| May 16, 2014
| 9:03 PM
As weary firefighters battled stubborn brush fires for a fourth day Friday, billowing black smoke drifted northward, causing health warnings throughout much of Southern California.
By mid-afternoon, the air hanging stagnantly over Los Angeles was...
| May 17, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Helped by cooler temperatures and calmer winds, firefighters on Saturday continued battling four major brush fires in northern San Diego County: one in San Marcos and three on military bases.
More than 27,000 acres have been burned since Tuesday as fire...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:42 PM
No charges will be filed against a 19-year-old man who was arrested last week by Escondido police on suspicion of trying to set two brush fires as a series of destructive blazes spread across northern San Diego County, prosecutors announced Tuesday....
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:51 PM
A 41-year-old Reisterstown man has been charged with killing his wife and then burning down their house last month, Baltimore County police said Wednesday.
Anthony Paul Rutherford, of Fox Run Court, faces first-degree murder and arson charges in the...
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Days after police pleaded for the public’s help in finding a serial arsonist who has set 17 trash and furniture fires in Glendale, investigators still haven’t received any tips. The lack of tips is likely due to the fact that many residents...
| 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...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:40 PM
A man was found dead inside his Gold Coast apartment after the building's doorman called police to check on the man's well being Friday night.
The door on the unit, in the 1100 block of North Lake Shore Drive, was chained shut from inside, according...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Baltimore police are looking for arsonists responsible for throwing about a dozen crude incendiary devices at buildings since late April.
One of the homes hit by the devices — made from bottles and jugs — belonged to a Muslim family in North...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Emergency crews in Burbank were able to quickly extinguish a “very small” brush fire Wednesday that ignited next to the railroad tracks near Verdugo Avenue and Front Street, authorities said.
The tracks were closed to Metrolink rail...