, of River Ridge, Louisiana, has devoted her life to saving animals' lives. But she is now accused of doing the exact opposite to Bruizer, anAmerican Bulldog.