Authorities in central Virginia say a deputy was shot in the head during a traffic stop and a suspect was injured when another deputy returned fire.
Authorities in Bloomington, Illinois, say a 33-year-old man hid his family's cellphones, killed his two children and intentionally set a house fire before hanging himself.
Eleven plaintiffs, including a 4-year-old girl, have joined the $1 million lawsuit against a Houston-area chemical plant rocked by explosions after floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the facility.
A New York man who killed his wife by setting her on fire has been sentenced to 21 years to life in prison.
A white supremacist who was sentenced to death in the 2015 massacre of nine black worshippers has told a federal appeals court he wants to fire his appellate attorneys because one of them is Jewish and the other is Indian.
The 1975 disappearance of two young Maryland sisters was one of the most painful and enduring mysteries in the suburbs of Washington.
Police say two people dressed as ninjas broke into a New Jersey apartment building and set several fires.
A police body camera video from March 2015 has surfaced, showing an officer ordering the shutdown of a suspected illegal rave at the same warehouse, known as the “Ghost Ship,” that burnt down nearly two years later.
The U.S. government says it has already spent a record $2.3 billion fighting wildfires this year, and 64 major fires are still burning in 10 states.
Eight Marines were rushed to a San Diego burn center and seven others were also hospitalized after their amphibious vehicle caught fire during a training exercise at a military base.
An amphibious vehicle caught fire during a training exercise at a Southern California base Wednesday and 15 Marines were taken to area hospitals, including several with serious injuries, military officials said.
Storms brought cooler and wetter weather into the Western and Northwestern U.S. this weekend, breaking up a temperature inversion that had blanketed much of the region with acrid smoke from dozens of wildfires.
Wildfire smoke blanketing much of the Western U.S. is setting off health alarms, but firefighters say it's helping them by containing temperatures and boosting humidity.
With four big hurricanes, a powerful earthquake and wildfires, it seems that nature recently has just gone nuts.
Police arrested four teenagers Thursday after they allegedly sparked the Gilroy Ballybunion Fire in northern California while playing with illegal fireworks during Labor Day Weekend.
A wet winter and spring in the Western U.S. brought predictions that the 2017 wildfire season would be mild.
The fast-moving wildfire chewing through Oregon's forestland is threatening more than homes and people.
Fire crews in Oregon were robbed of thousands of dollars of equipment while they prepared to fight the Chetco Bar wildfire.
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A teenage boy is suspected of using fireworks that started a massive fire in Oregon, which ravaged 10,000 acres as of Tuesday, forcing hundreds of people to evacuate as flames tore through the region, police said.