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By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Two were recently killed in a Philadelphia fire when a building collapsed on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street, according to Fox News. One victim included a firefighter who was pinned under debris when the building collapsed. Two other firefighters were injured battling blazes that lasted for almost two hours. While no news… Read More »

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Figuring Out Arson Sentencing – What’s the Difference?

By Grant Bloomdahl |

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines arson as: “[t]he willful or malicious burning of property (such as a building) especially with criminal or fraudulent intent.” Each year Pennsylvania police agencies receive around 1,500 reports of arson. Seventy percent of these arson crimes go unsolved or explained in some other fashion outside of criminal charges. Obviously, these statistics… Read More »

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