1. ARSON

    Worker Cops to Submarine Fire

    Courtesy Dover Police Department / AP (Casey), Jean Mackin / AP

    Has he ever heard of calling in sick? Casey James Fury, a shipyard worker in Maine, pleaded guilty Thursday to arson in the submarine fire that caused about $400 million in damage in May. “The reason he set the fire was in order to get out of work,” said a NCIS special agent. Fury admitted to using a cigarette lighter to set the blaze, which burned on the USS Miami for 12 hours and injured five emergency responders. Fury was also charged with igniting a second fire near the submarine in June.

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