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Arson

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  • Attempted fire-bombing of Missouri federal office brings new charges

    KANSAS CITY Mo. (Reuters) - A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted a Kansas City man on three new charges for his alleged attempt last month to fire-bomb the local office of Missouri U.S. Democratic Representative Emanuel Cleaver, prosecutors said....
  • Ex-con, women busted for prostitution in tourist corridor

    Ex-con, women busted for prostitution in tourist corridor
    KISSIMMEE — Backpage.com escort ads offer introductions to a wide range of adults. Rodney Lee Bagby is an example. Busted a week ago in Osceola County's tourist corridor, Bagby was riding with two young women calling themselves "Sugar" and...
  • New Haven Police Arrest Yale Bookstore Arsonist

    New Haven Police Arrest Yale Bookstore Arsonist
    NEW HAVEN – Police arrested a suspect who they say was responsible for setting a small fire in the bathroom of the Yale University Bookstore earlier this week. Police say they arrested the 14-year old New Haven boy hours after releasing images...
  • Teen arrested over string of Washington state arson fires

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A teenager who said he was unhappy with his family's recent move to Washington state was charged Wednesday with setting nearly two dozen fires in vacant homes and parched grassland outside Spokane over the past three weeks, fire...
  • Arsonist suspected in up to 23 blazes in Washington state

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A suspected arsonist operating in Washington state is believed to have ignited nearly two dozen fires in three weeks, destroying two homes and burning parched grassland amid a destructive wildfire season, officials said on Monday. The...
  • Chicago flight delays continue after air control center fire

    Chicago flight delays continue after air control center fire
    Air travelers on Sunday can likely expect further delays and cancellations at Chicago airports as the FAA labored to return traffic to normal after an arson fire Friday at the agency's Aurora radar facility wreaked havoc in the nation's air travel system....
  • Man Charged In Connection With Fire That Grounded Flights

    Man Charged In Connection With Fire That Grounded Flights
    A Naperville man has been charged in federal court in connection with an arson fire at an FAA radar center that grounded nearly 2,000 flights in Chicago today, authorities said. Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized following the incident, in which...
  • Man arrested on suspicion of arson in out-of-control King fire

    A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of deliberately starting the huge King fire in Northern California, which exploded in size overnight and now threatens thousands of homes, authorities confirmed Thursday. Wayne Huntsman was booked...
  • Man charged with arson in Northern California wildfire

    (Reuters) - Authorities in Northern California have charged a man with arson in the so-called King Fire, the largest and most dangerous of nearly a dozen major wildfires raging across the state, court documents showed on Thursday. In a criminal complaint...
  • Massive Northern California fire outrunning firefighters

    In a summer of destructive blazes across Central and Northern California, the King fire — burning out of control in the forest east of Sacramento — has officials particularly alarmed. The fire exploded in a matter of hours into the second-...
  • Gov. Brown approves tougher penalties for starting major fires

    Gov. Brown approves tougher penalties for starting major fires
    Hours after a man was charged with arson that allegedly caused the sprawling King fire east of Sacramento, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he has signed into law tougher penalties for those who cause major fires. The measure reinstates a law that...