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Topeka Fire believes arsons are connected

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Topeka Fire Department is searching for a serial arsonist after two more fires overnight. The fire marshal says there is an arsonist in the Plass area. 374 more words


Burglary And Arson At Northwest Side Church

CHICAGO (CBS) – An arson fire broke out early Monday during a burglary at St. Genevieve Roman Catholic Church in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood.

Police responded to a call just after midnight of a burglary in progress at the church near the intersection of Altgeld and Le Man, CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports. 124 more words


Two days without rain - Joy!

In court this week, a teenager admitted that he had deliberately started fires in South Australia that could have had  catastrophic consequences. Judge was pleased that the lad took responsibility for his actions. 786 more words

House, Garden And Dogs

Two men in custody following summertime arson on Young Street

WINNIPEG — Two men in their 20’s have been arrested and charged after a July arson injured four people.

Winnipeg Police Service said the Arson Unit and the Office of the Fire Commissioner together deemed the fire to be considered arson. 164 more words


Accused arsonist blames alleged victim for fire that threatened the lives of her children

“Look at the mother.”

With those words, accused arsonist Kenneth Kormendy tried to divert attention away from himself as the prime suspect in a Balfour Boulevard house fire last year. 414 more words

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Little Hope Was Arson

By Kristen Johnson

Little Hope Was Arson is a documentary about two young men who were convicted of burning down 10 churches in East Texas. It’s really a heartbreaking film that discusses their childhoods, their family and friends, the heartbreak of the church-going community, and ultimately the sentencing of Jason Bourque and Daniel McAllister to multiple life-sentences in prison for their crimes. 377 more words

Police Catch Suspected Arsonist

SCRANTON — Scranton police recently caught the woman who was wanted in connection with a fire that broke out Thursday morning.

Alicia Faatz  of Scranton allegedly lit the door of an apartment building on Townhouse Boulevard ablaze, trapping a woman and her son inside. 24 more words