Arson

In this image made from a video provided by WABC firefighters battle a fatal fire on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Colts Neck, N.J. The Monmouth County prosecutor's office says the fire has taken multiple victims. (WABC via AP)
November 20, 2018 - 5:10 pm
COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — Two children and two adults were found dead Tuesday at a burning mansion that was intentionally set ablaze in an upscale town near the New Jersey shore, officials said. One of the owners of the home is a technology CEO with a relative whose house not far away also caught...
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November 16, 2018 - 5:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on two Gambino crime family associates charged in a 2015 fire (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Two reputed associates of the Gambino crime family have been released from jail where they've been held on charges related to a businessman's burned Mercedes Benz in New York City...
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November 09, 2018 - 12:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York woman has admitted she set fire to the door of an occupied home on Staten Island. Police say 40-year-old Iyana Caldwell stated the fire the morning of Sept. 20, and knew a woman who lived at the home. The Staten Island Advance reports Caldwell lit paper on fire and left...
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September 12, 2018 - 11:52 am
BEIJING (AP) — An SUV crashed into a crowd at a public square in central China on Wednesday evening, killing at least three people and injuring more than 40 others, an official Chinese newspaper said. Police have arrested the suspected driver of a red SUV that plowed into a large group of people at...
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A man holds a national flag while protesters burn the municipal complex during protests demanding better public services and jobs in Basra, 340 miles (550 km) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)
September 06, 2018 - 3:01 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi protesters stormed and set fire to a provincial government building in the southern city of Basra, despite a curfew imposed by authorities Thursday to try and quell demonstrations against poor public services and unemployment that have turned violent. Three protesters were shot...
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A fire rages as motorists travel on Interstate 5 near Lake Shasta, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (Jerri Tubbs via AP)
September 06, 2018 - 1:34 am
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Both directions of a major highway connecting California and Oregon were closed and evacuations were ordered Wednesday when a fast-moving wildfire swept through a wilderness area. The blaze in Shasta County was reported during the afternoon and within hours had charred nearly...
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In this Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, photo Marcos Contreras, 15, and his sister Amber Ayala, look at photos of their siblings that were killed in a fire in Chicago. Several people were killed in the fire including multiple children. (Abel Uribe/Chicago Tribune via AP)
August 28, 2018 - 4:33 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The deadliest residential fire in years in Chicago claimed its tenth and final victim on Tuesday, as a 14-year-old boy who barely survived the blaze died at a hospital. Although authorities initially believed that two of the people killed by the pre-dawn Sunday fire at a Southwest...
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Firefighters battle a wildfire near the village Klausdorf, about 85 kilometers (53 miles) south of Berlin on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. (Patrick Pleul/dpa via AP)
August 24, 2018 - 12:54 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Firefighters struggled Friday to tame a wildfire southwest of Berlin but had to maneuver carefully as the blaze set off old World War II ammunition that is still buried in the forests around the German capital. Flames forced the evacuation of several nearby villages and sent clouds of...
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August 19, 2018 - 10:48 pm
BETHPAGE, N.Y. (AP) — A firefighter has been arrested on arson charges in connection with a spate of fires in Bethpage, Long Island. Nassau County police say 20-year-old Christopher Cordeiro is to be arraigned on Monday in First District Court in Hempstead. Information on his lawyer wasn't...
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Burned cars parked at Frolunda Square in Gothenburg, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Masked youth torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who on Tuesday spoke of an "extremely organized" night of vandalism. (Adam Ihse/TT via AP)
August 14, 2018 - 10:58 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Masked youths torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who denounced an "extremely organized" night of vandalism. About 80 cars were set ablaze overnight, chiefly in Sweden's second largest...
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