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Manhattan, NY +Fatal Train Accident+

October 29, 2006 at 11:42 PM
Manhattan, NY +Fatal Train Accident+ Fire Department were on the scene and reported of an aided that jumped in front of the northbound #6 line local train at East 86th Street and Lexington Avenue, aided was struck by the train and was confirmed DOA by NYPD, ESU was responding for body extrication and removel from under the 4th car, requested power to be shut off.Invedtigation is ongoing, delays...

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Another Commercial Burglary+

October 29, 2006 at 05:28 PM
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Another Commercial Burglary+ NYPD of the 90th Pct have yet another commercial burglary in this neighborhood. They are investigating and requested ECT for a confirmed burglary in the Hardware store at 173 Lee Avenue between Penn Street and Rutledge Street. ...

Scranton, PA – $500G Offer Complicates School Sale

October 29, 2006 at 03:53 PM
Scranton, PA - Another prospective buyer has emerged for the closed East Scranton Intermediate School, which the Scranton School Board agreed two months ago to sell to a Jewish community from Brooklyn, N.Y. A company led by city businessman Paul Mansour is willing to pay $500,000 for the Quincy Avenue building, $100,000 more than Nadvorna Hasidic group whose offer the board approved...

Atlanta, GA – Former Police Officer Gets 20 Years for Arson

October 29, 2006 at 02:42 PM
Atlanta, GA - A former Chatham County police officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison without parole on multiple charges of arson. Christopher Mock, 45, of Atlanta, was found guilty by a federal jury on 14 arson counts. He also was ordered to pay $601,550 in restitution.   According to the evidence presented during the trial, Mock - who was then a cab driver - set a series of fires...

Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+

October 29, 2006 at 02:10 PM
Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+ A motor vehicle accident with a pedestrian that was struck in front of 976 58th Street, Hatzolah responding. ...

Brooklyn, NY +Jumper Up+

October 29, 2006 at 02:07 PM
Brooklyn, NY +Jumper Up+ NYPD responding to a jumper up at Maimonides Hospital at 48th Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway. ESU also responding. U/D: This wasn't a jumper, a FDNY member called a verbal alarm for a male hanging from the building, but it was a scaffolding rescue. ...

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Commercial Fire+

October 29, 2006 at 01:55 PM
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Commercial Fire+ Fire Department responding to a commercial fire in the Matzoh Bakery at 32 Lynch Street between Bedford Avenue and Lee Avenue. U/D: 14:32 Fire under control at this time...

Manhattan, NY +FDR Drive Traffic Alert+

October 29, 2006 at 11:07 AM
Manhattan, NY +FDR Drive Traffic Alert+ The FDR Drive north bound is closed all lanes are being blocked at the FDR Drive at 42nd Street due to an over-hight tractor trailer that's being backed off the highway. ...

Manhattan, NY – J.P. Morgan’s Old Haunt To Become Manhattan’s New Ashkenazi Synagogue

October 29, 2006 at 10:19 AM
Manhattan, NY - A new Orthodox synagogue is planned for Midtown Manhattan, not far from Bloomingdales and many luxury hotels. The ambitious project will be the first new Ashkenazi, Orthodox synagogue to be created in Manhattan for decades. While Brooklyn and Bronx both have large concentrations of Orthodox Jews, in Manhattan Orthodox rabbis have grown accustomed to dwindling numbers of...

Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Dwelling Fire+

October 29, 2006 at 10:07 AM
Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Dwelling Fire+ Fire Department calling all hands for a fire in the basement of a two story 20x40 at 4915 16th Avenue and 50th Street, fire is D/W/H ...

Lebanon – Report: Israel Used Uranium Bombs

October 29, 2006 at 09:40 AM
Lebanon - A media report is claiming that Israel used uranium-based munitions, including uranium-tipped bunker-buster bombs, during its war against Hizbullah in Lebanon this summer. According to the report in a British newspaper, scientists found two soil samples thrown up by Israeli heavy or guided bombs that showed "elevated radiation signatures." "Scientific evidence gathered from at least...

Kansas – NYPD Officer Complains for Being Pulled Over

October 29, 2006 at 09:20 AM
Kansas - NYPD officer John McNeeley's was surprise when he was pulled over in Kansas, and wrote to them a letter of complaint. "I pulled over, gave the officer my driver's license and my NYPD identification card. I was polite and I did everything I was supposed to do," McNeeley wrote in the letter. "About five minutes later, he brought back a summons to me and thanked me for my cooperation. I...

Borough Park Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+

October 29, 2006 at 09:13 AM
Borough Park Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+ A motor vehicle accident in Boro Park section of Brooklyn with a child that was struck on 15th Avenue and 42nd Street, Hatzolah on the scene requesting ambulance to respond. ...

Waterbury, CT – Building Code Conflict over Yeshiva Student Housing

October 29, 2006 at 08:52 AM
Waterbury, CT - Almost a dozen homes are at the center of a building code conflict, because of a rabbinical school that has been turning single homes into dorms, and for a long time the violations have been overlooked. Now officals are upset and they say that violations of the law will not be overlooked. This isn't just a stop for this school bus. The whole bus got off and went in one of two...

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +More Commercial Burglaries over Shabbas+

October 29, 2006 at 08:36 AM
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +More Commercial Burglaries over Shabbas+ NYPD of the 90th Pct are on the scene with multiple commercial burglaries that happened over Shabbas in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. A Hardware store at 517-519 Flushing Avenue with 10 to 15 offices in that building were burglarized over Shabbas, when all commercial establishments in this area are closed, taken was...

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