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Arson

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  • Teen convicted of setting destructive San Diego County fire

    A judge on Tuesday found a 14-year-old girl guilty of arson for igniting a branch in her backyard that caused last year's devastating wildfire in San Diego County. Judge Howard Shore found the girl was guilty of multiple felony counts of arson and one...
  • Man charged with burning down own home in Worcester

    The ex-boyfriend of a Worcester woman who's been missing for three months has been indicted on arson charges for allegedly burning down his own home on New Year's Day. The Telegram & Gazette (http://bit.ly/1HykHKF ) reports that Worcester Superior...
  • Indictment: Accused Hollywood arsonist tried to burn down 46 buildings

    Indictment: Accused Hollywood arsonist tried to burn down 46 buildings
    During a four-day rampage, Hollywood arson suspect Harry Burkhart set fire to or attempted to burn 46 buildings, according to a grand jury indictment unsealed Monday. Burkhart is accused of torching cars, garages and homes in Hollywood, West Hollywood...
  • Gasoline bomb thrown at Berlin parliament offices

    Berlin police say a gasoline bomb was thrown at a parliamentary office building in the capital overnight and they are investigating a possible far-right connection. Police said in a statement that the projectile was thrown at the facade of the Paul-...
  • Teen Facing More Charges In Enfield Arsons

    Teen Facing More Charges In Enfield Arsons
    ENFIELD — A 16-year-old boy charged with setting a fire in the Hazardville section of town now is the target of warrants in four more fires late last year and early this year, according to court records and police. Davidson Izzo remains in...
  • Oak Forest man guilty of triple murder in arson

    Oak Forest man guilty of triple murder in arson
    More than seven years after an Oak Forest couple and their 3-year-old son died in a fire at their apartment building, a Cook County jury convicted the woman's father of setting the fire. Subhash Chander, 64, was found guilty late Thursday by a jury of...
  • Firefighter trainee accused of setting fire to three Ford Heights residences

    Firefighter trainee accused of setting fire to three Ford Heights residences
    A Ford Heights volunteer firefighter was arrested Wednesday and charged with three counts of arson for allegedly setting afire three vacant homes in the village. Kaumain Allen, 19, appeared in bond court Wednesday at the Markham Courthouse where he...
  • Enfield Police Holding Press Conference Friday On Hazardville Arsons

    Enfield Police Thursday afternoon sent a notice that officials would hold a press conference Friday on the series of arson fires in the Elm Street area. "The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss significant information regarding the arsons that...
  • Hampton man faces three arson counts

    Hampton man faces three arson counts
    Hampton fire investigators have charged a 56-year-old man with setting fires in the Wythe section of the city, saying a surveillance operation led to the arrest. William E. "Bill" Hurst Jr., of 143 LaSalle Ave., was arrested March 10 and charged with...
  • Attorney: Judge orders new trial for Stockertown arson

     Attorney: Judge orders new trial for Stockertown arson
    A man convicted of a Stockertown arson as a juvenile will receive a new trial after a judge issued an order noting serious doubts about the star witness in the case, a woman who was later convicted of setting her own home ablaze, the man's attorney said...
  • Bangladesh's long political crisis: Deaths and a stilted economy

    Bangladesh's long political crisis: Deaths and a stilted economy
    Two months into a bloody standoff in Bangladesh that has left at least 118 people dead, the violence has eased but the political crisis continues to deepen. After weeks of deadly arson attacks by anti-government protesters enforcing a crippling...