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Arson

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  • Enfield Police Holding Press Conference Friday On Hazardville Arsons

    Enfield Police Thursday afternoon sent a notice that officials would hold a press conference Friday on the series of arson fires in the Elm Street area. "The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss significant information regarding the arsons that...
  • Hampton man faces three arson counts

    Hampton man faces three arson counts
    Hampton fire investigators have charged a 56-year-old man with setting fires in the Wythe section of the city, saying a surveillance operation led to the arrest. William E. "Bill" Hurst Jr., of 143 LaSalle Ave., was arrested March 10 and charged with...
  • Attorney: Judge orders new trial for Stockertown arson

     Attorney: Judge orders new trial for Stockertown arson
    A man convicted of a Stockertown arson as a juvenile will receive a new trial after a judge issued an order noting serious doubts about the star witness in the case, a woman who was later convicted of setting her own home ablaze, the man's attorney said...
  • Bangladesh's long political crisis: Deaths and a stilted economy

    Bangladesh's long political crisis: Deaths and a stilted economy
    Two months into a bloody standoff in Bangladesh that has left at least 118 people dead, the violence has eased but the political crisis continues to deepen. After weeks of deadly arson attacks by anti-government protesters enforcing a crippling...
  • 2 South Side women charged with setting neighbor's porch on fire

    2 South Side women charged with setting neighbor's porch on fire
    Two South Side women were each ordered held in lieu of $300,000 bail Sunday after prosecutors said they set fire to a neighbor's porch. Dorian E. Johnson, 20, and Cherokee Chandler, 23, each have been charged with felony aggravated arson after the...
  • Norfolk Fire-Rescue investigating suspected arson

    Norfolk Fire-Rescue investigating suspected arson
    Officials with Norfolk Fire-Rescue believe someone tried to set a house on fire last month and are asking the public to help them investigate the case. The incident happened about 7:35 p.m. Jan. 25, when they were called to 7113 Sewells Point Road for...
  • Manhattan Beach family believes suspicious fire was a hate crime

    Manhattan Beach family believes suspicious fire was a hate crime
    A black Manhattan Beach family is asking police to investigate a suspected arson attack on their home as a hate crime. In the middle of the night Wednesday, someone placed a gasoline-soaked rubber tire at the front door of the Clinton family's three-...
  • Two years after deadly Indianapolis explosion, fourth suspect arrested

    Two years after deadly Indianapolis explosion, fourth suspect arrested
    Prosecutors in Indiana say a fourth suspect has been arrested in relation to a 2012 explosion that ripped through an Indianapolis neighborhood, leveling homes and killing two people. Gary Lee Thompson, 44, was arrested Wednesday and is being held on...
  • Man pleads guilty to murder in 2008 slaying of ex-wife, her relatives

    Man pleads guilty to murder in 2008 slaying of ex-wife, her relatives
    A Palmdale man pleaded guilty Wednesday to murder and arson charges in the June 2008 slayings of his ex-wife, her boyfriend, her two children and another relative. Dressed in blue jail scrubs and with his hands cuffed behind his back in a downtown L.A....
  • Man sells van, falsely reports it stolen, police say

    Man sells van, falsely reports it stolen, police say
    In an apparent attempt to have his cake and eat it too, Miramar police say Orville Arson Massop sold a van to a 73-year-old man and then falsely reported it stolen. Massop, 45, told police on Feb. 19 that a 2012 Mercedes Benz Sprinter van he had recently...
  • Woman accused of setting fire to home after being asked to move out

    Woman accused of setting fire to home after being asked to move out
    A woman set fire to the home she was living in after her roommate — and owner of the house — said she needed to move out, deputies said. Kelly Murphy, 52, was arrested Monday. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Murphy was...