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New York - NYPD Commissioner: NYC Officer's Gun May Have Discharged Accidentally In Man's Death Today 01:36 PM New York - A New York City police officer shot and killed an unarmed man in a dimly lit stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project in what may have been an "accidental discharge" of his weapon, Commissioner Bill Bratton said on Friday. The 28-year-old man was shot once in the chest and killed at about 11 p.m. on Thursday, Bratton said at a press conference. "The deceased is a total innocent as far as we can tell," Bratton said...

Buffalo, NY - Widespread Flooding Ahead For Snowy Western New York Today 01:25 PM Buffalo, NY -Warm temperatures and rain were forecast for the weekend in the city of Buffalo and western New York, bringing the threat of widespread flooding to the region bound for days by deep snow. Areas where several feet of snow fell this week should brace for significant, widespread...


Staten Island, NY - Borough Officials Boycotting Verrazano-Bridge's 50th Anniversary

Today 12:57 PM

Staten Island, NY - The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York City is 50 years old but not everyone is celebrating. Staten Island's politicians are... Read More »

Jerusalem - Mothers Of Har Nof Terrorists Request Bodies Of Their Sons

Today 12:14 PM

Jerusalem – The mothers of the two cousins involved in the Har Nof massacre on Nov. 18 are demanding the return of their bodies. The bodies of... Read More »

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Last updated: Today 12:11 PM Jerusalem - One Stabbed, Another Wounded In Jerusalem En Route To Yeshiva

Today 11:31 AM

Jerusalem - Two men in their twenties were injured in Jerusalem on Friday when a brawl broke out between a group of Jewish men en route to a yeshiva and Arab youths. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said seven yeshiva students got into a fight with a group of... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - NYPD: Man Killed By Police In Housing Complex

Today 11:27 AM

Brooklyn, NY - New York City police say an officer patrolling a public housing complex shot and killed a man he encountered in a stairwell. The... Read More »

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Rockland County, NY - Despite County’s Disapproval, Property Owners Hoping Ramapo Will Approve Multi-Family Housing Project

Today 11:19 AM

Rockland County, NY - It may be a thumbs down from the Rockland County Planning Department for a proposed Ramapo housing development, but owners of... Read More »

Sanaa - Yemen Minister Gives Award To Persecuted Jews

Today 11:04 AM

Sanaa - Yemen's culture minister, who was recently honored for her work combatting extremism and discrimination against women, says she is giving her... Read More »

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Munich - Hitler's Painting For Sale In Germany

Today 11:01 AM

Munich - A 100-year-old watercolor of Munich's old city hall is expected to fetch at least 50,000 euros ($60,000) at auction this weekend, not so... Read More »

Buffalo, NY - Residents Battle Worst Snow In Memory In State, Death Toll 13

Today 10:42 AM

Buffalo, NY - The death toll from the worst snow in memory in western New York has risen to at least 13. Some areas of New York state along the... Read More »

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Washington - Woman With Gun Arrested Outside White House After Obama's Immigration Speech

Today 09:58 AM

Washington - A woman demonstrating outside the White House on Thursday night was arrested for carrying a gun, the Secret Service said, shortly after... Read More »

Washington - Allegiance To Israel Takes Center Stage At DC Tribute

Today 09:56 AM

Washington - Emotions ran high this past Wednesday on Capitol Hill at a bi-partisan tribute honoring the American-Israeli security alliance, held... Read More »

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Washington - Democrats Prepare Strategy For Hillary Clinton Run For President

Today 09:35 AM

Washington - A nexus of Democratic groups is preparing for Hillary Rodham Clinton's widely anticipated presidential campaign. Ready for Hillary, a... Read More »

New York - Tax Amnesty Program Nets $530 Million

Today 09:19 AM

New York - A tax amnesty program in New York state has exceeded the half-billion dollar mark. The state's Department of Taxation and Finance said... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Jewish Women Detained For Tear-Gasing Arab Taxi Drivers

Today 09:00 AM

Jerusalem - Four young women from the Yitzhar settlement were arrested in Jerusalem on suspicion that they attacked two different Arab taxi drivers... Read More »

Washington - Powerful U.S. Pro-Israel Lobby Holds Fire As Iran Deadline Looms

Today 08:43 AM

Washington - As the United States and other powers negotiate down to the wire on a nuclear deal with Iran, one voice has been unusually quiet - the... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel Rejects EU States' Appeal Over Razing Militant Homes

