A 23-year-old man was taken into custody at Burlington Coat Factory at Rego Park Center. Investigators believe he set the fires to divert attention from his shoplifting.
Ukrainians throughout the Tri-State area have been following developments back in their native land, Skyping with people who are right in the thick of the turmoil in Kiev.
One man is dead, and another remained hospitalized Sunday night, after a three-alarm fire broke out in a high-rise fire in Midtown Manhattan.
FDNY fire marshals have arrested a hotel employee for allegedly setting eight fires over the past four years at two hotels where he worked as a security officer.
In January, an advisory board of government and fire officials recommended the overhead systems no longer be mandatory.
It happened just after 1 a.m. at the intersection of 75th Street and 88th Avenue in Woodhaven.
Police were searching Sunday night for a suspect who set a car on fire, and is also suspected in several trash fires, in the Sunnyside section of Queens.
It’s been over a month since superstorm Sandy slammed into the Tri-State area and many are still trying to secure basic needs like heat.
The fires were set on Sept 11 over eleven blocks in Hamilton Heights and Harlem.
The cars were discovered across several blocks in the Hamilton Heights area near 150th Street and Bradhurst Avenue.
Hurricane Irene was fickle as far as natural disasters are concerned, it devastated some areas while sparing others.
A Democratic political aide fired for suggesting that her boss’s election opponent was being financed by Jews says she is no anti-Semite.