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Evacuation orders affect hundreds in California, Oregon

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About 600 residents are under evacuation orders in a prime eclipse-viewing location in Oregon threatened by a wildfire that has closed access to part of a wilderness area and a regional highway. Continue reading

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Suspect arrested in killing, wounding of Fla. officers

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Florida authorities say two Kissimmee police officers have been shot. Continue reading

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Montana wildfire grows, destroys 2 homes

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A wildfire that forced the evacuation of nearly 750 homes in Montana has moved past control lines and burned some buildings in an evacuation zone. Continue reading

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Wildfire leads to more evacuations in Montana

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A month-old wildfire flared up in Montana, forcing the evacuation of hundreds more homes and devouring another large chunk of forest as the drought-stricken state struggles with one of its worst wildfire seasons in years. Continue reading

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Military aircraft called to help battle blazes in US West

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Two military aircraft will help detect and map wildfires in the U.S. West. Continue reading

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Man charged with locking kids in apartment, setting fire

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Authorities say a Florida man tried to kill his three children by locking them in an apartment and setting it on fire. Continue reading

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Cops: Woman who set man on fire, doused him with urine dies

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A Pennsylvania woman accused of setting her sleeping boyfriend on fire and throwing buckets of urine on him to extinguish the flames has died of an apparent heroin overdose. Continue reading

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Wildfire burns home, leads to evacuations in Washington

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Authorities have ordered evacuations as a wildfire threatens crops and homes in a rural part of Washington. Continue reading

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Fire blocks route for dozens in Glacier National Park chalet

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A wildfire has cut off the return route for dozens of people staying in a Glacier National Park backcountry chalet, leaving them the choice of remaining until rangers tell them it’s safe or hiking out along a longer and more difficult trail, park offic… Continue reading

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Man and 1 wife indicted in deaths 2nd wife and relatives

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A man who was married to two women has been indicted, along with one wife, in the deaths of the other wife and four family members. Continue reading

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Residents of smoke-choked Montana town advised to leave

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Montana health officials are warning residents of a town choked by smoke from a nearby wildfire that the air pollution there is so bad at certain times of the day that everybody should leave. Continue reading

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Tennessee forestry chief lauds firefighters in wildfires

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Although Tennessee’s top forestry official says he regrets the loss of lives and property from last year’s wildfires, he argues that firefighters did as much as they could to contain the blaze. Continue reading

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Fire engulfs house where 3 killed on Crow Indian reservation

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A house on Montana’s Crow Indian reservation where three people were shot and killed last week has burned to the ground, officials said Tuesday. Continue reading

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Gunfire-sparked wildfire near Yosemite shrouded in mystery

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Investigators are refusing to say how they know gunshots sparked a wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes near Yosemite National Park. Continue reading

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Friend charged after Illinois teen girl’s mom shot to death

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Charges have been filed against a 15-year-old northern Illinois girl accused of helping conceal her friend’s killing of her mother. Continue reading

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Sheriff: Kentucky woman set husband on fire after argument

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A Kentucky woman who authorities say set her husband on fire and then drove him to a hospital has been arrested and charged with assault. Continue reading

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Latest: Radio dispatches offer insight after officer shot

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The Latest on the fatal shooting of a western Missouri police officer during a traffic stop (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Continue reading

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Fire destroys historic mill in northern Colorado

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Federal and state officials are investigating what caused a fire that destroyed a historic mill in the northern Colorado town of Windsor. Continue reading

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Gunfire caused destructive blaze near California’s Yosemite

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Fire investigators say gunfire caused a wildfire near Yosemite National Park that destroyed 131 structures, including 63 homes, last month. Continue reading

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Gay, small-town Oklahoma clerk claims harassment in lawsuit

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A retiree who moved with his husband to the tiny western Oklahoma town of Hitchcock alleges in a federal lawsuit filed this week that he was routinely harassed by townspeople and ignored by law enforcement until his home was burned to the ground. Continue reading

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The Latest: FBI: Investigation ongoing into mosque blast

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The Latest on a reported explosion at a Minnesota mosque (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Continue reading

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California judge lowers bail for man charged in Oakland fire

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A California judge has reduced bail for a man charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with an Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 people. Continue reading

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Arkansas man dies in house fire trying to save children

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A man in Arkansas has died after he tried to rescue children from a burning home early Wednesday morning. Continue reading

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UC Berkeley evacuates buildings off-campus as wildfire burns nearby

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A collection of off-campus buildings were evacuated at the University of California, Berkeley on Wednesday due to a fire that spread through a wooded area a few miles away from the school’s main campus. Continue reading

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Ohio man charged in 2 fires that killed 9 pleads not guilty

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An Ohio man indicted on aggravated murder charges for two fires on the same street that nine people has pleaded not guilty. Continue reading

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Georgia fire that killed mom, son caused by tossed cigarette, officials say

