Police Search For Serial Arsonist Behind Garage FiresPolice say a serial arsonist is lighting garages on fire in the Hegewisch neighborhood.
Police: Woman Dies After Jumping Out Of Building During Arson FireThe Chicago Fire Department says the fire started around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday on the back porch of the four-story apartment building near Clark and Touhy.
Woman Charged With Using Flamethrower To Set Car On Fire, Reporting It StolenA 47-year-old woman faces arson charges after police say she set her car on fire with a flamethrower two weeks ago, and then falsely reported the car stolen.
Police Investigating Arson At Montclare RestaurantThe blaze was extinguished within 20 minutes, Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Walter Schroeder said. No injuries were reported.
Police: Man Poured Gas On Neighbor’s Lawn, Set It On FireDes Plaines police were told that “weeks prior to this incident occurring, the offender and the victim were involved in a verbal dispute.”
Three Charged With Joliet Arson Fire That Killed Two Women And BabyAndy Cerros, 17; Manuel A. Escamilla, 18; and Eric J. Raya, 18, each face six counts of first-degree murder.
Man Heads Back To Prison For Arson ConvictionA former Round Lake Beach man was sentenced to prison after he set fire to the property of someone who was not his intended target.
Man Charged With Arson After Four Suspicious Fires In MidlothianMidlothian police have arrested a man wanted for a series of arsons last week.
Police: 2 Patients Started Fire At Jackson Park HospitalTwo people were arrested for allegedly starting a fire at Jackson Park Hospital Thursday night on the South Side.
Man Goes Free More Than 20 Years After Conviction For Deadly FireAdam Gray said he still has a hard time believing he’s free, after spending more than half his life behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit
Arson Fire Started By Homeless Woman Damages Aurora HomeA “minor” fire started by a homeless woman damaged a west suburban home Tuesday morning in Aurora, authorities said.
Man Gets 20 Years For Killing Roommate In NapervilleGrant Muren, 24, was convicted in a bench trial last September of second-degree murder and arson in the Jan. 22, 2014, death of Charles Clarke, according to the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office.
Man Charged With Murder In Heart Of Chicago ArsonA man has been charged with setting a garage fire last fall in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood that left a 59-year-old man dead.
Gary Fire That Killed 3 Kids Ruled ArsonA fire that left three young children dead at an apartment complex Friday night in northwest Indiana was intentionally set, authorities claim.
Burglary And Arson At Northwest Side ChurchAn arson fire broke out early Monday during a burglary at St. Genevieve Roman Catholic Church in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood.