Arson

Lawrence County, Suspicious Fire, New Castle, Union Township

Neighbors Worry As Fire Marshal Probes String Of Suspicious Fires In New Castle

The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal is investigating after several empty homes and a building that used to house a business recently went up in flames in Lawrence County.

08/19/2015

Lawrence County, Union Township

Former Union Twp. Volunteer Firefighter Arrested For Arson

A former volunteer firefighter from Lawrence County has been arrested, accused of setting a fire at a vacant home and then coming back to the scene to help put it out.

08/18/2015

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CMU Student Arrested For String Of Oakland Fires

Police arrested a man after a string of fire in Oakland back in April.

05/31/2015

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1 Arrested In Latrobe Apartment Building Arson

One person has been arrested in connection with an arson at a Westmoreland County apartment building Wednesday morning.

05/27/2015

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Police Charge 10-Year-Old In Lincoln Place Fire

Police say they have charged a 10-year-old child in a fire that caused thousands of dollars in damage to her home in Lincoln Place.

05/01/2015

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Man Arrested For Setting Fires In Natrona & Harrison Township

Police have arrested a 19 year old man for arson, in connection with two fires earlier this month in the Harrison Township area.

04/21/2015

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Jeannette Fire Deemed Arson, Cause Of 2nd One Still Unknown

Police say a Jeannette fire back in January was intentionally set and they’re still trying to determine the cause of a second fire.

04/10/2015

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Appeals Court Upholds New Trial In Firefighters’ 1995 Deaths

An appeals court has upheld a western Pennsylvania judge’s decision to grant a new trial to a man in the deaths of three Pittsburgh firefighters two decades ago.

03/21/2015

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McKeesport Fatal Fire Suspect To Stand Trial

A man charged in connection with an October 2014 fire that left six people dead in McKeesport appeared in court Friday morning.

03/13/2015

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Death Penalty To Be Sought Against Man In Wife’s Arson Death

Prosecutors in western Pennsylvania say they plan to seek the death penalty against a man accused of having set a fire that killed his estranged wife.

02/23/2015

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Homestead Officials Helping Fire Victims Get Back On Their Feet

An early morning fire in Homestead last month led to more than $2 million in damage. On Tuesday, the city met with the victims to discuss the services available to help them get back on their feet.

02/11/2015

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Spring Garden Pharmacy Celebrates 30th Anniversary At Grand Reopening

Smoke billowed through the roof of Waltmire Pharmacy in Spring Garden in the early morning hours of July 8. All appeared lost.

02/10/2015

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Homestead Arson Suspect Ruled Incompetent To Stand Trial

A mental health hearing was scheduled to take place Thursday morning for a man accused of arson.

01/29/2015

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Homestead Officials Say High Level Of Mentally Ill Residents Need Help

A week before his apartment house went up in flames –arson suspect Edward McDonald called 911 asking for help.

01/26/2015

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Homestead Arson Suspect Reportedly Sought Help At Western Psych

New details are emerging about an arson suspect, one day after his arrest following a fire that destroyed nearly an entire city block in Homestead.

01/24/2015

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