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A fire that engulfed a Georgia home Saturday morning, killing a mother and her son, was caused by a lit cigarette that was tossed into a trash can, officials said. Continue reading

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Georgia fire that killed mom, injured son caused by tossed cigarette, officials say

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A fire that engulfed a Georgia home Saturday morning, killing a mother while she shielded her son from the flames, was caused by a lit cigarette that was tossed in the trash can, officials said. Continue reading

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Suspect in July 12 arson at Phoenix youth center arrested

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Authorities say a suspect in an arson that damaged a Phoenix LGBT youth center has been arrested. Continue reading

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Homeless woman set on fire dies; man now faces murder charge

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A homeless woman authorities say was set on fire last week while sleeping on a porch has died. Continue reading

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The Latest: Judge lowers bail for 1 charged in Oakland fire

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The Latest on two men charged in connection with Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Continue reading

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Man charged in deadly warehouse fire denied minimal bail

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One of two men charged with involuntary manslaughter for an Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 people will seek his release Friday from jail on bail. Continue reading

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The Latest: Man charged in fire deaths maintains innocence

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The Latest on the case of a man charged with aggravated murder in the deaths of nine people in two fires (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Continue reading

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Man indicted in deaths of 9 people in 2 Ohio fires

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An Ohio man already charged in a blaze that killed seven people in May has been indicted on aggravated murder charges in that fire and in a second fire that killed two people on the same street last year. Continue reading

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APNewsBreak: Man charged in igniting massive Utah wildfire

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A man accused of accidentally sparking a massive Utah wildfire that forced some 1,500 people from their homes last month and cost about $34 million to fight was charged Tuesday. Continue reading

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Florida police officer wounded, suspect killed in shootout

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Authorities say a Florida police officer and a suspect have been wounded in a shootout. Continue reading

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Police: homeless woman set on fire by man, also homeless

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Authorities in West Virginia say they’ve arrested a homeless man suspected of setting a woman on fire who is also homeless. Continue reading

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NYPD cops save woman, grandson from house fire

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Two police officers rescued a woman and her 2-year-old grandson from a blaze in their Queens, N.Y., home Thursday. Continue reading

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NC apartment fire suspect was in the country illegally, report says

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A 20-year-old man accused of torching a North Carolina apartment building that left 130 people homeless last week was in the U.S. illegally, the sheriff’s office told the Charlotte Observer. Continue reading

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The Latest: Rural community sees “complete devastation”

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The Latest on the wildfires burning in the west (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Continue reading

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Firefighter reprimanded for reselling free Disney passes

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A Florida firefighter has been suspended without pay for reselling Walt Disney World tickets given to first responders after the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando. Continue reading

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Yosemite National Park wildfire destroys 29 structures, thousands flee homes

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A blaze burning in foothills west of Yosemite National Park destroyed dozens of structures and forced thousands to flee Gold Rush-era towns but fire crews have been able to stop it from reaching a threatened community on the foothills of the Sierra Nev… Continue reading

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Wildfire near Yosemite destroys 29 structures, thousands flee homes

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A blaze burning in foothills west of Yosemite National Park destroyed dozens of structures and forced thousands to flee Gold Rush-era towns but fire crews have been able to stop it from reaching a threatened community on the foothills of the Sierra Nev… Continue reading

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Thousands flee raging wildfire near Yosemite National Park

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A blaze burning in foothills west of Yosemite National Park destroyed dozens of structures and forced thousands to flee Gold Rush-era towns but fire crews have been able to stop it from reaching a threatened community on the foothills of the Sierra Nev… Continue reading

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Man pleads guilty to killing wife by setting her on fire

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A man who killed his wife by dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire during an argument has pleaded guilty to murder. Continue reading

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California wildfire threatens thousands of homes outside Yosemite National Park

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A stubborn wildfire burning in the rugged mountains outside Yosemite National Park destroyed at least eight structures Wednesday, and forced thousands to flee their homes. Continue reading

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The Latest: California wildfire moving away from Yosemite

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The Latest on wildfires burning in the west (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Continue reading

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California blaze destroys 8 structures near Yosemite

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As wildfires rage throughout the western U.S., one California blaze in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park destroyed eight structures and forced thousands of nearby residents to flee their homes. Continue reading

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The Latest: Police: No crime scene yet at Honolulu high-rise

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The Latest on a deadly fire in a Honolulu high-rise apartment building (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Police aren’t treating the Honolulu high-rise apartment building where three people died in a fire as a crime scene. Continue reading

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Honolulu fire: Victim of blaze remembered as talented and caring

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As smoke filled his 26th-floor apartment in Honolulu, a Hawaiian Airlines manager made one final telephone call to his brother, the brother says, before both the man and his mother were killed in the blaze. Continue reading

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AP Was There: The 50th anniversary of the Detroit riots

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Gun battles raged in Detroit’s streets. Continue reading

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