Texas Synagogue Incident
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6 months ago

Repaired Texas synagogue reopens months after hostage crisis

In the three months since Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker and three of his congregants were held at gunpoint in their Texas synagogue, new carpet has been laid in the sanctuary, the walls have been repainted, the entry retiled and new doors installed
6 months ago
Repaired Texas synagogue reopens months after hostage crisis
8 months ago

FBI: Texas synagogue hostage-taker sought 'machine gun'

A FBI agent says the man who took hostages at a Texas synagogue sought to buy drugs and a “machine gun” before the standoff last month that ended with the hostages escaping and the gunman’s death
8 months ago
FBI: Texas synagogue hostage-taker sought 'machine gun'
8 months ago

Man arrested for allegedly selling gun used in hostage incident at Texas synagogue

A man faces a federal charge for allegedly selling the gun used in the Texas synagogue hostage situation earlier this month, authorities said.
8 months ago
Man arrested for allegedly selling gun used in synagogue hostage incident
8 months ago

British police arrest 2 more men in probe of Texas synagogue hostage-taking incident

Two men were arrested in England on Wednesday morning as part of an ongoing investigation into a hostage-taking incident at a synagogue in the United States.
8 months ago
British police arrest 2 more men in probe of Texas synagogue hostage-taking incident
8 months ago

Jewish leaders, backers defiant a week after hostage siege

Rabbis, public officials and others made statements of defiance against antisemitism at Sabbath services a week after last weekend's hostage siege at a Texas synagogue
8 months ago
Jewish leaders urge worship attendance after hostage siege
8 months ago

Hostage incident at Texas synagogue a terrorist act and hate crime: FBI

The FBI is treating the hostage situation at a Texas synagogue as a terrorist act and hate crime, authorities said Friday.
8 months ago
Hostage incident at Texas synagogue a terrorist act and hate crime: FBI
8 months ago

Phone call shows brother pleading with Texas hostage-taker

British police say they have arrested two people.
8 months ago
UK police arrest 2 men over Texas synagogue hostage-taking
9 months ago

British police arrest 2 men in probe of hostage-taking incident at Texas synagogue

Two men were arrested in England on Thursday morning as part of an ongoing investigation into a hostage-taking incident at a synagogue in the United States.
9 months ago
British police arrest 2 men in probe of hostage-taking incident at Texas synagogue
9 months ago

American Jewish groups, leaders send support to a Texas synagogue after hostage situation--and look to what comes next

American Jewish organizations and leaders are looking at how they can support the Colleyville community and American Jewry at large.
9 months ago
Jewish community praises rabbi of Congregation Beth Israel, offers support
9 months ago

Synagogue attack puts Jewish community on edge

The Texas synagogue attack has put the Jewish community on high alert, highlighting safety and security trainings.
9 months ago
Synagogue attack puts Jewish community on edge
9 months ago

DHS, FBI warn faith-based communities they 'will likely continue to be targets of violence'

The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI are warning faith-based communities they "have and will likely continue to be targets of violence."
9 months ago
Law enforcement warns faith-based communities they are likely targets
9 months ago

Alleged hostage-taker at Texas synagogue was known to British authorities, sources say

The man who allegedly held people hostage at a Texas synagogue on Saturday was known to British authorities, law enforcement sources told ABC News on Tuesday.
9 months ago
Alleged hostage-taker at Texas synagogue was known to British authorities: Sources
9 months ago

Teen children of Texas hostage-taker released after questioning in England

Multiple law enforcement sources in the U.S. told ABC News that the teens are the children of the alleged hostage-taker.
9 months ago
Teen children of synagogue hostage taker released after questioning in England
9 months ago

New details on Texas synagogue hostage crisis

ABC's senior investigative reporter, Aaron Katersky, discusses the possible motive behind the hostage crisis and the possible threats to faith-based communities around the country.
9 months ago
New details on Texas synagogue hostage crisis
9 months ago

Rabbi from Texas synagogue speaks about hostage situation

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker held a prayer service for the community of Colleyville, Texas, in the wake of the deadly ordeal.
9 months ago
Rabbi from Texas synagogue speaks about hostage situation
9 months ago

New details emerge from the 11-hour hostage situation at a Texas Synagogue

The suspected gunman is Malik Faisal Akram, a British national, who arrived to the U.S. on Dec. 29. Rabbi Charlie Cytron says he distracted the gunman so that he and the other hostages could escape.
9 months ago
New details emerge from the 11-hour hostage situation at a Texas Synagogue
9 months ago

Texas hostage situation could 'encourage copycats': Former FBI hostage negotiator

Martha Raddatz interviews former FBI agent Brad Garrett on "This Week."
9 months ago
Texas hostage situation could 'encourage copycats': Former FBI hostage negotiator
9 months ago

Texas rabbi recounts hostage ordeal escape: ‘I threw a chair at the gunman’

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker said he felt he was facing a life-or-death situation and knew he had to take desperate measures to survive.
9 months ago
Rabbi recounts hostage ordeal escape: ‘I threw a chair at the gunman’
9 months ago

New details after FBI rescue team frees victims from inside Texas synagogue

After a standoff that lasted 10 hours, the hostages were saved when an elite FBI hostage rescue team breached the temple.
9 months ago
New details after FBI rescue team frees victims from inside Texas synagogue
9 months ago

Texas rabbi 'grateful to be alive' as synagogue hostage-taking suspect ID'd

The suspect died as an FBI team breached the temple.
9 months ago
Suspect who died in synagogue hostage ordeal ID'd
9 months ago

FBI synagogue standoff ends with hostages safe, suspect dead

Mireya Villareal reports on the synagogue hostage situation rescue in Dallas on "This Week."
9 months ago
FBI synagogue standoff ends with hostages safe, suspect dead
9 months ago

Standoff at Texas synagogue ends with all hostages safe, suspect dead

An elite FBI Hostage Rescue Team entered the synagogue and rescued the hostages.
9 months ago
Standoff at synagogue ends with all hostages safe, suspect dead
9 months ago

Biden says synagogue hostage situation was ‘act of terror’

President Joe Biden delivered remarks Sunday on the Texas synagogue hostage situation, calling it “an act of terror.”
9 months ago
Biden says synagogue hostage situation was ‘act of terror’
9 months ago

Hostage situation unfolds at Synagogue near Fort Worth

An armed man took a rabbi and at least three others hostage, authorities said.
9 months ago
Hostage situation unfolds at Synagogue near Fort Worth
9 months ago

Hostage standoff in Texas synagogue

An armed gunman is dead and four hostages are safe after a 10-hour standoff at a Texas synagogue last night.
9 months ago
Hostage standoff in Texas synagogue
9 months ago

2 witnesses to synagogue hostage takeover speak out

Stacy Silverman and Olivia Zelling were watching the livestream of the synagogue service when the hostage takeover happened Saturday. They share details of the horrifying experience with “GMA.”
9 months ago
2 witnesses to synagogue hostage takeover speak out
9 months ago

A closer look at the case of Aafia Siddiqui, jailed in Texas

The man holding hostages inside a Texas synagogue demanded her release.
9 months ago
9 months ago

Armed man takes hostages at Texas synagogue

An armed suspect took a rabbi and three other hostages at a synagogue in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, according to several sources.
9 months ago
Armed man takes hostages at Texas synagogue