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Arson

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  • 2 South Side women charged with setting neighbor's porch on fire

    2 South Side women charged with setting neighbor's porch on fire
    Two South Side women were each ordered held in lieu of $300,000 bail Sunday after prosecutors said they set fire to a neighbor's porch. Dorian E. Johnson, 20, and Cherokee Chandler, 23, each have been charged with felony aggravated arson after the...
  • Man sells van, falsely reports it stolen, police say

    Man sells van, falsely reports it stolen, police say
    In an apparent attempt to have his cake and eat it too, Miramar police say Orville Arson Massop sold a van to a 73-year-old man and then falsely reported it stolen. Massop, 45, told police on Feb. 19 that a 2012 Mercedes Benz Sprinter van he had recently...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Man wanted in sister-in-law's death arrested in Florida

    Man wanted in sister-in-law's death arrested in Florida
    Howard County police said Timothy Mark Fuller, the man they claim shot his sister-in-law before officials found her body inside a burning trailer in Elkridge Saturday, was arrested Sunday morning in Florida. Fuller, of Elkridge, was arrested by an...
  • Woman accused of setting fire to home after being asked to move out

    Woman accused of setting fire to home after being asked to move out
    A woman set fire to the home she was living in after her roommate — and owner of the house — said she needed to move out, deputies said. Kelly Murphy, 52, was arrested Monday. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Murphy was...
  • 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’...
  • 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...
  • 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...