| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Teen charged with setting fire at Liberty High
A Liberty High School sophomore was charged Friday with setting fire to a school restroom a day earlier, Bethlehem police said.
Bethlehem fire crews were dispatched to the high school at 1:26 p....
| Nov 2, 2014
| 8:14 AM
A 58-year-old man was arrested and charged with attempted arson after entering the basement of the World Trade Center in the Inner Harbor Saturday night.
William L. McGraw, who has no fixed address, faces 115 years' imprisonment and $595,000 in fines,...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Israeli authorities on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to the expansion of a Jewish neighborhood in East Jerusalem, a step likely to heighten tension within the troubled city and draw disapproval from the Obama administration.
The Israeli move...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 8:54 PM
Members of the Missouri National Guard were positioned late Thursday night outside strip malls and department stores along a 2-mile span of West Florissant Avenue, but there were no demonstrators in sight, continuing what has been a largely peaceful...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Ammo lives under a bridge with half a dozen men, within shouting distance of Walt Disney Concert Hall.
For the little band he calls his "children," he "tweaks" sunshades, tarps and even a leather couch to make cozy leans-to, including one modeled on a...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A jury Monday convicted a Cicero landlord of murder in an arson fire on Valentine's Day, 2010, that killed seven people, including four children, according to prosecutors and court records.
Lawrence Myers, 64, wanted to burn down his building in the...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:02 AM
The young man and woman waiting in the dark outside the St. Louis county jail were bundled up in scarves and hats to ward off a light freezing rain, but still they were shivering. Every time someone emerged from the jail they would scurry with the...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 10:41 AM
A possible arson fire early Tuesday heavily damaged a car in Chula Vista, officials said.
In May, the San Diego County city had a string of car fires in which an arsonist used bottles of gasoline known as a Molotov cocktail.
In each case, the fire...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 12:13 PM
A 37-year-old man had been indicted on arson charges for allegedly setting the massive and devastating King fire that burned for more than a month in El Dorado County.
El Dorado County Dist. Atty. Vern Pierson on Monday announced the grand jury decision...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 9:29 PM
Four people who helped authorities track down and prosecute a man who set a Hacienda Heights church on fire in 2011 will share a $10,000 reward, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors said Tuesday.
The reward was offered by the board three days...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:04 AM
A woman has been arrested after, deputies say, she set her car on fire and then blamed it on faulty car parts.
The car owner, Patricia Rouchier, 69, was taken into custody Thursday on an arson charge, according to an arrest report.