| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:35 AM
The man shot and killed by Torrance police after he allegedly set two fires -- including at an apartment with his 2-year-old son inside -- was suffering from depression, his sister said.
Asa James Dolak, 19, was fatally shot about 1:35 p.m. Thursday...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 11:27 AM
A 2-year-old was rescued from a burning apartment building in Torrance early Thursday morning in a fire that authorities said was intentionally set by the toddler's father.
Fire crews and officers responded to the fire in the 16700 block of Crenshaw...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:23 PM
A man suspected of setting the apartment of his ex-girlfriend and their 2-year-old son on fire and then setting his mother's home ablaze was shot and killed Thursday by Torrance police after officers found him with a knife on the campus of a middle...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 1:24 PM
1) U.S. Open of Surfing disturbance
Huntington Beach police called it a disturbance while many in the community called it a riot. However it's labeled, the kerfuffle that erupted at the end of the U.S. Open of Surfing finals in July shook up the...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:15 PM
A man beat his girlfriend with a baseball bat, then came back and set fire to her house while 10 people were inside, Baltimore police said — an attack that injured three.
Arson investigators charged Jordan Grimes, 26, with about 50 criminal counts,...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Howard County police said Thursday that a September residential fire in Clarksville has been classified and investigated as arson and attempted murder, according to a news release.
Police are offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information about the...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:36 PM
A 16-year-old male has been charged with setting a fire at Aberdeen High School Tuesday afternoon, according to the State Fire Marshal's Office.
About 25 firefighters from Aberdeen, Aberdeen Proving Ground and the Susquehanna Hose Co. in Havre de...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:56 AM
A 23-year-old homeless man was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 10 years in prison for burglarizing and setting fire to a prominent Hollywood synagogue and other sites in 2011, although he may only serve closer to two years due to time already served....
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Police have presented prosecutors with arson charges against a 14-year-old Glendale High School student who allegedly set posters on fire with a lighter on campus, officials said.
The boy, whose name wasn't released because he is a minor, was arrested...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Tucked into the deeply evangelical corner of southwestern Missouri, the Islamic Society of Joplin's mosque was an oasis for Muslims -- the only mosque within a 50-mile radius.
But in August 2012, during Ramadan, the building burned to the ground in an...
| 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....