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Son of sheriff's deputy charged with burning three Louisiana black churches

Son of sheriff's deputy charged with burning three Louisiana black churchesHolden Matthews, 21, a white resident of St. Landry Parish, the county where the fires occurred, was charged with three counts of simple arson on religious buildings, each count of which carries a prison sentence of up to 15 years, Louisiana Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning said. “We are extremely, unequivocally confident that we have the person who is responsible for these tragic crimes on these three churches,” Browning told a news briefing in Opelousas, Louisiana, about 60 miles (97 km) west of Baton Rouge. Matthews, the son of Deputy Roy Matthews of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office, was taken into custody late Wednesday, about 12 hours after he was identified as a suspect, Browning said.



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Suspect accused of burning black churches 'didn't seem right,' and used racial slurs

Suspect accused of burning black churches 'didn't seem right,' and used racial slursSt. Landry Parish neighbors react to arrest made Wednesday of 21-year-old neighbor in church fires.



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Suspect accused of burning black churches 'didn't seem right,' and used racial slurs

Suspect accused of burning black churches 'didn't seem right,' and used racial slursSt. Landry Parish neighbors react to arrest made Wednesday of 21-year-old neighbor in church fires.



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Trump Scorched Over Tweet Bashing Obama For Burning Through 'Chief Of Staffs'

Trump Scorched Over Tweet Bashing Obama For Burning Through 'Chief Of Staffs'Twitter followers piled on President Donald Trump after unearthing his 2012



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FBI agent: Man in burning death admits sex, denies timing

FBI agent: Man in burning death admits sex, denies timingBATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — An FBI agent testified Thursday that the man on trial for burning a Mississippi woman to death told him the two had sex, but not on the day she died.



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Body found in burning vehicle at Disney World in Florida, say police

Body found in burning vehicle at Disney World in Florida, say policeThe unidentified victim was discovered when firefighters extinguished the blaze near the Fantasia Gardens miniature golf course. Homicide detectives have joined the investigation, according to a statement from Orange County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were called to the scene at 1209 Epcot Resorts Boulevard to assist the Reedy Creek Fire Department at 4.11am on Saturday morning.



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Body found in burning vehicle at Disney World in Florida, say police

Body found in burning vehicle at Disney World in Florida, say policeThe unidentified victim was discovered when firefighters extinguished the blaze near the Fantasia Gardens miniature golf course. Homicide detectives have joined the investigation, according to a statement from Orange County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were called to the scene at 1209 Epcot Resorts Boulevard to assist the Reedy Creek Fire Department at 4.11am on Saturday morning.



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California's Wildfires Are Spreading Faster and Burning More This Year. Experts Say It 'Can Only Get Worse'

California's Wildfires Are Spreading Faster and Burning More This Year. Experts Say It 'Can Only Get Worse'More acres have burned across the state this year than at this point in 2017



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Father pulls son from burning car after dramatic racetrack crash

Father pulls son from burning car after dramatic racetrack crashAfter Mike Jones spun out of control and crashed during a race at Virginia’s South Boston Speedway, his father jumped over the pit wall and rushed to save his son from the burning wreckage.



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Fashion Designer Convicted of Torturing 21-Year-Old Nanny and Burning Her Body

Fashion Designer Convicted of Torturing 21-Year-Old Nanny and Burning Her BodySophie Lionnet's emaciated body was stuffed into a suitcase and burned on a bonfire



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