Robert Schlecter is accused of setting fires at two houses near his home September fourth.
Robert Schlechter, 18, of Collinsville had been a firefighter for less than two weeks when a fire broke out in the early morning hours of September 4.
Bradley Easter and Dale Hamor are accused of setting six fires between April 30th and August 29th.
A bag tossed onto the roof of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Joplin contained incendiary material in what police are calling a failed arson attempt.
A suburban Kansas City man and woman have pleaded guilty to federal charges accusing them of violating the civil rights of a black family by setting their home on fire and painting a swastika on their driveway.
Prosecutors say Paul Potter stabbed Willis Meredith, dismembered his body and set fires to conceal the crime. He also allegedly threw the victim’s arms at witnesses.
A man convicted of setting a fire that caused $1 million in damage to the University of Missouri’s Ellis Library has been granted permission by a federal judge to represent himself during sentencing and a possible appeal.
Tommy Adams was sheriff of Carter County when the crimes allegedly occurred. He is accused of breaking into two homes. The arson charges allege that he set fire to his own home and two others
A Missouri man who authorities said schemed with his ex-wife to defraud insurers with house fires pleaded guilty Wednesday.
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson and St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch have both cited fiscal reasons for the merger.