Murder Charges Filed In Arson Fire That Forced Woman To Jump To Her DeathMargaret Reed, 44, has been charged with two felony counts of murder and one felony count of aggravated arson.
$2M Bond For Man Charged With Attacking Woman In JolietA man charged with attacking a 36-year-old woman and setting a house on fire Sunday afternoon in southwest suburban Joliet has been ordered held on a $2 million bond.
Good Samaritans Save Burned, Abused Joliet WomanTwo Good Samaritans likely saved a woman’s life Saturday afternoon after she was allegedly burned and beaten by her fiancé's brother.
Man Charged With Setting Fire To NW Side ChurchA Northwest Side man has been charged with setting fire to St. Genevieve Church early Monday.
Man Convicted Of Killing Roommate In NapervilleGrant Muren, 24, was found guilty of killing 25-year-old Charles Clark of Vail Court, Naperville, according to a statement from the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office. He was convicted of second-degree murder, aggravated arson and residential arson.
Man Charged With Murder; Denied Bail In South Chicago Fire That Killed FourA 51-year-old man has been charged with setting a fire that killed three children and a man last month, allegedly because a woman who lives in the building refused to have sex with him for $10.
Woman Charged With Setting Off Explosion In Evanston Target BathroomEmergency crews were called at 4:08 p.m. Wednesday to the store at 2209 Howard St. following the explosion involving a plastic bottle inside the women’s bathroom.
Man Held On Murder, Arson Charges In Deaths Of Two Kankakee BoysBond was set at $5 million Thursday for a 61-year-old man charged with murder and arson in connection with a fire that left two young boys dead earlier this month in downstate Kankakee.
Man Charged With Murder, Arson In Fire That Killed Two BoysAlex Sawyer, 61, has been charged with two counts of murder and eight counts of aggravated arson, according to the Kankakee Fire Department.
Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For 2012 Double MurderA North Side man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for stabbing his West Ridge neighborhood roommates at least 20 times each, lighting their apartment on fire and then using their credit cards to fly to Las Vegas in 2012.
Landlord Gets Life In Prison For Arson Fire That Killed 7Lawrence Myers, 64, was previously convicted of seven counts of first-degree murder in connection with the fire on Feb. 14, 2010, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
Prosecutors: Dispute With Wife Might Have Prompted Man To Blow Up HouseA heated argument with his wife and his anger over the couple’s smashed wedding photo apparently led an Oak Lawn man to burn down his house early Saturday.