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Faced with eviction, woman allegedly sets Frederick home on fire

(AP) A Frederick woman has been arrested on charges of setting her home on fire as she was getting an eviction order. Police say the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office was serving an eviction notice to 45-year-old Whilermine Kahindo at her ...

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Waldorf Halloween store set on fire second time, police say

(AP) Police say someone intentionally set fire to a Charles County Halloween store for the second time in less than two months. The Maryland fire marshal’s office says the fire at the Spirit Halloween store in Waldorf was set early ...

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Alleged Md. arson leader expected to plead out

HAGERSTOWN — A prosecutor says the alleged leader of a youthful arson gang in western Maryland is working out a plea deal. Twenty-one-year-old Tyler Murray of Williamsport had a hearing Monday in Hagerstown on an unrelated charge of malicious destruction ...

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Baltimore authorities probe rash of firebombings

Baltimore police and fire officials are urging people to be on the lookout for suspicious activity after a string of firebombings across the city in recent weeks. Officials announced Thursday that there have been nine arson incidents involving Molotov cocktails ...

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ATF: Human involvement was factor in fire on ‘The Block’

Human involvement was a factor in the Dec. 6 five-alarm fire that engulfed part of Baltimore’s adult entertainment district, federal investigators said Wednesday. But the finding of an “incendiary” cause to the blaze does not mean it was intentionally set, ...

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