SCN Daily Update: January 17, 2017

SCN Daily Update: January 17, 2017

Police Investigate Vandalism at Jewish Community Building in Northeast Philly 

(Pennsylvania) Detectives are trying to figure out who vandalized a holy site in a shopping center. Some neighbors are uneasy tonight wondering if an anti-Semitic motive could be behind it all. The vandalism is believed to have taken place over the weekend. The rabbi says the graffiti took place on precious stones imported from Jerusalem. Police are still investigating but say they don't have surveillance of the incident. Several cameras in the strip mall off of Rennard were damaged in recent days. Read more

(UPDATE) Widow of Orlando Nightclub Shooter Omar Mateen Arrested  

(California) Noor Salman, the wife of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, was arrested in the San Francisco area Monday. She faces federal charges that include obstruction of justice and aiding and abetting her husband's material support to ISIS. Read more

(UPDATE) Suspect Confesses to Istanbul Massacre ‘on Behalf of IS’ — Turkey

(Turkey) The deadly New Year’s nightclub shooting attack in Istanbul was carried out by an Uzbek national on behalf of the Islamic State jihadist group, a local official said on Tuesday.  Read more





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