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  • Suspect indicted in Santa Monica synagogue bombing

    May 4, 2011 | 10:34 am

    A homeless man was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of detonating an explosive device outside a Southern California Chabad House.

    Ron Hirsch, 60, also known as Israel Fisher, was indicted in Los Angeles on Tuesday for the April 7 blast at the Santa Monica Chabad House,...

  • Chabad explosion suspect waives rights in court; expected to be returned to L.A. soon

    By Ryan Torok

    April 13, 2011 | 1:25 pm

    Ron Hirsch, the suspect behind the explosion at a Chabad in Santa Monica, waived his rights to preliminary, identity and detention hearings during a court appearance today in Cleveland, reserving his right to have them in California.

    The judge ordered that Hirsch be sent back to...

  • Santa Monica Chabad suspect charged for fleeing police

    By Ryan Torok

    April 12, 2011 | 3:31 pm

    [UPDATED at 10 p.m.]
    Ron Hirsch, who is suspected of setting off an explosion outside a Chabad, was taken into federal custody today.

    Hirsch has been charged by the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office with “various explosive-related offenses, including ‘explosion with...