| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:17 PM
A 43-year-old man has been charged with setting more than 20 small trash fires throughout Los Angeles this year, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Salvador Munguia pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the string of fires, two of which ignited dry grass, according to...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Police said a man set fire to a rolled up blanket at the rear of the Portuguese Club in Bethlehem while five patrons were inside Sunday morning, according to court records.
Herbert Lettmoden, 58, is charged with arson, risking a catastrophe, public...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Fire investigators in Hampton have arrested two people and accused them in separate arsons in recent months, a spokesman said.
Just after 2 a.m. Monday, firefighters were called to the first block of Anita Court to the report of a possible fire at a...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Thirteen people have been executed for terrorism-related offenses in three cities in China’s northwestern Xinjiang province, authorities announced Monday.
The convicts had been found guilty of crimes including homicide, arson, making explosives...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Chicago police are continuing to investigate a series of arson fires that destroyed eight vehicles in the Wrigleyville neighborhood on Tuesday, officials said today.
The vehicles were set on fire on the 3500 block of North Wilton Avenue and the flames...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Two men have been charged in a South Side garage fire earlier this week that authorities labeled as arson.
Rafael Delgado, 39, and Anthony Ray Catala, 19, were arrested in connection with a garage fire reported about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday in the 2900...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:43 AM
Two Chicago men have been accused of starting a garage fire Tuesday in Bridgeport.
The fire was reported at 1:15 a.m. in the 2900 block of South Canal Street, a mostly residential area near the border of Bridgeport and Armor Square.
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:58 PM
A man tracked down through surveillance video has been charged with starting a fire in a garbage can at the Elgin Tower Building, causing about $5,000 in damage to the art deco high-rise that has marked the city's skyline since 1929.
Tommy McBurney, 58, ...
| 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...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:45 PM
A deadly fire in a Tampa Bay, Fla., mansion took an even darker twist Thursday when officials said all four people found dead inside had been shot.
The roughly 6,000-square-foot home, which is owned by former tennis star James Blake but which he rents...
| May 9, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Irvine police this week arrested a man who allegedly lit a grass fire in the city's Turtle Rock neighborhood.
About 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Orange County Fire Authority quickly put out a small blaze that burned a 40-by-30-foot patch of grass near...