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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.
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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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Philadelphia Fire Department
Kim Glovas
October 23, 2018 - 12:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three juveniles have been questioned in connection with the fire at an Islamic school in Bristol Township, Bucks County. Township Police Chief Robert Coulton says the boys are all between the ages of 11 and 14. He says the three were playing with matches or a lighter...
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Burlington County Prosecutor
David Madden
October 19, 2018 - 9:17 pm
BURLINGTON COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities in Burlington County have charged a 59-year-old Browns Mills man in the deaths of his elderly mother and her companion in a house fire earlier this week. Tuesday's fire in the house on Willow Boulevard killed 92-year-old Lore Smith and 92-year-...
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Shara Dae Howard
October 17, 2018 - 1:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who is believed to have tried to set fire to a 27th District patrol car. Philadelphia Police Captain Sekou Kinebrew says it was an early start for the would-be arsonist. "This morning, at approximately 7 a.m., patrol car...
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Burned cars parked at Frolunda Square in Gothenburg, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
Adam Ihse/TT via AP
August 14, 2018 - 9:03 am
By Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press 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. Police spokesman Hans Lippens said Tuesday...
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Workers carry bags with debris as clean-up operations get underway following a deadly wildfire in Mati, east of Athens, Thursday, July 26, 2018.
AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis
July 26, 2018 - 4:10 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Frantic relatives headed to the Athens morgue Thursday to seek the fate of loved ones still missing after Greece's deadliest forest fire in decades, a blaze that Greek authorities said they increasingly suspect resulted from arson. Public Order Minister Nikos Toskas said...
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Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
June 20, 2018 - 6:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The transgender woman arrested for burning a flag during the Philadelphia Pride Parade last week spoke out Wednesday at a protest outside City Hall. She claims her treatment by police and prison officials was inhumane. Activists say they do not want any police at the...
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