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Murrieta Man Arrested In Killing Of Police Officer Wife

Freddy Perez-Rodas, 27, was arrested Wednesday in Murrieta on suspicion of murder, arson and child endangerment.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2014

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Authorities Announce $100K Reward In Boyle Heights Molotov Cocktail Attack

Several law enforcement agencies Wednesday announced a $100,000 reward in connection with a firebomb attack that targeted several families at a Boyle Heights apartment complex.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

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Arson Suspected In High School Baseball Dugout Blaze

Police are investigating a possible arson that destroyed a baseball dugout at a high school in Whittier.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/12/2014

Authorities say the early morning blaze at St. Mark's Presbyterian Church is under investigation. (Photo credit: Glen Hermann/Newsreel)

Arson Suspected In Van Nuys Church Fire

An arson fire at a Van Nuys church was under investigation Wednesday after crews responded to the blaze early this morning, authorities said.

06/04/2014

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Boyle Heights Apartment Fire Probed After Apparent Molotov Cocktail Attack

Arson investigators Monday were looking into an alleged Molotov cocktail incident in Boyle Heights, authorities said.

05/12/2014

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Man, 78, Charged With Arson, Other Felonies In Connection With Elks Lodge Fire

A 78-year-old man Thursday was charged with allegedly starting a fire that heavily damaged the Elks Lodge in San Pedro.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

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Man, 78, Accused Of Setting Blaze At Historic Elks Lodge In San Pedro

A 78-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fire that destroyed the Elks Lodge in San Pedro, authorities announced Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/29/2014

Prosecutors say Bernardo Vasquez could face over three years in prison if convicted on arson and animal cruelty charges. (Photo courtesy San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office)

Ontario Man Faces Arson, Cruelty Charges On Suspicion Of Fatally Burning Puppy

A 21-year-old Ontario man who allegedly set a 5-month-old puppy on fire was due in court Tuesday, prosecutors said.

04/22/2014

Police say a mattress fire on the 400 block of East Harvard Street is the latest in a string of local arson fires. (Photo courtesy Glendale PD)

Suspected Arson Fires Under Investigation In Glendale

Police sought the public’s help Tuesday with a string of suspected arson fires in the city of Glendale.

04/22/2014

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Suspect Pleads Not Guilty In Kidnapping, Rape Of 16-Year-Old

A witness reported seeing the teenager running naked down the alley with her mouth taped shut, her hands bound and her body dripping with gasoline.

04/18/2014

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LAPD Investigating Possible Link Between Teen’s Abduction, Recent Murders

Commander Andrew Smith identified Robert Ransom as a suspect in the case, and says the facts surrounding the girl’s attempted abduction last month are startlingly similar to two other recent cases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2014

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L.A. City Councilman: Arsonist Responsible For Elks Lodge Fire

Standing in front of what remains of the charred building in the 1700 block of West Cumbre Drive, Joe Buscaino promised to “hunt down” the person responsible.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014

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Ex-Compton Fire Chief Pleads No Contest To Radio Theft

A former Southern California fire chief has pleaded no contest to stealing more than $300,000 of radio equipment to sell on eBay and setting a fire in a bungled attempt to hide the theft.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/15/2014

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5 Accused Of Torching Long Beach Man’s RV After Beating Him To Death Plead Not Guilty

Authorities said Thursday that five people accused in the beating death of a 60-year-old Long Beach man have pleaded not guilty.

04/03/2014

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