By CALEB JONES, JENNIFER KELLEHER and MARCO GARCIA, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) 01/20 — A Hawaii handyman with a history of run-ins with police and neighbors faced eviction when he stabbed his landlord and killed two officers before the house he and two women were believed to be inside burned,
By LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press 12/28 – The first one occurred 19 days into the new year when a man used an ax to kill four family members including his infant daughter.
By CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press 11/08 – Three middle-school students have been charged with plotting to kill multiple people at their upstate New York school with guns and explosives,
By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 08/28 — An attack on a bar in Mexico’s Gulf coast city of Coatzacoalcos killed 25 people and injured about a dozen,
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,