Archive for August, 2013

Man, 27, charged after mother fatally shot in church parking lot

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



A 27-year-old Downers Grove man faces first-degree murder charges after his mother was fatally shot and found in the parking lot of a Burr Ridge church, law enforcement officials said Thursday. Michael Zaky Bassaly of Downers Grove is scheduled to appear Friday in DuPage County bond court in connection with the shooting death of his […]




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NYPD eyes ramped-up security for Jewish High Holy Days as Syria tensions rise

| August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments



New York City will take necessary steps to ramp up security should the United States take military action against Syria, NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly told Jewish clergy and leaders Tuesday during a pre-High Holy Days briefing. As has become standard practice for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the NYPD will deploy officers and vehicles around […]




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CTB issues travel warnings ahead of High Holidays

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments



The Counter-Terrorism Bureau (CTB) issued on Monday a list of updated travel warnings ahead of the High Holidays. It is recommended to avoid non-essential visits to Turkey, Kenya, Nigeria and Azerbaijan due to continuous potential threat. "The High Holidays coming ahead, specifically Rosh Hashana and Sukkot, could be a target for terrorists to conduct attacks […]




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