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Woodhaven »

Man Set Fire That Destroyed 8 Homes After Fight With Landlord, FDNY Says

Luis Lopez set a fire that injured five people and destroyed eight homes in Woodhaven, officials said.

Annandale »

Woman Throws Flaming Shirt at Brother During Argument, DA Says

Heba Moussa-Valentin, 33, was charged with several charges for the incident.

Astoria »

Homeless Man Burned in Possible Arson Attack, Police Say

The man caught fire while sleeping under the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, police said.

Nolita »

Arsonist Who Killed Nolita Neighbor Sentenced to 20 Years to Life in Prison

Wei Chu Hu was convicted of intentionally starting a fire at 41 Spring St. that killed his neighbor.

East Harlem »

Man Who Set Fire to East Harlem Deli Arrested, Police Say

Victor Lide, 36, was charged with arson after his arrest Thursday.

Crown Heights »

77th Precinct Offers Reward for Info in Burning of Officer's Car

The arson happened Wednesday night outside of the 77th Precinct stationhouse.

Crown Heights »

Security Ramps Up at Crown Heights Precinct After Officer's Car is Burned

Officers will patrol outside the 77th Precinct following the Wednesday night incident, police said.

Bed-Stuy »

Landlord Plotted to Burn Down Building with Squatters Inside, DA Says

Lalbahadour Byjoo and Jean St. Fleur were accused of planning to set fire to a Bed-Stuy building.

New Brighton »

Woman Killed Husband With Crowbar and Set Car on Fire, Prosecutors Say

Antoinetta Baldassare, 67, was arraigned Friday for allegedly killing her husband Frank Baldassare.

Tompkinsville »

80-Year-Old Man Killed by Wife in Staten Island, Police Say

The 80-year-old man was found dead in a bathtub on the first floor after a garage fire, police said.

East Elmhurst »

480-Pound Inmate Forced to Wear Sheets After Clothes Are Stolen, Claim Says

Inmate Freddie Harvin says his clothes were "irreplaceable" because of his size.

Glendale »

NYPD to Review Procedure After Arrested Suspect Steals Police Van

The escape of Bryan McMenamin sparked a review of his arresting detectives' procedures.

Glendale »

Drug Dealer Hits Detective With NYPD Car and Escapes, Police Say

Bryan McMenamin used an NYPD car as his getaway car after he was arrested for drugs, police said.

Borough Park »

Man Arrested for Throwing Molotov Cocktail Into Bodega, Police Say

Charles Diaz got into an argument with a clerk at the bodega, police said.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn Church Fires Being Investigated as Hate Crime, Police Say

An arsonist started three small fires in Crown Heights and Brownsville churches, police said.