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  • Chabad Explosion Suspect Brought Back to California

    By Ryan Torok

    April 23, 2011 | 2:47 pm

    Ron Hirsch, the 60-year-old suspect in an explosion earlier this month outside of a Chabad in Santa Monica, was returned to California on Friday. He appeared in a Riverside federal court to face a charge of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution, which carries a maximum five-year...

  • After Santa Monica bombing, shuls ponder openness vs. security

    April 14, 2011 | 12:46 pm

    Nobody thought much about the shabby but quiet middle-aged man who showed up last weekend at an Orthodox study hall in suburban Cleveland.

    But when police came Monday and arrested the man, Ron Hirsch, 60, on charges of setting off a bomb next to the Chabad synagogue in Santa Monica,...

  • 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...

  • [UPDATE]: Suspect arrested in connection with explosion near Santa Monica Chabad

    April 8, 2011 | 5:31 pm

    [UPDATED on April 12, 7:10 a.m.]: Authorities are reporting the suspect Ron Hirsch, sought in connection with the explosion near the Santa Monica Chabad last Thursday has been arrested. More information here.

    [UPDATED on 11:55 a.m.]:
    Ron Hirsch is believed to have fled Los Angeles,...