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Santo Domingo – Helicopter Crashes Onto Building Killing Famous Philanthropist

October 11, 2006 at 11:16 PM
Santo Domingo - Dominican Republic Resort tycoon Howard Butch Kerzner is killed along with three other people when a helicopter they were traveling in crashed into a building on the Dominican Republic's north coast. Kerzner, chief executive officer of Kerzner International Holdings Ltd., a Bahamas-based casino and resort operator, was aboard the helicopter when it went down in the resort of...

Blooming Grove, NY – Kosher Market Shut Down

October 11, 2006 at 06:50 PM
Blooming Grove, NY - Town officials and sheriff’s deputies shut down Orange Kosher Market on Route 17M after it failed to comply with repairs ordered by the Blooming Grove town building inspector. State Supreme Court Justice Lawrence Horowitz directed deputies to help the building inspector lock down the business at 1025 Route 17M. The town has been seeking an injunction to close the...

Brooklyn, NY +Train Job+

October 11, 2006 at 05:41 PM
Brooklyn, NY +Train Job+ Child was dragged by a train when childs hand got stuck in the door pocket of the "F" line at 18th Avenue and McDonald Avenue Hatzolah responding, child has minor trauma. North bound trains running express service only from Avenue "X" to Ditmas Avenue due to NYPD doing there investigation. ...

Manhattan, NY +Small Plane Crash Into Building+

October 11, 2006 at 02:47 PM
Manhattan, NY +Small Plane Crash Into Building+ A small plane has crashed into the upper portion of a 50 story residrntial building at 524 East 72nd Street and York near the FDR Drive, with debris falling from the building down to the street, very heavy fire fully involved on 2-3 of the upper floors. All services to respond to the scene.Fire Department calling for a 2nd Alarm. U/D: 14:59 Reports...

Manhattan, NY +Water Search at USS Intrepid+

October 11, 2006 at 01:42 PM
Manhattan, NY +Water Search at USS Intrepid+ NYPD of the 10th Pct and ESU are on the scene requesting Coast Guard and Harbor to respond to the USS Intrepid Ship at West 46th Street and 12th Avenue for a confirmed crane boom that has collapsed and is now hanging across two barges at the location, PD are checking if any victims fell into the Hudson River. U/D: NYPD are reporting, no injuries and...

West Bank +American Student Kidnapped+

October 11, 2006 at 01:23 PM
West Bank - Palestinian security officials are investigating a claim that an American student by the name of Michael Philips has been kidnapped in the West Bank city of Nablus. A group calling itself Ansar al-Sunna claimed responsibility in a statement it sent to local journalists. The group also said that it faxed a photocopy of the student's passport to news agencies and Palestinian...

Montgomery County, MD +Schools on Lockdown

October 11, 2006 at 12:51 PM
Montgomery County, MD - Many schools are on a lockdown after a man with a gun approached some kids at a bus stop and said he was going to shoot some schools.Police are searching the areas for the perp. ...

Philadelphia, PA – Man Leaving Synagogue Killed by Hit-Run Driver

October 11, 2006 at 12:22 PM
Philadelphia, PA - Mirian Viniashvilis, an orthodox Jew who emigrated from the Soviet Union in the 1970s, had started a new life in Queens, N.Y., where he took a job in a funeral home "And that's where he's going now," his daughter Leyla Gross said. Viniashvili a 70-year-old man who was in Philadelphia visiting his daughter for Sukka's - was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver as he and...

Gedera, Israel – Physicians Arrested for Illegal Experiments on Elderly Patients

October 11, 2006 at 11:13 AM
Gedera, Israel - Four senior doctors at Kaplan Hospital in Rehovot and the Hartzfeld Geriatric Hospital in Gedera were arrested for carrying out hundreds of illegal experiments on elderly patients without their consent. Police searched the homes of all four suspects and confiscated documents. The doctors are suspected of wrongful death through negligence, abuse of helpless victims, aggravated...

Moscow, Russia – Jews Mourn American Jewish Journalist Assassination

October 11, 2006 at 10:42 AM
Moscow, Russia - Jewish organisations will participate in a gathering in memory of Jewish journalist  Politkovskaia who was killed last Saturday in Moscow. Anna Politkovskaya, a prominent Russian Jweish journalist and an American citizen, who was very critical of the war in Chechnya, has been found shot dead at her apartment block in central Moscow. Her body was discovered in an elevator by...

Brooklyn, NY – Major Renovation Coming to Brooklyn Navy Yard

October 11, 2006 at 10:31 AM
Brooklyn, NY - The Brooklyn Navy Yard which sits along the river between Williamsburg and Dumbo, and has more than 200 tenants, is in the early stages of a more than $100 million renovationas. Demolition is to begin early next year on Building 128, a former machine shop as big and hulking as an airport hangar; three new buildings are planned in its place. Elsewhere in the 300-acre...

Rochester, NY – Family Sues Nursing Home for Woman’s Death

October 11, 2006 at 10:27 AM
Rochester, NY - The family of a woman who killed at a Rochester area nursing home has filed a lawsuit arguing the home's negligence caused the death. Ernest Tschanz says The Jewish Home and Infirmary of Rochester in suburban Brighton should have protected his 94-year-old mother, Maria Tschanz, from Willa Bishop, who apparently pulled Tschanz out of bed causing numerous injuries. The Monroe...

Tatar, Russia – Arrest Made on Jewish Cemetery Desecration

October 11, 2006 at 09:20 AM
Tatar, Russia - Police in northwest Russia have arrested six members of an ultranationalist organization for involvement in desecrating Jewish cemeteries earlier this month, as was reported on VOS IZ NEIAS. The detainees, affiliated with the extremist Russian National Unity group, are believed to have destroyed more than 100 graveyards, and scattered leaflets with racist content in the...

Manhattan, NY +Overturned Truck at Lincoln Tunnel+

October 11, 2006 at 07:49 AM
Manhattan, NY - An overturned tractor-trailer hauling garbage is wreaking havoc at the Lincoln Tunnel in and out of New York City, all traffic coming out of the tunnel into New Jersey is being converted onto local streets, on the inbound side all lanes are shut until the truck is moved. Officials are recommending motorists use the Holland Tunnel or George Washington Bridge. There is no...

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Child Fall Victim+

October 11, 2006 at 12:25 AM
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Child Fall Victim+ Hatzolah and Fire Departpent on the scene with a child that fell from bleachears inside the big sukkah on Bedford Avenue and Wilson Street, Hatzolah treating and transporting the cild with minor injuries. ...

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