Officials say inmates at a Kentucky jail fought with prison guards and set fire to items before being restrained and removed.
About 600 residents are under evacuation orders in a prime eclipse-viewing location in Oregon threatened by a wildfire that has closed access to part of a wilderness area and a regional highway.
A wildfire that forced the evacuation of nearly 750 homes in Montana has moved past control lines and burned some buildings in an evacuation zone.
A month-old wildfire flared up in Montana, forcing the evacuation of hundreds more homes and devouring another large chunk of forest as the drought-stricken state struggles with one of its worst wildfire seasons in years.
Two military aircraft will help detect and map wildfires in the U.S. West.
Authorities say a Florida man tried to kill his three children by locking them in an apartment and setting it on fire.
A Pennsylvania woman accused of setting her sleeping boyfriend on fire and throwing buckets of urine on him to extinguish the flames has died of an apparent heroin overdose.
Authorities have ordered evacuations as a wildfire threatens crops and homes in a rural part of Washington.
A wildfire has cut off the return route for dozens of people staying in a Glacier National Park backcountry chalet, leaving them the choice of remaining until rangers tell them it's safe or hiking out along a longer and more difficult trail, park officials said Friday.
Montana health officials are warning residents of a town choked by smoke from a nearby wildfire that the air pollution there is so bad at certain times of the day that everybody should leave.
Although Tennessee's top forestry official says he regrets the loss of lives and property from last year's wildfires, he argues that firefighters did as much as they could to contain the blaze.
A house on Montana's Crow Indian reservation where three people were shot and killed last week has burned to the ground, officials said Tuesday.
Investigators are refusing to say how they know gunshots sparked a wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes near Yosemite National Park.
Charges have been filed against a 15-year-old northern Illinois girl accused of helping conceal her friend's killing of her mother.
A Kentucky woman who authorities say set her husband on fire and then drove him to a hospital has been arrested and charged with assault.
The Latest on the fatal shooting of a western Missouri police officer during a traffic stop (all times local): 7:30 a.m.
Federal and state officials are investigating what caused a fire that destroyed a historic mill in the northern Colorado town of Windsor.
Fire investigators say gunfire caused a wildfire near Yosemite National Park that destroyed 131 structures, including 63 homes, last month.
A retiree who moved with his husband to the tiny western Oklahoma town of Hitchcock alleges in a federal lawsuit filed this week that he was routinely harassed by townspeople and ignored by law enforcement until his home was burned to the ground.
The Latest on a reported explosion at a Minnesota mosque (all times local): 10:25 a.m.