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Lawrence, NY +Suspicious Fire+

October 5, 2006 at 11:22 PM
Nassau County, Lawrence, NY +Suspicious Fire+ Fire Department is on the scene for a suspicious gas fed fire in the rear of a private dwelling at 15 Washington Avenue and Broadway. Fire has been knoced down requesting Fire Marshals to respond to the scene. ...

U.S. – Unlikely Terrorists On No-Fly List

October 5, 2006 at 06:24 PM
United States of America - Saddam Hussein and 14 of the 19 dead Sept. 11 hijackers are among the names on the U.S. no-fly list designed to stop terrorists boarding planes, on a secret U.S. government list of 44,000 people, used to screen airline passengers for potential terrorists. Former FBI agent Jack Cloonan said, that the list was hastily assembled after the Sept. 11 attacks and was...

Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+

October 5, 2006 at 05:19 PM
Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+ A motor vehicle accident with a pedestrian that was struck in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn, NY on 43rd Street and 13th Avenue, Hatzolah responding. ...

Brooklyn, NY +MVA+

October 5, 2006 at 04:25 PM
Brooklyn, NY +MVA+ A motor vehicle accident with multiple injured on Surf Avenue and West 25th Street in Brooklyn, NY Hatzolah responding with a few ambulances. ...

Passaic, NJ +Synagogye Robbed+

October 5, 2006 at 03:21 PM
Passaic, NJ +Synagogye Robbed+ Police are investigating a robbery in one of the largest synagogues in this New Jersey area. The Ahavas Israel Synagogue the bigest shul in Passaic was robbed, and its safe that was holding all their important paper work was stolen, no money or other valuables was kept at this time in the safe just all their documents. Detectives Squad are currently...

Staten Island, NY – Nine Hate Crimes Reported This Year

October 5, 2006 at 12:32 PM
Staten Island, NY - Since January, nine reported crimes in the borough have been designated as hate crimes by the police, NYPD Assistant Chief Albert Girimonte, the Staten Island borough commander, told roughly 25 members of the borough's Anti Bias Task Force during a meeting at Borough Hall. All but one of the incidents were racially tinged graffiti, and no arrests have been made thus far...

Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+

October 5, 2006 at 12:13 PM
Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+ A motor vehicle accident with a pedestrian that was struck on Empire Blvd and Albany Avenue. Hatzolah responding ...

Israel – Company Discovers Oil Near Dead Sea

October 5, 2006 at 11:53 AM
Israel - An Israeli company has discovered a small amount of oil at a drilling site near the Dead Sea, raising hopes that the Israel could one day join its regional neighbors as a petroleum producer. Initial tests have found that the site would yield between 100 to 150 barrels daily, said Eli Tannenbaum, geologist for the Ginko oil exploration company. While this is minuscule by global...

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Amputation+

October 5, 2006 at 10:01 AM
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Amputation+ Hatzolah on a rush for an aided with a serious amputation at a construction site at 178 Penn Street between Lee Avenue and Marcy Avenue, aided was transported to Bellevue Hospital. ...

Tel Aviv, Israel – Israeli Arrested for Vowing Attack at Muslim Shrine

October 5, 2006 at 09:45 AM
Tel Aviv, Israel - An Israeli Jew has been arrested for threatening to carry out an attack at a major Muslim shrine in Jerusalem and could face criminal charges. The suspect, described in reports as a rabbi in his early 50s, was been taken into custody on after making the threat about al-Aqsa mosque at a Tel Aviv hotel, police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said. "He was overheard at the hotel...

Roosevelt, NJ – Board Reviews Yeshiva’s Use of Single-Family Home

October 5, 2006 at 09:09 AM
Roosevelt, NJ - A Planning Board hearing regarding the local yeshiva's use of a North Rochdale Avenue residence began. Prior to resigning from his position as the borough's zoning officer, Robert Francis had issued a violation to Paul Brottman, the owner of 53 N. Rochdale Ave. Francis said the current living situation in the home, which is located in a zone for single-family residences, does...

Iraq – Officials Test Dead Militant’s DNA

October 5, 2006 at 08:45 AM
Iraq - Iraqi officials are doing DNA tests on a militant killed during a US military raid to determine if he is al-Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Hamza al-Muhajir. US military sources say it is probably not Muhajir, but they are awaiting confirmation from the tests. An Arabic media correspondent in Baghdad, quoting government sources, reported that Muhajir was killed in Haditha. Muhajir took...

New Square, NY – Board of Elections Investigating Voting Irregularity

October 5, 2006 at 08:03 AM
New Square, NY - The state Board of Elections is investigating a complaint from the Sept. 12 primary and from the 2005 election, after a poll watcher said he saw election workers give gift cards in the 2005 election to New Square voters. Michael Castelluccio, a member of the Preserve Ramapo political party, made the initial complaint to the Rockland Board of Elections, and the county...

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