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East Flatbush »

10-Year-Old Arrested for Arson One Day After Mugging Attempt: NYPD

Commissioner Bratton described the Brooklyn boy as a "one-kid crime wave."

Flatbush »

Man Sets Fire to Flatbush Gynecologist Office Twice in 1 Week, Police Say

Police are asking for help identifying a man who they say is responsible for two early morning fires.

Bed-Stuy »

Teen Charged with Arson After C Train Mini Explosion

Keyshawn Brown, 16, "knowingly placed" a metal rail sign on the tracks at Nostrand Avenue, police said.

Civic Center »

Detective Who Screamed at Uber Driver Removed From Elite Post: Bratton

Det. Patrick Cherry has been placed on modified duty and transferred out of his elite command.

West Village »

NYPD Detective Who Screamed at Uber Driver Won't Be Fired: Sources

Det. Patrick Cherry claims that before the video began, the driver flipped him off, sources said.

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.