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Chicago, IL – Boeing Sued In Alleged CIA Torture Cases

May 30, 2007 at 09:27 PM
Chicago, IL - The American Civil Liberties Union announced that it would sue Boeing alleging that the company helped the Central Intelligence Agency with "the forced disappearance, torture and inhumane treatment" of three men the government suspected of terrorist involvement. Since at least 2001, Boing, "has provided direct and substantial services to the United States for its so-called...

New York, NY – City Council Scrapped Carson Street Renaming for Good.

May 30, 2007 at 08:43 PM
New York, NY - Plans to rename a Brooklyn street after the late Sonny Carson were scrapped Wednesday after a racially-charged fight in the City Council pitted Speaker Christine Quinn against prominent black council membersQuinn explained why she did not want to honor Carson, a man who was once linked to a homicide and known for making racially-divisive comments about whites, Jews, and Asians...

Sloatsburg, NY +MVA With Overturned+

May 30, 2007 at 08:00 PM
Rockland County, Sloatsburg, NY +MVA With Overturned+ Sloatsburg Fire Department on the scene for a motor vehicle accident on the southbound lanes of the New York State Thruway at MM 33.5 between two vans, with one minivan on its side with kids possibly inside, smoke and fire coming from underneath the hood, Meic 23 as ALS requested on a rush to the scene. Hatzolah also responding. U/D: 20:08 No...

Albuquerque, NM – Man Pleads Not Guilty in 28th DWI

May 30, 2007 at 07:41 PM
Albuquerque, NM - A man arrested for the 28th time on a drunken driving charge has pleaded not guilty.Joseph Brill, 53, entered his plea to charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated, driving on a suspended license and having an open container of alcohol in a vehicle. Bernalillo County sheriff's deputies arrested Brill in an Albuquerque neighborhood. Deputies said they saw him park, then...

Palm Beach, FL – Brazil Rabbi Gets Community Service for Shoplifting

May 30, 2007 at 07:28 PM
Palm Beach, FL - A Brazilian rabbi arrested on shoplifting charges in Florida has been sentenced to 100 hours of community service and ordered to take an anti-shoplifting course, a court spokesman said.Henry I. Sobel, who for more than 30 years led the Sao Paulo Jewish Congregation, was sentenced, said Michael Edmondson, a spokesman for the State Attorney's Office in Palm Beach County. Sobel...

Seattle, WA – Insanity Plea In Jewish-Center Shooting.

May 30, 2007 at 05:50 PM
Seattle, WA - A man accused in a fatal shooting at a Jewish center in Seattle is entering a plea of not-guilty by reason of insanity. The plea was entered today, even as prosecutors added eleven additional counts against the man, Naveed Haq, who has a long history of mental illness. He initially pleaded not-guilty after the shooting last July at the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle. Six...

Dubai – American Al-Qaeda Member Threatens US

May 30, 2007 at 02:51 PM
Dubai - An American member of al-Qaeda issued a stern warning to US President George W. Bush demanding the US leave all Muslim lands or else his country would face an attack worse than September 11, according to a new videotape.Wearing a white robe and a turban, Adam Yehiye Gadahn, who also goes by the name of Azzam al-Amriki - and Adam Pearlmen is his REAL name! and is the grandson of the late...

Hewlett, NY +Severe Lacerations+

May 30, 2007 at 01:54 PM
Nassau County, Hewlett, NY +Severe Lacerations+ Police and Emergency Medical Services all responded to Wall'S Bakery on Broadway and Evritt Avenue for a female that fell through a plate glass window and sustained severe lacerations to parts of her body...

Chicago, IL – Islamic Society Drops Libel Suit Against Boston Herald and Jewish Group

May 30, 2007 at 01:28 PM
Chicago, IL - The Islamic Society of Boston dropped its two year-old libel and conspiracy lawsuit against The Boston Herald, a Jewish group, and other media outlets. In its suit, the Islamic Society and two of its leaders alleged the Herald, the local Fox outlet, a non-profit Jewish advocacy group called The David Project, and about a dozen other defendants conspired to block a controversial...

Indiana – F-15 Fighter Jet Crashes In Indiana.

May 30, 2007 at 11:50 AM
Indiana - The Federal Aviation Administration reports an F-15 fighter jet has crashed in southwestern Indiana. No details about the crash, were immediately available, Tony Molinaro, spokesman for the FAA's regional office in Chicago said. The crash occurred about 10 miles south of Vincennes. He said the FAA had been informed of the crash by military authorities. [Reuters - VIN...

Long Island, NY – Police Issue Warnings: Drifters Use Good Deeds To Burglarize Homeowners.

May 30, 2007 at 11:08 AM
Long Island, NY - Nassau County police are warning residents of a group of transients who are targeting homeowners by making them think they are doing a good deed. It is during daytime hours. The people coming in are a group of organized crime group commonly known as 'gypsies' or 'transient offenders,'" said Det. Sgt. Lucy Graziano of the Nassau Co. CAPS Graziano said that usually a woman or...

New Rochelle, NY +PD Arrest Man After Waving Gun on Highway+

May 30, 2007 at 10:25 AM
Westchester County, New Rochelle, NY - Police have arrested a driver after waving a gun at another vehicle on the northbound lanes of the Hutchinson River Parkway near Exit 16.The suspect was pulled over by PD and Highway PD were also on the scene. [VIN...

Montclair, NJ – Message Of Hate Left At Synagogue

May 30, 2007 at 10:24 AM
Montclair, NJ - Bnai Keshet, the Reconstructionist synagogue in Montclair, sent an email notifying members that a custodian found encyclopedias in the form of a swastika in the synagogue's parking lot. The Montclair police and the ADL have been notified; the police have filed a bias report with the state, and are increasing patrol of the area around the synagogue.Sadly, the crime joins a...

Buffalo, NY – Man Found Living in Underground Bunker

May 30, 2007 at 09:55 AM
Buffalo, NY - A city fire investigator says he found a man living in a well-equipped underground bunker. James O'Neill, an investigator with the city fire marshal's office, said the man, a 47-year-old veteran, uses car batteries to light the 16-by-20-foot space, which is six feet underground. He cooks food in a hot pot. The man said the bunker took two years to dig, O'Neill said...

new York , NY – 500 Muni-Meters Will Be Installed Throughout City.

May 30, 2007 at 09:32 AM
New York, NY - In an effort to create more curbside parking space throughout the five boroughs, the city is planning to install about 500 new muni-meters by the end of the year, a spokesman for the Department of Transportation said. Muni-meters, each of which collect money for multiple parking spaces and replace about 13 individual meters, allow motorists to pay for parking with city-issued...

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