Officials Investigate String Of Arsons, Including Deadly Garage FireOne person was found dead and several others were left homeless after a string of West Side fires that authorities said were deliberately set.
Man Charged With Setting Tent On Fire At Naperville Gas StationJames Povolo, 71, of the 1300 block of Dartfourt Court in Naperville, was charged Tuesday with one felony count of arson, according to a statement from DuPage County State’s Attorney’s office.
Man Charged With Lakeview ArsonA Lincoln Park man has been charged with starting a fire in a dumpster that damaged a nearby building in the Lakeview neighborhood over the weekend.
Feds: 'Disgruntled' Worker Set Fire That Razed Furniture WarehouseSeveral suburban fire departments responded April 21 to The RoomPlace, 2501 Internationale Parkway, when the Woodridge business caught fire.
Kankakee Police Question Suspect In Arson Fire That Killed Two BoysAn apartment fire in Kankakee last week that killed two young boys was arson, police said Monday.
Police Investigating Car Fires In West LawnThe Chicago Police Bomb and Arson Unit was called to investigate after three cars were torched near 634d and Kildare. One vehicle was parked on the street, two others were in a nearby alley.
FBI Announces $10K Reward For Info On Noble Horse Theatre ArsonFirefighters responded to the blaze at the stable at 1410 N. Orleans at 1:10 a.m. on Feb. 6, 2015, according to Chicago Police and the FBI.
Lakeview Fire Investigated As Possible ArsonPolice suspect a blaze that put six people out of their homes Tuesday night in the Lakeview neighborhood might have been the latest in a string of arson fires in the area.
String Of Arsons In Lakeview Might Have Been Set By ChildrenSeveral garages have been burned in an arson spree dating back to mid-October. The fires have been set along Damen Avenue, Diversey Parkway, Lincoln Avenue, Ashland Avenue, Wellington Avenue, and other streets on the North Side.
Prosecutors: Rogers Park Man Set Fire To His Apartment BuildingA Rogers Park man is behind bars after allegedly setting fire to his own apartment building as residents in the 39-unit building slept Thursday morning.
Elgin Man Charged With Arson Fire In Dundee TownshipA 27-year-old man Elgin man is now charged with arson - accused of setting a fire in a neighborhood in Dundee Township last week.
Authorities Identify One Of Two Men Killed In Arson FireAt least one of the two men found dead in a swift-moving fire Saturday morning in Garfield Ridge lived in the Southwest Side home where arson blaze was set, authorities said.
Feds Want 13 Years, $4.5M Fine For Man Who Set Fire At FAA FacilityWhen Brian Howard set a fire at an FAA radar facility in Aurora in a failed suicide attempt in 2014, he caused “one of the most severe disruptions to air travel in recent memory,” federal prosecutors said in a sentencing memorandum.
Woman Injured In Avondale Arson Fire Chicago police are searching for a man who started a fire in a business in the Avondale neighborhood Friday afternoon that critically injured a woman, police said.
Brian Howard Pleads Guilty To Setting Fire At FAA Radar Center In AuroraA 37-year-old contractor from Naperville has pleaded guilty to setting a fire at an Aurora radar facility last fall, crippling Chicago’s two airports, and disrupting air traffic all across the U.S.