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Arson

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  • Convicted prostitute, arsonist accused of running housing scam in Boca

    Convicted prostitute, arsonist accused of running housing scam in Boca
    A convicted con man and male prostitute who Boca Raton police say swindled four people out of their money after he put a false rental advertisement on Craigslist was arrested on Wednesday. Police said Daniel Fournier, 29, advertised a three-bedroom home...
  • Washington state man sentenced to 10 years for torching gay club

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Washington state man was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday for setting fire to a popular Seattle gay nightclub packed with New Year's Eve revelers. No one was badly hurt in the Dec. 31, 2013, attack on Neighbors, a...
  • Defense lawyer accused of telling Tundidor to hide evidence

    Defense lawyer accused of telling Tundidor to hide evidence
    Randy W. Tundidor was following a lawyer's advice when he dismantled a gun that was used in the kidnapping of his landlord, Nova Southeastern University professor Joseph Morrissey, and Morrissey's wife in April 2010, a Broward judge was told Tuesday. At...
  • Arson blazes strike 2 houses in Sanford

    Arson blazes strike 2 houses in Sanford
    The state fire marshal's office is investigating after two homes were set ablaze on the same street in Sanford over the weekend, a city fire inspector said Sunday evening. The two were the latest in a string of unsolved arson cases in Sanford and...
  • Fire marshals arrest suspect in Clermont semi-truck arson

    Fire marshals arrest suspect in Clermont semi-truck arson
    State Fire Marshal investigators arrested a Miami man Thursday on a charge that he set fire to a locked semi-truck without a trailer parked in a convenience store lot in Clermont on July 16. Donald Gilles was charged with arson after investigators...
  • Hampton man charged with arson in June fire

    A 20-year-old man was arrested and accused of intentionally setting a fire at a Hampton home in June, a fire division spokesman said. On June 17 just after 1:15 a.m., firefighters responded to the first block of Calvary Terrace, where they found heavy...
  • Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care

    Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care
    The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
  • Suspect charged with arson in Brooklyn Park fire

    Suspect charged with arson in Brooklyn Park fire
    A Brooklyn Park man was arrested and charged after a fire in Anne Arundel County Monday morning that injured one person. Xavien Neal Pinkney, 23, was charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree arson, two counts of malicious burning in...
  • Arizona authorities probe church fires as possible hate crimes

    MESA Ariz. (Reuters) - Arizona authorities are probing a series of arson fires at suburban Phoenix churches as possible hate crimes after an apparent arsonist set Bibles alight on church doorsteps, police said on Thursday.     Authorities said up to...
  • With China already on edge, bus arsons add to public's unease

    With China already on edge, bus arsons add to public's unease
    Chinese authorities have been on heightened security alert lately in the wake of deadly knifings and bombings at train stations blamed on separatists and terrorists. But the nation’s bus riders have now come under repeated arson assaults from a...
  • Social media posts prompted teens to set fires: cops

    Social media posts prompted teens to set fires: cops
    Ten Plainfield juveniles have been charged in recent weeks with setting fire to dumpsters and playground equipment, a practice police said was spurred on by social media. The juveniles, ranging in age from 11 to 16, have been charged with property...