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Arson

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  • Man accused of beating girlfriend, setting fire to home

    Man accused of beating girlfriend, setting fire to home
    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,...
  • Top 10 stories of 2013

    Top 10 stories of 2013
    1) U.S. Open of Surfing disturbance Huntington Beach police called it a disturbance while many in the community called it a riot. However it's labeled, the kerfuffle that erupted at the end of the U.S. Open of Surfing finals in July shook up the...
  • Toddler rescued from fire intentionally set by father, police say

    Toddler rescued from fire intentionally set by father, police say
    A 2-year-old was rescued from a burning apartment building in Torrance early Thursday morning in a fire that authorities said was intentionally set by the toddler's father. Fire crews and officers responded to the fire in the 16700 block of Crenshaw...
  • Torrance police shoot, kill man suspected of arson, attempted murder

    Torrance police shoot, kill man suspected of arson, attempted murder
    A man suspected of setting the apartment of his ex-girlfriend and their 2-year-old son on fire and then setting his mother's home ablaze was shot and killed Thursday by Torrance police after officers found him with a knife on the campus of a middle...
  • Arson suspect killed by police suffered from depression, sister says

    Arson suspect killed by police suffered from depression, sister says
    The man shot and killed by Torrance police after he allegedly set two fires -- including at an apartment with his 2-year-old son inside -- was suffering from depression, his sister said. Asa James Dolak, 19, was fatally shot about 1:35 p.m. Thursday...
  • Two teens due in court on murder charges in death of graphic artist

    Two teens due in court on murder charges in death of graphic artist
    Two men are scheduled to be arraigned Monday in the death of a 42-year-old man whose body was found inside a burned SUV in Rancho Palos Verdes. Jose Angel Martinez, 18, of Compton and Adrian Berumen, 18, of Long Beach face murder and arson charges in...
  • Police kill man suspected of setting fire to home, apartment

    Police kill man suspected of setting fire to home, apartment
    A man set fire to the apartment shared by his ex-girlfriend and their 2-year-old son early Thursday, authorities said, then set his mother's home ablaze before being killed by Torrance police when they found him with a knife on a middle-school campus....
  • Banning man, convicted of arson 25 years ago, charged in nine fires

    Banning man, convicted of arson 25 years ago, charged in nine fires
    A convicted arsonist has been indicted on 13 felony arson counts for allegedly setting fires that burned hundreds of acres in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, including one last year that damaged two homes, prosecutors said Tuesday. Steven...
  • Accused Tennessee package bomber had been convicted of arson in 1990

    Accused Tennessee package bomber had been convicted of arson in 1990
    The Tennessee man charged with blowing up his wife's parents with a package bomb worked with children at his church's Sunday school, ran a home restoration business out of his in-laws' backyard and was convicted of arson two decades ago, records show....
  • Chinese consulate in San Francisco condemns arson attack

    Chinese consulate in San Francisco condemns arson attack
    The Chinese Consulate in San Francisco called on the U.S. to provide "adequate protection" for its staff and property after someone reportedly dumped two buckets of gasoline on the front entrance and set it ablaze on New Year's Day. The arson attack was...
  • Man pleads not guilty to murder in death of popular Eureka priest

    The man suspected in the killing of a beloved Northern California priest was arraigned Monday, just hours after parishioners mourned the cleric's passing at a funeral Mass. Gary Lee Bullock, 43, was charged with first-degree murder, auto theft and...