| Mar 27, 2015
| 8:12 AM
An arson investigation is underway after fire burned through approximately 1 to 3 acres in Hampton's Grandview Nature Preserve early Thursday morning, an official said.
Firefighters were called to the first block of State Park Drive about 12:45 a.m....
| Mar 23, 2015
| 8:29 PM
During a four-day rampage, Hollywood arson suspect Harry Burkhart set fire to or attempted to burn 46 buildings, according to a grand jury indictment unsealed Monday.
Burkhart is accused of torching cars, garages and homes in Hollywood, West Hollywood...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 8:21 PM
ENFIELD — A 16-year-old boy charged with setting a fire in the Hazardville section of town now is the target of warrants in four more fires late last year and early this year, according to court records and police.
Davidson Izzo remains in...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 6:15 PM
More than seven years after an Oak Forest couple and their 3-year-old son died in a fire at their apartment building, a Cook County jury convicted the woman's father of setting the fire.
Subhash Chander, 64, was found guilty late Thursday by a jury of...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 5:20 PM
A Ford Heights volunteer firefighter was arrested Wednesday and charged with three counts of arson for allegedly setting afire three vacant homes in the village.
Kaumain Allen, 19, appeared in bond court Wednesday at the Markham Courthouse where he...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 11:29 AM
Enfield Police Thursday afternoon sent a notice that officials would hold a press conference Friday on the series of arson fires in the Elm Street area.
"The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss significant information regarding the arsons that...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 12:31 PM
Hampton fire investigators have charged a 56-year-old man with setting fires in the Wythe section of the city, saying a surveillance operation led to the arrest.
William E. "Bill" Hurst Jr., of 143 LaSalle Ave., was arrested March 10 and charged with...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 7:59 PM
A man convicted of a Stockertown arson as a juvenile will receive a new trial after a judge issued an order noting serious doubts about the star witness in the case, a woman who was later convicted of setting her own home ablaze, the man's attorney said...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 8:43 AM
Two months into a bloody standoff in Bangladesh that has left at least 118 people dead, the violence has eased but the political crisis continues to deepen.
After weeks of deadly arson attacks by anti-government protesters enforcing a crippling...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 4:28 PM
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...
| 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...