A light aircraft has made a dramatic emergency landing on an interstate as cars cruised down the highway at night.
A judge in the US state of Minnesota sentenced a YouTube prankster to six months in prison on Wednesday for fatally shooting her boyfriend in a botched video stunt they hoped would go viral.
Officials in Minnesota on Monday were investigating why an Australian woman was shot and killed over the weekend by a police officer responding to a call the woman made about a disturbance outside her home.
Dallas police were in a standoff with a suspect on Friday after snipers killed five officers and wounded six, one of the worst mass police shootings in recent US history, during protests against the killing of two black men by police this week.
US music superstar Prince, whose hits included Purple Rain and Kiss, was found unresponsive on Thursday at his Minnesota home and was later declared dead, his publicist said. He was 57.