Arson

Concord Man Pleads Guilty To Torching Pittsburg ChurchA Concord man has pleaded guilty in federal court to burning a Pittsburg church in 2010 as a religious hate crime.
Palo Alto Man Arrested After Lighting Former Supervisor's Home On FireA Palo Alto man is behind bars Wednesday for allegedly setting his former supervisor's home on fire.
East Bay Arson Suspect Targeted Friends From WeddingAn East Bay arson suspect who allegedly set a series of house and vehicle fires on and around Christmas Eve was in the process of checking off a list of targets that included groomsmen who participated in his own wedding, according to police.
FBI Offers Reward In Arson Attack On Tracy MosqueThe FBI has offered a reward for information leading to those responsible for an attempted arson and possible hate crime at a Tracy mosque in December.
Woman Allegedly Hurls Pants On Fire Into SF Tenderloin StorePolice are seeking a woman who walked into a store in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood early Thursday morning and nearly started a fire.
Danville House Fire Caused By Arson, Investigators SayA two-alarm house fire in Danville Saturday night has been determined to be a result of arson, according to investigators.
Head Of San Francisco’s Arson Task Force Says He Was DemotedThe head of the arson task force at the San Francisco Fire Department said he has been demoted. It's not the first time the former task force chief has been a squeaky wheel.
East Bay Man Charged After Halloween Costumes Set On Fire At WalmartAn ex-felon was charged Thursday with arson for allegedly setting fire to children’s Halloween costumes at a Wal-Mart store in San Leandro on Tuesday afternoon.
Arsonist Sets Fire To Halloween Aisle In San Leandro Walmart StoreAn arsonist set fire to Halloween costumes in a San Leandro Wal-Mart Tuesday afternoon, according to police.
Arrest Of Benicia Teen Accused Of Killing His Own Family Stuns ClassmatesThe arrest of 16-year-old Nolan Buchanan has shocked people in his hometown of Benicia. Nolan is accused of killing his family at their cabin in the Sierra Foothills before burning the cabin down.
16-Year-Old Benicia Teen Accused Of Killing Family In Cabin, Setting It On FireAuthorities in El Dorado County have made an arrest in the deaths of a Benicia couple and their son whose bodies were found in their burned out cabin.
Homicide, Arson Investigation Opened After Fire Burns Benicia Family's CabinThe El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has opened a homicide and arson investigation into a fire that burned down a Benicia family’s Garden Valley cabin last week, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.

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