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California Bill Would Examine Hunting Licenses in Gun Sales

SACRAMENTO — A lawmaker proposed legislation Monday that would require closer scrutiny of hunting licenses like the one used by a teenager charged with opening fire at a synagogue last year. The suspect, John T. Earnest, was issued a hunting license, but it...
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Poway Synagogue Just Got Money to Improve Security

POWAY — A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue's front entrance — a spot that religious leaders determined last year needed improved security. The Chabad of Poway synagogue applied...

Shooting at San Diego Area Synagogue Kills 1, Wounds 3

POWAY — A 19-year-old man armed with a rifle opened fire inside a synagogue near San Diego as worshippers celebrated the last day of Passover, killing a woman and wounding three people Saturday, authorities said. The man, whose name was not released, fled i...

FBI Assists Fresno Police in Synagogue Vandalism

While Fresno police say they have no suspects in the vandalism at Temple Beth Israel, the FBI is assisting in analyzing surveillance video. Rabbi Rick Winer reported that someone removed the word “Israel” fr...