Residential fires

March 11, 2017 - 5:54 pm
FEDERAL PROSECUTORS-RESIGNATIONS US attorney Bharara says he was fired after not resigning NEW YORK (AP) — A now-fired U.S. attorney says "absolute independence" was his touchstone for over seven years as Manhattan's top prosecutor. Preet Bharara (buh-RAH'-ruh) made the comment in a statement...
Read More
March 05, 2017 - 3:52 pm
TRUMP-WIRETAP-INVESTIGATION Congress to add wiretapping claim to probes of Russia's election actions WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Congress should expand its investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election to include President Donald Trump's claim of wiretapping at Trump Tower by...
Read More
March 04, 2017 - 11:56 pm
TRUMP-WIRETAP Obama spokesman denies Trump's wiretap allegation PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A spokesman for former President Barack Obama says that "neither President Obama nor any White House official ever ordered surveillance on any U.S. citizen." Kevin Lewis says "any suggestion otherwise is simply...
Read More
March 03, 2017 - 4:00 am
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA-SESSIONS Sessions recuses himself from Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions has agreed to recuse himself from any investigation into Russian meddling in America's 2016 presidential election. Sessions' announcement came Thursday following criticism...
Read More
Smoke rises from a fire after a plane crashed in Riverside, Calif., Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. The deadly crash injured several when a small plane collided with two homes Monday shortly after taking off from a nearby airport, officials said. (Watchara Phomicinda/The Press-Enterprise via AP)
February 28, 2017 - 11:27 am
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Three people died and two were injured, one critically, when a small plane carrying them home from a cheerleading competition slammed into two Southern California homes and sparked a raging fire, authorities and witnesses said. The twin-engine plane with five occupants had...
Read More
FILE - This Dec. 7, 2016 file photo members of the Alameda County Sheriff's Office stand outside the warehouse called the Ghost Ship the site of a fire, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland police visited the cluttered warehouse converted into an illegal residence dozens of times in the several years before it burned down, killing 36 people. Oakland officials on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 released hundreds of pages of city documents requested by The Associated Press and other media outlets. The reports detail complaints from neighbors, residents and visitors of the so-called Ghost Ship warehouse about safety problems, loud parties and other issues with a dilapidated building converted illegally into a living area. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg,File)
February 08, 2017 - 7:09 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police officers responded to complaints of a raucous "rave" at a California warehouse illegally used as an entertainment venue and residence two years before a late-night fire at the venue killed 36 partygoers, documents released by the city Wednesday showed. The documents also...
Read More
This undated photo provided by the Los Angeles Police Department shows Joseph Monge. Monge is one of three suspects arrested in a deadly fire that struck an apartment building in the Westlake district of Los Angeles in 1993, taking the lives of 12 people including the deaths of late-term fetuses. Police Chief Charlie Beck says two men were arrested Feb. 3, 2017, and a woman was already in custody in connection with the fire. One suspect was still being sought. (Los Angeles Police Department via AP)
February 07, 2017 - 7:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three gang members accused in a 1993 fire set to retaliate against an attempt to quell drug sales at a Los Angeles apartment building were charged Tuesday with murder after the blaze killed seven children, three women and two late-term fetuses, prosecutors said. Ramiro Valerio,...
Read More
FILE In this May 3, 1993 file photo, a young man weeps after seeing a dead child in front of an apartment house in the Westlake district that was devastated by fire in Los Angeles. Police have arrested several people for the 1993 apartment building fire that killed 10 people, including seven children, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. ( J.Albert Diaz/Los Angeles Times via AP)
February 04, 2017 - 3:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police have arrested several people for a 1993 apartment building fire that killed 10 people, including seven children, it was announced Saturday. Those arrested remained jailed, Officer Aareon Jefferson said. He had no other details. Police planned to hold a news conference on...
Read More