Harry Burkhart

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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: DHS policies a danger to citizens

    Scant hours into 2012, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet A. Napolitano's "domestic terrorists" were at it again, good old Americans like Faisal Shahzad, whose botched truck bomb almost tore up a sizable chunk of Times Square in 2010.


  • American Scene

    Police fatally shot an armed eighth-grader who "engaged" officers in the main hallway of his middle school Wednesday, the Brownsville Independent School District said.


  • Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charles Beck flanked by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, right, answers questions during a news conference of the joint task force announcing the apprehension of a prime suspect Harry Burkhart in a series of 53 blazes in the Los Angeles Area, Monday, Jan. 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

    Mother of L.A. arson suspect charged with fraud

    Harry Burkhart watched as his mother was arrested last week on fraud charges from their native Germany. Two days later, police say, he began a nighttime rampage of arson attacks that terrorized Los Angeles.


  • Harry Burkhart, 24, is suspected of starting an arson spree two days after his mother's arrest in California on 19 fraud counts in Frankfurt, Germany, according to court documents. In a brief court appearance, Dorothee Burkhart expressed concern about the safety of her son, who is being held without bail. (OnScene.tv via Associated Press)

    Arson suspect's mom was arrested

    Harry Burkhart watched as his mother was arrested last week on fraud charges from their native Germany, and a day later he exploded in an expletive-laced rant against the U.S. at her court hearing.


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