The Food and Drug Administration is building a legal case against companies that sell pure powdered caffeine, which can be fatal even in small doses.
Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.
Police say James Wilson was tazed after punching his sister at a West Alton convenience store and lunging at a deputy.
Famed fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died.
Sofas can be a dangerous place for babies to sleep, a new study finds.
According to a new study out of the University of Chicago, a fading sense of smell in older Americans may be the biggest predictor of impending death.
Police are trying to determine what happened inside a north St. Louis County home early this morning, and whether criminal charges need to be filed in the death of an 18-month-old girl.
The U.S. Department of Justice has mounted an unusually swift and aggressive response to the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Observers say the goal is to ensure that the truth about the killing is revealed, to ease racial tensions, and to reassure people that the investigation will be fair.
St. Louis police continue to search for clues in the shooting death of a 28-year-old woman early this morning in South St. Louis. Captain Michael Sack says Jennifer Keefe was shot and killed in her car in the 4400 block of Minnesota.
An eastern Kansas man was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder and five other counts after an alleged abduction and police chase ended in the death of a 5-year-old girl from a gunshot wound.