A former methamphetamine dealer was executed Wednesday for killing three people in remote northern Missouri out of fear that they would report his drug activity to police.
Six white caskets containing the bodies of a suburban Houston couple and four of their five children were wheeled into a church Wednesday for funeral services not far from where the family was gunned down at their home a week ago.
The Obama administration is imposing new, deeper sanctions on Russia for its intervention in Ukraine, targeting Russian banks and energy and defense firms.
A kidnapping and ransom case in the Carolinas suggests just how active Mexican drug cartels have become in the U.S.
A local boy, who's battling leukemia, will head to Disney World this week.
Construction projects around Lubbock could be delayed even longer because of a problem creating the pavement.
Google's "Project Ara," an affordable smartphone with customizable and swappable features, is one step closer to reaching the public.
A handful of new wildfires, some started by lightning, grew dramatically Tuesday in central Washington, and several threatened homes even as firefighters made progress against a destructive Oregon blaze.
A fast-acting 3-year-old came to an elderly man’s rescue in Tennessee after he spotted the man trapped inside a hot car as temperatures inside the vehicle reached over 120 degrees.
An Ohio father asked the online community on Reddit to help him remember his newborn daughter without the tubes she was dependent on for the six weeks they spent together.
A North Texas community that sits on a large natural gas reserve could become the first city in the state to partially ban hydraulic fracturing, with city leaders in Denton set to vote early Wednesday on a citizen-led petition to outlaw new permits for the drilling method.
A Missouri execution has been delayed until at least midday Wednesday after a federal judge granted a last-minute stay.
The Georgia mom whose husband is accused of killing their son by leaving him in a scorching SUV is "living every parent's nightmare," her lawyer said today.
Lubbock police said Tuesday one person was hit by a vehicle and killed. The driver didn't stop to help. UPDATE
Kansas health officials are urging swimmers to take extra care in warm freshwater, which could be home to millions of microscopic killers.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection inspectors seized a live shipment of 67 giant African snails at Los Angeles International Airport this month.
The rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries — good news about an epidemic that is still growing simply because more people are living to an old age, new studies show.
A Washington state history teacher fired in 1972 for being gay has received a long overdue apology from the local school board.
Tracy Morgan is on the mend.
Though the first mother has been charged under a new Tennessee law that makes it a crime to use drugs while pregnant, many of the most respected medical groups have opposed the criminalization of drug use during pregnancy for decades, claiming it might actually deter women from seeking prenatal care and addiction treatment.
The Israeli Cabinet has accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire to end a week of conflict with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip that has killed 185 Palestinians and exposed millions of Israelis to Hamas rocket fire.
Monday morning the Lubbock County Commissioners Court voted in favor of allowing inmates from Yoakum County jail to come to Lubbock if they experience an overflow.
Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.
The mother of an American missing in Mexico "wants answers" after authorities found the motorcycle belonging to her son and human remains buried nearby, a family friend said.
Family and friends say Melvin Santiago had dreamed of being a police officer since he was a boy, seeking to follow in the footsteps of his uncle.
A Tennessee woman is the first to be charged under a new state law that specifically makes it a crime to take drugs while pregnant, calling it "assault."
Officials say a fast-growing wildfire in southern Oregon has destroyed homes and forced dozens of evacuations.
Riot police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a group of rock-throwing vandals who disturbed a rally by Argentines celebrating their team's gutsy performance in a 1-0 loss to Germany in the World Cup finals.
Mario Goetze will never need to buy a drink in Germany ever again.
Ten years after Jennifer Wilkerson disappeared from South Lubbock County, family and friends gather for a balloon release in honor of Wilkerson.
A chemical leak Friday morning in Brownfield forced several people to evacuate.
The Defense Department has backed a multi-million dollar program that hopes to develop a brain implant that will help retrieve memories.
A Minnesota couple are waiting to hear if they will face criminal charges after their 9-year-old daughter went to a police station and turned them in for allegedly smoking, growing and selling pot.
Texas police are defending their decision to arrest an Iraq war veteran who is charged with manslaughter after a young daughter died in his hot pickup truck and a second daughter was hospitalized, although his family maintains his innocence.
When it comes to LeBron James, all that's certain is this: One fan base is about to feel scorned, and other is about to feel absolute joy.
The Texas cheerleader criticized for posing with endangered species she hunted in Africa on Facebook is now showing her softer side.
The Zaniboni family made the decision to abandon the comforts of their Mississippi home almost a year ago, leaving everything behind to live out their dream of raising their young children on a sailboat.
A week before Ron Haskell allegedly killed four children and two adults in a Texas rampage he taped his mother to a chair, choked her and threatened to kill her for speaking to his ex-wife, according to police records obtained by ABC News.
Drones in Lubbock have been gaining popularity. According to the FAA, it is accurate to say that drones are allowed to be flown in Lubbock, it just depends on what type of drone.
Around 1 million gallons of saltwater has leaked from a North Dakota pipeline, some of it into a bay that leads to a lake that provides drinking water for an American Indian reservation, company and tribe officials said Wednesday.
A Texas father went to the home where his kids were staying on Wednesday and opened fire - killing six people, including four of his children who ranged in age from 4 to 13 - and surrendered to police after a tense three-hour standoff in a suburban cul-de-sac outside of Houston, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
The murder suspect who police describe as a high-end prostitute wrote a post on Facebook about killing sprees in the days before her arrest.
Two University of Miami football players were arrested on sexual battery charges Tuesday and kicked off the team and campus for an alleged incident involving a 17-year-old girl.
An elementary school teacher and her doctor husband hatched an elaborate prescription pill scheme to feed their own drug habits, police said today.
Democratic Sens. Patty Murray and Mark Udall fought back today against the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling with plans for legislation intended to restore the contraceptive coverage requirement under the Affordable Care Act.
Hillary Clinton insists that she donates fees for giving speeches at colleges and universities but still has not released documents to back up her claims.
A local car wash gives back by donating a portion of its profits to Make-A-Wish.
Faced with potentially hungry — and grumpy — passengers, a Frontier Airlines pilot treated them to pizza when storms diverted a Denver-bound flight to Cheyenne, where the plane was stuck for a couple of hours.
Hundreds of Memphis police officers have called in sick over the past week, apparently to protest a decision by city officials to reduce their health care subsidies.
A Fourth of July hot dog eating contest in western South Dakota turned tragic when a contestant choked to death.