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Police: Long Island Man Set Fire To Home, Threatened Cops

Peter Marren is charged with arson and criminal contempt after the incident around 1:30 a.m. Saturday on Main Street, Islip.

08/23/2014

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Ex-NYC Businessman Freed From Prison After Arson Conviction Is Tossed

A 79-year-old former New York businessman whose arson-murder conviction was overturned in the death of his daughter was freed from prison in Pennsylvania Friday after 24 years.

08/22/2014

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Queens Man Set Free After 1990 Arson-Murder Rap Tossed

A former New York businessman whose arson-murder conviction was overturned in the death of his mentally ill daughter was freed from prison Friday after 24 years behind bars.

08/22/2014

Fire investigators believe the fire that damaged this Port Washington home may have been deliberately set. (Credit: WCBS 880/Marla Diamond)

Port Washington Explosion Victim Identified As Husband Who Had Been Unaccounted For

Police have confirmed that the man found dead in an explosion in a Port Washington, Long Island garage last week was a resident who had been unaccounted for.

08/13/2014

Police were searching on Tuesday, Aug. 5, for Jemal Guity, 25, in an arson in the South Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Apprehended In Alleged South Bronx Arson

A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged arson last week at a South Bronx apartment.

08/11/2014

Police were searching on Tuesday, Aug. 5, for Jemal Guity, 25, in an arson in the South Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Wanted In Arson In South Bronx Apartment

Police on Tuesday identified a suspect wanted in an alleged arson on a South Bronx apartment.

08/05/2014

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Man Files $50 Million Lawsuit, Claims Cops Beat Him Unconscious

Attorneys announced a $50 million lawsuit against the NYPD Thursday, on behalf of a Bronx man they claimed was beaten unconscious by officers.

07/10/2014

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Police Arrest Man After Alleged Multi-State Crime Spree Ends In Crash

One man allegedly kidnapped two women in Pennsylvania, tried to burn down a car dealership in New Jersey, and rammed Port Authority police vehicles in New York City.

06/06/2014

A community activist was found with stab wounds after a fire in this Jersey City building. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Community Activist Found Stabbed To Death Following Arson Fire In Jersey City

Police in Jersey City are investigating the stabbing death of a community activist whose body was found in an arson fire earlier this week.

05/24/2014

Surveillance image of a vehicle (right) that police said a suspect set on fire in Little Falls, NJ. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Suspect Sought In Little Falls Vehicle Thefts, Arson

Police in New Jersey are searching for a suspect who they said stole items from several vehicles before setting one on fire.

05/15/2014

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Brooklyn Man Charged With Tossing Molotov Cocktail Into Bodega

Charles Diaz, 35, of Brooklyn, has been arrested and charged with attempted murder, arson and criminal possession of a weapon.

04/24/2014

Suspect wanted for setting fires at three Brooklyn churches. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Man Set Fires At Three Brooklyn Churches

Police are trying to find a man who they said set fires at three churches in Brooklyn over a three-day period. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477) or visit http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

04/15/2014

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8 Years For N.J. Woman Convicted Of Setting Ex-Girlfriend’s House On Fire

A woman was sentenced to eight years in prison Friday after being convicted of setting her girlfriend’s West Orange, N.J. home on fire in 2011.

03/28/2014

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2 Charged With Setting Brooklyn Apartment Building On Fire

Fire officials Monday announced the arrest of Abderraham Mouna and Jose Andujar, who are charged with arson.

01/20/2014

Long Island Tanning Salon Fire

L.I. Tanning Salon Owners Devastated After Someone Started Fire

A Long Island business owner said his livelihood has been destroyed, after a person was caught on camera starting a fire that gutted his tanning salon.

12/30/2013

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