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Arson

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  • Former owner of destroyed Oak Park bar charged with arson, fraud

    Former owner of destroyed Oak Park bar charged with arson, fraud
    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...
  • Surge of violence may be a sign of Mexico cartel's reprisals

    MEXICO CITY — Four human heads were reportedly discovered Thursday in Michoacan state, one of several recent incidents that suggest the Knights Templar drug cartel may be lashing out as the federal government and vigilante groups attempt to retake...
  • Rosedale man convicted in 2012 homicide

    Rosedale man convicted in 2012 homicide
    A Baltimore County jury on Thursday convicted a Rosedale man of stabbing another man, and leaving his body in a burning car. Prosecutors said Lennell Earl Ellis, 34, fatally stabbed Darryl Maurice Augustus, II in a Nottingham apartment and, with the...
  • Principal charged with arson at North Dakota Catholic high school

    A North Dakota Catholic high school principal has been charged with setting fire to the building, forcing classes to be canceled for the week and rendering the half-century-old schoolhouse unusable until at least summer. Thomas Joseph Sander, 30, is...
  • 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....
  • UCSD student arrested on suspicion of campus arson; 2nd person sought

    UCSD student arrested on suspicion of campus arson; 2nd person sought
    SAN DIEGO - A 22-year-old UC San Diego student has been arrested on suspicion of an on-campus arson. A second suspect is being sought, police said Friday. Hoai Vi Holly Thuy Nguyen was arrested on campus Tuesday on suspicion of setting two fires Dec....
  • 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...
  • Baca might stay with Sheriff's Department

    Baca might stay with Sheriff's Department
    Lee Baca might not be leaving the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department after all. His spokesman said the sheriff, who announced earlier this week that he was stepping down, is planning on becoming a reserve deputy for the agency -- volunteering...
  • Teen charged with arson in Severn

    Teen charged with arson in Severn
    Anne Arundel County Police arrested an 18-year-old man for starting a fire Friday at a home under construction in Severn. Officials said Torian Andrew Mack was arrested for arson, destruction of property and related charges for the fire in the 8100...