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November 18, 2013 | By Batsheva Sobelman
JERUSALEM -- Israel's former chief rabbi was arrested Monday on suspicion of taking bribes, defrauding charities and obstructing an investigation, police said.  A gag order in connection with the arrest was lifted later in the day when the rabbi, Yona Metzger, was brought before a judge and remanded to police custody for an additional nine days.   According to police, Metzger, who recently ended a 10-year term as the country's chief Ashkenazi rabbi, is suspected of diverting donations made to nonprofit organizations in return for bribes and benefits.
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November 16, 2013 | By Frank Shyong
A Compton school board member was arrested this week on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, according to law enforcement documents. Skyy D. Fisher, 30, was arrested shortly after midnight Tuesday and posted $5,000 bail at 8:55 a.m., according to an online database of arrests maintained by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. [Updated at 1:15 p.m. Nov. 18: Long Beach Police said Fisher was released on his own recognizance and did not post bail.] That evening, Fisher attended a school board meeting in which the panel discussed and took action on more than a dozen different items, including contracts, nominations and implementation of the Common Core curriculum.  Fisher made headlines last year after he used a homophobic slur to refer to Trayvon Martin in a podcast.
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November 10, 2013 | By Alan Zarembo
A man was arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting a 5-year-old girl and a 35-year-old woman and slashing the neck of another woman, Riverside County sheriff's authorities said Sunday. Deputies in Hemet received a call at 8:13 p.m. Saturday about a man with blood on him standing in a street. When they arrived, they found Johnny Lopez, 33. After a brief struggle, Lopez was taken into custody, authorities said.  Deputies checked a residence near where Lopez was standing and found a woman bleeding from cuts to her neck, authorities said.
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November 4, 2013 | By Robert J. Lopez
A 43-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of stealing an unmarked San Bernardino Police Department vehicle, authorities said Monday. The Crown Victoria was stolen Oct. 21 from a parking lot at San Bernardino City Hall.  The vehicle was recovered Friday at a San Bernardino apartment complex by investigators who found evidence allegedly linking David Battle to the crime, according to police officials.  He was previously incarcerated for...
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November 3, 2013 | By Samantha Schaefer
The driver of a car that crashed on the 110 Freeway early Sunday, killing 2 passengers and injuring three others, was arrested on suspicion of DUI, according to reports. The crash occurred early Sunday when the 2011 Nissan Sentra the women were riding in on the 110 Freeway hit a tree and a chain-link fence, according to the California Highway Patrol. The driver, a 22-year-old resident of San Gabriel, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, the San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported.
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November 1, 2013 | By Tony Perry
SAN DIEGO -- A convicted sex offender was arrested Thursday night on suspicion of harassing children and offering them candy at a Halloween party in  northern San Diego County, authorities said. Danny Shaw, 29, was arrested on suspicion of failing to register as a sex offender as required by California law and on suspicion of being a sex offender harassing children. Shaw was arrested at the Trick or Treat event sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce in rural Ramona. The event had drawn upward of 1,000 children.
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October 30, 2013 | By Ari Bloomekatz
A rabbi working at a community center in Beverly Hills was arrested this week on suspicion of child sex abuse on a warrant from New York City. The 30-year-old rabbi who reportedly goes by Menachem "Mendel" Tevel was arrested Tuesday about 1:30 p.m. in the 9900 block of South Santa Monica Boulevard. He was booked under the name Menachem Tewel, Beverly Hills police Sgt. Max Subin said. Subin said the rabbi was taken into custody at the request of the New York Police Department, which advised Beverly Hills about an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  The warrant, Subin said, was for charges of criminal sex acts in the first and third degree, as well as sexual abuse in the first degree.
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October 28, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Chris Brown was still behind bars Monday morning in Washington, D.C., after being arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of felony assault. He was due in court at noon Eastern time. Breezy and his bodyguard Christopher Hollosy taken into custody after they were involved in a fight with another man outside the W Hotel just before 4:30 a.m. Sunday, the Washington Metropolitan Police Department told Pop & Hiss . The alleged victim, who according to TMZ suffered a broken nose, was taken to an area hospital.
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October 25, 2013 | By Joseph Serna
A 15-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of murder Friday after he called Downey police and told them he killed his father, police said. The boy called police about 9 a.m. and reported he had shot his father in their home in the 8500 block of Fontana Street, Lt. Mark McDaniel said. The two lived together and the boy's parents were divorced. Police were trying to contact the boy's mother Friday, McDaniel said. Officers went to the home and found the boy, his dead father and a weapon, police said.
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October 23, 2013 | By Ruben Vives
A 17-year-old Lawndale High School student was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of using Twitter to threaten that she was going to shoot students, authorities said. Authorities were notified of the alleged threat early Wednesday by a "concerned person," according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. By 6:30 a.m., investigators identified the teen who they say made the threats and took her into custody. The student, whose identity was not released because she is a minor, was booked on suspicion of making criminal threats at Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall.
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