NEW YORK (AP) — A man was charged with arson and other crimes Wednesday for setting fire to a 50-foot (15-meter) Christmas tree in front of Fox News headquarters in midtown Manhattan, police said.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Grand Island man who set his wife on fire before stabbing and beating her has avoided jail time after being senten…
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former college professor was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for allegedly starting four wildfires in Northern California earlier this year that threatened to trap firefighters as they battled a massive fire nearby, federal prosecutors said.
NEW YORK (AP) — A man was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday for setting fire to a car last year in what authorities said was an attempt to intimidate a potential witness in R. Kelly's sex trafficking trial.
DENVER (AP) — One of three teens accused of setting a house fire that killed five recent immigrants from Senegal last year admitted to starting the fire and targeting the house because he believed the people who stole his cell phone in a recent robbery lived there, a detective said Friday.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man has been arrested for setting fire to some banners at a temporary memorial honoring the 49 victims who died in a massacre at a Florida gay nightclub five years ago, and one of the survivors played a role in catching the suspect.
During an interview with police, the man admitted he saw the house burning, but he didn't call 911 because it wasn't any of his business. Instead, he sat behind his house and watched.
Lincoln police logged nearly 90 reports of vandalism, arson and burglary over four days, ranging from $5 paintball stains to a seven-figure building fire.
Saunders County Sheriff Kevin Stukenholtz said he didn't know if a medical situation or drowning caused the death.
A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation production studio in Japan and set it on fire Thursday, leaving 33 people dead.
Paris' deadliest fire in over a decade claimed 10 lives Tuesday, sending fleeing residents to the roof as flames engulfed their apartment building before dawn.
It's one of the first questions that any potential homeowner will ask: "How safe is the neighborhood?" Although both violent crime and property crime rates have decreased greatly since the 1990s, crime rates can vary substantially across city and state lines.