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Hollywood Arsonist

Get Inspired: LA's Hero On Ellen (VIDEO)

Posted 01.10.2012 | Los Angeles

You're going to want to make the video full-screen for this one. Shervin Lalezary, the modest and endearing hero who caught the Los Angeles arsonist s...

Trouble Followed Accused L.A. Arsonist And His Mother In 3 Countries

AP | By GREG RISLING | Posted 03.08.2012 | Crime

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

The Hero Who Put The Fire Out

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 01.03.2012 | Los Angeles

No, it wasn't a veteran detective or top cop who finally caught the man suspected of lighting 52 fires in Los Angeles since Friday. The hero is a real...

'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...

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...