| Jan 2, 2014
| 6:55 AM
The Chinese Consulate in San Francisco called on the U.S. to provide "adequate protection" for its staff and property after someone reportedly dumped two buckets of gasoline on the front entrance and set it ablaze on New Year's Day.
The arson attack was...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:35 AM
The man suspected in the killing of a beloved Northern California priest was arraigned Monday, just hours after parishioners mourned the cleric's passing at a funeral Mass.
Gary Lee Bullock, 43, was charged with first-degree murder, auto theft and...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Lee Baca might not be leaving the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department after all.
His spokesman said the sheriff, who announced earlier this week that he was stepping down, is planning on becoming a reserve deputy for the agency -- volunteering...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Anne Arundel County Police arrested an 18-year-old man for starting a fire Friday at a home under construction in Severn.
Officials said Torian Andrew Mack was arrested for arson, destruction of property and related charges for the fire in the 8100...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 11:50 AM
A pastor in Vacaville has been arrested in connection with throwing a Molotov cocktail at a house where his ex-girlfriend was staying.
Mark Lewis, the 39-year-old pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church in Vacaville, is accused of tapping three...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:51 PM
On the surface, Richard Hyerczyk doesn’t seem like the kind of guy who’d threaten to kill cops and burn the mayor’s house down.
A draftsman for a suburban machinery company, Hyerczyk is also an avid naturalist with a master’s...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:04 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- San Jose police announced Thursday that a man suspected of setting more than a dozen fires in the downtown core during a recent six-night period has been taken into custody.
Patrick William Brennan, 48, lives in the downtown San Jose...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 3:27 PM
A Southeast Side man who allegedly set fires outside his ex-girlfriend's garage in January appeared in bond court Saturday on a felony arson charge.
Prosecutors said Norman W. Cage, 58, became upset after his ex-girlfriend moved some of his...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:58 PM
A man convicted of setting a fire that killed a 7-year-old girl and her pregnant mother in an Albany Park apartment in 2009 has been sentenced to 90 years in prison, authorities said.
Jovan Djurdjlov, 23, was found guilty in January of the murder of...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:23 PM
A 54-year-old man described by Santa Monica police as a serial arsonist has been charged in connection with several fires that were set in the city, authorities said Monday.
Sihota Balbinder Singh is suspected of sparking at least 10 blazes during a 10-...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Police have presented prosecutors with arson charges against a 14-year-old Glendale High School student who allegedly set posters on fire with a lighter on campus, officials said.
The boy, whose name wasn't released because he is a minor, was arrested...