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Police: Homeless Man Confessed To Three Intentionally Set Fires In The Bronx

Steve Contreras, 25, was arrested on Saturday night by police on Wards Island.

02/17/2013

Harry Fleischmann, Jr. (credit: Suffolk County District Attorney)

Career Criminal Charged In Torching Of Reservist’s L.I. Home

A convicted burglar on parole stands accused of setting fire to an Air National Guard reservist from Long Island on duty overseas.

01/29/2013

Fire Damage At The Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew In Clinton Hill (credit: CBS 2)

Christmas Eve Services To Go Ahead At Brooklyn Church Apparently Targeted By Arsonist

Christmas Eve services were in jeopardy after Sunday’s blaze, but Father Chris Ballard confirmed to 1010 WINS Monday they will go ahead as planned.

12/24/2012

Fire Damage At The Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew In Clinton Hill (credit: CBS 2)

2-Alarm Fire Damages Brooklyn Church Just Ahead Of Christmas

Officials said the fire broke out around 4 a.m. and took firefighters about an hour to bring it under control. More than 100 firefighters were on the scene helping to extinguish the blaze.

12/23/2012

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Man Charged With Killing Woman, Wounding Man In East Harlem Stabbing

A man has been charged with stabbing a man and woman – leaving the woman dead – and starting a fire in their apartment in East Harlem.

11/11/2012

Jonathan Barillas is accused of setting the fires. (credit: Orangetown Police)

Teen Accused Of Setting Four Cars On Fire In Nyack

Jonathan Barillas, 16, was arrested for setting fire to four cars in a two block area earlier this week, police said.

08/23/2012

A view of the damage from a fire that burned through 1,100 acres of the Pine Barrens (credit: Suffolk County Police)

$10,000 Reward Being Offered In Suffolk County Wildfire Arson Case

It took firefighters from more than 100 departments in Suffolk County two days to put out the fire that began on April 9 near the Brookhaven National Laboratory.

08/23/2012

House and car damaged by fire on Summit Street (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Police Investigating Multiple Car Fires In Nyack

Arson in suburbia. A neighborhood near the Tappan Zee Bridge is dealing with an alarming series of attacks.

08/21/2012

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Teen Girl Charged With Arson, Attempted Murder In Alleged Plot To Kill Her Family

Neighbors are shaking their heads over a fire in a southern New Jersey town allegedly set by a 15-year-old girl who lived there.

08/19/2012

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Car Fire Leaves One Dead In Medford, Foul Play Not Ruled Out

Authorities are investigating a car fire that involved a fatality in Medford. Witnesses said that they heard an explosion and then saw the SUV go up in flames.

07/08/2012

Samuel Martinez (credit: Handout)

Samuel Martinez Indicted In 2006 Crown Heights Fire That Killed 2 Women, 2 Children

Prosecutors charged 38-year-old Samuel Martinez Tuesday with eight counts of second-degree murder.

06/19/2012

Aakash Dalal (credit: Monica Miller, WCBS 880)

Teen Charged With Attempting To Burn Rutgers University Building

A teenager charged in a series of attacks on New Jersey synagogues is facing another arson charge for allegedly trying to burn a building at Rutgers University.

05/05/2012

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Police: 2 Men Face Arson Charges In N.J.

Authorities said Greg Woodman remained jailed Saturday but Michael Sloan has been released.

04/14/2012

Ulster County Indian reservation fire

‘Reckless’ And ‘Criminal’ Fire Destroys Ulster County Indian Reservation

The fire that gutted 50 acres in and around the old Tamarac Lodge Resort was still producing dangerous embers on Monday, the result of an illegal open fire set over the weekend during our a dangerous drought.

04/09/2012

Ray Lengend

Ray Lazier Lengend Indicted In Four New Year’s Day Arson Attacks

Ray Lazier Lengend faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted of the top count of arson as a hate crime.

03/20/2012

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