| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:59 PM
AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - A male Texas teenager was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for killing a six-year-old girl, wrapping her body in a tarp and leaving it on the side of a road, prosecutors said.
Tyler Lane Holder, now 18 but 17 at the time...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:49 PM
HARTFORD — A judge on Tuesday found that a 75-year-old man set a fire at his East Windsor nursing home two years ago, but also that John H. Turner was not guilty by reason of mental disease.
Judge Joan K. Alexander's finding followed an hour-long...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 11:25 PM
Orange County sheriff's officials said they caught a suspected arsonist in the act inside a burning building in Dana Point early Sunday.
Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of breaking glass sounds and a suspicious person at the Dana Point Arts...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Two young boys were charged with arson for allegedly setting a fire that destroyed an unoccupied home on the Calvert County estate of the late novelist Tom Clancy.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal said Friday that the boys, who are 12 and 14 and...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:50 PM
A Villa Park man will go on trial in November on charges that he murdered his former girlfriend by intentionally setting a fire that caused her death.
DuPage County Judge John Kinsella on Thursday set Nov. 3 as the trial date for Todd Mandoline,...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:51 PM
A judge on Tuesday set $25,000 bond for a 34-year-old Sanford man, accused of setting his neighbor's mobile home on fire while his neighbor was asleep inside.
Curtis Smith is accused of attempted murder and arson. He was arrested Aug. 8, the day a...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:22 AM
A woman believed to be responsible for setting seven fires in El Segundo was detained for questioning Tuesday, police said.
The woman was detained two days after the El Segundo Police Department obtained footage of someone setting fire to patio...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:13 AM
A 34-year-old Sanford man, accused of setting fire to his neighbor's mobile home while his neighbor was asleep inside, has asked a judge to release him on bail.
Curtis Smith was arrested two weeks ago. He has not yet formally been charged with attempted...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 6:34 PM
A West Side woman was ordered held on $500,000 bail after being accused of trying to set fire to a car while three people slept inside.
Dubose Ulissaty, 26, of the 1100 block of South Menard Avenue, was charged with two counts of attempted aggravated...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Steven Wayne Angle, who authorities say may know about a rash of 28 arson fires in Orlando, Sanford and Daytona Beach, is no stranger to handcuffs and a jail cell.
Since 1992, the 40-year-old unemployed Sanford man has been arrested 24 times in Central...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:41 PM
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.