The widely photographed tourist attraction was charred when the vandals lit a Christmas tree on fire in front of the monument around 3:30 a.m. Saturday. ...

Colorado police identified Lyndon James McLeod as the shooter who allegedly went on a "shooting rampage" in the Denver area Monday night. ...

Ronal Ordonez-Lima was charged with multiple counts of arson and murder after starting a Christmas morning blaze that killed two people in New Jersey. ...

A dead body was found inside the distribution center for QVC home-shopping television network in North Carolina one day after a fire ripped through the facility. ...

“Your honor, I’m really really ashamed of what I did,” Robert Palmer, 54, told US District Judge Tanya Chutkan through sobs on Friday when he was given a 63-month sentence for attacking cops during the riot. ...

Firefighters rescued residents as a powerful storm cell in Southern California caused flash flooding throughout the region. ...

Ryan Mays, the Navy sailor charged with setting the fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard last year, was “disgruntled” after dropping out of SEAL training. ...

Rescuers climbed over the toppled wood and then reached one of the five horses inside, comforting the animal as it lay on the ground. ...

A group of 16 GOP legislators asked the governor to remove District Attorney John Chisholm after it was revealed that suspect Darrell Brooks was out on $1,000 bail. ...

Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 22, was declared mentally incompetent to stand trial and was ordered to be treated at a state mental hospital to see if he can be made well enough to face prosecution. ...