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  • Dentist arrested on suspicion of trying to burn rival dental practices

    Dentist arrested on suspicion of trying to burn rival dental practices
    A Ventura County dentist has been arrested on suspicion of torching the offices of rival dental practices, authorities said. Leopold Weinstein, 63, was arrested Friday on three counts of arson, three counts of attempted arson and possession of a...
  • 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...
  • Blotter: Man charged with theft of $300 in Pokemon cards in Vernon Hills

    Blotter: Man charged with theft of $300 in Pokemon cards in Vernon Hills
    The following were taken from police reports. A 34-year-old Highwood woman was arrested on Nov. 11 in the 500 block of East Townline Road and charged with the retail theft of $27 in groceries. A 24-year-old Merrillville, Ind., woman was arrested on...
  • 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...
  • FAA outlines strategy to recover from air-traffic control outages

    FAA outlines strategy to recover from air-traffic control outages
    Tighter security has been implemented to "detect and counter insider threats" against the nation's radar facilities that direct airplanes, following the arson attack two months ago by a worker at an air-traffic control center west of Chicago, the...
  • Two years after deadly Indianapolis explosion, fourth suspect arrested

    Two years after deadly Indianapolis explosion, fourth suspect arrested
    Prosecutors in Indiana say a fourth suspect has been arrested in relation to a 2012 explosion that ripped through an Indianapolis neighborhood, leveling homes and killing two people. Gary Lee Thompson, 44, was arrested Wednesday and is being held on...
  • Man charged with arson in Dec. blaze at Ft. Howard

    Man charged with arson in Dec. blaze at Ft. Howard
    Baltimore County police said Tuesday they have arrested a man accused of intentionally setting fire to a vacant house on the grounds of Fort Howard in December. James William Folk, 38, faces charges of second-degree arson and second-degree burglary....
  • Brothers charged with burning mom's car, threatening her

    Brothers charged with burning mom's car, threatening her
    Two brothers are charged with aggravated assault and arson after one held a knife to his mother's leg and the other set her car on fire outside their Longswamp, Berks County, home Monday, according to court records. Joseph and Jesse Choma, 23 and 18,...
  • Woman agrees to testify against others in Indianapolis house explosion

    Woman agrees to testify against others in Indianapolis house explosion
     A woman charged in a deadly 2012 house explosion in Indianapolis agreed Tuesday to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit arson and testify against at least two other people in the fiery natural gas blast that damaged dozens of homes. Monserrate Shirley,...
  • 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...
  • State police investigating suspected arson in Centre Township

    State police are investigating an arson fire they said was set at a home in the 100 block of Schuylkill Hill Road in Centre Township, Berks County. Troopers said firefighters were called to the home about 12:19 a.m. Friday but the homeowner extinguished...