By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 07/19 — Police on Friday were investigating at the blackened, gutted building in Kyoto where a man raging about theft set a fire that killed 33 people in a beloved animation studio,
By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 07/18 — A man screaming “You die!” burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday,
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) 07/15 — Demonstrators returned to an immigration jail in Washington state a day after an armed man threw incendiary devices at the detention center and later died.Read more »
NEW YORK (AP) 04/18 — A New Jersey man was arrested after entering St. Patrick’s Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters,Read more »
By MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) 04/15 — The white man charged in the burnings of three Louisiana black churches faces a mountain of evidence tying him to the crimes,
By THOMAS ADAMSON and LORI HINNANT, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 02/05 — Paris’ deadliest fire in over a decade killed at least 10 people Tuesday as flames engulfed a nine-story apartment building,
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) 01/15 — Northern California authorities say a man was fatally shot by police after he stabbed two people and set a home on fire,Read more »
DENVER (AP) 09/21 — A Denmark native will stand trial for 141 counts of arson for the homes and buildings destroyed in the third-largest wildfire recorded in Colorado,
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) 08/16 — Funeral services will be held Friday in West Valley City for a municipal code enforcement officer fatally shot while on the job in the Salt Lake City suburb.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) 07/15— Police say a Florida man who was facing eviction was planning to set his building on fire and “burn” Jews.
Miami Beach police said Friday that 72-year-old Walter Edward Stolper is charged with attempted murder after detectives found 28 containers with gasoline and explosive materials inside his storage unit.
NORTH MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) 06/18 — Authorities say a man shot and wounded an intruder who poured gasoline on the floors of his home.
The 57-year-old Pottsville man was working at the North Manheim residence around 6 p.m.
By MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) 06/12 — After a standoff of more than 21 hours, officers entered an apartment where a felon with a gun had barricaded himself with four children and found them all dead,
By ED WHITE, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) 03/04 — David Gavitt spent 26 years in prison for the deaths of his wife and two daughters before a prosecutor agreed that the evidence behind his arson conviction was no longer credible.
By AMY FORLITI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 0/17 — After Tnuza Jamal Hassan was stopped from flying to Afghanistan last September, she allegedly told FBI agents that she wanted to join al-Qaida and marry a fighter,
COHOES, N.Y. (AP) 12/01 — An inferno that destroyed or damaged nearly two dozen buildings in a city in upstate New York was sparked by an amateur bladesmith who apparently was trying to imitate something he saw on TV,Read more »
SHONAL GANGULY and NIRMALA GEORGE, Associated Press PANCHKULA, India (AP) 08/25 — Mobs rampaged across a north Indian town, leaving 12 people dead and buildings in flames,
DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press CHESHIRE, Conn. (AP) 07/17 — It’s a day seared into the memories of all involved: The July 23, 2007, home invasion in which two paroled burglars broke into a Cheshire,
DAVID RISING, Associated Press HAMBURG, Germany (AP) 07/08 — Anti-globalization activists rioted violently for a second night as Hamburg hosted Group of 20 leaders, setting up street barricades,
WASHINGTON (AP) 04/29 — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to charges of felony rioting and assault on a police officer for participating in Inauguration Day rioting in Washington.
KATE BRUMBACK and BILL BARROW, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) 04/02 — The man accused of starting the raging fire that destroyed part of Interstate 85 north of downtown Atlanta was talking about smoking crack just before the blaze began,