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Arson

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  • Blotter: Woman charged with arson in Woodstock

    Blotter: Woman charged with arson in Woodstock
    The following items were taken from Woodstock police reports: A 20-year-old Wonder Lake man was charged with not having a driver's license, disobeying a yield sign and driving an uninsured motor vehicle. He was stopped near Rhodes and Olive streets...
  • FAA outlines strategy to recover from air-traffic control outages

    FAA outlines strategy to recover from air-traffic control outages
    Tighter security has been implemented to "detect and counter insider threats" against the nation's radar facilities that direct airplanes, following the arson attack two months ago by a worker at an air-traffic control center west of Chicago, the...
  • Cicero landlord convicted of murder in 2010 fire that killed 7 people

    Cicero landlord convicted of murder in 2010 fire that killed 7 people
    A jury Monday convicted a Cicero landlord of murder in an arson fire on Valentine's Day, 2010, that killed seven people, including four children, according to prosecutors and court records. Lawrence Myers, 64, wanted to burn down his building in the...
  • Woman charged with arson, accused of setting own car on fire

    Woman charged with arson, accused of setting own car on fire
    A woman has been arrested after, deputies say, she set her car on fire and then blamed it on faulty car parts. The car owner, Patricia Rouchier, 69, was taken into custody Thursday on an arson charge, according to an arrest report. Reached by...
  • Arson not suspected in deadly horse barn blaze

     Arson not suspected in deadly horse barn blaze
    The fire that killed 32 horses in a barn near Woodstock apparently started in a hayloft, but investigators said Monday they may never know the cause of the blaze. Five horses survived by getting out of the barn at Valley View Acres when it went up in...
  • Forks Township woman charged in NJ murder-for-hire plot

    Forks Township woman charged in NJ murder-for-hire plot
    A Forks Township woman tried to hire a hit man for $1,000 to kill her daughter's ex-boyfriend and two others, the New Jersey Attorney General's Office announced Wednesday. New Jersey State Police say Denise M. Nagrodski, 52, of the 700 block of Arndt...
  • Boy, 14, charged with arson in fire at his Prospect Heights home

    Boy, 14, charged with arson in fire at his Prospect Heights home
    A 14-year-old boy faces felony arson charges after a morning fire at his Prospect Heights home injured his parents and an officer, police said. The teen also faces three counts of aggravated arson in connection with the three injuries, said Prospect...
  • Thanksgiving night a quiet one as National Guard watches over Ferguson

    Thanksgiving night a quiet one as National Guard watches over Ferguson
    Members of the Missouri National Guard were positioned late Thursday night outside strip malls and department stores along a 2-mile span of West Florissant Avenue, but there were no demonstrators in sight, continuing what has been a largely peaceful...
  • Blotter: Man charged with theft of $300 in Pokemon cards in Vernon Hills

    Blotter: Man charged with theft of $300 in Pokemon cards in Vernon Hills
    The following were taken from police reports. A 34-year-old Highwood woman was arrested on Nov. 11 in the 500 block of East Townline Road and charged with the retail theft of $27 in groceries. A 24-year-old Merrillville, Ind., woman was arrested on...
  • Ex-con, women busted for prostitution in tourist corridor

    Ex-con, women busted for prostitution in tourist corridor
    KISSIMMEE — Backpage.com escort ads offer introductions to a wide range of adults. Rodney Lee Bagby is an example. Busted a week ago in Osceola County's tourist corridor, Bagby was riding with two young women calling themselves "Sugar" and...
  • Man charged with arson in Logan Square fire

    Man charged with arson in Logan Square fire
    A man charged with setting fire to a vacant Logan Square home allegedly watched from a nearby porch as flames spread to an occupied building and several people, including a pregnant woman, fled for their safety, prosecutors said Thursday.   Isaiah...