Arson

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Florida Mosque, Once Attended by Omar Mateen, Burned in Arson

The blaze corresponded with both the anniversary of 9/11 and the beginning of Eid al-Adha.

7th St. Louis Church Burns, Officials Say It's Arson

This church, located in a predominantly African-American neighborhood, is the seventh in the St. Louis area to fall victim to arson in just two weeks.

Someone is Burning Predominantly Black Churches in St. Louis

The church burnings echo a string of similar burnings across the South this summer. 

Update: How You Can Help Rebuild and Where to Speak Out About the Burned Black Churches

Since the June 17, 2015 racist massacre at Charleston, South Carolina’s Emanual AME Church, seven predominantly-black churches have had serious fires. Here’s what we know about the fires so far, what we’re saying about them and how to help these houses of worship rebuild.

Half of the Recent Southern Black Church Fires Are Being Investigated as Arson

Last week’s run of six black church fires across five Southern states is a grim echo in wake of the Charleston massacre. 

Fire Consumes Black Church in North Carolina, Ruled Arson

Investigators say the blaze that engulfed a black church in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Wednesday morning was intentionally set.

This Man Set Fire to a Houston Mosque. Islamic Leaders Forgave Him

‘Our Lord is one that forgives’

Houston's Islamic Institute Fire Likely Caused by Arson

Arson investigators are reportedly working two theories.