The man was also connected to assaults on a Jewish man and a Black subway rider and vandalism at a Catholic church, court records show.
The Delta Fire burned more than 63,000 acres and forced a portion of Interstate 5 to close for days, the authorities said.
A 23-year-old Brainerd, Minn., man was also ordered to pay $12 million for his role in the fire in Minneapolis, U.S. prosecutors said.
Investigators said David M. Crawford, who resigned as the police chief of Laurel, Md., in 2010, had targeted “victims with whom he had previous disagreements.”
A woman set fire to her tent on the island of Lesbos in a suicide attempt after her family’s relocation to Germany was delayed.
The authorities said there was no indication that the August 2020 arson was a hate crime but described it as one of the most heinous cases they had investigated.
A campy Gothic house in Poughkeepsie’s “Witchcraft District” that served as a gathering place for the atheist group went up in flames.
Prosecutors accused Shinji Aoba in connection with a blaze in Kyoto last year that killed 36, making it the country’s deadliest attack in decades.
The U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard will instead be decommissioned and some of its spare parts will be used in other naval vessels, officials said.
Holden Matthews, 23, said he had set fire to the churches in order to raise his profile among ‘‘black metal” musicians, prosecutors said.
New evidence emerged in the case of Frances Choy, who spent half of her life imprisoned in Massachusetts for a fire that killed her parents.
The country’s worst industrial fire killed more than 260 people in 2012. Victims’ relatives said the real culprits had escaped justice.
Conspiracy theories about antifa arson are a symptom of a deeper unraveling, and a sign of danger ahead.
Firefighters continued to battle blazes along the West Coast that have now charred nearly five million acres. At least 15 people are dead, with dozens still missing.
Frustrated asylum seekers lit fires this week in protest over lockdowns that worsened cramped and squalid conditions on Lesbos. Now 12,000 migrants are homeless.
Law enforcement agencies said claims on social media that antifascist activists had set fires on the West Coast were unfounded.
Detectives hope that a chilling picture of people in dark hoods and white masks leads them to those who set fire to a house this month, killing five members of a Senegalese family.
French prosecutors have charged the man, a Rwandan refugee, with arson. He had been questioned and released earlier in the investigation.
The body was found at the site of a Minneapolis pawnshop that was set on fire just days after the death of Mr. Floyd.
Iranian officials say that some of the explosions at factories and military facilities, and some forest fires, may have been sabotage but blamed weather and accidents for the others.
From the pandemic to protests to arson, Du Nord Craft Spirits has dealt with repeated turmoil and emerged with a new purpose.
In footage released by the Fire Department, flames rise in the Brooklyn house, a striking example of the dangers posed by the proliferation of fireworks.
City officials on Friday were urging calm the day after protests turned violent and a police precinct went up in flames.
Though a Bangladeshi family lost their business in the uproar over the death of George Floyd, they support demonstrators and helped medics treat them.
A message at the scene that said, in part, “Bet you stay home now,” has led the police in Mississippi to suspect arson.
Amiram Ben-Uliel, 25, faces a life sentence for a racially motivated assault that was widely condemned as terrorism.
Nicholas Proffitt pleaded guilty to a hate crime after throwing rocks at the Islamic center in Cape Girardeau, Mo., in 2009. Eleven years later he returned to set the building on fire, the police say.
The police said the fire, at the Islamic Center of Cape Girardeau in Missouri, was being investigated as possible arson.
Federal prosecutors said that John Michael Rathbun tried to ignite a gas canister near the center in Massachusetts that had been targeted for attack on a white supremacist website.
A conspiracy theory linking the spread of the coronavirus to 5G wireless technology has spurred more than 100 incidents this month, British officials said.