Arson

FILE - This file photo provided by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office in St. Paul, Minn., shows Tnuza Jamal Hassan, of Minnesota. Hassan, who authorities say had hoped to kill people when she set fires in January 2018 on a college campus, has been ordered detained by a federal judge. Hassan pleaded not guilty Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, to federal counts of attempting to provide material support to al-Qaida, lying to the FBI and arson. (Ramsey County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
February 17, 2018 - 3:03 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After Tnuza Jamal Hassan was stopped from flying to Afghanistan last September, she allegedly told FBI agents that she wanted to join al-Qaida and marry a fighter, and that she might even wear a suicide belt. She also said she was angry at U.S. military actions overseas and...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office in St. Paul, Minn., shows Tnuza Jamal Hassan, of Minnesota. Hassan, who authorities say had hoped to kill people when she set fires in January 2018 on a college campus, has been ordered detained by a federal judge. Hassan pleaded not guilty Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, to federal counts of attempting to provide material support to al-Qaida, lying to the FBI and arson. (Ramsey County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
February 17, 2018 - 3:02 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota woman accused of setting small fires on a college campus in a self-professed act of jihad had been on the FBI's radar for at least four months. No one was hurt in the Jan. 17 fires set by 19-year-old Tnuza Jamal Hassan, who has pleaded not guilty to several charges,...
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In this image taken from cellphone video provided to the Associated Press, firefighters put out a blaze after a minivan carrying gas tanks plowed into pedestrians along a street in Shanghai, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. A minivan plowed into pedestrians on a sidewalk in downtown Shanghai on Friday, sending more than a dozen people to hospitals. (AP Photo)
February 02, 2018 - 8:23 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — The driver of a minivan hauling gas canisters in Shanghai set fire to his vehicle while smoking a cigarette and plowed into pedestrians Friday, leaving 18 people injured in the heart of the Chinese financial hub, police said. Police ruled out the possibility of a deliberate attack...
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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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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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