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Counter-Terrorism Bureau: Israelis face global threat

| July 8, 2010 | 2 Comments



The Counter-Terrorism Bureau on Monday issued a warning to Israelis staying abroad, and especially businesspeople, instructing them to remain on high alert and reject unexpected offers. The Bureau also advised Israelis to avoid traveling to countries that face travel warnings at this time. According to information obtained by the Counter-Terrorism Bureau, shooting attack and kidnapping […]




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NOAA Expects Busy Atlantic Hurricane Season

| May 27, 2010 | 1 Comment



An “active to extremely active” hurricane season is expected for the Atlantic Basin this year according to the seasonal outlook issued today by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center – a division of the National Weather Service. As with every hurricane season, this outlook underscores the importance of having a hurricane preparedness plan in place. Across the […]




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State Fire Marshal and ATF Seeks Assistance in Stark County Church Arson Investigation

| March 20, 2010 | 2 Comments



Alliance, Ohio. — Investigators with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Division of State Fire Marshal today issued a request for the public’s assistance in an ongoing arson investigation in Stark County. The Division of State Fire Marshal, through the Blue Ribbon Arson Committee, is offering a reward of up […]




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East Texas Arson Task Force Arrests Two

| February 22, 2010 | 0 Comments



East Texas Arson Task Force Arrests Two TYLER, Texas – Today, law enforcement members of the East Texas Church Arson Task Force arrested two men in connection with the 10 church arsons that began on January 1, 2010. These fires occurred in the Henderson, Smith and Van Zandt Counties. The two men arrested today for […]




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Texas DPS – Two men arrested in East Texas church arsons

| February 21, 2010 | 0 Comments



February 21, 2010 Two men arrested in East Texas church arsons Authorities have charged and arrested two men in connection with one of the 10 church arson fires that occurred in East Texas beginning on Jan. 1, 2010. Three other churches were targets of attempted break-ins, and investigators believe those and the remaining nine burned […]




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State of Israel – Pre-Passover Travel Warnings

| February 14, 2010 | 0 Comments



Pre-Passover Travel Warnings – Office of the Prime Minister – State of Israel 14/02/2010 As an annual public service, the National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Bureau calls the Israeli public's attention to its updated travel warnings and recommendations ahead of the upcoming Passover holiday (29.3-5.4.10). In light of Iranian and Hezbollah threats, the NSCCTB would like […]




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East Texas Arson Task Force Releases Sketches

| February 12, 2010 | 0 Comments



East Texas Arson Task Force Releases Sketches TYLER, Texas — Robert Champion, Special Agent in Charge of the Dallas Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), released three composite sketches of individuals that investigators would like to identify and interview in relation to the some of the church arsons that […]




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ATF Offering $5,000 Reward in Arson Fire at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Calif

| February 10, 2010 | 0 Comments



CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. – Special Agent in Charge John A. Torres of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) announced today that a $5,000 reward will be offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for an arson fire at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in […]




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Reward increased for information on East Texas church arsons

| February 9, 2010 | 0 Comments



February 9, 2010 Reward increased for information on East Texas church arsons The reward for information on the identity of the arsonist who has burned at least eight churches in the East Texas area since January 1 has been increased to $25,000. Investigators from numerous local, state and federal law enforcement agencies in the area […]




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Rusk County officials to meet with concerned church leaders

| February 9, 2010 | 0 Comments



Rusk County Sheriff's Office February 9, 2010 – 11:28am ***NEWS RELEASE*** Due to the rash of ongoing church arsons, Sheriff Danny R. Pirtle, is asking everyone in the Rusk County area to be aware of any suspicious activity in or around churches in Rusk County. Ongoing arson investigations being conducted have led Sheriff Pirtle to […]




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ATF National Response Team Activated to Investigate Church Fire in Wills Point, Texas

| February 5, 2010 | 0 Comments



For Immediate Release February 4, 2010 Contact: Tom Crowley ATF Special Agent, PIO Cell: (214) 435-5226 ATF National Response Team Activated to Investigate Church Fire in Wills Point, Texas WILLS POINT, Texas – The National Response Team (NRT) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) along with ATF special agents from the […]




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Law Enforcement Officials Offer Reward in Hate-crime Incidents at Synagogues

| February 2, 2010 | 0 Comments



For Immediate Release February 1, 2010 FBI Sacramento Contact: Special Agent Steve Dupre (916) 977-2245 Law Enforcement Officials and Community Leaders Offer Reward The greater Sacramento area has experienced a recent uptick in hate crime incidents, and two in particular have authorities and community leaders asking for the public’s help in solving the crimes. The […]




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ATF National Response Team Activated to Investigate First Baptist Church Fire in Temple

| January 22, 2010 | 0 Comments



TEMPLE, TEXAS – The National Response Team (NRT) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) along with ATF special agents from the Austin Field Office have been activated by a request from the Temple Fire Department to investigate a fire at the First Baptist Church. The fire at the church, located at […]




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ATF ENTERS INVESTIGATION INTO CHURCH FIRES IN TYLER, TEXAS

| January 19, 2010 | 1 Comment



TYLER, Texas — The National Response Team (NRT) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), along with ATF special agents from Tyler have entered the investigation into two church fires in Tyler. There have been six church fires in the East Texas area since January 1st. On Jan. 16, at approximately 6:30 […]




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Travel Warning – Haiti – Monday Update

| January 18, 2010 | 1 Comment



This information is current as of today, Mon Jan 18 2010 13:39:50 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time). HAITI January 14, 2010 The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the situation in Haiti and urges them to avoid travel to Haiti in the aftermath of a powerful earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12. An earthquake […]




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