Woman Charged In Chicago Library Fire

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The cause of the Chicago Public Library fire that burned through the gay and lesbian section is being attributed to a 21-year-old homeless woman, though officials are rebuking any notion that Erica Graham’s actions contstituted a hate crime. She’s been charged with one count of attempted aggravated arson for the fire that burned some 100 books, including some in the African-American section. Such an equal opportunity arsonist.

Woman charged in library arson [Chicago Tribune]