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Benjamin Netanyahu

Poll: Majority of Israelis do not believe Netanyahu innocent in criminal probes

Only 28% said that they do believe Netanyahu, while 18% said they did not know.

Crime scene [illustrative]

Israeli-Arab mother shot dead in front of her children

Police don’t do enough to stop sharp increase in violence in Arab communities, NGO charges.

Investigation files Jerusalem

The Jerusalem files

Most crimes against property take place within residences (2,734), on the streets of the city (2,282) and in stores (766).

By DAFNA SHEMER
26/06/2016
Crime scene [illustrative]

Man left critically wounded by gunfire as suspect eludes police capture twice

The shooter managed to get into his vehicle and escape, speeding off against traffic.

Israel Ambulance

Woman murdered hours after leaving battered women's shelter, manhunt underway for her ex

Though the investigation is still ongoing, police suspect that the 30-year-old woman’s ex-boyfriend murdered both victims before fleeing the scene.

25/05/2016
Police Commissioner Roni Alsheich‏

Police chief: We don't want to be like the US, with masses of people in prison

Police chief Alsheich lays out his plan to win back the public's faith in speech to Israel Bar Association.

Car bomb

State witness killed in northern Tel Aviv car bomb

Avner Maio was set to testify against eight members of organized crime family

13/03/2016
Tahel Crisis Center

'Women in Israel live longer, better educated, but still earn less than men'

The Central Bureau of Statistics also found that the average number of children per woman in Israel stood at 3.08 - the highest in the OECD, which has an average of 1.7 children per woman.

Man in handcuffs - illustrative

Tel Aviv: Burglars indicted for heist of 17th Century manuscripts

The burglars may have gotten away with the botched robbery, had they not made a few key mistakes.

28/02/2016
Terror Israel

Indictment: Pack of teens brutally rob taxi driver for 40 shekels and cigarettes

According to the indictment, the taxi driver arrived in Be’er Ya’acov at night to pick up a passenger when he was assaulted by the youths who had been drinking.

By MOR SHIMONI/MAARIV
21/01/2016
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