People who helped convict arson suspects honored

December 5, 2012 4:01:09 PM PST
Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez honored more than a dozen people today at the 2012 Illinois Arson Awards.

The honorees are citizens and law enforcement officials who helped convict suspects charged with arson.

Alvarez presented the awards at a ceremony at the Criminal Courts building.

The civilians also received cash rewards that ranged from $500 to $1500.