| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:53 PM
A woman who set a massive fire at a Forks Township hotel that cost a man his life pleaded guilty Thursday to involuntary manslaughter and arson, under a plea agreement in which she will serve five to 10 years in state prison.
Fallonn Craig admitted to...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Teen charged with setting fire at Liberty High
A Liberty High School sophomore was charged Friday with setting fire to a school restroom a day earlier, Bethlehem police said.
Bethlehem fire crews were dispatched to the high school at 1:26 p....
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Israeli authorities on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to the expansion of a Jewish neighborhood in East Jerusalem, a step likely to heighten tension within the troubled city and draw disapproval from the Obama administration.
The Israeli move...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 7:19 PM
After a two-month investigation, state police have charged a 72-year-old Poconos man with intentionally starting the fire that gutted the Stroudsburg apartment house where he lived.
Paul W. York was arraigned Tuesday by District Judge JoLana Krawitz...
| 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...