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Chemical plant fire closes Pulaski Skyway near New York City: reports

Traffic on a major roadway near New York City was closed in both directions Friday night after fire at a chlorine plant in New Jersey send a huge plume of dark smoke into the sky. Continue reading

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Authorities say crashed fighter jet had standard weapons

A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base. Continue reading

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Man sets himself on fire outside Alabama Walmart

After a man set himself on fire outside a Walmart store in Alabama, authorities say they are trying to understand why he did it. Continue reading

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Site of F-16 crash, including freeway, remains off-limits

A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base. Continue reading

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Police investigate 2nd suspicious fire at rabbi’s home

Authorities in a Boston suburb are investigating a second suspicious fire at a rabbi’s home in less than a week. Continue reading

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Massachusetts rabbi’s home targeted by two suspicious fires: police

The home of a Massachusetts rabbi – which doubles as a Jewish community center – has been the target of two suspicious fires in less than a week. Continue reading

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12 exposed to debris, pilot safe after F-16 hits warehouse

A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base. Continue reading

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US attempt to improve wildland firefighter shelters fails

An effort to develop a better fire shelter following the deaths of 19 wildland firefighters in Arizona six years ago has failed. Continue reading

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Oklahoma mom gets life in prison for attacking daughter

An Oklahoma woman accused of stabbing her 11-year-old daughter 50 to 70 times, hitting her in the head with an ax and then setting their home on fire has been sentenced to life in prison. Continue reading

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Officials: PG&E equipment sparked deadly California wildfire

California fire authorities say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. power lines sparked the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history. Continue reading

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Missouri man charged with killing, dismembering a Kansas man

A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been charged with fatally shooting another man, dismembering his body and then setting the remains on fire. Continue reading

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2 transit cops put on leave after suspect sets self on fire

Two Twin Cities Metro Transit police officers have been suspended after a man they arrested critically injured himself in the back of a squad car. Continue reading

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Fire chief: Connecticut mosque fire appears to be arson

A top fire official says a fire at a Connecticut mosque appears to be arson. Continue reading

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Man gets life in prison for lighting homeless woman on fire

A homeless man who lit a homeless West Virginia woman on fire as she slept has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Continue reading

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Authorities say victim in Tennessee killings was decapitated

Tennessee authorities have revealed there was an eighth victim in a mass killing last month and his head was found 25 yards from his body. Continue reading

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Endangered frogs delay cleanup in city ravaged by wildfires

Fears of harming an endangered frog species have forced crews to delay cleaning debris from about 800 properties in Paradise, angering some residents anxious to start rebuilding their homes. Continue reading

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Prosecutors say synagogue gunman boasted of hate for Jews

A gunman who killed a woman and wounded three during services at a Southern California synagogue later told a 911 dispatcher he had done it because “the Jewish people are destroying the white race,” prosecutors said Thursday in announcing 109 hate crim… Continue reading

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Millionaire seeks new trial over man’s death in bunker fire

A wealthy stock trader is seeking a new trial after his murder conviction in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home. Continue reading

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Fire engulfs HBO miniseries set in upstate New York

A massive fire engulfed the set of an HBO miniseries being filmed in Ulster County, New York. Continue reading

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Insurance claims from deadly California fires top $12B

Insurance claims have topped $12 billion for the November wildfires in California, making them the most expensive in state history. Continue reading

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