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Police in Rock Hill, South Carolina say a 14-year-old boy set the fire at Catawba AME Zion, a predominantly black church in rural York county, off U.S. 21 near the Chester county line. Damages from the fire were discovered by church members as they were preparing for Sunday church service.  Officials said that the pews […]

Officers responded to the scene around 2:30 a.m. after neighbors called in a loud explosion. Thankfully, no one was harmed in the explosion. The van was used as a decoy to deter unwarranted attacks as retaliation in the wake of the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting.

Hanahan Police Department are investigating whether an arsonist set fire to the home of Michael Slager, the cop who killed Walter Scott.

A teenager who participated in multiple protests in Ferguson has been sentenced to eight years in prison for setting a local Berkeley, Mo. QuikTrip on fire.

An Alabama journalist reportedly set fire to her own vehicle while she was still inside after a fight with her husband.

Overnight companies extinguished this #church #fire; 4700blk of Plover. Investigation is ongoing. #STLCity pic.twitter.com/BqopqOqOib — STLFD PIO (@STLFireDept) October 17, 2015 A series of fires…

New Life Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis became the fifth Black house of worship to burn in the past 10 days when it was scorched in a blaze Saturday, throwing arson investigators into high gear in an effort to determine who is setting fire to the religious structures.

The seventh fire in 10 days to break out at a southern Black church may have been caused by lightning, the FBI announced Wednesday. Officials from…

Who is burning black churches? Twitter outrage grows as seventh church burns down in 10 days http://t.co/8urzBHmOLy — Max Abrahms (@MaxAbrahms) July 1, 2015 Mt.…

At least five African-American churches were damaged or destroyed in fires in the past week. The Southern Poverty Law Center reports that three of the five – in Tennessee, Georgia and North Carolina – have been declared arson. Also see: Police: Arsonist Set Fire To Black Church In East Charlotte Two other fires in South Carolina and Ohio […]

Exactly a week after a gunman massacred nine people at a historic Black church in South Carolina, police are investigating a deliberate fire that destroyed a predominantly…