Tag: arson

Angry girlfriend allegedly sets fire to ex-boyfriend’s apartment building, displacing 130 people

Angry girlfriend allegedly sets fire to ex-boyfriend’s apartment building, displacing 130 people

By Marcel Warfield, WTSP NEW CARROLLTON, Md. -- A woman has been charged with displacing 130 people from their homes after setting an apartment bui ...
Temecula Man Charged With Starting Idyllwild Area’s Cranston Fire, 9 Others; Faces Possible Life Sentence

Temecula Man Charged With Starting Idyllwild Area’s Cranston Fire, 9 Others; Faces Possible Life Sentence

A Temecula man was charged Friday with intentionally starting nine fires, including the still-burning Cranston Fire that has scorched more than 11,000 ...
Man Stabs Girlfriend Outside Carlsbad Costco, Tries to Set Himself on Fire After Being Stopped by Border Patrol: Police

Man Stabs Girlfriend Outside Carlsbad Costco, Tries to Set Himself on Fire After Being Stopped by Border Patrol: Police

A man suspected of stabbing his girlfriend in a Carlsbad Costco parking lot poured gasoline on his clothes and attempted to light himself on fire when ...
Florida Men — 1 Disguised in Bull Costume – Allegedly Tried to Burn Down Ex-Boyfriend’s Home With Spaghetti Sauce

Florida Men — 1 Disguised in Bull Costume – Allegedly Tried to Burn Down Ex-Boyfriend’s Home With Spaghetti Sauce

Two Florida men are accused of breaking into their ex-boyfriend’s home and using Ragu sauce to try and burn it down. Derrick Irving, 36, and John S ...
Man Arrested on Suspicion of Arson After Video Emerges of Person Throwing Molotov Cocktail at Glendale Church

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Arson After Video Emerges of Person Throwing Molotov Cocktail at Glendale Church

A 51-year-old man was arrested in connection with a fire that broke out early last month at a Glendale church, the Glendale Police Department said Wed ...
Threatening Words Found at South L.A. Auto Shop Where Several Cars Caught Fire

Threatening Words Found at South L.A. Auto Shop Where Several Cars Caught Fire

An investigation was underway after threatening words were found spray-painted on a wall and a garage door outside a West Adams neighborhood auto repa ...
Endicott firefighter accused of arson posts $10K bail

Endicott firefighter accused of arson posts $10K bail

By Nicky Hickling, 12 News BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- An Endicott firefighter has been released from jail after posting $10,000 bail, according to the Br ...
Fire at Planned Parenthood clinic near Los Angeles was arson, officials say

Fire at Planned Parenthood clinic near Los Angeles was arson, officials say

By Rory Carroll | The Guardian Police and fire investigators are combing through a charred and water-loggedPlanned Parenthood clinic near Los Angel ...
Man, 56, arrested in connection with downtown Da Vinci arson, officials say

Man, 56, arrested in connection with downtown Da Vinci arson, officials say

By Victoria Kim, Brittny Mejia, and Kate Mather | Los Angeles Times A 56-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with a ...
Police arrest man suspected of burning 4-year-old boy’s bedroom

Police arrest man suspected of burning 4-year-old boy’s bedroom

Staff Reports | Chico Enterprise-Record Orangevale >> A man suspected of trying to kill a 4-year-old boy in Chico by starting a fire under th ...
Dentist arrested on suspicion of trying to burn rival dental practices

Dentist arrested on suspicion of trying to burn rival dental practices

By Matt Hamilton | Los Angeles Times A Ventura County dentist has been arrested on suspicion of torching the offices of rival dental practices, aut ...
Landlord arrested after standoff

Landlord arrested after standoff

By Karen Kucher | U-T San Diego SAN DIEGO — A landlord accused of setting a fire on the front porch of his tenant's home was arrested by San Diego po ...
Trial set for teen accused of Cocos fire

Trial set for teen accused of Cocos fire

By Teri Figueroa | U-T San Diego SAN DIEGO — The teen girl accused of setting the Cocos wildfire that destroyed 36 homes in the San Marcos area in Ma ...
Suspect accused of deliberately setting Calif. fire

Suspect accused of deliberately setting Calif. fire

USA Today GEORGETOWN, Calif. — A 37-year-old man has been arrested and accused of deliberately setting the rapidly growing King Fire east of Sacram ...
Property crime drops; arson, rapes increase

Property crime drops; arson, rapes increase

By Susan Shroder | U-T San Diego The number of property crimes in San Diego County decreased by 13 percent during the first half of this year, while ...
Two plead guilty in manslaughter-arson case

Two plead guilty in manslaughter-arson case

By Dana Littlefield | U-T San Diego VISTA — Two men accused of killing a 20-year-old man whose body was found in a burning car in Jamul pleaded guilt ...
No charges for Escondido arson suspect

No charges for Escondido arson suspect

By Pauline Repard | U-T San Diego SAN DIEGO — County prosecutors are not filing criminal charges against one of two teenage arson suspects in Escondi ...
Wildfires roar in California, teens arrested for arson

Wildfires roar in California, teens arrested for arson

By Natalie DiBlasio | USA Today Two teens were arrested Thursday evening after police say they started at least two brush fires in San Diego's Esco ...
Venezuelan opposition leader Lopez due to appear in court after surrendering

Venezuelan opposition leader Lopez due to appear in court after surrendering

By Mariano Castillo, Catherine E. Shoichet, and Jethro Mullen | CNN (CNN) -- Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is set to appear in court ...
Arson attack on Chinese Consulate in San Francisco

Arson attack on Chinese Consulate in San Francisco

Associated Press POSTED:   01/02/2014 06:29:17 AM PST | UPDATED:   A DAY AGO BEIJING -- The Chinese Consulate in San Francisco said today that ...
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