A man charged in the beating death of a priest in the Northern California city of Eureka tried to blow up a rectory by turning on the gas from a stove and leaving behind a lit cigar, police said in court documents obtained Wednesday.
Investigators say they don’t know exactly what caused a house fire that killed five people Sunday in Eastern Oregon, but it wasn’t arson caused by an accelerant or an accident in a drug lab.
A Graham woman is taking credit for putting her ex-husband behind bars with a little help from Facebook.
Graffiti referencing the Trayvon Martin case was found at a Seattle restaurant that was set on fire by an arsonist.
Investigators say a fire that significantly damaged one unit of an apartment building in the Seattle suburb of SeaTac was intentionally set.
Anchorage fire and police officials say a fire that extensively damaged a three-story apartment building, injuring two people and displacing more than two dozen, was intentionally set. A 41-year-old woman has been arrested.
A display of moon rocks that disappeared from an Alaska museum after an arson fire nearly four decades ago has been returned to the state following the settlement of a lawsuit by a man who claimed he rescued the rocks from the rubble.
One of the three remaining fugitives in a string of high-profile fires across the West that focused national attention on a group of environmental radicals surrendered to authorities Thursday after spending years in hiding in Canada.
Police have arrested a woman they say poured gasoline on her boyfriend while he was sleeping on the couch and killed him by burning him to death.