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.
A south suburban man was charged Saturday with first-degree murder and aggravated arson after his wife was strangled before her body was found in their burned-out home Dec. 18, police said.
Four of the victims suffered severe burns and two people died.
A Columbus, Ohio, man has been charged with stabbing his former roommates death in their West Rogers Park neighborhood apartment, stealing their credit cards, and setting their apartment on fire.
A 47-year-old man cleared of setting a fire that killed a woman and her five children in 1984 has found that freedom is a subjective term, months after his release from prison.
The blazes caused a total of about $1 million in damage, McHenry County sheriff’s police said.
An Elmhurst man is in jail for allegedly setting a house on fire – and it wasn’t even the right house.
A fire spread to six garages in the Andersonville neighborhood in a period of 15 minutes overnight.
Trevontay Milsap and Rafael Peluyera, both of Lake Station, Ind., were charged with murder, murder in the perpetration of arson and four counts of arson.
A 23-year old man is set to appear for a bond hearing in DuPage County Wednesday morning, accused of murder and arson.
A Villa Park man is facing murder charges after a deadly fire in Lombard.
Monday would have been victim Paula Morgan’s 25th birthday. CBS 2′s Roseanne Tellez reports.
A self-avowed white supremacist who has already served time for a hate crime was charged Wednesday with trying to set fire to the home of his Joliet neighbors – an African-American family with eight children.
A 46-year-old man cleared of setting a fire that killed a woman and her five children in 1984 has been released from prison.
Police and fire investigators aren’t saying much, but neighbors are certainly talking about what they think might be a religious hate crime.
A firefighter from the Will County town of Wilmington is charged with doing the opposite of his job and setting something on fire in a scheme to collect insurance money.
Vandals struck St. Sabina Roman Catholic Church overnight, just hours after the Rev. Michael Pfleger and community members marched against a neighborhood store.
Authorities in Lake Villa have released surveillance photos in hopes of solving an arson.