| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:50 PM
A Villa Park man will go on trial in November on charges that he murdered his former girlfriend by intentionally setting a fire that caused her death.
DuPage County Judge John Kinsella on Thursday set Nov. 3 as the trial date for Todd Mandoline,...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Two young boys were charged with arson for allegedly setting a fire that destroyed an unoccupied home on the Calvert County estate of the late novelist Tom Clancy.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal said Friday that the boys, who are 12 and 14 and...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 6:34 PM
A West Side woman was ordered held on $500,000 bail after being accused of trying to set fire to a car while three people slept inside.
Dubose Ulissaty, 26, of the 1100 block of South Menard Avenue, was charged with two counts of attempted aggravated...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:13 AM
A 34-year-old Sanford man, accused of setting fire to his neighbor's mobile home while his neighbor was asleep inside, has asked a judge to release him on bail.
Curtis Smith was arrested two weeks ago. He has not yet formally been charged with attempted...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:35 AM
A Florida man is facing an arson charge after police say he set fire to a Tampa apartment complex to get back at the management for requesting that he no longer masturbate in front of the windows or the open door, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Two men have been charged in a South Side garage fire earlier this week that authorities labeled as arson.
Rafael Delgado, 39, and Anthony Ray Catala, 19, were arrested in connection with a garage fire reported about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday in the 2900...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Chicago police are continuing to investigate a series of arson fires that destroyed eight vehicles in the Wrigleyville neighborhood on Tuesday, officials said today.
The vehicles were set on fire on the 3500 block of North Wilton Avenue and the flames...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:20 AM
More than 2,600 firefighters are now fighting the brush fires in San Diego County and other parts of California, officials said Friday.
Forecasts of onshore winds, cooler temperatures and higher humidity fanned hopes for better firefighting conditions....
| May 16, 2014
| 9:03 PM
As weary firefighters battled stubborn brush fires for a fourth day Friday, billowing black smoke drifted northward, causing health warnings throughout much of Southern California.
By mid-afternoon, the air hanging stagnantly over Los Angeles was...
| May 17, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Helped by cooler temperatures and calmer winds, firefighters on Saturday continued battling four major brush fires in northern San Diego County: one in San Marcos and three on military bases.
More than 27,000 acres have been burned since Tuesday as fire...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:42 PM
No charges will be filed against a 19-year-old man who was arrested last week by Escondido police on suspicion of trying to set two brush fires as a series of destructive blazes spread across northern San Diego County, prosecutors announced Tuesday....