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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

FDNY Engine

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

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

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

Monroe Township, N.J., Officer's House Firebombed

$20,000 Reward Offered After New Jersey Cop’s House Is Firebombed

Officials said the fire was brought under control within 10 to 15 minutes, but caused substantial damage to the home.

05/22/2013

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