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Texas synagogue hostage-taker had stayed in area shelters

Jan. 18, 2022 01:11 AM EST

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — An armed man who took four people hostage during a 10-hour standoff at a Texas synagogue had spent time in area homeless shelters in the two weeks leading up to the attack, and was dropped off at one by someone he appeared to know. Malik Faisal Akram, a...

Texas rabbi says he, 2 hostages escaped synagogue standoff

Jan. 18, 2022 00:42 AM EST

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — The rabbi of a Texas synagogue where a gunman took hostages during livestreamed services said Monday that he threw a chair at his captor before escaping with two others after an hourslong standoff, crediting past security training for getting himself and his congregants...

Texas rabbi: Captor grew "belligerent" late in standoff

Jan. 17, 2022 00:21 AM EST

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — A rabbi who was among four people held hostage at a Texas synagogue said Sunday that their armed captor grew “increasingly belligerent and threatening” toward the end of the 10-hour standoff, which ended with an FBI SWAT team rushing into the building and the...

Police in Britain arrest two teenagers in connection with hostage taking at Texas synagogue that left armed captor dead

Jan. 16, 2022 20:21 PM EST
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Police in Britain arrest two teenagers in connection with hostage taking at Texas synagogue that left armed captor dead.

Liverpool relying on abnormal season to catch Man City

Jan. 16, 2022 13:58 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Wiping out Manchester City's 11-point lead at the top of the Premier League looks an onerous task. Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp is at least gaining hope from a season with so many sudden variables. Squads are being stretched by coronavirus cases, African Cup of...

City opens up 13-point lead in EPL, Coutinho scores on debut

Jan. 15, 2022 14:38 PM EST

For Pep Guardiola, the biggest challenge now will be convincing his Manchester City players the English Premier League title race is not over. “My job is to take it out from the brain and heads of my players,” Guardiola said after City beat nearest rival Chelsea 1-0 on Saturday....

300 tips come in on Harmony Montgomery, reward reaches $104K

Jan. 12, 2022 16:06 PM EST

The police chief in New Hampshire's largest city made another plea Wednesday for anyone with information on Harmony Montgomery, who was last seen in 2019 at age 5, to come forth, saying detectives are working on about 300 tips and the reward fund has grown to $104,000. “All of them...

Manchester solar array on former landfill is up and running

Jan. 11, 2022 09:23 AM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A new solar array in the city of Manchester is up and running and is expected to produce enough electricity to power hundreds of homes, Mayor Joyce Craig announced Tuesday. The project covers 12 acres at a former landfill, has more than 8,000 solar panels...

Search finished at Harmony Montgomery's last-known residence

Jan. 10, 2022 17:16 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Police finished their search of the last known residence of Harmony Montgomery on Monday as they investigate the disappearance of the New Hampshire girl, who vanished in 2019 at age 5, but was not reported missing until late last year. Police searched the...

2 New Hampshire House members test positive after sessions

Jan. 10, 2022 12:36 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Two New Hampshire lawmakers who attended last week's lengthy House sessions tested positive for the coronavirus a few days later. House members were notified via email Sunday that two colleagues tested positive during the weekend. Close contacts were...