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Officials Say Elderly Man Set Fatal Fort Worth Fire

Investigators believe a 90-year-old man intentionally set a North Texas house fire that killed him and his disabled 67-year-old nephew.

04/16/2012

Flames from a burning fire. (credit: Getty Images/Paul Ellis/AFP)

Leader Of Dallas Arson Ring Gets 20 Years Jail

Prosecutors say the leader of a Dallas arson ring that scammed the Red Cross has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

04/06/2012

Emergency crews drop fire retardent slurry while battling a running wildfire that is threatning homes on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Texas Firefighter Charged With Setting Wildfire

A volunteer firefighter in Texas has been charged with setting a wildfire last year. Taylor Dupree Partain was charged in connection with a May wildfire.

03/30/2012

Mugshot of Cedric Steele. (credit: Fort Worth Police Dept.)

Homeless Man Arrested For Attack On Sen. Wendy Davis’ Office

Police say a 40-year-old homeless man who left an unidentified animal part at Sen. Wendy Davis’s office earlier in the week has been charged with leaving a bag of incendiary devices in front of her door Tuesday.

03/21/2012

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PD: Alleged Saginaw Fire Victim Actually The Arsonist

A Saginaw police investigation began with a February call that the owner of an antique mall had been doused with gasoline and her business set on fire. Flash forward nearly weeks and that woman is in jail, accused of staging the entire incident herself.

03/08/2012

Saginaw Antique Mall Fire

Saginaw Police Still Looking For Man Who Doused Woman With Gasoline, Burned Business

Deborah Scott, part owner of the Sisters Antique Mall, has been released from the hospital where she was treated for minor burns and bruises.

02/23/2012

Tangled metal intertwines with charred wood after a fire destroyed the main building of the Selwyn Preparatory School in Denton.

Denton Prep School Fire Ruled Arson

Nobody was injured in the January 26 blaze that destroyed the main building at Selwyn College Preparatory School in Denton.

02/22/2012

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Family Shocked That Arsonist Set Deadly Fort Worth Fire

Almost everyone in the neighborhood knew 90-year-old Bobby Hubbard. But neighbors, friends, family members and even investigators are stumped as to who would want him dead.

02/06/2012

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New Science Being Used To Fight Arson Convictions

Attorneys are using new fire investigation science to challenge arson convictions, in much the way that DNA now clears those accused of murder and rape.

02/01/2012

Murder suspects Tatina Daniels (L) and Teresa Price (R). (credit: Garland Police Dept.)

Teens Charged With Stabbing Garland Man & Setting Van On Fire

Police in Garland say what began as a wild night of partying quickly got out of control and now two teenage girls are being charged with Capital Murder.

01/25/2012

Winfred Raynard Watkins (L) and Christopher Joel Graham (R), suspects in a McKinney arson and murder.

Police Arrest 2 Suspects In McKinney Arson & Murder

Two men are in police custody, suspected of robbing a house in McKinney, at some point killing the person inside and setting the house on fire.

11/16/2011

Cameron Todd Willingham (credit: AP Photo)

Stymied Texas Board Offers Future Recommendations

A Texas state commission prevented from further investigating a case where death penalty opponents say an innocent man may have been executed is set to offer recommendations on future arson inquiries.

10/28/2011

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