| Oct 3, 2014
| 9:12 AM
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...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Air travelers on Sunday can likely expect further delays and cancellations at Chicago airports as the FAA labored to return traffic to normal after an arson fire Friday at the agency's Aurora radar facility wreaked havoc in the nation's air travel system....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:38 PM
A Naperville man has been charged in federal court in connection with an arson fire at an FAA radar center that grounded nearly 2,000 flights in Chicago today, authorities said.
Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized following the incident, in which...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:35 PM
A Banning man was sentenced Friday to 45 years in prison for a series of nine arson fires that spanned two years and two counties, prosecutors said.
Steven Taylor Rutherford, 49, who started eight fires in Riverside County and one in San Bernardino...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:59 AM
A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of deliberately starting the huge King fire in Northern California, which exploded in size overnight and now threatens thousands of homes, authorities confirmed Thursday.
Wayne Huntsman was booked...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:55 PM
In a summer of destructive blazes across Central and Northern California, the King fire — burning out of control in the forest east of Sacramento — has officials particularly alarmed.
The fire exploded in a matter of hours into the second-...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Hours after a man was charged with arson that allegedly caused the sprawling King fire east of Sacramento, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he has signed into law tougher penalties for those who cause major fires.
The measure reinstates a law that...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:58 PM
A man tracked down through surveillance video has been charged with starting a fire in a garbage can at the Elgin Tower Building, causing about $5,000 in damage to the art deco high-rise that has marked the city's skyline since 1929.
Tommy McBurney, 58, ...
| 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,...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Ten Plainfield juveniles have been charged in recent weeks with setting fire to dumpsters and playground equipment, a practice police said was spurred on by social media.
The juveniles, ranging in age from 11 to 16, have been charged with property...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:02 PM
A convicted con man and male prostitute who Boca Raton police say swindled four people out of their money after he put a false rental advertisement on Craigslist was arrested on Wednesday.
Police said Daniel Fournier, 29, advertised a three-bedroom home...