| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Investigators are alarmed over a recent string of suspected arson fires in downtown Orlando and Sanford — including five this weekend — and are trying to determine if the blazes are linked.
On Monday, Orlando fire officials said 12...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Several law enforcement agencies have formed a task force to investigate a spate of recent arson fires in Central Florida, the Orlando Police Department said Friday.
In a press release, the Police Department said the task force would consist of eight...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:40 AM
State and local investigators said Wednesday that they want to question a man who may know about a string of 11 arson fires that have occurred in the Sanford area since June.
When authorities began investigating a handful of fires in downtown Sanford...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Another suspected arson fire at a vacant home in Thornton Park was discovered by a neighbor on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Orlando Fire Department.
It's the sixth suspicious fire to be reported between late Saturday and early Sunday and the 13th...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:53 PM
The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 12:17 PM
State Fire Marshal investigators arrested a Miami man Thursday on a charge that he set fire to a locked semi-truck without a trailer parked in a convenience store lot in Clermont on July 16.
Donald Gilles was charged with arson after investigators...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 1:46 PM
South Daytona police tracked down the man accused of using gasoline to set an apartment on fire with a person and child inside Saturday morning.
Arthur Lee Avery, 31, went to St. Johns County for treatment after he burned himself while trying to start...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 12:38 PM
A man has been arrested and faces arson charges in relation to a recent trailer fire at a local convenience store.
On July 16, the Clermont Fire Department responded to a fire inside a tractor trailer parked at a Circle-K convenience store on U.S. 27 in...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 4:29 PM
The state fire marshal's office is investigating after two homes were set ablaze on the same street in Sanford over the weekend, a city fire inspector said Sunday evening.
The two were the latest in a string of unsolved arson cases in Sanford and...
| 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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:17 PM
A 43-year-old man has been charged with setting more than 20 small trash fires throughout Los Angeles this year, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Salvador Munguia pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the string of fires, two of which ignited dry grass, according to...