| Jun 5, 2014
| 6:31 AM
A Chatham man has been charged with the slaying of rapper Twista's bodyguard, who was found shot to death in a South Side apartment in February after someone started a fire there, authorities said.
Matthew X. Jackson, 25, is facing charges of murder...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:10 PM
As much as fireworks are synonymous with Independence Day, fire officials are again urging people not to set them off.
"Tomorrow is a day of celebration throughout our country," Los Angeles Fire Department Capt. Jamie Moore said Wednesday at a news...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 2:50 PM
A 73-year-old woman died following a fire this morning in the Kilbourn Park neighborhood, authorities said.
The preliminary cause of the fire was careless use of smoking materials said Chicago Fire Department Chief Joe Roccasalva. There were also no...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 10:23 AM
A man who along with his wife was seriously injured in a fire early Friday that heavily damaged a home at 19 Beaver Dam Trail has been arrested on several charges, police said.
Glenn Alburtus, 60, is charged with second-degree threatening, first-...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 5:33 AM
Baltimore Fire Department officials say one person was found dead in a dwelling fire Sunday morning in the 1700 block of N. Broadway, and one firefighter responding to the scene suffered a minor burn while fighting the blaze.
Officials said firefighters...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Debris from a fireplace likely sparked a Newport Beach roof fire, officials said Monday.
The blaze, which was reported at a two-story single family home in the 1800 block of Port Carlow Place about 9:19 p.m. Sunday, caused about $100,000 in damage,...
| May 2, 2013
| 10:49 AM
A Henry County teenager who admitted to setting a church on fire because the congregants are black was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday.
Jean Claude Bridges pleaded guilty to setting the New Holy Deliverance Outreach Ministry in Axton on fire...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 3:01 PM
A woman died and three other people were badly burned, including two children 3 and 9, when someone started a fire in a home in the Lawndale neighborhood, possibly pouring accelerant on some of the victims, officials said.
The woman suffered burns...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:29 PM
NEW HAVEN — Fire Chief Michael Grant listened from the gallery of U.S. District Court on Thursday as a state police investigator testified about a March 2011 fire that killed three people, including an 8-year-old boy.
Grant's one ear was turned...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 7:03 AM
An early-morning fire on Saturday destroyed a maintenance building on the property of St. Joseph Church in Fullerton, according to church and county fire officials.
But church officials said the parish's celebration of Easter services on Sunday would...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 6:14 PM
A man injured after he poured a flammable liquid on some victims, setting a fire that helped kill one woman and badly burned two of her children in the Lawndale neighborhood early Saturday has died, officials said.
Nathaniel Beler, 29, was pronounced...