King Fire in California Doubled in Size, Man Charged with Arson
Toa55/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(POLLOCK PINES, Calif.) -- The King Fire has doubled in size in the last two days and now threatens over 70,000 acres of California land, the King Fire Public Information Officer Jesus Ayala said.
More than 3,500 buildings are threatened by the blaze, according to Cal Fire, and about 70,994 acres have been burned. The fire, officials say, is just five percent contained.
On Thursday, Ayala noted that the fire line appeared to be moving away from homes.
Also Thursday, police arrested Wayne Allen Huntsman, 37, and charged him with deliberately...
Police Arrest Shooting Suspect at Phoenix Airport
Alex_Schmidt/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) -- Police in Arizona arrested a man at Phoenix's Sky Harbor International Airport Thursday night in connection with a shooting in the city of Tempe, authorities said.
The suspect fled the scene and was spotted in the vicinity of Terminal 4.
It is unclear if the suspect -- described as a shirtless black male with a slight build and dreadlocks -- is armed.
Flights continued to arrive and depart from Terminals 2 and 3, while flights were frozen from departing Terminal 4 temporarily.
The man was not immediately identified by police, and...
Eight Dead, Including Suspect, in Suspected Murder-Suicide in Florida
John Roman/iStockphoto/Thinkstoc(BELL, Fla.) -- Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that took place in the small Florida town of Bell Thursday night.
The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office says Don Charles Spirit, a 51-year-old grandfather, killed his six grandchildren in his home before calling 911, and then committing suicide. Authorities say Spirit also killed his adult daughter, the mother of all the children.
The Gilchrist County sheriff says the deceased include three boys ages 11, 8 and 4, and three young girls, ages 9, 5 and three months old. Their mother, Sarah Lorraine Spirit,...