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Manhattan, NY +MVA Car vs Motorcycle+

October 23, 2006 at 07:11 PM
Manhattan, NY +MVA Car vs Motorcycle+ A motor vehicle accident on the West Side Highway at 24th Street with a car into a motorcycle Hatzolah responding. ...

Germany – World War II Bomb Explodes on Highway

October 23, 2006 at 06:48 PM
Germany - A World War II bomb has exploded during construction work on the A3 highway, killing one worker and injuring several motorists who were driving by. The worker had been cutting through the road surface near the south-western town of Aschaffenburg when his machine struck the bomb and triggered it. "The explosion seems to have been too small for it to have been an aircraft bomb," a...

South Whitehall Township, PA +Fatal MVA+

October 23, 2006 at 06:21 PM
South Whitehall Township, PA - A fatal motor vehicle accident with a 21-year-old woman who was killed in a car accident near Clarksburg, MD. Danielle M. Goren, 21, of South Whitehall Township, died after she lost control of her vehicle, which crossed the highway median and collided with a flat-bed truck on Interstate 270, she was pronounced dead at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in...

Namibia, South Africa – U.S. Wants Extradition of Former Software Executive

October 23, 2006 at 05:05 PM
Namibia, South Africa - The U.S. has requested the extradition from Namibia of Jacob "Kobi" Alexander, accused in the United States of hatching a scheme to pocket millions of dollars by secretly manipulating stock options, the U.S. Embassy spokesman said. The request was submitted. No date was set for an extradition hearing for the former chief executive of voicemail-software maker Comverse...

Prague, Czech Republic – Jewish Cemetery Desecrated

October 23, 2006 at 04:42 PM
Prague, Czech Republic - A Jewish cemetery has been desecrated in central Czech Republic.  Police spokeswoman Eva Sichrova said that about 50 tombstones were overturned at the Jewish cemetery in the town of Zamberk, 75 miles east of Prague. Some of the tombstones were broken, she said.  The cemetery, dating to the early 18th century, is no longer used for burials and was completely...

Scranton, PA – Meeting Aims to Explain Orthodox Judaism

October 23, 2006 at 04:00 PM
Scranton, PA - A University of Scranton faculty member hopes to foster better understanding of Orthodox Judaism as members of a Hasidic community from Brooklyn, N.Y., prepare to relocate to the city. “I really don’t know how much Christians know about Orthodox Judaism or about the Orthodox community already here,” said Maria Poggi Johnson, Ph.D., an associate professor of theology. “I...

Manhattan, NY +Suspicious Package+

October 23, 2006 at 02:35 PM
Manhattan, NY +Suspicious Package+ FDNY EMS on the scene at 625 8th Avenue between West 40-41st Streets with a 10-29 (report of explosives) for a EDP with a suspicious package at location. U/D: 14:49 NYPD are calling for a level one mobilization, for the suspicious package. Bomb Squad has been notified. All bus and train have been diverted. U/D: 15:11 NYPD ESU is closing down the Williamsburg...

Rockford, I’ll – Racist Vandalism in Neighborhood

October 23, 2006 at 01:32 PM
Rockford, I'll - Police in Rockford are investigating at least two incidents involving racist vandalism on the city's northeast side. In one case, a couple who are of Swedish descent found a swastika and an anti-Arab slogan spray-painted on their garage. They believe the intended victims were the family next door, who are of Arabic descent. In the second incident, a Jewish family in the...

Staten Island, NY +Fall Victim+

October 23, 2006 at 01:12 PM
Staten Island, NY +Fall Victim+ Hatzolah on the scene for an aided that fell off a roof near Forest Hill Road. ...

Beirut, Lebanon – Israel Jets Fly Over Lebanon Despite French Appeal

October 23, 2006 at 01:10 PM
Beirut, Lebanon - Israeli warplanes swooped low over Lebanon, a day after they rejected a call by France's defense minister to halt violations of its neighbor's airspace. The planes conducted mock raids over much of southern Lebanon and residents saw them flying low over the capital Beirut, but neither Hezbollah guerrillas nor the Lebanese army fired anti-aircraft rounds at them as they have...

Plandome, NY +Synagogue Fire+

October 23, 2006 at 11:24 AM
Plandome, NY +Synagogue Fire+ Manhasset Fire Department on the scene at the Synagogue of The North Shore at 1001 Plandome Road for a working fire in the basement, Engin and Ladder from Roslyn also responding to the scene, fire is D/W/H. U/D: 12:02 FD calling for a 2nd alarm eqiv. first two fast teams on duty, requesting 3rd fast to respond and additional engines. U/D: 12:10 Fire is now a 3...

Brooklyn, NY – Sanitation Agent Targets Innocent Store Owners With Bogus Tickets

October 23, 2006 at 11:03 AM
Brooklyn, NY - A New York City Sanitation agent has been caught on camera breaking a light bulb on the street and then writing a ticket to the store owner where the broken bulb was. A video showing the agent dropping a long fluorescent bulb in the street, and then writing a $300 ticket to the HK Tea and Sushi Restaurant for improperly disposing of the lights. The ticket was issued less than...

Manhattan, NY +Protest+

October 23, 2006 at 10:51 AM
Manhattan, NY +Protest+ NYPD on the scene requesting ESU to respond in to 2332 Broadway between West 84th Street and 85th Street for a group of protester that have chained themselves together in front of location, ESU for the removel. ...

Jerusalem, Israel – We Used Banned Bombs in War Against Lebanon

October 23, 2006 at 09:06 AM
Jerusalem, Israel - The Israeli Army dropped phosphorous bombs on Hezbollah guerrilla targets during their war in Lebanon this summer, an Israeli cabinet minister said, confirming Lebanese allegations for the first time. Until now, Israel had said it only used the weapons - which cause severe chemical burns - to mark targets or territory. But cabinet minister Yaakov Edri said Israel used the...

Far Rockaway, NY +MVA with Overturned+

October 23, 2006 at 08:50 AM
Far Rockaway, NY +MVA with Overturned+ A motor vehicle accident with one vehicle that overturned on Beach 9th Street and Dinsmore Avenue, Hatzolah responding with two ambulances and requesting ALS to head in as well. ...

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