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Arson

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  • Hampton fire officials investigating arson in Grandview Nature Preserve

    Hampton fire officials investigating arson in Grandview Nature Preserve
    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....
  • Indictment: Accused Hollywood arsonist tried to burn down 46 buildings

    Indictment: Accused Hollywood arsonist tried to burn down 46 buildings
    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...
  • Teen Facing More Charges In Enfield Arsons

    Teen Facing More Charges In Enfield Arsons
    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...
  • Oak Forest man guilty of triple murder in arson

    Oak Forest man guilty of triple murder in arson
    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...
  • Firefighter trainee accused of setting fire to three Ford Heights residences

    Firefighter trainee accused of setting fire to three Ford Heights residences
    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...
  • Enfield Police Holding Press Conference Friday On Hazardville Arsons

    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...
  • Hampton man faces three arson counts

    Hampton man faces three arson counts
    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...
  • Attorney: Judge orders new trial for Stockertown arson

     Attorney: Judge orders new trial for Stockertown arson
    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...
  • Bangladesh's long political crisis: Deaths and a stilted economy

    Bangladesh's long political crisis: Deaths and a stilted economy
    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...
  • 2 South Side women charged with setting neighbor's porch on fire

    2 South Side women charged with setting neighbor's porch on fire
    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...
  • 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...