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  • Suspect arrested in firebomb attack on German synagogue

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    A suspect has been arrested in an attempted arson attack on a German synagogue.

    A neighbor of the New Wuppertal Synagogue in the former West German state of North Rhine-Westphalia called police at about  2 a.m. on Tuesday to report burning objects in the street next to the...

  • Gunman kills five in Santa Monica, shot dead by police

    June 7, 2013 | 1:06 pm

    A gunman dressed in black killed five people in a string of shootings through the seaside California town of Santa Monica on Friday before he was shot dead by police in a community college library, law enforcement officials said.

    Five other people were wounded, one of them...

  • FBI says man shot dead while being questioned about Boston bombings

    May 22, 2013 | 10:46 am

    An FBI agent shot and killed a Florida man who turned violent while being questioned about the Boston Marathon bombings early on Wednesday, the bureau said.

    A friend of the dead man identified him as 27-year-old Ibragim Todashev of Orlando, a Chechen who had previously lived in...

  • Obama: ‘The entire country is behind the people of Boston’

    April 19, 2013 | 2:31 pm

    President Barack Obama called Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino on Friday to offer ongoing federal help in the Boston bombing investigation, and to express condolences for a police officer killed in the search for suspects.

    "The President said...

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  • One suspect dead, another on the run in Boston bombings

    April 19, 2013 | 7:12 am

    Police killed one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing in a shootout and mounted house-to-house searches for a second man on Friday, with much of the city under virtual lockdown after a bloody night of shooting and explosions in the streets.

    Authorities cordoned off a section...

  • FBI identifies two suspects in Boston Marathon bombing [PHOTOS]

    April 18, 2013 | 2:35 pm

    Investigators released pictures of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing on Thursday, seeking the public's help in identifying two backpack-toting men photographed on the crowded sidewalk on Monday before bombs exploded near the finish line.

    The blasts that killed three...

  • Boston bomb suspect identified, no arrest

    April 17, 2013 | 10:58 am

    BREAKING NEWS — UPDATES HERE

    [UPDATE: 12 p.m.] “Contrary to widespread reporting, there have been no arrests made in connection with the Boston Marathon attack,” the FBI said in a statement.  “Over the past day and a half, there have been a number of press reports based on...

  • Developing: LAPD pursuit of burglary suspects led to brief lockdown at Milken School

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 5, 2013 | 3:06 pm

    Los Angeles Police Department officers pursuing burglary suspects in the Sepulveda Pass on March 5 led the Milken Community High School to briefly lock down its campus on Tuesday afternoon.

    The three burglary suspects, who were reportedly spotted by a neighbor in Woodland Hills...

  • Suspect in custody in bomb threat investigation, says Wilshire Blvd. Temple statement

    December 18, 2012 | 4:17 pm

    Statement to Wilshire Blvd. Temple congregants from Executive Director Howard Kaplan:

    We have an update on the bomb threat at the Temple’s Mid-Wilshire campus today.  The LAPD blew up the suspicious package left in a car adjacent to the Temple and determined it did NOT contain...

  • Mumbai 2008 terror suspect arrested

    July 3, 2012 | 11:08 am

    Indian police have apprehended a man they believe to have guided the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.

    Syed Zabiuddin Ansari, who allegedly guided the terrorists move by move as they carried out the attacks, was discovered after he opened a Facebook account with his own name, according to...

  • Besieged gunman boasted he brought France to its knees

    March 21, 2012 | 12:27 pm

    A besieged gunman suspected of shooting dead seven people in the name of al Qaeda boasted to police on Wednesday he had brought France to its knees and said his only regret was not having been able to carry out his plans for more killings.

    In an unfolding drama that has riveted...

  • Neo-Nazi soldiers eliminated as suspects in Toulouse attack

    March 20, 2012 | 11:53 am

    Three former French soldiers who were believed to be involved in the shooting attack on a Jewish school in Toulouse were questioned and released by French police.

    The men, who were dismissed from the military in 2008 for posing with a Nazi flag, have been eliminated as suspects, the...

  • India issues arrest warrants against Iranians in car bombing

    March 15, 2012 | 10:19 am

    India has issued arrest warrants for three Iranians in connection with a bomb attack on an Israeli Embassy car.

    A New Delhi court issued the arrest warrants on Wednesday, marking the first time that India officially has linked the Feb. 13 attack to Iran. The attack injured the wife...

  • Hollywood synagogue arson suspect faces felony charges

    April 21, 2011 | 3:50 pm

    A man suspected of setting a fire in a Southern California synagogue is facing 19 felony charges of burglary and arson.

    Dmitry Sheyko, 21, is in custody in Los Angeles, charged with the April 14 fire at Temple Israel of Hollywood, according to The Associated Press. He is charged as...

  • Hollywood synagogue arson suspect charged

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    April 20, 2011 | 12:03 pm

    A suspect in last week’s attempted arson at Temple Israel of Hollywood (TIOH) was charged on April 20 with 19 separate counts of arson and burglary in the Hollywood area by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), according to the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), the agency in...

  • Suspect identified in Indiana U. anti-Semitic attack

    December 16, 2010 | 2:03 pm

    A suspect has been identified in a series of attacks on Jewish targets at Indiana University.

    An arrest warrant was issued against university employee Mark Zacharias on a charge of felony institutional criminal mischief. He was expected to turn himself in to police, according to...

  • Suspect in hate crime attack turns himself in

    March 25, 2010 | 12:08 pm

    A second suspect in an alleged hate crime attack against a Jewish man in Eugene, Ore., has turned himself in.

    The suspect was charged Wednesday with second-degree assault in connection with the attack.

    Police first made an arrest in the case Monday.

    The Jewish man, 33, was...

  • Jewish-Black Ties Loosen Over Years

    By Rachel Pomerance

    January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    The storied tale of Jewish Northerners heading South in the 1960s to fight for blacks' voting rights has taken its place as one of the most distinctive cross-cultural relationships in U.S. history.

    Until now, the 1964 murders of three civil rights campaigners has been unresolved....

  • World Briefs

    November 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Hijack Suspect's Extradition Sought

    Israeli officials are planning to seek the extradition from Turkey of an Israeli Arab who tried to hijack an El Al flight Sunday. According to Israel Radio, attorney General Elyakim Rubinstein said Wednesday the extradition request is being...

  • Rabbis to the Rescue

    By Tom Tugend

    August 22, 2002 | 7:59 pm

    "It's a little bit unnerving for an Orthodox Jewish boy from Brooklyn," says Rabbi Chaim Kolodny, after he found himself an instant media celebrity for tracking down a suspected serial rapist.

    "Every local TV and radio station and newspapers from as far away as New York must have...

  • Suspect Indicted in Murder of JDL’s Krugel

    By Jim Crogan

    November 29, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Almost nine months after the brutal prison-yard slaying of Earl Krugel, the longtime No. 2 man in the Jewish Defense League (JDL), federal authorities have indicted an inmate with no apparent ties to Krugel.

    The suspect, David Frank Jennings, 30, allegedly attacked Krugel from...

  • Our Gang

    September 2, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    A reputed gangster who calls himself "a simple Jew from Kiev" has emerged as the central suspect in an international bank-fraud probe that investigators term the biggest money-laundering case in history.

    The case involves an apparent scheme by Russian mobsters to launder billions of...

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