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Gay Choking Death Convict Suspected of Castro Arson

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 31
A San Francisco man convicted of accidentally choking to death his sexual partner in 2011 pleaded not guilty this week in a case that involves at least one recent fire in the Castro.

Huge Northern California Wild Fire Keeps Growing: Accused Arsonist in Custody

CRIME | Sep 21
As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structured had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said.

D.C. Arsonist Says He Doesn't Hate Gays, He Was Just Drunk

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
A former D.C. resident who pled guilty to setting a fire in the gay nightclub Neighbours on New Year's Eve said he doesn't hate gays, he was just drunk.

Seattle Gay Club Arson Suspect Pleads Guilty

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | May 5
The man authorities believe set a popular Seattle gay club on fire on New Years Eve has pleaded guilty to a federal arson charge.

Seattle Gay Club Arson Suspect Provoked by ’Sex Slave’ Email?

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 24
The man accused of attempting of setting a popular Seattle gay club on fire on New Years Eve may have been provoked to do so via an explicit email.

Accused Seattle Gay Club Arsonist Pleads Not Guilty

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 19
The man who is accused of setting a popular Seattle gay club on fire on New Years Eve pleaded not guilty to the charges during his arraignment Tuesday.

Suspected Seattle Arsonist:: "Homosexuals Should Be Exterminated"

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Feb 16
Documents filed in King County Superior Court say that suspected arsonist Musab Masmari, 30, told a friend who is a member of the local Muslim community that "homosexuals should be exterminated." The friend-turned-informant contacted the FBI.

Bail Set at $1M for Accused Seattle Gay Bar Arsonist

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 5
A judge has set a $1 million bail Tuesday for the man police believe set a popular Seattle gay bar on fire just after midnight on New Year’s Eve.

Suspect in Seattle NYE Gay Bar Fire Arrested

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 4
A Libyan Muslim man was arrested Saturday in connection to a fire that ignited on New Year’s Eve in a Seattle gay club.

Authorities Investigate Arson at Seattle Gay Club’s NYE Party

BARS | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 2
Police and fire officials are currently investigating a fire that broke out at a popular gay club in Seattle, soon after midnight New Year’s Eve.

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