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An unidentified man caught by security cameras at New Jersey school. (credit: Handout)

Suspect Arrested In Intrusions That Prompted Lockdowns In N.J. Schools

Police in New Jersey said Friday that they have caught the intruder who triggered lockdowns at two schools.

05/30/2014

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Teens Face Charges In L.I. School Arson

Two teenagers were charged with arson at their Long Island school. The fire, just weeks before the first day of classes, badly damaged a temporary building connected to the George Washington Elementary School in West Hempstead.

08/11/2010

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Police: L.I. Elementary School Fire 'Intentional'

Investigators are hoping a Long Island community can help them solve a seemingly irrational crime Tuesday night.

08/10/2010

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Police: L.I. Elementary School Fire ‘Intentional’

Investigators are hoping a Long Island community can help them solve a seemingly irrational crime Tuesday night.

08/10/2010

The George Washington Elementary School is seen after a fire - West Hempstead, NY - Aug 10, 2010 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

Officials: Long Island School Fire Was Arson

To make matters worse school authorities say, when the superintendent came to the fire, he had a heart attack and was rushed to the hospital.

08/10/2010