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London England – 2 London Suspects Are Doctors.

July 1, 2007 at 11:37 PM
London, England - one of the men arrested at Glasgow airport and a 26-year-old man arrested on the M6 with a 27-year-old woman in Cheshire are both doctors. "This is very far removed from the picture we normally have. These are professional people with highly paid jobs who are intent on killing people." [Skynews...

Chicago, IL – Uptown Synagogue Targeted For Second Time

July 1, 2007 at 11:20 PM
Chicago, IL - The Agudas Achim North Shore congregation on North Kenmore was burglarized Saturday night. Police say the thieves broke through a lower floor window and vandalized the synagogue's charity box. Detectives believe the thieves are the same people who stole computers and audio visual equipment from the synagogue a week ago. In February 2006, vandals broke into the synagogue and...

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Fire in Multiple Dwelling+

July 1, 2007 at 11:15 PM
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Fire in Multiple Dwelling+ Fire Department on the scene for a fire on the 8th floor of a 12th floor multiple dwelling at 70 Clymer Street and Wythe Avenue fire is D/W/H. Aided on the 9th and 12th floors requesting Hatzolah for difficulty breathing. U/D: 23:21 Fire is knocked down, still D/W/H...

New York, NY – NYPD: Lookout For Luxury Sedans As Potential Terrorist Vehicles.

July 1, 2007 at 11:13 PM
New York, NY - The New York Police Department Counterterrorism Bureau has prepared a threat analysis of the thwarted London car bombings. The white paper, was written for private-security officials in the U.S. that the London bombs were "designed to inflict mass casualties." The NYPD also speculates about the timing of the incidents and reports, among other things, that more than 100 British men...

Fallsburg, NY +Water Rescue+

July 1, 2007 at 10:43 PM
Sullivan County, Fallsburg, NY +Water Rescue+ Fire Department, PD and Hatzolah on the scene on Route 42 at the Old Falls by the 4 Corners for reports from someone that saw a person jump over the ledge into the water, requesting additional units to respond for the search and FD requesting a dive team to respond. U/D: 23:16 The rescue has been pronounced negative. Hatzolah leaving the scene...

New York – Secret Document: U.S. Fears Terror ‘Spectacular’ Planned

July 1, 2007 at 10:34 PM
New York - A secret U.S. law enforcement report, prepared for the Department of Homeland Security, warns that al Qaeda is planning a terror "spectacular" this summer, according to a senior official with access to the document. "This is reminiscent of the warnings and intelligence we were getting in the summer of 2001," U.S. officials have kept the information secret. [abcnews...

Woodbury, NY +Serious MVA on NYS Thruway+

July 1, 2007 at 09:22 PM
Orange County, Woodbury, NY +Serious MVA on NYS Thruway+ A serious three car motor vehicle accident on the southbound lanes of the New York State Thruway at MM 40 between Exits 16 and 15, Kiryas Joel EMS heading to the scene. Major traffic backup in the area, highway subject to closure. U/D: 21:34 Woodbury EMS enroute to the scene. Highway has been closed at Exit 16. U/D: 21:59 Thruway has been...

Nyack, NY +Tappan Zee Bridge Traffic Alert+

July 1, 2007 at 07:34 PM
Rockland County, Nyack, NY +Tappan Zee Bridge Traffic Alert+ A motor vehicle accident involving multiple vehicles with one box truck carrying watermelons on fire on the southbounÐ lanes of the Tappan Zee Bridge is causing major traffic delays, Fire Department is on the scene taking out two lanes for vehicle that's fully involved. U/D: 19:37 PD have the entire bridge on both directions shut...

Kiryas Joel, Monroe NY – Herald Record Editorial Questions KJ Housing As Discrimination.

July 1, 2007 at 06:25 PM
Kiryas Joel, Monroe NY - An article June 18 indicated and to some degree celebrated the fact that although a slump may exist within the general housing market, it does not in Kiryas Joel. Some time ago, local constituents from New York City and Westchester were interested in moving to and qualified for subsidized housing. The individuals qualified for both affordable housing subsidies and for...

New York – Sen. Leader Bruno Could Have Violated Code Of Ethics.

July 1, 2007 at 06:20 PM
State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno is accused of using state aircraft to attend Republican fundraisers. A state source who spoke on condition of anonymity says the case will likely be referred to the state Inspector General's Office or state Attorney General's Office tomorrow. The Times-Union report cites state records in saying Bruno was accused of misuse of taxpayer-paid aircraft to...

New York – Sen. Schumer: China Imports A Real Danger.

July 1, 2007 at 06:17 PM
New York - Security watchdog Sen. Charles Schumer says American consumers are in greater danger than realized from food and other products from China, and an "import czar" is needed to make sure hazardous shipments do not slip through a maze of agencies and inadequate safety checks. Responding to recent disclosures about tainted seafood, toothpaste and automobile tires, the New York Democrat...

New York – Rabbi talks About His Effort To Salvage Egyptian Jewry

July 1, 2007 at 05:34 PM
New York - Rabbi Andrew Baker,is featured in a very interesting Wall Street Journal article on Egyptian Jewry. Rabbi Andrew Baker of the American Jewish Committee has traveled to Egypt twice in the past year and a half to launch an effort to salvage and repair the synagogues and cemeteries and holy objects. He longs to build a Jewish museum that would preserve the Egypt Jewry's fabled...

New York – Homeland Security Chief: We Are Adding More Air Marshals For July 4 Holiday

July 1, 2007 at 05:26 PM
New York - The U.S. is adding air marshals to overseas flights because of concerns about potential terrorism threats originating in Britain and Europe, the homeland security chief said Sunday. U.S. airports and mass transit systems are tightening security ahead of the Fourth of July holiday and more air marshals will travel on overseas flights. "We will be doing operations at various rail...

London – Terminal at Heathrow Airport Over Suspicious Package

July 1, 2007 at 04:10 PM
London - British authorities closed one of the terminals at London's Heathrow airport while police investigated a suspicious package.The package was in the departures section of terminal three which handles long-haul flights from the airport.British police are on high alert after a fuel-loaded jeep was rammed into Glasgow airport on Saturday. U/D: 16:39 Terminal reopens after bomb the scare...

Chester, NY +Route 17 Traffic Alert+

July 1, 2007 at 02:13 PM
Orange County, Chester, NY +Route 17 Traffic Alert+ A two car motor vehicle accident with some aided that's injured on the westbound lanes of Route 17 near Exit 126 is causing heavy traffic delays. Fire Department is on the scene...

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