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  • More demonstrations in Tahrir Square against Morsi power grab

    November 28, 2012 | 8:21 am

    Police fired tear gas and beat demonstrators as large-scale protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square continued over Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's power grab.

    Many young protesters were arrested Wednesday on the second straight day of demonstrations in and near the square. On...

  • Joe Sherwood: Honoring good police work

    By Rachel Heller

    November 20, 2012 | 5:06 pm

    It started with the morning paper. Every day, when Joe Sherwood read the news, he was struck by an imbalance he saw in law-enforcement reporting. 

    “Anytime there was a bad cop, it would be front-page news,” recalled Sherwood, 95. “They never talked about all the good police work...

  • Iranian police clash with protesters over currency plunge

    October 3, 2012 | 9:24 am

    Riot police clashed with demonstrators and arrested money changers in Tehran on Wednesday in disturbances over the collapse of the Iranian currency, which has lost 40 percent of its value against the dollar in a week, witnesses said.

    Police fired tear gas to disperse the...

  • Police dispute details in alleged anti-Semitic stapler attack

    August 30, 2012 | 12:21 pm

    Local police have indicated that witness accounts do not corroborate allegations of a hate crime by Michigan State student Zachary Tennen, whose jaw was surgically repaired following a recent assault.

    Detectives from the East Lansing Police Department who are investigating the...

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  • Bulgarian police release photo of bomb attack accomplice

    August 16, 2012 | 10:34 am

    Bulgarian police released a computer-generated image and a fake driver’s license photo of a man believed to be an accomplice in the bombing of an Israeli tour bus in Burgas that killed six.

    The fake Michigan driver’s license is registered to Jacques Philippe Martin, but...

  • Manicures, Guns & Living Life Out Loud

    By Ilana Angel

    July 31, 2012 | 4:42 pm

    I had an appointment to get my nails done yesterday.  I have been going to the same salon for years and my nail girl, Julie, is the best.  She makes my nails look beautiful and I won’t let anyone else do my manicures.  I really love her and she has become a friend of mine.  She is...

  • New York tightens security around Jewish venues

    July 20, 2012 | 10:35 am

    Up to 100 critical response vehicles have been deployed in New York Jewish neighborhoods and around synagogues following the terrorist bombing in Bulgaria targeting Israelis.

    There are no specific known threats against New York Jewish venues, security officials said.

    Wednesday’s...

  • Families of Toulouse victims seek gag order on leaked recordings

    July 9, 2012 | 2:33 pm

    Relatives of the victims of Toulouse killer Mohammed Merah will seek to prevent the media from broadcasting recordings of the late French Muslim gunman.

    Attorneys for the bereaved relatives said Monday that they are seeking a gag order on the recordings after negotiations between...

  • Police question Budapest rabbi over misuse of information

    June 27, 2012 | 10:20 am

    A whistle-blowing Budapest rabbi was questioned by police for what has been described as the misuse of sensitive private information stemming from a personal conflict within the Jewish community.

    Rabbi Zoltan Radnoti was interrogated June 22 at a local police station, fingerprinted...

  • Woman praying in tallit detained at Western Wall, questioned by police

    June 21, 2012 | 11:17 am

    Israeli police detained a woman wearing a tallit at the Western Wall and later questioned her for four hours.

    The woman was participating Thursday in a rosh chodesh prayer service held monthly at the Wall by the Women of the Wall organization. Police were present during the service...

  • Israeli Police conducts large-scale drill ahead of West Bank evacuation

    June 18, 2012 | 12:10 pm

    Israel Police began an extensive drill on Monday in preparation of the expected evacuation of the Ulpana Hill neighborhood in the West Bank settlement of Beit El.

    More than a thousand police officers took part in the Jordan Valley drill, joined by special forces, mounted units and...

  • Toulouse killer Mohammed Merah’s father suing police

    June 11, 2012 | 2:54 pm

    The father of Toulouse killer Mohammed Merah reportedly is suing police for allegedly murdering his son.

    Mohamed Benalel Merah filed a lawsuit against the RAID elite police who shot his son, the French news agency AFP reported Monday.

    “This is a suit against unnamed persons for...

  • Israeli policemen suspected of robbing Palestinian workers in Jerusalem

    May 31, 2012 | 11:17 am

    Three Israeli border policemen were arrested on Wednesday over suspicions that they had systematically accosted Palestinian workers in Jerusalem and stole their money.

    In a court hearing discussing their remand on Thursday, representative of Israel Police’s Internal Affairs Division...

  • Police come up empty in new search for Etan Patz

    April 24, 2012 | 2:31 pm

    The latest round in the more than 30-year police search for Etan Patz ended without finding any “obvious human remains.”

    On Monday, police ended the search for Etan, who was 6 years old when he disappeared near his parents’ New York apartment in 1979, without finding any...

  • Community panel on the L.A. Riots

    By Susan Freudenheim

    April 19, 2012 | 11:58 am

    On April 29, 1992, the acquittal of four white Los Angeles police officers involved in the beating of Rodney King, an African-American man, triggered riots in Los Angeles that resulted in more than 50 dead, thousands injured and some $1 billion in property damage.

    To mark the 20th...

