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  • Blotter: Man charged with theft of $300 in Pokemon cards in Vernon Hills

    Blotter: Man charged with theft of $300 in Pokemon cards in Vernon Hills
    The following were taken from police reports. A 34-year-old Highwood woman was arrested on Nov. 11 in the 500 block of East Townline Road and charged with the retail theft of $27 in groceries. A 24-year-old Merrillville, Ind., woman was arrested on...
  • Attackers used meat cleavers in Jerusalem synagogue assault that killed 4

    JERUSALEM Two Palestinians wielding meat cleavers and a pistol attacked Jewish worshippers Tuesday at a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers, killing four people and wounding six others before they were shot dead by police, an Israeli police...
  • Jerusalem synagogue assault kills 4 worshipers, police officer

    JERUSALEM Two Palestinians wielding meat cleavers and a pistol attacked Jewish worshippers Tuesday at a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers, killing four worshippers and a police officer and wounding five others before they were shot dead by...
  • Cicero landlord convicted of murder in 2010 fire that killed 7 people

    Cicero landlord convicted of murder in 2010 fire that killed 7 people
    A jury Monday convicted a Cicero landlord of murder in an arson fire on Valentine's Day, 2010, that killed seven people, including four children, according to prosecutors and court records. Lawrence Myers, 64, wanted to burn down his building in the...
  • Man charged with attempted arson at World Trade Center in Inner Harbor

    Man charged with attempted arson at World Trade Center in Inner Harbor
    A 58-year-old man was arrested and charged with attempted arson after entering the basement of the World Trade Center in the Inner Harbor Saturday night. William L. McGraw, who has no fixed address, faces 115 years' imprisonment and $595,000 in fines,...
  • Israeli and Palestinian tension high as Kerry goes to Jordan for talks

    Israeli authorities on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to the expansion of a Jewish neighborhood in East Jerusalem, a step likely to heighten tension within the troubled city and draw disapproval from the Obama administration. The Israeli move...
  • Liberty High sophomore charged with setting fire in school bathroom

    Liberty High sophomore charged with setting fire in school bathroom
    BETHLEHEM Teen charged with setting fire at Liberty High A Liberty High School sophomore was charged Friday with setting fire to a school restroom a day earlier, Bethlehem police said. Bethlehem fire crews were dispatched to the high school at 1:26 p....
  • Woman admits arson, manslaughter in Mineral Springs Hotel blaze

    Woman admits arson, manslaughter in Mineral Springs Hotel blaze
    A woman who set a massive fire at a Forks Township hotel that cost a man his life pleaded guilty Thursday to involuntary manslaughter and arson, under a plea agreement in which she will serve five to 10 years in state prison. Fallonn Craig admitted to...
  • Woman charged with arson after incidents at East Baltimore corner store

    Woman charged with arson after incidents at East Baltimore corner store
    A 33-year-old woman is charged with arson after city police said she tried to burn down an East Baltimore convenience store with Molotov cocktail Wednesday night. Aisha Tankia Warsaw, of the unit block of N. Port St., was arrested Thursday after...
  • Boy, 14, charged with arson in fire at his Prospect Heights home

    Boy, 14, charged with arson in fire at his Prospect Heights home
    A 14-year-old boy faces felony arson charges after a morning fire at his Prospect Heights home injured his parents and an officer, police said. The teen also faces three counts of aggravated arson in connection with the three injuries, said Prospect...
  • Second teen arrested for May arson in Lake Worth, police say

    Second teen arrested for May arson in Lake Worth, police say
    A teen was arrested Thursday for a May arson, the second teen arrested for the fire, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. The boy, 16, is charged with burglary and arson. The Sun Sentinel is not identifying the teen because of his age and...