| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:15 PM
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,...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:49 PM
The former owner of an Oak Park gay nightclub destroyed in a fire last year was arrested Friday night and charged with two counts of arson and one count of insurance fraud.
Frank Elliott, 26, of Bartlett, operated the Velvet Rope Ultra Lounge at 728...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Tucked into the deeply evangelical corner of southwestern Missouri, the Islamic Society of Joplin's mosque was an oasis for Muslims -- the only mosque within a 50-mile radius.
But in August 2012, during Ramadan, the building burned to the ground in an...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Downers Grove park facilities damaged by an arson fire over the summer require thousands of dollars of new repairs, officials said.
A blaze set at the McCollum Park concession stand bathrooms in early July resulted in about $20,000 in damage,...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The Reno County District Attorney filed a motion to try a 14-year-old boy as an adult for the deaths of his mom and sister. The two died when investigators say their Hutchinson house was set on fire September 26th. It happened at the northeast corner of...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:38 PM
A historic South Los Angeles church where three firefighters were injured battling a large blaze has been regularly inspected in recent years and has no history of fire code violations, according to records reviewed Wednesday by The Times.
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Mike Maca leaned forward in the federal courtroom Friday as the man accused of killing his brother in an arson fire on Chicago’s Southwest Side nearly two years ago waited to learn his fate.
When the word “guilty” was read aloud,...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Police have presented prosecutors with arson charges against a 14-year-old Glendale High School student who allegedly set posters on fire with a lighter on campus, officials said.
The boy, whose name wasn't released because he is a minor, was arrested...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:56 AM
A 23-year-old homeless man was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 10 years in prison for burglarizing and setting fire to a prominent Hollywood synagogue and other sites in 2011, although he may only serve closer to two years due to time already served....
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:36 PM
A 16-year-old male has been charged with setting a fire at Aberdeen High School Tuesday afternoon, according to the State Fire Marshal's Office.
About 25 firefighters from Aberdeen, Aberdeen Proving Ground and the Susquehanna Hose Co. in Havre de...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Howard County police said Thursday that a September residential fire in Clarksville has been classified and investigated as arson and attempted murder, according to a news release.
Police are offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information about the...