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Man Gets 7 Year Sentence For Fire That Paralyzed Detroit Firefighter

A Detroit man has finally learned his fate, months after an appeals court threw out his conviction and 15-year sentence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2014

Samson Wright (Booking Photo)

Sentence Reversed In Arson That Hurt Detroit Firefighters

A federal appeals court says a judge inadvertently violated a plea deal when he gave a 15-year prison sentence for a man who set a fire that paralyzed a Detroit firefighter and injured six of his colleagues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2013

Arson Suspect Denied Bond

A federal judge has ordered Detroit arson suspect Samson Wright to remain locked up while prosecutors build their case. The judge said it would be too risky to release the man who is accused of […]


One Charged In Detroit Arson Fire

There’s been an arrest in the arson fire that sent seven Detroit firefighters to the hospital and it appears to be a case of arson-for-hire.