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Police Warn Of Arson Fires In Lakeview

In an alert issued Monday night, police said vehicles and trash cans had been set on fire between June and September — the latest incident on Sept. 26. Alleyways are an apparent target, the alert said.


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Police Investigating Wrigleyville Car Fires For Arson

A series of suspicious car fires are under investigation in Wrigleyville and Boystown. In all seven vehicles were burned, four of which are destroyed.


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Police Investigating Series Of South Side Car Fires

Police are investigating a series of car fires set in the South Side Englewood neighborhood during a two-and-a-half hour period Wednesday morning.


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Crystal Lake Police Probe Trio Of Car Fires Overnight

Crystal Lake Police say they are stepping up patrols in one neighborhood hit by three car fires overnight.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

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12-Year-Old Suspect Charged In Plainfield Arsons

A 12-year-old boy stands charged with setting a rash of fires in Plainfield, which destroyed five cars and a home within weeks.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012

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Serial Arsonist Suspected In Plainfield Car Fires

Authorities and neighbors are worried that a serial arsonist is targeting a block on Plainfield, after several suspicious fires were set in cars on just one block.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012