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Arson

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  • Man faces charges in second Poconos arson

    Man faces charges in second Poconos arson
    A 72-year-old man facing trial in a Pocono Township arson case was charged Tuesday with setting fire to his apartment in Stroudsburg two months earlier, state police said. Paul W. York was charged with arson and related charges in the Aug. 2 fire in...
  • Man charged with arson in $475,000 Stroudsburg house fire

    Man charged with arson in $475,000 Stroudsburg house fire
    After a two-month investigation, state police have charged a 72-year-old Poconos man with intentionally starting the fire that gutted the Stroudsburg apartment house where he lived. Paul W. York was arraigned Tuesday by District Judge JoLana Krawitz...
  • Man charged with arson in Logan Square fire

    Man charged with arson in Logan Square fire
    A man charged with setting fire to a vacant Logan Square home allegedly watched from a nearby porch as flames spread to an occupied building and several people, including a pregnant woman, fled for their safety, prosecutors said Thursday.   Isaiah...
  • Ex-con, women busted for prostitution in tourist corridor

    Ex-con, women busted for prostitution in tourist corridor
    KISSIMMEE — Backpage.com escort ads offer introductions to a wide range of adults. Rodney Lee Bagby is an example. Busted a week ago in Osceola County's tourist corridor, Bagby was riding with two young women calling themselves "Sugar" and...
  • Virginia Man Who Admitted To Burning Haddam Home Was Former State Trooper

    Virginia Man Who Admitted To Burning Haddam Home Was Former State Trooper
    HADDAM — A Virginia man admitted to setting a fire Thursday that destroyed a house and a barn on Candlewood Hill Road served briefly as a state police trooper in the 1980s, officials said. Ronald Carlson, 50, of Portsmouth, Va., presented himself...
  • Suspect In Manchester Fatal Beating Rejects Plea Deal

    Suspect In Manchester Fatal Beating Rejects Plea Deal
    HARTFORD — A man charged with a brutal killing at a Manchester apartment in January rejected a plea agreement in Superior Court on Wednesday, opting instead to go to trial on charges of felony murder, sexual assault and arson. Steven Durdek Jr.'s...
  • 71-year-old burn victim has died, prompting murder charge against sex-offender son

    71-year-old burn victim has died, prompting murder charge against sex-offender son
    A 71-year-old cancer patient allegedly burned by his son on Oct. 7 has died, officials said. Santiago Torres Sr. died on Oct. 9 from the injuries sustained in the fire. Now his son, Santiago Torres Jr., is charged with murder. A first-degree murder...
  • Blotter: Woman charged with arson in Woodstock

    Blotter: Woman charged with arson in Woodstock
    The following items were taken from Woodstock police reports: A 20-year-old Wonder Lake man was charged with not having a driver's license, disobeying a yield sign and driving an uninsured motor vehicle. He was stopped near Rhodes and Olive streets...
  • Arson suspect arrested in Boles fire; 157 homes were destroyed

    Police in the small Northern California city of Weed have arrested a suspect on suspicion of arson in connection with a fire that destroyed 157 homes and forced the evacuation of 4,000 people last month. Weed Police Department officials said in a...
  • Teen arrested on arson charges after fire damages home

    Teen arrested on arson charges after fire damages home
    The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said on Thursday they've arrested at least one of the two juveniles involved in a May arson. Deputies said the juvenile, who was 16 when the fire occurred but is now 17, is being held at the Palm Beach County Jail...
  • 3 Coral Springs students arrested

    3 Coral Springs students arrested
    Three students were arrested Friday in connection with separate incidents at Coral Springs schools where a fire was set earlier in the week and violent threats were posted on social media. Police are also investigating similar threats made by adults....