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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Steve Tawa
April 08, 2019 - 12:21 pm
UPDATE: Daniel Dougherty has been found guilty of second-degree murder and arson Monday afternoon. Stay with KYW Newsradio for updates. ___ ORIGINAL STORY: PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jurors of the arson murder trial of Daniel Dougherty, accused of setting a fire that killed his two sons in 1985...
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Daniel Dougherty
File
Steve Tawa
April 03, 2019 - 1:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A second fire science expert hired by the defense in the Daniel Dougherty arson murder trial has contradicted the official fire department finding. Prosecutors allege an intentionally set fire killed his two young boys in 1985. Fire scientist Craig Beyler walked...
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Criminal Justice Center
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
March 28, 2019 - 6:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Theatrics filled the courtroom Thursday after a full day of testimony in the third trial against the Philadelphia man accused of killing his two toddler sons in 1985. The convictions in two pervious trials were overturned by a higher court. Acting as the defendant and...
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Steve Tawa
March 27, 2019 - 4:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jurors are hearing the third trial of a man who is accused of intentionally setting a fire in his Oxford Circle row house in 1985, which killed his 3- and 4-year-old sons. Pennsylvania Superior Court overturned both of Daniel Dougherty’s previous convictions...
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Old City Condo Fire
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
February 16, 2019 - 3:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Monday marks the one-year anniversary of a 4-alarm fire that ripped through a condo in Old City. The fire forced road and business closures for months. Just ahead of that one year mark, the ATF has now ruled the fire arson. "You just feel sick," said Xenos Gifts owner...
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Dreamstime
January 30, 2019 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A pretty crappy prank led to charges for one Pennsylvania man. In the most mature way possible, a Shippensburg man advised a woman of his displeasure over their disagreement by penning a letter to let her know of his...
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Philadelphia Police are asking for your help identifying an arson suspect who set items on fire inside a West Oak Lane store in a pretty strange way.
Courtesy of Philadelphia Police Department
Andrew Kramer
November 29, 2018 - 9:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are asking for your help identifying an arson suspect who set items on fire inside a West Oak Lane store in a pretty strange way. The incident happened Nov. 20., and police just released the surveillance video. On that video is a woman authorities...
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Authorities filed charges Thursday, Nov. 29, against Paul Caneiro, the brother of a man whose body was found along with his wife and children after their New Jersey mansion was set on fire.
Ocean Township Police Department, File
November 29, 2018 - 1:52 pm
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey tech executive was charged Thursday with killing his brother and the brother's family over a business dispute and then setting fire to their mansion and his own house in an attempt to cover up the crimes. Paul Caneiro, 51, was...
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WABC/AP
November 21, 2018 - 11:30 am
(CNN) -- A family of four found dead at their mansion in Colts Neck, New Jersey, on Tuesday were the victims of homicide and their house was subsequently set on fire, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni said Wednesday. "Today our investigation has revealed that unfortunately, sadly,...
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Deadly New Jersey Arson Fire
WABC via AP
November 20, 2018 - 9:28 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 community near the New Jersey shore, officials said. One of the owners of the home is a technology CEO with a relative whose home also caught fire Tuesday...
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