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Williamsport man sentenced for setting parents’ house ablaze

WILLIAMSPORT — A county circuit court in Maryland sentenced a veteran who burned his parents’ house down to 18 months in jail and recommended participation in an alternative program to incarceration. The Herald Mail reports 58-year-old David Edward Carr pleaded ...

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Md. firefighter charged with setting his own house ablaze

MIDDLE RIVER — A Baltimore city firefighter has been charged with setting his own house on fire. Baltimore County police say 33-year-old Joseph Heinze was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree arson. Police say Heinze set fire to his house ...

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Md. woman who escaped fire charged with setting earlier blaze

UPPER MARLBORO — Fire officials say a woman who fled a house fire and was photographed lying on the ground with her dog guarding her has been charged with setting an earlier fire in the same house. Mark Brady is ...

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Court documents: Man burned house, took selfies at ruins

ANNAPOLIS — Court documents say a man who burned down a Glen Burnie house in a jealous rage went back to the site and took selfies in front of the ruins. Twenty-six-year-old Justin Michael Clum of Pasadena was charged Saturday ...

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Flawed science: Court won’t reinstate arson-murder conviction

An elderly man who spent 24 years in prison for his daughter’s death in a fire will remain free after a federal appeals court in Pennsylvania on Wednesday refused to reinstate his murder conviction. Han Tak Lee, 80, a native ...

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Lutherville home owner receives 4 years in arson-for-insurance scheme

A man who conspired to burn down his Lutherville home to collect $3 million in insurance money was sentenced to four years in prison. Saleh H. Fakhoury, 49, had pleaded guilty and was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in ...

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