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Arson

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  • Arson not suspected in deadly horse barn blaze

     Arson not suspected in deadly horse barn blaze
    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...
  • Man guilty of murder, arson in Lombard fire that killed ex-girlfriend

    Man guilty of murder, arson in Lombard fire that killed ex-girlfriend
    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...
  • 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’...
  • Man charged with setting fire to Romeoville house being foreclosed

    Man charged with setting fire to Romeoville house being foreclosed
    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...
  • Tow company hit by arson

     Tow company hit by arson
    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...
  • 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...
  • Motive behind alleged arson at Houston Islamic center remains unclear

    Motive behind alleged arson at Houston Islamic center remains unclear
    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.   Darryl...
  • 2 accused in alleged Halifax mall plot face more charges

    2 accused in alleged Halifax mall plot face more charges
    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...
  • Man arrested, said to confess to arson at Houston Islamic center

    Man arrested, said to confess to arson at Houston Islamic center
    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...
  • Man seen on video trying to set restaurant ablaze, police say

    Man seen on video trying to set restaurant ablaze, police say
    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...
  • Norfolk Fire-Rescue investigating suspected arson

    Norfolk Fire-Rescue investigating suspected arson
    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...