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$250,000 bond for man arrested after allegedly committing arson fire at group home in Woodstock

A Woodstock man was arrested after he allegedly committed an arson fire inside a group home in Woodstock where other people were present, court documents said. The Woodstock Police Department and Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded around 3:50 p.m. Monday to the 400 block of West Jackson Street. Woodstock Fire/Rescue District Communication Specialist Alex Vucha said […]

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Man charged with committing arson fire that burned down his mother’s home in Libertyville

A man has been charged with committing arson after he allegedly lit his mother’s house on fire in Libertyville last week. His mother had an active order of protection against him, records show. The Libertyville Fire Department and Libertyville Police Department responded around 6:40 p.m. on October 10 to the 500 block of East Golf […]

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$1.2 million bond for Highland Park man charged in arson fire while out on bond in Fort Sheridan Beach homicide

A man is being held on a $1.2 million bond after prosecutors charged him in an arson fire in Lake Forest, which occurred while he was out on bond in connection with the Fort Sheridan Beach homicide. Nicholas M. Caban, 20, of the 3400 block of Dato Avenue in Highland Park, was remanded to the […]

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13-year-old boy arrested after starting fire at Port Barrington Village Hall

The sheriff’s office said a 13-year-old boy was arrested and is facing felony charges after he allegedly started a fire at the Port Barrington Village Hall on Tuesday. The Wauconda Fire District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 3 p.m. Tuesday to the Village of Port Barrington Village Hall, 69 South Circle Avenue in […]

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Arson suspected in third-alarm fire that destroyed former Just For Fun Roller Rink in McHenry

The Illinois State Fire Marshal is assisting in the investigation of what fire officials say is a suspected arson fire that destroyed the former Just For Fun Roller Rink in McHenry Thursday evening. The McHenry Fire Protection District and McHenry Police Department responded around 10:27 p.m. Thursday to 914 North Front Street for a report of […]