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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

Photo from surveillance video that captured Molotov Cocktail attack at Brooklyn mini-mart on April 23, 2014 (Credit: NYPD)

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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Owner Says Suspect Was Caught Setting Fire To L.I. Tanning Salon

Police were searching Saturday for a suspect in the fire that gutted a tanning salon in Selden, Long Island, early on Christmas Day.

12/28/2013

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Arson Blamed For Dry Cleaners Fire On Long Island

Investigators have deemed that a fire that broke out early Sunday at a dry cleaners on Long Island was an arson.

12/08/2013

Staten Island Convent Fire

3 Staten Island Men Arrested In Connection With Convent Fire

Vincent Calder, 19, was arrest Friday on several charges including arson as a hate crime and burglary, police said. Two others — Christopher Sasso and Diego Tuso, both 19 — were arrested on charges of burglary, criminal mischief and trespassing.

10/18/2013

Police released this surveillance image of an arson suspect in Sunnyside, Queens. (credit: NYPD)

Suspect Arrested In Queens Arsons That Left Ex-Councilman’s Car Torched

A 22-year-old man was charged Monday night in a series of alleged arsons in Sunnyside Queens.

08/19/2013

Fire Investigation At Bank Of America ATM Vestibule (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Officials: 3 Fires Set In 1 Hour At Bank Of America ATM Vestibule In Greenwich Village

Three fires were set between approximately 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the vestibule at Sixth Avenue and Waverly Place in Greenwich Village, according to officials.

08/15/2013

A pickup truck damaged in an alleged arson at the Palisades Mall parking lot (credit: Clarkstown Police Department)

Police: Car Fire At Palisades Mall Caused By Burning American Flags

It appears two American flags attached to a 2003 Dodge Ram pickup truck were set on fire around 11 p.m. Monday night, police said.

06/18/2013

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