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Fewer Federal Prisoners for the First Time Since 1980

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 5:35pm
In address at criminal justice conference, attorney general says the dip reflects new policies aimed at lessening reliance on incarceration.

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Aaron Hernandez's Cousin Pleads Guilty

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 5:32pm
Tanya Singleton, who has cancer, will not serve time for refusing to testify before a grand jury weighing charges in the Hernandez murder case.

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Chelsea Manning Files Suit Over Gender Surgery

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 5:20pm
Chelsea Manning’s lawyers officially filed a lawsuit against against the Department of Defense in an effort to get gender-reassignment surgery.

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NYC's Top Cop: Terror Threat Will Increase in Months Ahead

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 5:09pm
The NYPD's Bill Bratton says the threat from ISIS, Khorasan and others means the U.S. is in its riskiest period since 9/11 -- and the risk is rising.
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Suspects Charged in Beating of Philly Gay Couple

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 5:01pm
District attorney says "assault on people because of their sexual orientation" has no place in Philly.

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3 Missing Afghan Soldiers Face U.S. Immigration Charges

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:59pm
A spokesman for the agency said he could not provide more details on the charges.

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Obama, Clintons Share Some Laughs at Global Initiative

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:58pm
Former President Bill Clinton greeted President Obama onstage at the Clinton Global Initiative on Tuesday with a hearty handshake and a few jokes.

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Fired Worker Kills Two Bosses and Himself at UPS Facility

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:53pm
Police said the gunman was given his walking papers a day earlier.

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Police: No Word Yet On Why UPS Worker Was Fired

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:42pm
Birmingham police have not confirmed whether a fired UPS worker who returned to his office and killed two supervisors had a history of violence or other workplace issues.

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Surveillance Shows University of Florida Attack Suspect

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:26pm
New video released by the Gainesville Police Department shows the suspect in the University of Florida assaults throw a road cone into traffic.

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Filmmakers Describe Encounter With Eric Frein

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 3:49pm
Documentarians Patrick Bresnan and Ivete Lucas who interviewed Eric Frein in 2010 describe the accused cop-killer.

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Venue Change Denied for Marathon Suspect's Friend

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 3:38pm
Jury selection in Phillipos' trial will begin next Monday. The government says its case is expected to run five days.

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Lava from Kilauea Volcano Ignites Brush Fire

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 3:08pm
Scalding lava burns part of Hawaii's Big Island as officials from the U.S. Geological Society's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory say the flow from Kilauea is slowing.

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Mike Tyson Credited With Saving Motorcyclist's Life

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 3:07pm
A motorcyclists involved in a small crash says the former boxing champ came to his aid. KNSV's Amber Dixon reports.

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Nude Statue Raises Eyebrows

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 3:02pm
Some Houston, Texas residents say that due to nudity, a recently installed statue belongs in a strip club, not on the street. KPRC's Jennifer Bauer reports.

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Nusra Fighter: Americans Are Relentless

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 2:56pm
A Nusra fighter in Syria talks about the U.S. airstrikes and vows to 'keep on fighting the enemies' so that they can 'implement the law of Allah.'

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No Justice, No Pizza: Cops Deliver Food After Crash

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 2:46pm
After a pizza delivery driver was injured in a crash in Portland, Oregon, two police officers completed the delivery for him.

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Cops Hunt for Man Who Last Saw Missing Virginia Student

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 2:04pm
Police do not think a University of Virginia student who has been missing for more than a week knew the man they have labeled as a person of interest.
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First Read Minute: Raising the Stakes at the U.N.

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 2:03pm
NBC News' Mark Murray and Carrie Dann discuss how the launch of airstrikes in Syria overnight against ISIS targets have changed the tone and focus of President Obama's visit to the United Nations this week.

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Pentagon Shows Images Detailing Airstrikes

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 1:50pm
Director of Operations Lt. Gen. William Mayville shows before and after pictures of locations that were targets of coalition airstrikes in Syria.

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