Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert Gets 15 Months In Prison, Confesses To Molestation

A federal judge in Chicago sentenced former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert to fifteen months in prison for violating banking laws in connection with a cover-up for child molestation. Read more

Rabbi Eliezer Berland Denied Bail

JOHANNESBURG – Israeli fugitive Rabbi Eliezer Berland, who is wanted in his home country for sex crimes, was denied bail on Thursday at the Randburg Magistrate’s Court. Read more

Baltimore, MD – Police Sniper Shoots Man Who Says He Has Bomb At FOX TV Station

Maryland – A police sniper shot a man who walked into a TV station lobby wearing a full animal costume and surgical mask and displaying what appeared to be an explosive device on his chest, authorities said Thursday. Read more

FBI Arrest Three Relatives of San Bernardino Terrorists

The feds on Thursday busted the brother of terrorist Syed Rizwan Farook in connection with a marriage scam that only came to light after last year’s jihadist massacre in California, officials said. Read more

Rome – Italy Nabs Four Suspected In ISIS Plot To Attack Israeli Embassy, Vatican

Rome – Italian police on Thursday arrested four people suspected of conspiring to carry out attacks on behalf of Islamic State in Italy. Read more

Frantic Search For Israeli Missing In Hungary For A Week

Ofir Gross, a 40-year-old from Jerusalem, has been missing for a week after disappearing during a trip in Hungary, and local police are desperately searching for traces of him after his worried family reported the sudden loss of contact with him. Read more

Top De Blasio Aides Hit With Subpoenas In Campaign Fundraising Probe

New York, NY – Aides to Mayor Bill de Blasio have been subpoenaed by state and federal prosecutors amid investigations into his campaign fundraising operation, his administration said Wednesday. Read more

Bronx, NY – Prosecutor: Biggest Gang Takedown In New York City History

Bronx, NY – Law enforcement rescued a housing project with the biggest gang takedown in city history, and now officials are investigating whether the city’s 400,000 public housing residents were being protected in safe conditions as required by federal law, a federal prosecutor announced Wednesday. Read more