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Woman accused of torching Tucson house she lived in

Woman accused of torching Tucson house she lived in

No one was injured in the blaze; house totally destroyed, officials said.

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Mandatory minimum sentences play a role in ranching standoff

Mandatory minimum sentences play a role in ranching standoff

PORTLAND, Ore. — The seeds of this month's insurrection at a Harney County wildlife refuge were planted in an unusual midnight deal struck in 2012 between prosecutors and Harney County ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond.

January 18, 2016 4:57 pm Related Loading…
Israel charges 2 Jewish extremists in deadly arson

Israel charges 2 Jewish extremists in deadly arson

In this July 31, 2015, file photo, a Palestinian inspects a house after it was torched in a suspected attack by Jewish settlers, killing an 18-month-old Palestinian child and his parents, at Duma village near the West Bank city of Nablus. Israel on Sunday indicted two Jewish extremists suspe…

January 03, 2016 12:29 pmLoading…
Israel charges 2 Jewish extremists in deadly arson

Israel charges 2 Jewish extremists in deadly arson

JERUSALEM — Israel on Sunday charged two Jewish extremists in an arson attack that killed a Palestinian toddler and his parents last July — culminating a drawn-out investigation into a case that has helped fuel months of Israeli-Palestinian violence.

January 03, 2016 12:29 pmLoading…

Police and fire dogs have big role in departments

By DUSTIN DUNCAN

January 02, 2016 7:28 amLoading…

Police rescue suicidal man from burning West Jordan home

SALT LAKE CITY — Police say they rescued a man from the flames engulfing a home he set on fire in a Salt Lake City suburb on New Year's Eve.

January 01, 2016 5:00 pm Related Loading…

Security is focus at churches, mosques amid heightened fears

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — In Alabama, a Presbyterian church wanted to be able to hire its own police for protection. Mosque leaders around the country are meeting with law enforcement officials as an anti-Muslim furor fuels arson attacks and vandalism. And the Federal Emergency Management Agen…

December 20, 2015 4:00 amLoading…

Security is focus at churches, mosques amid heightened fears

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — In Alabama, a Presbyterian church wanted to be able to hire its own police for protection. Mosque leaders around the country are meeting with law enforcement officials as an anti-Muslim furor fuels arson attacks and vandalism. And the Federal Emergency Management Agen…

December 19, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Police investigating Mercedes-Benz blaze in northern Idaho

POST FALLS, Idaho — Authorities are investigating after a Mercedes-Benz was destroyed in a fire that was likely caused by arson.

December 15, 2015 7:56 amLoading…

Officials: Fires over 3-day Halloween period down in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — The number of fires in Detroit over the recently completed three-day Halloween period was among the lowest in years, city officials said.

November 01, 2015 1:03 pmLoading…

Man charged in St. Louis area black church fires

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities charged A 35-year-old black St. Louis man with arson for two of the seven church fires in a predominantly African-American part of the St. Louis region, and federal investigators said there is no evidence of a hate crime.

October 30, 2015 2:49 pmLoading…

Fire officials say arson caused blaze at black Ga. church

MACON, Ga. — Authorities say a fire that damaged a predominantly black church in middle Georgia has been ruled an arson.

June 25, 2015 11:01 amLoading…

Police: Hospital bed set on fire in escape from locked unit

BRAINERD, Minn. — Police say a patient in a locked unit at a central Minnesota hospital made a brief escape after setting a bed on fire.

June 17, 2015 1:11 amLoading…

High school principal accused of setting fire files lawsuit

DICKINSON, N.D. — The former Dickinson Trinity High School principal who was blamed for setting fire to the school has filed a federal lawsuit accusing police of bullying him into a false confession.

June 09, 2015 1:31 pmLoading…
Woman arrested in Tucson church fire case

Woman arrested in Tucson church fire case

A woman has been arrested in connection with an arson at a Tucson church.

April 24, 2014 6:48 pm
Woman arrested in Tucson church fire

Woman arrested in Tucson church fire

A woman has been arrested in connection with an arson at a Tucson church.

April 24, 2014 6:38 pm

Teen gets jail time for arson and assault

A teenager accused of assault and arson was sentenced to probation and jail Friday.

January 03, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…
Lost Barrio arson case dismissed

Lost Barrio arson case dismissed

The 2009 warehouse fire in the Lost Barrio caused more than $1 million in damage to property and inventory.

August 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Lost Barrio arson case dismissed

Lost Barrio arson case dismissed

Arson charges against the owner of a fire-ravaged Lost Barrio warehouse store were dismissed last week after a judge ruled investigative practices used by the Tucson Fire Department and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives didn't meet national standards.

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Arson blazes destroy 2 FW-area mobile homes

Arson blazes destroy 2 FW-area mobile homes

An arson fire destroyed this mobile home in the 1100 block of West Miracle Mile on Wednesday. Another mobile home was destroyed by arson Tuesday in the 1400 block of West Panama Lane.

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