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,
BILL BARROW and KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) 04/01 — Three people have been arrested in connection with the raging fire that collapsed a portion of Interstate 85 a few miles north of downtown Atlanta,
THOMAS ADAMSON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 03/28 — Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home injured three police officers and led to the arrest of 35 protesters,
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) 02/21— Swedish police on Tuesday were investigating a riot that broke out overnight in a predominantly immigrant suburb in Stockholm after officers arrested a suspect on drug charges.