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Hollywood Arson

Hollywood Arson Suspect's Mom Ordered Out Of U.S.

AP | Posted 05.24.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled that the German mother of a serial arson suspect should be extradited from the United States t...

Arson Suspect Due In Court

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 03.25.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A German man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to additional charges accusing him of setting nearly 50 fires, mostly to parked cars, whic...

Mom Of Suspected Arsonist To Appear In Court

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 03.07.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Wherever Dorothee and Harry Burkhart went, trouble followed the mother-and-son duo. Arsons in Los Angeles, Germany and possibly C...

LA Arson Suspect Saved Clippings Of Past Fires

AP | GREG RISLING, MICHAEL R. BLOOD and DAVID RISING | Posted 03.06.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Harry Burkhart's problems didn't start when he allegedly ignited more than 50 fires that terrorized Los Angeles last week. He's un...

Arson Suspect Also Under Investigation For Fire In Germany

AP | GREG RISLING, MICHAEL R. BLOOD and DAVID RISING | Posted 03.05.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A German man was charged Wednesday with 37 counts of arson in connection with a rash of fires that terrorized Los Angeles over the...

Arson Suspect Said 'I Hate America' During Arrest'

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.03.2012 | Los Angeles

A disturbing picture is beginning to emerge about the troubled young man suspected of lighting dozens of arson fires in Los Angeles throughout the New...

LA Cools Down After Arson Suspect Arrested

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD and GREG RISLING | Posted 03.04.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Harry Burkhart watched as his mother was arrested last week on fraud charges from their native Germany, and a day later he explode...

24-Year-Old Arrested In Connection With L.A. Fires

Posted 01.02.2012 | Los Angeles

By MICHAEL R. BLOOD, Associated Press Authorities have identified a 24-year-old man as the suspect in dozens of apparent arson attacks over the hol...

One Man Arrested In Connection With Dozens Of Arson Fires

Posted 03.03.2012 | Los Angeles

By MICHAEL R. BLOOD, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities arrested a German man Monday in connection with dozens of suspected arson att...

'Person Of Interest' Detained In LA Car Arson Case

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 03.03.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Authorities arrested a German man Monday in connection with dozens of suspected arson attacks that destroyed parked cars, scorched...

More Arson Fires At NYE

AP | By ALICIA CHANG and ANDREW DALTON | Posted 03.02.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Police in Los Angeles distributed DVDs on Sunday featuring surveillance video of a man wanted for questioning in connection with a...

Arsonist Strikes Again, $35,000 Reward Offered (PHOTOS)

AP | ALICIA CHANG and ANDREW DALTON | Posted 03.01.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Firetrucks parked in neighborhoods. Police patrolled the city. Switchboards took hotline calls. City officials scrambled on a busy...

'It Was A Long, Tough, Night'

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 02.29.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — An arsonist swept through the Hollywood area under the cover of dark early Friday, torching vehicles whose flames ignited nearby h...

Arson Spree In Hollywood

News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and the Best of LA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles firefighters put out nearly a dozen arson fires broke out in Hollywood overnight. The first fire broke out at Sunset Boulevard and High...