Mysterious Mississippi murder stokes suspicions bred by an ugly past

Beaten. Dragged. Burned. The words leave attorney Daryl Parks' lips like a barrage of gunfire in the sanctuary of Chapel Hill Missionary Baptist Church, where people have gathered not for prayer but for answers.

Nationwide rallies demand 'Justice for Trayvon'

The parents of Trayvon Martin joined thousands of Americans at more than 100 scheduled vigils in cities nationwide demanding Saturday what they described as justice for their 17-year-old son, who was shot dead last year.

Farmerville man could face up to 460 years in prison for possession of child pornography

A Farmerville man was arrested Friday for possession of child pornography. On July 19, 2013, investigators with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested Danny Riley, 22, of Farmerville in Monroe.

Republicans pass 'No Child Left Behind' replacement

 A Republican-backed attempt to give local and state governments greater power over their school systems, while reducing federal education funding, passed the U.S.

How Obama's comments on race sparked very different reactions

 In some of the most personal and unscripted comments on race of his presidency, President Barack Obama broke his silence Friday with surprise remarks from the White House on Trayvon Martin, his first public comments since a Florida jury a

Glee to premiere Thursday, September 26

In light of the tragic passing of beloved GLEE cast member Cory Monteith, the series’ executive producers, 20th Century Fox Television and Fox Broadcasting Company have jointly decided to delay the start of production of GLEE until early

Aurora marks anniversary of movie massacre amid gun debate

One year after a gunman killed 12 people in an Aurora movie theater, the city is marking its losses with solemn moments and a continuing debate over the place of guns in society.

Charges filed in Houston garage-turned-prison case

The grandson of the owner of a house in Houston where four malnourished men were found Friday has been charged with two felony counts in the case, police said Saturday.

Witnesses: Woman dies after fall from Texas roller coaster

A woman died while riding a roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, witnesses said.

Bowie County Deputies arrest four for burglary

Bowie County Deputies arrest four suspects later Friday afternoon for burglary of a habitation. Around 11:33 a.m. deputies were called to a burglary that had happened on Hidden Valley Cove.