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Brooklyn, NY +Armed Robbery+

October 30, 2006 at 08:16 PM
Brooklyn, NY +Armed Robbery+ A armed robbery at gunpoint by four black teens at Sanford Street and Park Avenue, Williamsburg Shomrim Patrol and NYPD of the 79th Pct are operating, teens diplayed a silver handgun. ...

Brooklyn, NY +BQE Traffic Alert+

October 30, 2006 at 07:42 PM
Brooklyn, NY +BQE Traffic Alert+ All lane lanes west bound of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway near the Flushing Avenue ramp are closed due to a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer a coach bus and a yellow cab. ...

Beek, Netherlands – Jewish Graves Vandalized Again

October 30, 2006 at 06:53 PM
Beek, Netherlands - Jewish graves were vandalized again in the southeastern Netherlands. Police are investigating the crime that 15 out of 20 gravestone in the Jewish cemetery in Beek were pushed over. The graveyard, which has been in use since 1846, had just been repaired following its desecration earlier this year. ...

Israel – Venezuela Refuses Visas to Israelis

October 30, 2006 at 03:50 PM
Israel - Venezuela has ceased issuing tourist visas to Israelis, its embassy in Israel said, accenting Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's harsh criticism of Israel. However, a Venezuelan official claimed the halt was technical in nature. Chavez had called Israel's Lebanon campaign "a new Holocaust" (they set the bar for new Holocausts pretty low these days, don't they? Not to mention the...

New York, NY +Trans Fat Ban+

October 30, 2006 at 02:50 PM
New York, NY - The New York City Board of Healthu voted unanimously to ban the use of trans fats in cooking in any of NYC's restaurants, those who will not obey to it will pay hafty fines. ...

Riverdale, Bronx, NY +Pedestrian Fatally Struck+

October 30, 2006 at 01:25 PM
Riverdale, Bronx, NY - A pedestrian was killed when she was struck by a city bus near the Henry Hudson Parkway in the Bronx. The aided Rachel Levy, 51, from Schieffelin Avenue was hit on the parkway’s southbound service road around West 235th Street. She was declared dead at the scene. The bus’s driver did not realize anyone had been hit and did not stop, the police said. No charges...

Washington, DC – FBI Considering New Program to Reduce Gun Violence

October 30, 2006 at 12:52 PM
Washington, DC - The FBI is considering funding a nationwide program to install a technology that will help reduce gun violence in every major US city. Its called a Shotspotter - a network of noise sensors - The Shotspotter can apparently identify and pinpoint gunfire and send an alarm to the local police station. This will allow police to respond more quickly when the inevitable happens. ...

Brooklyn, NY +MVA+

October 30, 2006 at 12:09 PM
Brooklyn, NY +MVA+ A motor vehicle accident on 11th Avenue and 56th Street, Hatzolah responding with a rush. ...

Manhattan, NY +Large Protest+

October 30, 2006 at 10:01 AM
Manhattan, NY +Large Protest+ A large protest in front of 27 East 39th Street, NYPD of the 17th Pct are calling for a level one mobilization and ESU responding to unruly protesters that chained them selfs to a fence and are climbing the light poles, also requesting multiple EMS units for some injured mos...

Monsey, NY +Pedestrian Struck+

October 30, 2006 at 09:08 AM
Monsey, NY +Pedestrian Struck+ A motor vehicle accident with a pedestrian that was struck on Maple Terrace cornor of Maple. Hatzolah on the scene requesting Police to respond, but no one with serious injuries. ...

Tel Aviv, Israel – Israeli Chain Fights to Save Image over Rotten Chickens

October 30, 2006 at 08:46 AM
Tel Aviv, Israel - Tiv Taam, Israel’s only non-kosher supermarket chain is now fighting an image of selling rotten chickens to its consumers. The supermarket chain is launching a campaign to polish its tarnished image. After being drubbed for being caught red-handed, selling chicken shwarma and spicy nuggets that had been spiced to hide the fact that it was putrid, the chain is launching a...

Kiryas Joel, Monroe, NY – NYC Mayor Bloomberg Meets with Village Leaders to Get Their Support Republican Rep. Sue Kelly

October 30, 2006 at 08:21 AM
Kiryas Joel, Monroe, NY - NYC Mayor Bloomberg did a mighty big favor for Republican Rep. Sue Kelly, who faces a tough re-election battle, by setting aside time to meet with some of her Rockland County constituents. "Sue Kelly made a personal request of the mayor," said one insider. So Bloomberg agreed to chat with leaders of the Satmar Hasidic sect in Kiryas Joel who want to build a yeshiva...

Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY +Fatal Fall+

October 30, 2006 at 08:14 AM
Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY +Fatal Fall+ Hatzolah transported to the hospital an 83-year-old woman from East 14th Street in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, NY in traumatic arrest, after she fell down a flight of stairs, she was pronounced dead in the hospital...

Brooklyn, NY +Teens Involved in Hate Crime Arrested+

October 30, 2006 at 08:12 AM
Brooklyn, NY +Teens Involved in Hate Crime Arrested+ Late last night NYPD of the 70th Pct have arrested five teenagers for punching a Pakistan youth after they got involved in a fight at the Dunkin Dounut parking lot on Avenue "M" near Ocean Avenue and East 19th Street. The aided was transported to the hospital with a broken nose and needs to have reconstructive surgery to his face, and the...

Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY – AG Eliot Spitzer For Funding Private Schools

October 30, 2006 at 08:05 AM
Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY - Gubernatorial hopeful Eliot Spitzer said he favors funneling more state cash to private schools. Spitzer, speaking to Orthodox Jews at a Boro Park, Brooklyn yeshiva, said it is unjust that private schools educate 15% of the state's students but get only 1% of the education budget. "We will work on that," promised Spitzer. The Democratic front-runner does not...

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