(Courtesy FBI)

Federal Jury Begins Hearing Arguments In Three Arson Deaths

The prosecutor told a New Haven Federal Court Jury that Hector Natal confessed three times to setting a 2011 gas-fueled fire that killed three members of the same family and forced others to jump out windows,


Ahron Rom (Courtesy Glastonbury Police)

Suspect Charged In Glastonbury Arson, Burglary

Glastonbury police say they’ve arrested a 22-year-old man on arson, burglary and other charges in a November house fire on Stanley Drive


Norwich fire arrests MacDonald, Fauquet, Markham, Ortiz

Four Arrested In Norwich Arson Fires

NORWICH, Conn. (AP) _ Four people have been charged with a pair of arsons in Norwich that spread to nearby homes and caused an estimated $500,000 in damage. The Norwich Bulletin reports 45-year-old Laura MacDonald, […]


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Arrest in Fire Aboard Groton-Based Submarine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A civilian employee working as a painter and sandblaster aboard a submarine at a Maine shipyard has been charged with setting a fire that caused $400 million in damages to the […]


Jeremy Morin (Courtesy Springfield Police Department)

GPS Tracked Inmate On Probation To Scene Of Arson

After a fire swept through a vacant building at 251-253-255 Central Street in Springfield Sunday,  arson investigators determined the blaze in the boarded-up building had been set. Detectives determined a man living just down the […]


Arson Suspected In Rubber Factory Fire

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Bridgeport fire officials say arson is suspected in a fire that heavily damaged an abandoned rubber factory. The fire began at about 8 p.m. Tuesday at the former AGI Rubber Co. […]


Police Say Arson Suspect Wanted Revenge On Man He Believed Shot Him

A 19-year-old Bridgeport man has been charged with setting fire to the home of a man who had allegedly shot him.


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Murder and Arson Arrest

New London man due in court Monday to face charges


Richard Shenkman reacts to the judge's sentence, as his attorney Hugh Keefe takes notes. Pool Photo, The Day/Sean D. Elliot.

Prosecutor Drops Niantic Arson Case Against Shenkman

A state prosecutor has dropped a second arson case against a former advertising executive already serving a 70-year prison sentence for kidnapping his ex-wife and burning a house down.


Developer Charged With Additional Crimes

A New Haven property developer charged in a series of arsons has been arrested on more allegations in connection with a house explosion and a vehicle fire in the Elm City.





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