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Arson

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  • Lake County courts: Letter carrier accused of dumping mail

    Lake County courts: Letter carrier accused of dumping mail
    Letter carrier accused of dumping mail A probationary mail carrier has been charged with official misconduct and theft after police found undelivered mail in a trash container in Merrillville. Sheilonda Smith, 49, of Merrillville, told a special agent...
  • Las Vegas pet store owner gets 5 years in puppy arson case

    Las Vegas pet store owner gets 5 years in puppy arson case
    A former Las Vegas pet shop owner who was caught on surveillance video torching her business before 27 puppies and dogs were rescued last year failed to sway her sentencing judge with a courtroom announcement Wednesday that she was three months pregnant....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Norfolk man accused of arson

    A 27-year-old Norfolk man is accused of setting a fire in a detached garage last week. Jason Mckenney has been charged with burning or destroying any other building or structure and burning building or structure to commit a felony after firefighters...
  • Man charged with arson for CTA recycling bin fire

    Man charged with arson for CTA recycling bin fire
    A 19-year-old West Side man set fire to a recycling bin at a Red Line station on the North Side earlier this month before boarding the train, prosecutors said. Ivan Corona-Gutierrez, of the 2200 block of South Kildare Avenue, was ordered held in lieu of...
  • Gasoline bomb hits bus in Bangladesh, killing 7 amid unrest

    Gasoline bomb hits bus in Bangladesh, killing 7 amid unrest
    At least seven people were killed and several others seriously wounded Tuesday when their bus was struck by a gasoline bomb in the deadliest attack in weeks of spiraling political violence in Bangladesh. The assault brought the death toll from the...
  • Man pleads guilty to murder in 2008 slaying of ex-wife, her relatives

    Man pleads guilty to murder in 2008 slaying of ex-wife, her relatives
    A Palmdale man pleaded guilty Wednesday to murder and arson charges in the June 2008 slayings of his ex-wife, her boyfriend, her two children and another relative. Dressed in blue jail scrubs and with his hands cuffed behind his back in a downtown L.A....
  • Soccer fight; convenience stores robbed with knife, machete; lawyer suspended

    Soccer fight; convenience stores robbed with knife, machete; lawyer suspended
    This roundup of crime briefs from around the area isn’t meant to be a comprehensive compilation of Maryland crime news, but a snapshot of some of the newsworthy incidents from across our region. Here’s a look at some of the crime that’...
  • Northbrook woman accused of setting fire to own home

    Northbrook woman accused of setting fire to own home
    A 26-year-old Northbrook woman has been charged with arson and is accused of setting fire to the home she shared with her mother, police said. Allison Cho, of the 3700 block of Pebble Beach, faces charges of felony residential arson after a fire broke...
  • 4th person faces murder charges in deadly Indianapolis house explosion

    4th person faces murder charges in deadly Indianapolis house explosion
    Investigators had been suspicious of the man charged this week with murder and arson in the deadly 2012 Indianapolis house explosion before a co-defendant implicated him, a prosecutor said Friday. Monserrate Shirley, whose home exploded in November...