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Arson

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  • Ford Heights fire trainee indicted on arson charges

    Ford Heights fire trainee indicted on arson charges
    A Ford Heights trainee firefighter and college student was indicted in a Cook County court Tuesday on three counts of arson for allegedly setting fire to three vacant houses in the village. Kaumain Allen, 19, was arrested last month when a Cook County...
  • Man charged with arson after fire at 60-year-old Orlando home

     Man charged with arson after fire at 60-year-old Orlando home
    A man traveling by bus from North Carolina has been arrested on charges of setting fire to a home Wednesday near the Orlando bus station, according to the State Fire Marshal’s Office. Dustin Ronayne, 22, was questioned shortly after Orange County...
  • School bus thief sentenced to 18 months in jail

    School bus thief sentenced to 18 months in jail
    A Davidsonville woman who took part in the theft of a special needs school bus last year was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in jail. Anne Arundel Circuit Court Judge Michele Jaklitsch also ordered 25-year-old Nicole Jo Ann Adams to pay $10,000 in...
  • Hinsdale teen charged with attempted arson

    A 17-year-old from Hinsdale was charged with attempted arson, which is a felony. Residents called the police to report loud noises on the 300 block of West Hickory Street at about 2:15 a.m. April 3. When an officer arrived, he saw damage to a...
  • Brooklyn Park man sentenced to nearly 6 years in prison for restaurant arson

    Brooklyn Park man sentenced to nearly 6 years in prison for restaurant arson
    A Brooklyn Park man accused of setting a pizza restaurant on fire to cover up a burglary was sentenced Monday to nearly six years in federal prison. Brian Keith Swope, Jr., 33, previously pleaded guilty to arson for the May 23, 2013, fire at the Pizza...
  • Woman charged with assaulting man, threatening arson

    Woman charged with assaulting man, threatening arson
    A Manchester woman is charged with assault and making a threat of arson after allegedly hitting a man and threatening to burn down the house where the two had been living. Jane Elizabeth Wildasin, 50, of the 2600 block of Jamer Drive, was released...
  • Hartford Fire Was Arson, Fire Official Says

    Hartford Fire Was Arson, Fire Official Says
    HARTFORD — An overnight fire in the South End was intentionally set, a fire official said Tuesday. The fire at 20 Glendale Ave., a vacant, two-story house, was reported about 12:20 a.m., Capt. Helene Lynch said. No one was injured. Investigators...
  • Trailer fire might have been arson

     Trailer fire might have been arson
    Valparaiso police are investigating what appears to be an arson fire that caused an estimated $20,000 in damage to a trailer at the construction site of Dick's Sporting Goods over the weekend. Police were called to the scene at 410 Porters Vale Blvd....
  • Man charged with trying to set fire at Roosevelt University

    Man charged with trying to set fire at Roosevelt University
    A Chicago man was charged Sunday with trying to set a fire at Roosevelt University last week, police said. Lavalle Miller, 35, of the 1000 block of West Fullerton Avenue, was charged with a felony count of attempted arson and one misdemeanor count of...
  • Wrongly convicted of arson, Stockertown teen trying to move on

    Wrongly convicted of arson, Stockertown teen trying to move on
    At the police station, accused of arson, the 14-year-old Stockertown boy just wanted to be home for Christmas. A borough policeman was interrogating him, saying the evidence proved the teen did it. Zachary R. Handley's father and stepmother were...
  • Agent with attorney general's office: Claire Risoldi asked me not to investigate jewelry thefts

     Agent with attorney general's office: Claire Risoldi asked me not to investigate jewelry thefts
    Buckingham's Midway firefighters testified Thursday that Claire Risoldi and her family falsely accused the squad of stealing millions in jewelry during an October 2013 fire at the family's township mansion. The fire was the third in five years at...