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Arson

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Man accused of setting more than 20 small fires in L.A.

    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...
  • 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...
  • China executes 13 people on charges related to terrorism

    China executes 13 people on charges related to terrorism
    Thirteen people have been executed for terrorism-related offenses in three cities in China’s northwestern Xinjiang province, authorities announced Monday. The convicts had been found guilty of crimes including homicide, arson, making explosives...
  • Man charged with setting fire in historic Elgin Tower

    Man charged with setting fire in historic Elgin Tower
    A man tracked down through surveillance video has been charged with starting a fire in a garbage can at the Elgin Tower Building, causing about $5,000 in damage to the art deco high-rise that has marked the city's skyline since 1929. Tommy McBurney, 58, ...
  • 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...
  • 2 charged with setting Bridgeport garage fire

    2 charged with setting Bridgeport garage fire
    Two men have been charged in a South Side garage fire earlier this week that authorities labeled as arson. Rafael Delgado, 39, and Anthony Ray Catala, 19, were arrested in connection with a garage fire reported about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday in the 2900...
  • 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,...
  • 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...