SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) – A northeastern Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty but mentally ill to third-degree murder and arson charges in a fire that killed his sleeping father. 121 more words
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News Alert!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Arson fire incident at a medical marijuana dispensary.
According to a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, there was an arson fire incident at a medical marijuana dispensary located on the 200 block of H Street near Third Street in Downtown Needles, California before 9:36am PT on Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 which the suspect, who is in police custody, tried to light the front of the medical marijuana dispensary on fire by pouring lighting fluid on the front walls of the building, but the building didn’t suffer any damage. 79 more words
BELLFONTE, PA (WPMT) In July 1979, James Hugney Sr. was convicted after a jury trial in Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County of a notorious arson-murder then called by the media “the Burning Bed Case.” The case was called the “Burning Bed” because the prosecution’s theory of the case was that Hugney in a fit of anger set his house on fire by pouring flammable liquid around the bed of his then 16-year old son: his namesake James Hugney, Jr while his son slept in the bed. 746 more words
TROY, N.Y. — Arson is everyone’s problem — that’s one of the messages a local public service announcement wants to make clear.
The announcement, made by the Troy Uniform Firefighters Association, follows a number of unsolved arsons. 155 more words