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Arson

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  • Reisterstown man charged with killing wife, burning down home

    Reisterstown man charged with killing wife, burning down home
    A 41-year-old Reisterstown man has been charged with killing his wife and then burning down their house last month, Baltimore County police said Wednesday. Anthony Paul Rutherford, of Fox Run Court, faces first-degree murder and arson charges in the...
  • Man accused of beating girlfriend, setting fire to home

    Man accused of beating girlfriend, setting fire to home
    A man beat his girlfriend with a baseball bat, then came back and set fire to her house while 10 people were inside, Baltimore police said — an attack that injured three. Arson investigators charged Jordan Grimes, 26, with about 50 criminal counts,...
  • Leave July 4th fireworks to the pros, L.A. fire officials say

    As much as fireworks are synonymous with Independence Day, fire officials are again urging people not to set them off. "Tomorrow is a day of celebration throughout our country," Los Angeles Fire Department Capt. Jamie Moore said Wednesday at a news...
  • Man found dead in Gold Coast apartment after fire

    Man found dead in Gold Coast apartment after fire
    A man was found dead inside his Gold Coast apartment after the building's doorman called police to check on the man's well being Friday night. The door on the unit, in the 1100 block of North Lake Shore Drive, was chained shut from inside, according...
  • City police search for arsonists throwing flammable bottles

    City police search for arsonists throwing flammable bottles
    Baltimore police are looking for arsonists responsible for throwing about a dozen crude incendiary devices at buildings since late April. One of the homes hit by the devices — made from bottles and jugs — belonged to a Muslim family in North...
  • Brush fire near railroad tracks in Burbank is quickly extinguished

    Emergency crews in Burbank were able to quickly extinguish a “very small” brush fire Wednesday that ignited next to the railroad tracks near Verdugo Avenue and Front Street, authorities said. The tracks were closed to Metrolink rail...
  • Santa Monica police try to identify suspects in arson fire

    Santa Monica police try to identify suspects in arson fire
    Santa Monica police were seeking the public's help Thursday night in identifying three suspects wanted in connection with an arson fire. The blaze broke out shortly before 2 p.m. on Monday near an alley in the 600 block of 11th Street. The fire...
  • Southern California to sizzle in weekend heat wave

    Southern California to sizzle in weekend heat wave
    Temperatures are expected to spike Friday as Southern Californians brace for a blistering weekend that has prompted heat advisories and the opening of cooling centers. The National Weather Service issued heat warnings for large swaths of the state,...
  • Arsonist who killed L.A. firefighter seeks parole

    Arsonist who killed L.A. firefighter seeks parole
    Three decades have passed since a jury convicted Mario Catanio in the arson murder of L.A. city firefighter Thomas G. Taylor. But the memories of their colleague plunging into the inferno at Cugee's Cafe in North Hollywood remain vivid for many...
  • Two die in Northeast Baltimore house fire

    Two die in Northeast Baltimore house fire
    Two people died in a two-alarm house fire in Northeast Baltimore late Wednesday, fire officials said. Firefighters were called to the 3000 block of Montebello Terrace just after 11:30 p.m. Seven adults, including a pregnant woman, were inside the 11/2-...
  • Cecil man faces arson charges for burning own home

    A 47-year-old Rising Sun man faces arson and other related charges in the burning of his own home in Cecil County on Tuesday evening, according to the Office of the State Fire Marshal. The blaze, which was discovered after deputies responded to the home...