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  • Gasoline bomb hits bus in Bangladesh, killing 7 amid unrest

    Gasoline bomb hits bus in Bangladesh, killing 7 amid unrest
    At least seven people were killed and several others seriously wounded Tuesday when their bus was struck by a gasoline bomb in the deadliest attack in weeks of spiraling political violence in Bangladesh. The assault brought the death toll from the...
  • Deadly explosion in Indianapolis was suspects' third try, affidavit says

    Deadly explosion in Indianapolis was suspects' third try, affidavit says
    A fourth suspect in a deadly explosion that ripped through an Indianapolis neighborhood in 2012 had helped with a skittish effort to set a house on fire and collect insurance money, according to a probable cause affidavit released Thursday. Gary Lee...
  • 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...
  • Police bring latest 'Public Enemy No. 1' into custody

    Police bring latest 'Public Enemy No. 1' into custody
    A 22-year-old Baltimore man being sought by police in a murder case and setting fire to the home of his alleged victim's relatives was taken into custody without incident in Brooklyn late Friday. Charles Henson, dubbed "Public Enemy No. 1" by Police...
  • Hartford Apartment Fire An Arson

    Hartford Apartment Fire An Arson
    HARTFORD — A fire in the back hallway of a three story building on Webster Street was determined to be an arson, fire officials said Friday afternoon. Calls about the fire at the building at 53 Webster Street came in about 6:40 a.m. A male occupant...
  • Guilty Plea In Manchester Arson

    Guilty Plea In Manchester Arson
    HARTFORD — A man pleaded guilty Thursday in a 2013 arson case that began with a search for cigarette butts and ended with the torching of a Manchester bar. Aaron Blow, who originally was charged with first-degree arson, pleaded guilty under the...
  • Lake County courts: Letter carrier accused of dumping mail

    Lake County courts: Letter carrier accused of dumping mail
    Letter carrier accused of dumping mail A probationary mail carrier has been charged with official misconduct and theft after police found undelivered mail in a trash container in Merrillville. Sheilonda Smith, 49, of Merrillville, told a special agent...
  • Las Vegas pet store owner gets 5 years in puppy arson case

    Las Vegas pet store owner gets 5 years in puppy arson case
    A former Las Vegas pet shop owner who was caught on surveillance video torching her business before 27 puppies and dogs were rescued last year failed to sway her sentencing judge with a courtroom announcement Wednesday that she was three months pregnant....
  • 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...