Arson

This undated photo provided by the Cape Girardeau, Mo., Police Department shows Nicholas Proffitt. Prosecutors have charged the 42-year-old man accused of setting fire to a Missouri mosque last week with a hate crime and other counts. Proffitt, who spent time in prison for defacing the Islamic Center of Cape Girardeau more than a decade ago, was due to appear in federal court Thursday, APril 30, 2020, for an initial appearance on a charge of maliciously damaging a buildings by means of fire in last week's attack. (Cape Girardeau Police Department via AP)
AP News Staff
April 30, 2020 - 11:30 am
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a 42-year-old man accused of setting fire to a Missouri mosque last week with a hate crime and other counts. Nicholas Proffitt, who spent time in prison for defacing the Islamic Center of Cape Girardeau more than a decade ago, was due to appear in...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020 file photo, mobile network phone masts are visible in front of St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London. Dozens of European cell towers have been destroyed in recent arson attacks that officials and wireless companies say are fueled by groundless conspiracy theories linking new 5G mobile networks and the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
AP News Staff
April 21, 2020 - 5:07 am
LONDON (AP) — The CCTV footage from a Dutch business park shows a man in a black cap pouring the contents of a white container at the base of a cellular radio tower. Flames burst out as the man jogs back to his Toyota to flee into the evening. It’s a scene that’s been repeated dozens of times in...
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The suspect is seen with an armload of items at a convenience store on 159th Street in Overland Park.  Next is a picture of a dark gray minivan going through an intersection.
Overland Park PD
KMBZ News Staff
October 26, 2018 - 6:17 pm
Overland Park police are looking for a man in connection to an arson. Officers found a stolen Ford F350 pickup that had been set on fire near 160th and Foster, just east of 69 Highway. They reviewed traffic camera footage and found a dark colored Dodge minivan followed the pickup to the location...
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Marc LaVoie
August 30, 2018 - 7:13 am
An Overland Park man who owns two stores in Independence is charged in federal court with taking part in a conspiracy to commit arson against a rival business and another man's home. William Reneau, 41, owns two Gold Rush Exchange locations in Independence. A federal complaint charges Reneau with...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 23, 2018 - 10:29 am
Kansas City, MO - A former nail salon manager has been found guilty of several felonies, including second degree murder for the deaths of two Kansas City firefighters. Following a week-long bench trial, a Jackson County judge also found Thu Hong Nguyen guilty of arson for setting the fire at a...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Kara Marxer
May 30, 2018 - 6:52 am
Kansas City fire investigators are looking into the possibility that a home once owned by baseball great Satchel Paige was destroyed by an arsonist. The old three-story house is located near 28th Street and Benton Blvd. A fire early Tuesday morning gutted the structure and burned away much of the...
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Marc LaVoie
October 31, 2017 - 5:20 am
Federal investigators believe a church maintenance is responsible for vandalism, burgary and arson at a south Kansas City church. Nathaniel Nelson, 48, is in federal custody. He has spent time in prison for burglary and arson, The Kansas City Star reports. Nelson is a member and employee at the...
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KCPD
Marc LaVoie
March 21, 2017 - 10:56 am
The Kansas City Police Department's Bomb and Arson unit is asking for help from the public in identifying a potential arsonist. A KCPD news release says officers responded to the report of a fire at Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer at 711 Benton at around 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 4. Surveillance...
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