| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:01 PM
The fire that killed 32 horses in a barn near Woodstock apparently started in a hayloft, but investigators said Monday they may never know the cause of the blaze.
Five horses survived by getting out of the barn at Valley View Acres when it went up in...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:54 PM
A Villa Park man was found guilty of first-degree murder and aggravated arson Tuesday night for setting a fire that killed his former girlfriend, according to DuPage County prosecutors.
After hearing testimony and evidence over five days, capped by...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 3:45 AM
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’...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 3:43 PM
A man was arrested Monday and accused of setting fire to a house he owned in Romeoville that was in the midst of being foreclosed, police said.
Anthony J. Hubbard, 45, was charged with felony arson and criminal damage to property in connection to the...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 3:39 PM
Arson investigators with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are searching for suspects captured on video deliberately setting fire to a La Crescenta business early Monday that caused an estimated $450,000 in damages.
A field sergeant on...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 12:52 PM
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...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 10:41 AM
While a homeless man has been arrested and charged in connection with a fire that destroyed a building at an Islamic center in Houston, investigators aren't commenting on a possible motive, including whether it may have been a hate crime.
| Feb 17, 2015
| 10:19 AM
More charges have been filed against a woman from the Chicago suburb of Geneva and a Canadian man accused of plotting to open fire in a Halifax shopping mall.
Police say they foiled the alleged plot by three suspects, who allegedly wanted to mark...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 4:50 PM
A Houston man has apparently confessed to arson in a fire that destroyed a building at an Islamic center last week, officials said.
A fire department spokesman told reporters that Darryl Ferguson, believed to be about 55 years old, had been arrested and...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 1:45 AM
One man's early morning attempt to set a restaurant on fire literally blew up in his face, and it was all captured by a surveillance camera.
"It probably got rid of some of his eyebrows," said Alex Meyer, co-owner of the Tropics Piano Bar and...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:58 PM
Officials with Norfolk Fire-Rescue believe someone tried to set a house on fire last month and are asking the public to help them investigate the case.
The incident happened about 7:35 p.m. Jan. 25, when they were called to 7113 Sewells Point Road for...