Arson

In this handout photo released by Russian rights group Memorial, a view of the working room of the regional Prominent human rights group Memorial after the arson attack in Nazran, Ingushetia region, Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Masked attackers on Wednesday torched the office of the prominent Russian rights group Memorial in the region of Ingushetia, the latest escalation of tensions between the activists and officials in the North Caucasus. (Russian rights group Memorial, Photo via AP)
January 17, 2018 - 7:38 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Masked attackers on Wednesday torched the office of the prominent Russian rights group Memorial in the region of Ingushetia, the latest escalation of tensions between the activists and officials in the North Caucasus. The arson attack that Memorial said happened in the early hours...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
January 11, 2018 - 12:04 pm
(WBEN) Buffalo Police say that a person of interest is in the Erie County Medical Center, after a fatal fire in the Kensington- Grider neighborhood left several people homeless and one woman dead early Thursday morning. A 27-year-old woman was found dead inside a home at 57 Manhattan Ave., and a...
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A wounded riot police officer is evacuated during anti-government protests, in Tebourba, south of the Tunisian capital, Tunis, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Tunisia's prime minister promised Tuesday to crack down on rioters after violent protests over price hikes left one person dead and raised fears of broader unrest in the country that was the birthplace of the Arab Spring.(AP Photo/Anis Ben Ali)
January 10, 2018 - 10:42 am
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian authorities say 237 people were arrested and dozens of others injured across the country in recent days as violent protests against government-imposed price hikes spread to more cities and regions. The Interior ministry said Wednesday those arrested took part in...
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Mike Baggerman
January 02, 2018 - 4:19 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The man accused of setting a Muslim family's home on fire in Lackawanna last year plead not guilty on Tuesday in Erie County Court. Corey Green, 20, allegedly set the Soliman's family home ablaze last April 22. The fire nearly killed Khaled and Claudia Soliman, plus their...
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Richard Root
September 01, 2017 - 3:38 am
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) - A man is dead in what investigators are calling an arson in Niagara Falls last night. Niagara Falls Firefighters were called to 522 Niagara Street just after 8:00 pm Thursday night. A fire was reported at a small, one and half story house. Investigators say a man was...
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Richard Root
August 01, 2017 - 6:28 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The man accused of starting a two-alarm fire at an apartment on Franklin Street in Buffalo pleaded not guilty. 29-year-old Brandon Adler is charged with Second Degree Arson, Second Degree Criminal Mischief, Possession of Marijuana, Reckless Endangerment, and possessing illegal...
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Richard Root
July 31, 2017 - 4:27 am
Buffalo, NY - (WBEN) - Buffalo Fire Marshals have arrested a 29 year old man for arson in connection with a two-alarm apartment fire Sunday morning in Allentown at the corner Franklin and Allen Streets. The alarm was sounded about eight o'clock at 486 Franklin and flames were shooting through the...
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Tom Puckett
May 30, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man sentenced for starting a devastating fire. 29-year-old Jonathan Jimenez of Buffalo has been sentenced by Erie County Court Judge Michael Pietruszka to the maximum of 15 years for attempted arson in connection with the blaze at 115 Lafayette Avenue in Buffalo, which...
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Lockport's HTI Plant burns, August 10, 2016
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Tom Puckett
April 25, 2017 - 4:22 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN/AP) - A teenager who has been in and out of the hospital with mental health problems since the death of a friend in a massive fire the boys started was sentenced Tuesday to a year of probation. A Family Court judge also ordered the 14-year-old boy, who was not in court, to...
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Tom Puckett
April 24, 2017 - 12:30 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man pleads guilty to setting an apartment fire that caused millions in damage. 29-year-old Jonathan Jimenez of Buffalo has pleaded guilty before Erie County Court Judge Michael Pietruszka to Attempted Arson in the Second Degree. Back in March, Jimenez broke into an...
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