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.
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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.