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  • Charges filed in Baltimore CVS arson case

    WASHINGTON – Federal investigators have identified the man they believe is responsible for the burning of a CVS Pharmacy during riots that broke out following the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore this spring. Agents…

  • Investigators seek person of interest in Prince George’s Co. arson (Video)

    WASHINGTON — Officials are searching for the person who set fire to a popular Prince George’s County restaurant last week, causing $2 million in damage. On Wednesday, Prince George’s County Fire Department released a video…

  • Former volunteer firefighter pleads guilty to arson

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A former Baltimore Pike Volunteer firefighter has pleaded guilty to four arson-related charges in connection with a string of Cumberland fires. The Cumberland Times-News reports (http://bit.ly/1AMy0FV ) 23-year-old Patrick Levi Kneisley…

  • Daron Wint’s family doesn’t believe he is guilty of D.C. murder, arson

    WASHINGTON – Daron Wint, the man arrested in connection with a quadruple homicide in D.C., is getting some support from his family. “They’re horrified by these events, and they can’t believe that he had anything…

  • Suspect identified in Northwest D.C. quadruple homicide

    WASHINGTON – The Metropolitan Police Department has identified a suspect in last week’s quadruple homicide in Northwest D.C. Police say they are looking for 34-year-old Daron Dylon Wint in connection with the homicides. According to…

  • Report: D.C. family was held before being killed, house torched

    WASHINGTON — As the investigation continues into the killing of a D.C. couple, their 10-year-old son and a housekeeper whose bodies were found after a house fire last week, investigators believe that there was more…

  • 4 found dead inside NW house identified as family, housekeeper

    WASHINGTON – A husband, wife, their son and housekeeper were identified as the four found killed inside a multimillion house near the National Cathedral, and the fire that led to their discovery has been ruled…

  • Arsonist gets 6 years after sending ex burning home photo

    OAKLAND, Md. (AP) _ A six-year prison term awaits a Western Maryland man who set fire to the home of his estranged wife, sent her a cellphone photo of the blaze and then sat in…

  • American University professor sentenced to jail over fires

    WASHINGTON — A former American University professor has been sentenced to two years in prison, after he admitted to setting fires and burglarizing a pharmacy. However, Judge Zoe Bush agreed to suspend all but one…

  • Feds offer $10K reward in Maryland arson cases

    WALDORF, Md. (AP) — Federal authorities are offering a $10,000 reward for an arrest in two Charles County arsons in one week. The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says they’re taking the…

  • Frederick woman arrested for setting home on fire

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Frederick woman has been arrested on charges of setting her home on fire as she was getting an eviction order. Police say the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office was serving an…

  • Md. authorities investigate 3 arsons in 2 months

    WALDORF, Md. (AP) — Police say someone intentionally set fire to a Charles County Halloween store for the second time in less than two months. The Maryland fire marshal’s office says the fire at the…

  • Woman sentenced for 2 Eastern Shore arsons

    ACCOMAC, Va. (AP) — A woman convicted of setting two fires on the Eastern Shore will spend more than 10 years in prison. Media outlets report that 41-year-old Tonya Bundick was sentenced Thursday in Accomack…

  • Community rebuilds Va. tower destroyed by fire

    NORTON, Va. (AP) — Community members have rebuilt a lookout tower in the Jefferson National Forest that was destroyed by arsonists. The new High Knob Tower is constructed of concrete, rock and steel so it…

  • 2nd trial to begin for Va. woman accused of arsons

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A woman charged in an Eastern Shore arson spree is scheduled to appear in court for her second trial. A judge ruled in April that Tonya S. Bundick can have…