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Wealthy stock trader convicted in man's death in bunker fire

Apr. 24, 2019 9:04 PM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A jury convicted a wealthy stock trader of second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter Wednesday in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker beneath his Maryland home. Jurors deliberated for about 12 hours before...

The Latest: Jury convicts man in bunker fire death at home

Apr. 24, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a wealthy stock trader in a bunker fire death at his Maryland home (all times local): 7:15 p.m. A jury has convicted a wealthy stock trader of second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the fire death of a man who was helping him secretly dig...

Jury convicts stock trader of 2nd-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter in fire death of man who dug bunker under home

Apr. 24, 2019 7:15 PM EDT
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Jury convicts stock trader of 2nd-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter in fire death of man who dug bunker under home.

Mysterious fires at ex-mayor's home, City Hall investigated

Apr. 24, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

A small southeast Missouri town has been under a watchful police presence in the week since nearly simultaneous fires hours after the mayor left office burned her home as well as the building that houses City Hall. Adding to the intrigue in tiny Parma, a racially-mixed town of 700 people 175 miles south of St....

Train catches fire; Texas homes evacuated, 3 horses killed

Apr. 24, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — At least three horses were killed and several Texas homes evacuated early Wednesday when a train carrying the highly flammable liquid ethanol derailed and caught fire. It wasn't immediately clear what caused the Union Pacific train to derail south of downtown Fort Worth, but the...

The Latest: Horses die in Texas fire caused by derailment

Apr. 24, 2019 2:17 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment in Texas (all times local): 1 p.m. Three horses are dead after a derailed freight train burst into flames in Texas and the fire spread to their barn. The Union Pacific train carrying highly flammable ethanol derailed in Fort Worth early Wednesday....

Jury to decide if deadly bunker fire was crime or accident

Apr. 23, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A wealthy stock trader engaged in "extreme risk-taking behavior" before a fire broke out in his Maryland home and killed a man who was helping him dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker, a prosecutor said Tuesday at the close of the millionaire's murder trial. Before jurors...

The Latest: No verdict yet in trial over deadly tunnel dig

Apr. 23, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a wealthy stock trader charged with murder in the fire death of a man helping him build tunnels for a nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Jury deliberations will resume Wednesday in the murder trial of a wealthy stock...

Michigan mother ordered to stand trial after fire kills kids

Apr. 23, 2019 8:04 AM EDT

EASTPOINTE, Mich. (AP) — The mother of two boys who, along with another child, died in an accidental Detroit-area house fire has been ordered to stand trial on child abuse charges . The Macomb Daily reports that Judge Carl Gerds of the 38th District Court ruled recently after hearing testimony and...

The Latest: French protesters demand attention from Macron

Apr. 20, 2019 8:55 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the yellow vest protests in France (all times local): 9:55 p.m. French yellow vest protesters have set fires along a march through Paris to drive home their message to the government that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem France needs to...