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Arson

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  • Man arrested in string of car fires in downtown L.A.

    Man arrested in string of car fires in downtown L.A.
    A 32-year-old transient was arrested on charges of setting a string of car fires in downtown Los Angeles early Thursday, police said. David Barton is being held on suspicion of arson after he was taken into custody by LAPD  officers about 3:30 a.m. at...
  • Police arrest L.A. woman in fire at 'Mrs. Doubtfire' house

    Police arrest L.A. woman in fire at 'Mrs. Doubtfire' house
    A 25-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of trying to burn down a San Francisco home used in the making of the movie “Mrs. Doubtfire," starring the late Robin Williams. Tyqwon Eugenen Welch of Los Angeles was arrested Wednesday morning...
  • FAA outlines strategy to recover from air-traffic control outages

    FAA outlines strategy to recover from air-traffic control outages
    Tighter security has been implemented to "detect and counter insider threats" against the nation's radar facilities that direct airplanes, following the arson attack two months ago by a worker at an air-traffic control center west of Chicago, the...
  • Arson suspected in blaze at S.F. home used to film 'Mrs. Doubtfire'

    Arson suspected in blaze at S.F. home used to film 'Mrs. Doubtfire'
    Arson is suspected as the cause of a fire at a San Francisco home used in the making of the movie "Mrs. Doubtfire" starring the late Robin Williams, police said. Police and fire arson investigators were called at about 8:14 p.m. Monday to the home in...
  • State police investigating suspected arson in Centre Township

    State police are investigating an arson fire they said was set at a home in the 100 block of Schuylkill Hill Road in Centre Township, Berks County. Troopers said firefighters were called to the home about 12:19 a.m. Friday but the homeowner extinguished...
  • Owner Charged With Setting Fire To Middletown Restaurant

    Owner Charged With Setting Fire To Middletown Restaurant
    An East Hartford man was charged with arson by a federal grand jury in connection with a 2010 fire at Enzo's Restaurant and Lounge, of which he was part owner, according to the U.S. Attorney's office. John A. Barile, 51, was also charged with conspiracy...
  • Woman agrees to testify against others in Indianapolis house explosion

    Woman agrees to testify against others in Indianapolis house explosion
     A woman charged in a deadly 2012 house explosion in Indianapolis agreed Tuesday to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit arson and testify against at least two other people in the fiery natural gas blast that damaged dozens of homes. Monserrate Shirley,...
  • Brothers charged with burning mom's car, threatening her

    Brothers charged with burning mom's car, threatening her
    Two brothers are charged with aggravated assault and arson after one held a knife to his mother's leg and the other set her car on fire outside their Longswamp, Berks County, home Monday, according to court records. Joseph and Jesse Choma, 23 and 18,...
  • Four car fires erupt in just over 40 minutes in S.F. neighborhood

    Four car fires erupt in just over 40 minutes in S.F. neighborhood
    A team of arson investigators is looking into a series of four suspicious vehicle fires that occurred in less than hour all in the same San Francisco neighborhood early Wednesday. The first of the fires -- three of which involved sport utility...
  • L.A. County to pay out $10,000 reward in church arson fire

    L.A. County to pay out $10,000 reward in church arson fire
    Four people who helped authorities track down and prosecute a man who set a Hacienda Heights church on fire in 2011 will share a $10,000 reward, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors said Tuesday. The reward was offered by the board three days...
  • Man indicted for allegedly setting massive King fire

    Man indicted for allegedly setting massive King fire
    A 37-year-old man had been indicted on arson charges for allegedly setting the massive and devastating King fire that burned for more than a month in El Dorado County. El Dorado County Dist. Atty. Vern Pierson on Monday announced the grand jury decision...