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A.G. Ruling on Arson Probe Is 'Just Weird'
Decision hog-ties commission's role in Willingham case
"...convict and execute Camer­on Todd Willingham for the 1991 arson-murder of his three children in their Corsicana home. The..."

Aug. 5, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Long-Awaited Testimony Rejects Arson Conclusion
Forensic Science Commission hears expert testimony on Willingham fire investigation
"...improves, the case for the fire to be considered arson "gets less and less, not more and more," he..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Fire Marshals Stand by Original Arson Report
Forensic Science Commission to make final decision on whether faulty science was used in Willingham investigation
"...Fire Marshal's Office is sticking to its story that arson was the cause of the Corsicana fire that in..."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Snapshot: Raw Paw Arson Benefit
The creative community rallies around the art collective after a fire destroys their home base and catalog
" the Jan. 2 fire started by a still-at-large arsonist that burned down Raw Paw’s headquarters full of irreplaceable..."

March 2, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

KOOP Arson: The jazz behind the fire
Music dispute is reported motive behind crime
"...Last week, when KOOP arsonist Paul Feinstein turned himself in, investigators reported the crime..."

Feb. 8, 2008 News Feature by Justin Ward

Oak Springs Arson
The Austin Fire Department estimates $20,000 in damages to the school's playground
"...The Austin Fire Department says arson is to blame for a Saturday night fire that..."

May 5, 2017 News Feature by Jessi Cape

Accident or Arson?
The Islamic Center of Travis County burned down just months before it was set to open
"...but refrained from jumping to any conclusions about targeted arson or hate crime, as the cause is under investigation...."

Jan. 13, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Guv Mansion Arson Linked to 2008 RNC Attacks?
DPS are talking to persons of interest
"...Department of Public Safety officials say they've tied the arson fire at the Guv's Mansion in 2008 to actions..."

Feb. 17, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Incendiary: The Willingham Case
The "junk science" used to make the case for the Texas execution of Cameron Todd Willingham for the arson murders of his children is persuasively laid out in this locally made documentary.
"...was premised on the idea that the fire was arson; that’s what the fire marshals on the scene determined,..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

David Crosby: Remember My Name
The most hated man in folk rock on his career in bridge-burning
"...of those people. He’s burned so many bridges that arson could be his stock-in-trade rather than music. But when..."

Aug. 16, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

sxswf: Even More 'Incendiary'
More from our Q&A with filmmakers Steve Mims and Joe Bailey Jr.
"...Cameron Todd Willingham, executed in 2004 for the alleged arson murders of his three young children more than a..."

March 10, 2011 SXSW Post by Jordan Smith

The Square
A satchel full of ill-gotten cash looms over the characters like the iconic root of all evil in this fantastic Australian suspenser.
"...what not to do when engaging in adultery, blackmail, arson, and general antisocial behaviors, and in its best moments,..."

April 16, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

15 Minutes
"...fray, along with Jordy Warsaw (Burns), an intuitive NYFD arson investigator. These two smell a rat (Warsaw actually smells..."

March 9, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...sets their shop on fire and reports it as arson to the police; thus Karol loses his passport and..."

June 24, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Texas Honey Ham
Still going strong after arson-robbery
"...West Lake was on fire, the result of a burglary-arson. As a writer on deadline, this was an extremely..."

June 12, 2015 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Petition Filed in Willingham Case
Innocence Project alleges misconduct in death row conviction
"...Willingham family say the conviction was based on outdated arson forensics and possible prosecutorial misconduct...."

Sept. 27, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Local Reviews
"...Better structured is the latest effort from ATX vet Arson Optics, whose DJ Rapid Ric-mixed Another Day Another Dollar..."

June 22, 2012 Music Review by Chase Hoffberger

Bradley Spars With Lawmakers
New head of Forensic Science Commission is all fired up
" of the application of the forensic science of arson, will be completed." But that work will have to..."

Nov. 20, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...the state wrongfully executed Cameron Todd Willingham for a murder-arson in Corsicana, and to undertake a review of all..."

May 5, 2006 News Feature

Are Fire Marshals Shirking Their Duty?
Fire experts testify in Willingham wrongful conviction case
"...Todd Willingham to the death chamber for the 1991 arson-murder of his three children in his Corsicana home. Florida-based..."

Oct. 22, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Who to Blame for Faulty Fire Science?
Will Forensic Science Commission let Fire Marshal's Office off the hook for flawed science?
"...relied on flawed and outdated science when they fingered arson as the cause of the 1991 fire that destroyed..."

July 30, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Raw Paw’s Chris Dock Talks About the Fire that Destroyed Their HQ
Local arts collective devastated by flames as the year begins
"...Raw Paw’s got an Indiegogo campaign up right now,..."

Jan. 8, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Justice Can Wait
On eve of hearing, Perry reshuffles the Forensic Science Commission
"...about whether the state executed Willingham for an alleged arson-murder that might have in fact been a tragic accident...."

Oct. 9, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Texas Forensics: Politics vs. Justice
The Forensic Science Commission does what it can under A.G.'s limitations
"...misconduct in investigating the now notorious Cameron Todd Willingham arson-murder case...."

Sept. 16, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Criminally Innocent
How can you be exonerated of a crime that never happened?
"...1991 murder of his three young children in an arson fire in his home in Corsi­cana. Willingham maintained his..."

Nov. 5, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Commission Jerks Bradley's Chain
Chairman loses bid to close arson case on Cameron Todd Willingham
"...whether junk science was used to convict Willingham of arson-murder in connection with the 1991 deaths of his three..."

Sept. 24, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Forensic Science Commission Draws Heat
Former FSC chair all fired up over outdated arson science
"...of questions left to be answered about how outdated arson science affected the case of Cameron Todd Wil­ling­ham –..."

Aug. 20, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: It's Not About Sharon Keller
Sharon Keller, Todd Willingham, and unjustifiable homicide
"...Todd Willingham – executed in 2004 for the 1991 arson murder of his three children at his Corsicana home...."

Sept. 4, 2009 News Column by Michael King

The Poetry of Pain
The Fires
"...of silence and repression, Ella is also drawn to arson. "What fire shines on, it colors; what it cooks..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Books Review

The Fire This Time
String of black church burnings a reminder racism isn’t in the past
"...The most recent arson, which hit Houston’s Fifth Ward Missionary Baptist Church, took..."

Aug. 5, 2015 News Post by Kahron Spearman

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