| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:08 PM
(AP) - A former volunteer firefighter has been sentenced to a year of probation for setting three Reno County grass fires amid severe drought last fall.
The Hutchinson News reports 19-year-old Cody Knox apologized Friday in Reno County District Court....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A man found in July in the wreckage of the home he had shared with his missing girlfriend before she disappeared was arrested today as he left the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and charged with arson in the explosion, authorities said.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:31 AM
Around 9:15 Friday night, Joshua Johnson said goodbye to his wife and stepson and set off for an overnight shift at UPS.
By the time he returned the following morning, a fire had ripped through the family's apartment in the Roseland neighborhood,...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:27 PM
Police are searching for a possible arsonist after six fires were reported in about an hour along several blocks of Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks.
Reports of rubbish fires began as early as 8:15 p.m. At 8:53 p.m., 35 firefighters responded to a...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:17 AM
A man in his 50s was arrested shortly after midnight Thursday in connection with six fires started within about an hour along Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks.
The suspect was spotted by authorities and taken into custody near the intersection of...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:43 AM
A propane tank caught fire near an apartment complex in Santa Clarita early Monday morning, spreading to the building and displacing at least two families, authorities said.
The blaze started about 2:45 a.m. in the bottom floor of the three-story...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The home of a missing Joliet-area woman exploded Sunday night with a blast that lifted the roof off the house and severely injured the woman’s boyfriend in a blaze that the state fire marshal ruled as arson.
Fire marshal investigators say they...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Early College High School, Costa Mesa, graduate Ruben Morales, 20, was one of several fire Explorers to get their hands a little dirty on Wednesday during a training session at Costa Mesa Fire Station 4 on Placentia Avenue.
The Orange County Explorers,...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:32 AM
This wanna be firefighter is in red hot trouble.
And any aspirations he may have harbored to be part of the team riding on a red fire truck just went up in smoke.
On July 6th, a fire caused more than $500,000 in damage to the East Hernando Branch...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:34 PM
The discovery by firefighters of the bodies of two men in the burned-out basement of a Mount Vernon eatery quickly turned into a murder investigation, as a weekend without any shootings in Baltimore gave way to a bloody Monday.
Police were also...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:39 PM
One of two bodies found Tuesday at a Huntington Beach park appears to be that of a man wanted in connection with a double arson murder near Sacramento and a carjacking in Merced, law enforcement authorities said.
The bodies of the two men were found...