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Harry Burkhart 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...

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...

Darkness Shrouds Arson in L.A., Killings in Tucson

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

I wonder why it is that we would "like" to associate violent crime with mental illness. Is it because we do not want to face the possibility that any "normal" person is capable of a heinous act?

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...