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Arson

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  • Texas teen sentenced to life in prison for killing 6-yr-old girl

    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...
  • East Windsor Arsonist Found Not Guilty By Reason Of Mental Illness

    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...
  • Deputies find arson suspect inside burning building in Dana Point

    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...
  • 2 young boys charged with arson after fire on estate of Tom Clancy

    2 young boys charged with arson after fire on estate of Tom Clancy
    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...
  • November trial set for man accused of murdering girlfriend in arson fire

    November trial set for man accused of murdering girlfriend in arson fire
    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,...
  • Judge sets $25,000 bond for Sanford arson suspect

    Judge sets $25,000 bond for Sanford arson suspect
    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...
  • Woman suspected in 7 arson fires in El Segundo is detained

    Woman suspected in 7 arson fires in El Segundo is detained
    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...
  • Arson suspect due in court tomorrow

    Arson suspect due in court tomorrow
    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...
  • Woman accused of trying to set fire to car while 3 slept inside

    Woman accused of trying to set fire to car while 3 slept inside
    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...
  • Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record

    Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record
    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...
  • 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...