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Water Cascades Over New Orleans Levee

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Jafferson, LA -- Water poured over the patched Industrial Canal Levee area on Friday, cascading into one of the city's lowest-lying neighborhoods and heightening fears that Hurricane Rita would re-flo...

DALLAS — Bus Full Of Evacuees Exploded

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DALLAS, TX. A bus, apparently carrying multiple senior citizens hurricane Rita evacuees, has exploded on Interstate 45 near Dallas, and there are multiple aided that expired due to the fire. U/D: 0...

Shofar Blowing Contest

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Eleven days before Rosh Hashana, New York's first Great Shofar Blast Off yesterday tooted, bellowed and cried through tiny Herald Square Park. One by one, some of the nation's most seasoned blowers of...

Rockland +NYS Thruway Diesel Spill+

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Suffern, Rockland County +NYS Thruway Diesel Spill+ NY State Thruway exit 15 has a diesel spill on the ramp, delays in the area.

Largest Synagogue In Modi´in, Destroys By Fire, Two Torahs Also Burned

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A passerby noticed the blaze at the Nachal Paran synagogue in the city of Modi'in and called the fire department, which took much longer to arrive than usual due to a strike, residents claim. The st...

Downtown Brooklyn +Major Accident+

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Downtown Brooklyn +Major Accident+ Earlier today an MVA at Tillary St. and Adams St in front of the court house, a motorcycle hit a pedestrian, the pedestrian that was struck is a 71 year old poss sup...

Again! Another NY-bound Jet Blue flight reports problems

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A Jet Blue airliner landed safely an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport today after its pilot reported a problem with the wing flaps as the plane prepared to descend, an airlin...

Manhattan +West Side Hwy Traffic Alert+

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Manhattan +West Side Hwy Traffic Alert+ North bound of the West Side Highway at West 56th St, PD on the scene of an MVA blocking some lanes, traffic delays throughout the area.

Williamsburg Builders Plans Dealt a Blow

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The six-story building, built in 1915 and designed by Cass Gilbert at 184 Kent Avenue has been designated a landmark by the Landmarks Preservation Commission, making it a distinctive part of the Br...

Jewish slave labourers’ grave found near US base

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Jewish inmates from the Natzweiler-Struthof concentration camp have been found in a wartime makeshift mass grave in the US army base in southern Germany next to Stuttgart airport by workers, police ...

Williamsburg Bridge Bumpy Bike Road Being Fixed, But Not Everyone Is Happy About It.

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A stretch of bumps along the Williamsburg Bridge bike and pedestrian path is finally getting smoothed out. Many cyclists crashed and were severely injured, but to the city's credit, they recognized t...

Loch Sheldrake +Large Fire+

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Loch Sheldrake, Sullivan County +Large Fire+ a 2nd alarm structure fire with some explosion at Labaugh Road, multiple engines and tankers from surrounding towns responding.

Queens +Queensborough Bridge Traffic Alert+

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Queens +Queensborough Bridge Traffic Alert+ MVA involving 5 vehicles is causing major delays on the upper level Manhattan bound of the Queensborough Bridge, PD requesting EMS to respond from the wrong...

Who Will Be Satmar Rebbe’s Keeper?

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Children of the chief rabbi of Kiryas Yoel's majority congregation, went to court yesterday to begin an unseemly tug-of-war for access and control on their 92-year-old father, leader of the world's la...

President Bush Praised Chabad’s Hurricane Relief Program

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President George W Bush singled out and applaud Chabad's hurricane Katrina's relief program, saying "They rescued stranded people; they distributed bottled water and self-heating kosher meals.

Los Angeles +Airplan Incident+

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Los Angeles +Airplan Incident+ JetBlue flight 292 with 145 souls on board on the way from L.A. To J.F.K. Is being returned to L.A.X. Due to a twisted front landing gear problem, gear is stuck, emergen...

Brooklyn +MVA – EMS & NYPD+

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Brooklyn +MVA - EMS & NYPD+ An accident between EMS and a police car on Graham Ave and Moore St. minor accident no injuries.

Manhattan +Bomb Threat+

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Manhattan +Bomb Threat+ A bomb threat was received in transit at 96th St and Broadway, PD on scene requesting the bomb squad, and a level one mobilization has been called. U/D: PD requesting Highway ...

Uniformed And Undercover Cops Patrolling Houses Of Worship During The High Holy Days

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The NYPD is taking no chances again this year with the approach of the Jewish high holy days. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly announced that security will be beefed up at area synagogues, with extra u...

Hurricane Rita

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MIAMI -- The National Hurricane Center says that Hurricane Rita has strengthened into a top-of-the-scale Category 5 storm, with sustained wind of 165 mph.