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Brooklyn, NY +Motor Vehicle Accident+

March 28, 2006 at 09:17 PM
Brooklyn, NY +Motor Vehicle Accident+ A MVA with a few victims, on Ocean Parkway and Church Street, Hatzolah responding with a few units, and 2 busses. U/D: 21:21 Hatzolah on the scene canceling all busses...

Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY +Man Robbed and Beaten+

March 28, 2006 at 08:52 PM
Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY - A perp had stolen a cell, radio and wallet, from a man walking on Carroll Street in Crown Heights, after the robbery he injured the victim seriously, PD and Shmira on the lookout for the perp, hatzolah responding for the aided on Carroll Street and Troy Avenue...

New York, NY – More Remains Discovered Near WTC Site

March 28, 2006 at 03:40 PM
New York, NY - Construction workers cleaning toxic waste from a vacant skyscraper near the World Trade Center site have found more bone fragments and human remains. The city medical examiner's office plans to extract DNA from the latest remains to be recovered from the former Deutsche Bank building and try to match it against a database of the 2,749 people killed at the trade center on...

Israel’s Election Results

March 28, 2006 at 03:13 PM
Jerusalem, Israel - Projections by Israel's three main media stations show acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's centrist Kadima Party winning Israel's election, but not getting enough parliament seats to govern alone. U/D: 15:48 Ehud Olmert's Kadima Party won the most seats in Israel's election, but fared worse than polls had suggested. Kadima won 29-32 seats in the voting for Israel's...

Newburgh, NY – Homeland Security Raids Local Delis

March 28, 2006 at 02:54 PM
Newburgh, NY - Agents from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security led raids on four Newburgh delis and arrested three men, breaking up a massive money-laundering ring that sent thousands of dollars a week to Yemen. Federal authorities became interested when investigators found the stores were transferring sizeable amounts of money to Yemen, whose lax banking laws have made it an attractive...

Washington, NY – Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates

March 28, 2006 at 02:41 PM
Washington, NY - The Federal Reserve announces it is boosting a key interest rate by 1/4 point to 4.75 percent, the highest level in five years to make sure inflation remains contained...

Staten Island, NY – Plan to Ease Traffic Congestion

March 28, 2006 at 02:37 PM
Staten Island, NY - Driving on the island will soon get a little easier, thanks to a comprehensive plan to improve traffic announced by the Mayor. "Staten Island is our fastest-growing borough, and its infrastructure has not kept up with its phenomenal growth," he said. The plan includes: 1) Increased bus and train service. 2) A study of 10 major intersections. 3) More intersections allowing...

Israel – Police Report Just Minor Disruptions At Elections

March 28, 2006 at 02:29 PM
Israel - The Police Chief said that they have recorded 130 incidents related to elections today, and added that police would remain on highest alert due to terror warnings. There were a few incidents in the Orthodox sector, which along with the Arab sector is considered most sensitive, but nothing remarkable, the chief said. This morning dozens of Orthodox Jews arrived at various voting sites...

Bronx, NY +Traffic Court Pepper Spray Released+

March 28, 2006 at 01:11 PM
Bronx, NY +Traffic Court Pepper Spray Released+ Multiple EMS units and ESU responding for multiple victims that were sprayed and overcome by pepper spray when an NYPD Officers mace spray sprung a leak in traffic court at Cortona Avenue and Frodham Road...

London, UK – Furor As London Mayor Calls US Ambassador “Crook”

March 28, 2006 at 01:08 PM
London, UK - London's mayor, already fighting suspension for comparing a Jewish journalist to a concentration camp guard, landed in fresh hot water for likening the U.S. ambassador to a "chiseling little crook.". Mayor Ken Livingstone has been quarrelling with the U.S. embassy since last year, when it announced it would not pay the "congestion charge" fee imposed on cars entering the city...

Woodridge, NY – +Trapped Under Tree+

March 28, 2006 at 12:22 PM
Woodridge, NY - +Trapped Under Tree+ In Camp Morris on Camp Morris Road an aided male is trapped under a fallen tree back in the woods, PD on the scene requesting Woodridge and Moutaindale FD and Rescue for the extrication, and EMS to respond on a rush, Medevac Stat Flight enroute...

New York, NY – JFK Airport Helicopter Service Opens

March 28, 2006 at 11:49 AM
New York, NY - A helicopter commuter line, made its debut, offering passengers bound for John F. Kennedy International Airport a way to bypass street gridlock. U.S. Helicopter Corp.'s airport shuttle between Wall Street and the American Airlines terminal at JFK takes eight minutes. The one-way cost is $139 now and $20 more after May 1. And they plan to expand its service to LaGuardia and Newark...

Concord, NH – Ecstasy Sale Yields Six-Month Prison Term

March 28, 2006 at 10:40 AM
Concord, NH - Joshua Meier, 21, has been sentenced to six months in federal prison after pleading guilty to selling the recreational drug ecstasy. Prosecutors said Meier pleaded guilty to selling the drug to an undercover police officer. After that Meier will be on probation for three years and will be tested regularly for drug use...

New York, NY – City Warns Of Passover Price Gouging

March 28, 2006 at 10:29 AM
New York, NY - The city warns New Yorkers to be on the lookout for price gouging before the Passover holiday. The Department of Consumer Affairs is urging people to report any unusual price spikes on kosher for Passover foods. Officials say there have been fewer complaints about unfair pricing in the past few years, but still warn businesses they can be inspected at any time...

Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY +Motor Vehicle Accident+

March 28, 2006 at 10:01 AM
Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY +Motor Vehicle Accident+ A MVA on Avenue "C" and East 7th Street, with some injuries to a patient with a cardiac history, Hatzolah responding...

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