(CBS) — Everyone who knew Millicent Brown-Johnson and her 8-year-old son Jovan Perkins said the same thing Monday. “They loved each other. They were very loving people, very loving,” teacher Emma Brooks tells CBS 2’s […]
A west suburban man has been charged with setting a blaze that caused $20,000 damage to a nearby park in July.
Two residents have been charged with arson after an extra-alarm fire started in their South Shore apartment building Friday night, causing a roof to collapse and displacing ten people, including five children.
A fire department lieutenant suffered neck and shoulder pain after being struck by roof debris from the fire.
A woman who allegedly lit her boyfriend’s couch on fire following an argument — sparking a fire that hurt six people in a South Shore apartment building — has been charged with arson.
Authorities think a fire that injured six people late Wednesday night in the South Shore neighborhood might have been deliberately set.
A Gary man with at least two open felony cases pending has been charged in Lake Superior Court with arson from a fire one year ago.
Two adults and a child were rescued from a home in West Pullman, after being trapped by a fire officials believe was a case of arson.
A white supremacist who burned down a black family’s southwest suburban home in a racist attack was told by a judge on Monday to be thankful for the black lawyer who defended him, the Sun-Times is reporting.
A few minutes after a Lake Superior Court jury had convicted him of arson and intimidation, James E. Gardner III took off running, but was quickly caught.
A parolee was ordered held on $25,000 bond for allegedly using gasoline to start a fire during an argument at his parents’ north suburban Morton Grove home last month.
Anthony LaPorta, 24, broke into neighbor Adam Giordano’s home on July 11, intent on stealing from the victim. When Giordano discovered LaPorta in his house, the assailant attacked him with a knife, killing the victim. LaPorta then set fire to the man’s home.
Three fires in a week, all within a few blocks of each other, all of them arson CBS 2’S Derrick Blakley says investigators in Hammond are looking into the pattern, trying to discover who set the fires and why.
Indiana state fire marshals ruled the Jan. 20 fire at a 117-year-old building at 119th and Sheridan in Whiting, Ind., was caused by ignitable liquid on the floor of the dress shop on the first floor, and have handed over the case to police.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Police have charged a Naperville man with arson in connection with an explosion at a neighbor’s home. Around 3:30 a.m. on Sept. 30, 2012, an explosive device went off at a home […]
Bond was denied on Sunday for a Northwest Side man charged with murder and arson for setting a fire that killed his girlfriend Wednesday inside the Northwest Side apartment they shared.
Brian James Moudry, 36, of the 300 block of South Reed Street in Joliet, pleaded guilty to using fire to interfere with the housing rights on the basis of race, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s office.
A white supremacist accused of burning down his black neighbors’ home in a racist attack plans to plead guilty, according to court papers filed this week, the Sun-Times is reporting.
A 4-year-old girl burned badly in a fire over the weekend has died, Cook County health officials said Monday.
The 29-year-old man who police said was the suspect in setting a fire that killed his girlfriend and critically injured their two children died at Stroger Hospital Sunday afternoon.