Nathaniel Beller

Nathaniel Beller (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Prosecutors Suspended For Not Charging Man Who Burned Family After Previous Threat

Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has suspended two prosecutors for failing to approve criminal charges against a man who had threatened to set his kids on fire after filling a bathtub with gasoline – then actually set them on fire three months later.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2013

Nathaniel Beller (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Man Suspected Of Setting Family On Fire Made Earlier Threats

A man suspected of setting his family on fire last weekend, had threatened to do it three months ago.


The fire occurred at about 4:30 a.m. on the  4200 block of West 21st Place. (Credit CBS)

Man Suspected Of Setting Fire Killing Woman, Badly Burning 2 Children Dies

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.