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, […]
A 21-year-old man was arrested and charged with arson after a pick-up truck was found Saturday fully engulfed in flames in west suburban Villa Park.
A man from the Will County community of Braidwood is dead, almost a week after a three-alarm house fire that police are now calling suspicious.
Fire investigators suspect arson as the cause of a Monday blaze that ripped through a north suburban Evanston duplex, causing about $150,000 in damage.
A man is being held on $500,000 bond for allegedly setting a Christmas tree on fire and injuring his 1-year-old son the day after Christmas.
Police are looking for a man who set his ex-girlfriend’s Christmas tree on fire and injured her 1-year-old child.
Officials in Cicero believe a fire, which seriously damaged one home and destroyed another, was intentionally set.
Arson is to blame for a Friday night fire that destroyed a playground in northwest suburban Buffalo Grove, causing more than $100,000 in damages.
About 4 acres burn, police look for youths who may have set the fires.
A Wednesday night fire in the rectory of an abandoned church in the South Side Grand Crossing neighborhood which left a firefighter injured was caused by an open flame, fire officials said Thursday.