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  • Police come under gunfire, 31 arrested in Missouri racial unrest

    August 19, 2014 | 12:18 pm

    Police came under "heavy gunfire" and 31 people were arrested, authorities said on Tuesday, during racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago.

    "Not a single bullet was fired by...

  • Ukrainian synagogue firebombed

    April 21, 2014 | 11:00 am

    The main synagogue in the Ukrainian city of Nikolayev was firebombed.

    The synagogue was empty of worshippers when it was firebombed early Saturday morning, according to the Chabad-affiliated Shturem.org website.

    Two Molotov cocktails were thrown at the door and window, the...

  • Molotov cocktails thrown at African migrant residences in Tel Aviv

    April 27, 2012 | 11:18 am

    Unidentified attackers threw Molotov cocktails at several residences of African migrants in Tel Aviv.

    The attacks, which occurred Friday morning, were directed at four houses of migrants from Sudan and Eritrea, as well as at a public park where some migrants sleep. No one was...

  • City and Feds offer $95,000 reward for information on Valley firebombings

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    February 26, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Los Angeles and Jewish officials announced today that the reward for information about last week's firebombing attacks on The New JCC at Milken and the West Valley residence of a Jewish family has been increased to $95,000.

    The City Council had responded last Friday to the Feb. 18...
  • Villaraigosa condemns Molotov cocktail attack on Milken JCC

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    The Molotov cocktail tossed at The New JCC at Milken Monday caused minimal property damage and injured no one, but the community response to the middle-of-the-night attack was pronounced.

    "In a city defined by unparalleled diversity, hate crimes of any kind will not be tolerated,...