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  • Man arrested in string of car fires in downtown L.A.

    Man arrested in string of car fires in downtown L.A.
    A 32-year-old transient was arrested on charges of setting a string of car fires in downtown Los Angeles early Thursday, police said. David Barton is being held on suspicion of arson after he was taken into custody by LAPD  officers about 3:30 a.m. at...
  • New Haven Police Arrest Yale Bookstore Arsonist

    New Haven Police Arrest Yale Bookstore Arsonist
    NEW HAVEN – Police arrested a suspect who they say was responsible for setting a small fire in the bathroom of the Yale University Bookstore earlier this week. Police say they arrested the 14-year old New Haven boy hours after releasing images...
  • Suffolk man to serve 17 years on arson charges

    A Suffolk man pleaded guilty Monday to charges stemming from an arson incident last year, city officials said. Michael Odom Smith will serve a total of 17 years for manufacturing a fire bomb or explosive device, arson of a dwelling or home and...
  • Woman charged with arson for burning down police officer's home

    Woman charged with arson for burning down police officer's home
    A neighbor has been charged with setting a fire that destroyed the home of a police officer in Montgomery County. The district attorney's office, state police and Lower Pottsgrove Township police announced Friday that Donna M. Krupp, 52, was charged...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Suspect In Manchester Fatal Beating Rejects Plea Deal

    Suspect In Manchester Fatal Beating Rejects Plea Deal
    HARTFORD — A man charged with a brutal killing at a Manchester apartment in January rejected a plea agreement in Superior Court on Wednesday, opting instead to go to trial on charges of felony murder, sexual assault and arson. Steven Durdek Jr.'s...
  • Second teen arrested for May arson in Lake Worth, police say

    Second teen arrested for May arson in Lake Worth, police say
    A teen was arrested Thursday for a May arson, the second teen arrested for the fire, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. The boy, 16, is charged with burglary and arson. The Sun Sentinel is not identifying the teen because of his age and...
  • Woman charged with arson after incidents at East Baltimore corner store

    Woman charged with arson after incidents at East Baltimore corner store
    A 33-year-old woman is charged with arson after city police said she tried to burn down an East Baltimore convenience store with Molotov cocktail Wednesday night. Aisha Tankia Warsaw, of the unit block of N. Port St., was arrested Thursday after...