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.
A 12-year-old boy stands charged with setting a rash of fires in Plainfield, which destroyed five cars and a home within weeks.
A Skokie two-flat that destroyed by an explosion and fire last month may have been set ablaze intentionally.
Two teens have been charged with setting a fire in an historic clock factory in north central Illinois on New Year’s Eve.
A former Waukegan mayoral candidate denied burning down the Waukegan Salvation Army building at his arraignment Thursday in a north suburban court.
Police in unincorporated Elgin suspect arson may be to blame for a fire that damaged four school buses beyond repair.
A well-known Waukegan business owner who once ran for mayor has been charged with starting the massive fire that destroyed a vacant Salvation Army warehouse in May.
Investigators say an early-morning fire in a South Austin neighborhood apartment building might have been the work of an arsonist.
A four-alarm fire that destroyed half of the old Knights Inn motel Monday morning in North Chicago is suspected to be arson.
Authorities in west suburban Naperville were offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information about who set fire to the artificial turf at North Central College’s football field last weekend.
The fire that destroyed a vacant motel in Franklin Park last week was deliberately set, investigators have ruled.
A Melrose Park man stands charged with burning down his father’s home, where the suspect himself also lived.
The bodies of two children and an adult were discovered in a burning home in Grand Ridge on Thursday afternoon.
Attorneys working with the Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University will argue Wednesday before an Indiana appeals court, on behalf of a woman now serving 60-year sentence.
An Elgin man is now on trial, charged with causing a fire that severely damaged the home of his own parents as he burned his girlfriend’s clothes in a fire pit.
It turns out there were probably two crimes committed Tuesday at a Polish restaurant on the city’s Northwest Side.
A Northern Illinois University Fraternity house has been condemned, as fire officials look into a possible arson.
CHICAGO (STMW) – Chicago police say that murders are down by 14.2 percent, aggravated batteries including shootings are down by 17.8 percent and violent crime overall has dropped by 11.6 percent as compared to April, […]