ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — A Rock Island County judge has denied a lower bond for a man accused of setting a fire that destroyed or damaged a handful of buildings in downtown Rock Island in September.
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CHICAGO (AP) — A trial is underway of a suburban Chicago landlord charged with murder for a Valentine’s Day 2010 arson fire that killed seven people.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A Peoria woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for setting a fire at her nursing home after pleading guilty against her attorney’s advice.
A now-former Williamsfield volunteer firefighter is out of jail following a sentence given yesterday resulting from his conviction of several counts of arson several months ago.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man has been sentenced to two life terms plus 30 years in prison for a Peoria house fire that killed four people, including a 2-year-old boy.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A McLean County jury has convicted a Bloomington man of aggravated arson after acquitting him of attempted murder.
SIDELL, Ill. (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire that destroyed the village hall in the small central Illinois community of Sidell.
STERLING, Ill. (AP) — A teenager was sentenced to five years of probation for starting a fire last summer that destroyed much of downtown Prophetstown.