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Arson

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  • Transient arrested on suspicion of starting brush fire near Sports Complex

    Transient arrested on suspicion of starting brush fire near Sports Complex
    A 38-year-old transient was arrested shortly after allegedly igniting a small brush fire in the hills above the Glendale Sports Complex on Friday, police said. Arriving firefighters crossed paths with Marlon Mejialopez, who was handed over to police and...
  • Suspect charged with arson in Brooklyn Park fire

    Suspect charged with arson in Brooklyn Park fire
    A Brooklyn Park man was arrested and charged after a fire in Anne Arundel County Monday morning that injured one person. Xavien Neal Pinkney, 23, was charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree arson, two counts of malicious burning in...
  • With China already on edge, bus arsons add to public's unease

    With China already on edge, bus arsons add to public's unease
    Chinese authorities have been on heightened security alert lately in the wake of deadly knifings and bombings at train stations blamed on separatists and terrorists. But the nation’s bus riders have now come under repeated arson assaults from a...
  • Defense lawyer accused of telling Tundidor to hide evidence

    Defense lawyer accused of telling Tundidor to hide evidence
    Randy W. Tundidor was following a lawyer's advice when he dismantled a gun that was used in the kidnapping of his landlord, Nova Southeastern University professor Joseph Morrissey, and Morrissey's wife in April 2010, a Broward judge was told Tuesday. At...
  • Social media posts prompted teens to set fires: cops

    Social media posts prompted teens to set fires: cops
    Ten Plainfield juveniles have been charged in recent weeks with setting fire to dumpsters and playground equipment, a practice police said was spurred on by social media. The juveniles, ranging in age from 11 to 16, have been charged with property...
  • Cops investigate 8 torched cars in Wrigleyville

    Cops investigate 8 torched cars in Wrigleyville
    Chicago police are continuing to investigate a series of arson fires that destroyed eight vehicles in the Wrigleyville neighborhood on Tuesday, officials said today. The vehicles were set on fire on the 3500 block of North Wilton Avenue and the flames...
  • Shift in weather helps firefighters battling San Diego County blazes

    Shift in weather helps firefighters battling San Diego County blazes
    Helped by cooler temperatures and calmer winds, firefighters on Saturday continued battling four major brush fires in northern San Diego County: one in San Marcos and three on military bases. More than 27,000 acres have been burned since Tuesday as fire...
  • Man charged in fatal shooting of rapper Twista's security guard

    Man charged in fatal shooting of rapper Twista's security guard
    A Chatham man has been charged with the slaying of rapper Twista's bodyguard, who was found shot to death in a South Side apartment in February after someone started a fire there, authorities said. Matthew X. Jackson, 25, is facing charges of murder...
  • Men accused of arson in Bridgeport garage fire

    Men accused of arson in Bridgeport garage fire
    Two Chicago men have been accused of starting a garage fire Tuesday in Bridgeport. The fire was reported at 1:15 a.m. in the 2900 block of South Canal Street, a mostly residential area near the border of Bridgeport and Armor Square. Rafael Delgado,...
  • Florida mansion arson victims were shot, investigators say

    A deadly fire in a Tampa Bay, Fla., mansion took an even darker twist Thursday when officials said all four people found dead inside had been shot. The roughly 6,000-square-foot home, which is owned by former tennis star James Blake but which he rents...
  • Irvine man arrested after small grass fire

    Irvine man arrested after small grass fire
    Irvine police this week arrested a man who allegedly lit a grass fire in the city's Turtle Rock neighborhood. About 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Orange County Fire Authority quickly put out a small blaze that burned a 40-by-30-foot patch of grass near...