  • Police investigate hazing at Boston Jewish frat

    April 12, 2012 | 10:22 am

    Boston police launched a criminal investigation after finding five men bound together nearly naked in the basement of a Jewish fraternity house.

    Police responding to a noise complaint early Monday morning discovered the Boston University students in the basement of the Alpha Epsilon...

  • N.Y. police beefing up security ahead of Passover

    April 3, 2012 | 3:27 pm

    The New York Police Department is increasing its security at synagogues and Jewish sites for Passover.

    The NYPD said it was taking precautionary measures beginning this week in the wake of last month’s attack on a religious school in France, which left three children and a rabbi...

  • Footage filmed by French gunman sent to Al Jazeera says police source

    March 26, 2012 | 2:42 pm

    Video footage filmed by the French gunman Mohamed Merah during his bloody shooting spree has been sent to the Al Jazeera television network in Paris, a police source said on Monday.

    Al Jazeera received a computer memory drive containing a montage of footage accompanied by Islamist...

  • French police seek to intimidate gunman with blasts

    March 21, 2012 | 5:45 pm

    Three blasts at the building were the suspect in seven shootings in southwest France is holed up were intended to intimidate him and there has not been an assault to get him out of his apartment, the interior ministry said on Thursday.

    “They were moves to intimidate the gunman who...

  • Road to radicalization from Toulouse to Kandahar

    March 21, 2012 | 11:54 am

    For Mohamed Merah, the Frenchman suspected of killing four Jews and three Muslim soldiers in southwestern France, the road to radicalization ran from Toulouse to Kandahar in Afghanistan.

    Merah, 24, who was holed up in a suburban Toulouse apartment on Wednesday, besieged by police...

  • Investigator: French gunman planned to kill soldier, policemen

    March 21, 2012 | 11:20 am

    A gunman suspected of killing seven people in southwest France in the name of al Qaeda had planned to kill another soldier and two police officials before he was surrounded by police in an early morning raid on Wednesday, an investigator said.

    Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said...

  • From Israel with Love [VIDEO]

    By JewishJournal

    February 14, 2012 | 5:05 pm

    Love is in the air. A very happy Valentine’s Day from the IDF!

    IDF soldiers sing Every Breath You Take by The Police

  • Jerusalem mosque torched as rightists clash with police

    December 14, 2011 | 8:28 am

    Israeli right-wing activists clashed with police in Jerusalem, after a mosque in the capital city was targeted by arsonists.

    The torching of the mosque on Wednesday morning followed a series of other so-called price tag attacks in the West Bank in reaction to the possible evacuation...

  • Clergy object to LAPD’s methods of clearing Occupy L.A.

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    December 7, 2011 | 3:19 pm

    The members of an interfaith group of clergy who ministered to Occupy Los Angeles protesters throughout the two-month occupation of the lawn around Los Angeles City Hall are objecting to what they call a distressing “level of violence and brutality” used by the 1,400 Los Angeles...

  • Police and Los Angeles protesters skirmish, eviction delayed

    November 28, 2011 | 11:42 am

    Police in riot gear held back on clearing out anti-Wall Street protesters who defied a deadline to abandon their 8-week-old encampment outside Los Angeles City Hall on Monday but opened streets for morning commuters before pulling back.

    About 2,000 demonstrators remained at the Los...

  • Egyptian police battle protesters, 33 dead

    November 21, 2011 | 12:37 pm

    Cairo police fought protesters demanding an end to army rule for a third day on Monday and morgue officials said the death toll had risen to 33, with many victims shot in the worst violence since the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak.

    Tens of thousands of people packed...

  • Police question Strauss-Kahn in French assault case

    September 26, 2011 | 2:13 pm

    UPDATE: [1:10 p.m.] Strauss-Kahn was immune from civil suit under international law when suit was filed, his lawyers say.

    Monday, Sept. 12
    Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was questioned by French police on Monday over a complaint of attempted rape, filed after his May...

  • Road Rage, Crazy People & the Perils of Watching Too Much Television

    By Ilana Angel

    September 5, 2011 | 8:19 am

    I got a message from my little sister that she was at a police station by her house, filing a report against a man who assaulted her while driving home. She was driving to the store when she saw a man run a stop sign. As he went past her and through the intersection, she honked at...

  • Knesset’s oldest guard dog retires

    August 18, 2011 | 10:38 am

    The Knesset’s oldest guard dog has retired.

    Kai, a 7-year-old Labrador retriever, was forced to leave his position after failing to pass a fitness test, Ynet reported.

    The dog had participated in a variety of security missions, including sniffing for bombs. He has lived in the Knesset Guard’s kennel since he was a puppy, according to Ynet.

    Two of the dog’s young offspring are slated to replace him. Kai will receive a certificate of merit at a good-bye party in his honor.

    The Knesset found the dog a home with a family in Rehovot.

  • Police confront stone-throwers on Temple Mount

    June 10, 2011 | 10:38 am

    Israeli police quelled stone-throwing on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

    Police entered the compound, known to Muslims as the Haram al-Sharif, on Friday after stone-throwers targeted Israeli troops who secure the area’s margins.

    The police used tear gas to subdue the rioters and arrested...

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