A 3-year-old was dead in a home for almost an entire day before his body was put in a cardboard box, dumped in the woods and set on fire, according to court documents.
Part of the legislation would require anyone 14 and older to be tried in adult court if charged for using a gun in the crime.
A 20-year-old Ohio man accused of plotting to kill officials and workers at the U.S. Capitol faces arraignment on new charges in federal court.
A 2005 federal law shields gun manufacturers from most lawsuits over criminal use of their products, but it does include an exception for cases where companies should know a weapon is likely to be used in a way that risks injury to others.
Republican leaders had planned House passage Thursday but abruptly postponed that confrontation indefinitely after concluding they were short of votes.
The legislation passed the House Committee on Homeland Security late Wednesday on a party-line vote of 18-12 and party leaders said it would come to the floor next week.
Hampered by winds and frigid temperatures, firefighters battled a huge fire Wednesday night at a New Jersey apartment complex that sent flames sky high.
A photo shows the two suspects at a Fort Wayne Walmart where they used the credit to make two purchases.
The sports network ESPN has been denied a request for police incident reports about possible campus crimes involving certain student-athletes.
New infections linked to the theme parks emerged Wednesday in the outbreak that has spread to five U.S. states and Mexico.
The court filing contends a motion filed by the Fort Wayne-South Bend Catholic Diocese erroneously claims that no evidence supports the jury’s verdict.
A customer wanted a Bible-shaped cake, which included hateful words about gays on it. He claims he was discriminated against for his religious beliefs.