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.
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.