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  • China executes 13 people on charges related to terrorism

    China executes 13 people on charges related to terrorism
    Thirteen people have been executed for terrorism-related offenses in three cities in China’s northwestern Xinjiang province, authorities announced Monday. The convicts had been found guilty of crimes including homicide, arson, making explosives...
  • Man charged with setting fire in historic Elgin Tower

    Man charged with setting fire in historic Elgin Tower
    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, ...
  • Man charged in fatal shooting of rapper Twista's security guard

    Man charged in fatal shooting of rapper Twista's security guard
    A Chatham man has been charged with the slaying of rapper Twista's bodyguard, who was found shot to death in a South Side apartment in February after someone started a fire there, authorities said. Matthew X. Jackson, 25, is facing charges of murder...
  • Accused Tennessee package bomber had been convicted of arson in 1990

    Accused Tennessee package bomber had been convicted of arson in 1990
    The Tennessee man charged with blowing up his wife's parents with a package bomb worked with children at his church's Sunday school, ran a home restoration business out of his in-laws' backyard and was convicted of arson two decades ago, records show....
  • Man charged with attempted arson in Playa del Rey gas leak

    Man charged with attempted arson in Playa del Rey gas leak
    A 22-year-old man was charged Thursday with four felony counts, including attempted arson and grand theft auto, related to a natural gas leak earlier this week at a storage facility in Playa del Rey. James Viramonte Cogley of the west Los Angeles area...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Banning man, convicted of arson 25 years ago, charged in nine fires

    Banning man, convicted of arson 25 years ago, charged in nine fires
    A convicted arsonist has been indicted on 13 felony arson counts for allegedly setting fires that burned hundreds of acres in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, including one last year that damaged two homes, prosecutors said Tuesday. Steven...
  • 2 charged with setting Bridgeport garage fire

    2 charged with setting Bridgeport garage fire
    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...
  • Cops investigate 8 torched cars in Wrigleyville

    Cops investigate 8 torched cars in Wrigleyville
    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...