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CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana man has been charged with murder after firefighters found a woman's decapitated, mutilated body inside her burning apartment, hours before police allegedly found her missing body parts in a suitcase in the suspect's home.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man was sentenced Wednesday to five years in federal prison for torching a sporting goods store during racial protests in 2020.
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Police were searching for a man suspected of being involved in an arson. Less than a week later, he was the victim of an assault, leading LPD to arrest him after he was taken to the hospital.
Ethen Mark Bentley, 29, of Stella was sentenced July 16 after pleading guilty to first-degree arson.
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A gang member was sentenced on Tuesday to 30 years in federal prison for his role in the killing of a 16-year-old boy who was stabbed and cut more than 100 times at a Maryland home before his body was set on fire.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court convicted a young man and a teenager of arson Tuesday for torching a coronavirus testing site during violent protests in January that followed the introduction of a nationwide curfew to curb COVID-19 cases.
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The FBI region that includes Nebraska and Iowa has seen a 21% increase in the reporting of hate crimes in recent years.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Maryland are seeking a 35-year prison sentence for a gang member who pleaded guilty to participating in the killing of a 16-year-old boy who was stabbed and cut more than 100 times before his body was set on fire.
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarus' authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko claimed Friday that his government has thwarted a series of purported Western-backed plots, and ordered the border with Ukraine fully closed over alleged weapons smuggling.
An investigation found that the victim was involved in a disturbance with the suspect, who is accused of spraying the victim with a flammable substance and lighting her on fire, police said.
Police say the 41-year-old first started fires along Sun Valley Boulevard before moving to Oak Lake Park, where she set fires along the lake's perimeter before she was arrested for arson.
Video from inside the jail shows Roberto Silva rushing into Derick Fuller’s cell and staying there for about 3 minutes, but it doesn’t show what happened. Investigators said other inmates reported hearing screaming.
During an interview with police, the man admitted he saw the house burning, but he didn't call 911 because it wasn't any of his business. Instead, he sat behind his house and watched.
Police say the damage from the fires, which burned three large prairie grass areas and four mature trees, is at least $3,500.
When the officer approached the man, who turned out to be Calvin Bloom, he threatened to kill the officer, then punched the officer several times in the head, police said.
A Lancaster County judge sentenced Tyler Maple, seen inside the store and lighting trash on the floor on fire in a surveillance photo issued by police, to four years in prison plus two years of supervised release.
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It happened at Pham Motor Sports, 2525 State Fair Park Drive east of North 27th Street, just after 9 p.m. Sunday.
Prosecutors reduced the charge from first-degree arson in exchange for his plea and agreement to pay $2,110.83 in restitution.