| Oct 21, 2014
| 1:00 PM
A 72-year-old man facing trial in a Pocono Township arson case was charged Tuesday with setting fire to his apartment in Stroudsburg two months earlier, state police said.
Paul W. York was charged with arson and related charges in the Aug. 2 fire in...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 1:43 PM
HADDAM — A Virginia man admitted to setting a fire Thursday that destroyed a house and a barn on Candlewood Hill Road served briefly as a state police trooper in the 1980s, officials said.
Ronald Carlson, 50, of Portsmouth, Va., presented himself...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:49 PM
A 71-year-old cancer patient allegedly burned by his son on Oct. 7 has died, officials said.
Santiago Torres Sr. died on Oct. 9 from the injuries sustained in the fire.
Now his son, Santiago Torres Jr., is charged with murder.
A first-degree murder...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Police in the small Northern California city of Weed have arrested a suspect on suspicion of arson in connection with a fire that destroyed 157 homes and forced the evacuation of 4,000 people last month.
Weed Police Department officials said in a...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 2:29 PM
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said on Thursday they've arrested at least one of the two juveniles involved in a May arson.
Deputies said the juvenile, who was 16 when the fire occurred but is now 17, is being held at the Palm Beach County Jail...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Three students were arrested Friday in connection with separate incidents at Coral Springs schools where a fire was set earlier in the week and violent threats were posted on social media.
Police are also investigating similar threats made by adults....
| Oct 7, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Diana Torres had had enough. After years of arrests, documented alcohol abuse and erratic, sometimes violent behavior by her brother, registered sex offender Santiago Torres Jr., she asked a judge in early May for a domestic-violence injunction. It was...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Officials said an arrest is "imminent" for a person who is suspected of setting fire to a West Boynton home.
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Capt. Al Borroto said the intentional fire was set just after 8 a.m. on Tuesday in the 8000 block of Savara Streams...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 9:12 AM
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...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:10 PM
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....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:38 PM
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...