Today 08:26 AM

Jerusalem - Israel has rejected an appeal by the five biggest members of the European Union not to raze the homes of Palestinians who carried out... Read More »

Israel - IDF Disperse West Bank Demonstration

Today 08:04 AM

West Bank - The Israeli military says it has dispersed some 300 stone-throwing Palestinian demonstrators in the West Bank city of Hebron without injuries or arrests. Friday's clash came amid roiling tensions in the area, mostly over Palestinian... Read More »

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Jerusalem - No Age Restrictions For Temple Mount Friday Prayers As Police Remain On High Alert

Today 07:50 AM

Jerusalem - Following security assessments, police decided that there would be no age restrictions on Muslim worshipers for Friday prayers at the... Read More »

Israel - Officials: Hamas Planned To Assassinate Lieberman In West Bank

Today 07:31 AM

Israel - Israel has arrested four Palestinians suspected of planning to kill Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman with an anti-tank rocket while he... Read More »

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Washington - Eyeing 2016, Clinton, Bush Weigh In On Obama's Immigration Plan

Today 12:15 AM

Washington - Soon after President Barack Obama announced his immigration plans on Thursday evening, Democrats and Republicans who might be angling... Read More »

Barcelona - Tel Aviv Named Smartest City At Smart City Expo

Yesterday 11:57 PM

Barcelona - Tel Aviv won the World Smart City Awards in the category of Best City at the Smart City Expo World Congress held in Barcelona this week. The city won for its digital revolution, with the panel commending the rollout of the DigiTel model, a platform for... Read More »

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Washington - Emotions Rise As People Hear Immigration Plan

Yesterday 11:15 PM

Washington - Thousands of immigrant-rights activists, families and elected officials cheered across the country as President Barack Obama announced... Read More »

Washington - Obama Spurns GOP With Expansive Immigration Orders

Yesterday 10:57 PM

Washington - Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly... Read More »

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Hamilton, MT - Researcher Who Found Cause Of Lyme Disease Dies

Yesterday 10:40 PM

Hamilton, MT - The Swiss-born researcher who gained international recognition for discovering the bacteria that causes Lyme disease has died in... Read More »

Jeruslaem - UK Businessman’s Program Could Boost Haredi Employment In Israel

Yesterday 10:00 PM

Jerusalem -  A businessman and investor who pioneered a program that finances rehabilitation for repeat criminal offenders in the U.K. is now using his idea to increase the employment of Haredi Jews in Israel. The Times of Israel (http://bit.ly/1yuRskj) reports Sir... Read More »

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Israel - Jerusalem Tourism Declines Due To Heightened Terrorist Attacks

Yesterday 09:30 PM

Jerusalem – The tourism industry in Jerusalem has taken a hit financially in light of recent terrorist attacks. Globes (http://bit.ly/1xHsX6E... Read More »

London - Experts: Home, Baby Cameras Not Secure Worldwide

Yesterday 08:52 PM

London - A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. Footage from more than 100 countries is being streamed from bedrooms, office buildings, shops, laundromats, stables and barns. Experts have... Read More »

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Florida - Student Says Books Saved His Life In Campus Library Shooting

Yesterday 08:00 PM

Florida - Florida State University student Jason Derfuss didn't think to look at his book bag as he fled the university library where a gunman... Read More »

Lakewood, NJ - $2,500 Bank Grant For Chesed Of Lakewood

Yesterday 07:30 PM

Lakewood, NJ -  A Lakewood assistance program has received a $2,500 grant from a local bank in recognition of its efforts on behalf of the... Read More »

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Miami, FL - Record Number Of Tourists Keep Flocking To Florida

Yesterday 06:50 PM

Miami, FL - Florida keeps getting a record number of visitors. Gov. Rick Scott will announce Thursday that nearly 24 million tourists visited the... Read More »

Israel - Netanyahu Proposes His Own Version Of 'Jewish State Bill'

Yesterday 06:11 PM

Israel - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will present his own version of the controversial "Jewish State bill" to the cabinet on... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Senior Shas Rabbi: Anyone With A Gun License Should Carry Firearm On Shabbat

Yesterday 05:29 PM

Jerusalem - Rabbi David Yosef, one of the four members of Shas’ Council of Torah Sages, said on Thursday that anyone who has a valid gun license is... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israeli Mayor's Ban On Arab Workers Ignites Uproar

Yesterday 05:00 PM

Jerusalem - The mayor of a southern Israeli city sparked a national uproar Thursday by barring Israeli Arab construction workers from jobs in local... Read More »

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