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Man detained for dangerous driving on Purim

A resident of Lod was detained for investigation after being filmed driving on Purim with five children in the trunk of his car while the trunk was open.

Man detained for dangerous driving on Purim

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Who is threatening a local rabbi?

A masked man left a bloody corpse at the door of Rabbi Mordechai Silman, a rabbi in the Ganei Ayalon neighborhood in Lod, this morning. Lod Mayor: 'Shocked by the vile act'

Who is threatening a local rabbi?

Lod: Man heard voices, killed toddler

Affected family recent immigrants from former Soviet Union, Lod mayor says.

Lod: Man heard voices, killed toddler

Sheikh who called Israel an enemy 'promoted coexistence'

The sheikh was convicted of incitement to violence on two occasions, in a verdict that included a surprising statement in his defense.

Sheikh who called Israel an enemy 'promoted coexistence'

Armed with an assault rifle:

Fauda star spotted participating in real police raid

Israeli actor Tzachi Halevi, who volunteers with the police, participated in a raid during which weapons and guns were caught.

Fauda star spotted participating in real police raid

Miracle on the tracks:

Two women lightly injured as train strikes car in Lod

Two women from Lod drove onto train tracks and were struck by a passing train, but miraculously escaped with only minor injuries.

Two women lightly injured as train strikes car in Lod

Lod: Man and infant die within an hour of each other

One-year-old infant, 40-year-old man, die within an hour of each other in Lod.

Lod: Man and infant die within an hour of each other

Man dead after vehicle explodes near Lod

Police open investigation after vehicle explodes near Lod, killing one person.

Man dead after vehicle explodes near Lod

Police arrest suspects after 12 bullets are fired at Lod home

Police arrest two suspects after 12 bullets are fired at home of Jewish family in Lod. 'How many more miracles will happen?'

Police arrest suspects after 12 bullets are fired at Lod home

16-year-old terrorist arrested in Lod

The ISA and the elite YAMAM counterterror unit  arrested a Palestinian Arab teen in Lod who was planning to carry out an attack in Israel.

16-year-old terrorist arrested in Lod

Protesters against violent crime block Lod train tracks

After hours of gunfighting between gangs last night, protesters blocked train tracks in Lod to demand government intervention.

Protesters against violent crime block Lod train tracks

Ofra Lax:

'I heard a whistle, the bullet passed right near me'

Lod woman who survived near miss with stray bullet recounts terrifying experience.

'I heard a whistle, the bullet passed right near me'

At 2 AM:

Ben-Gvir threatened to go to Lod and shooting stopped

After locals reported gunfire, National Security Minster threatened to go to Lod. Police arrested several suspects, and quiet was restored.

Ben-Gvir threatened to go to Lod and shooting stopped

A huge miracle: A bullet in the bedroom

Bullet enters the bedroom of Lod resident Ofra Lax and misses her by several centimeters. Lod Mayor threatens: I will topple the government.

A huge miracle: A bullet in the bedroom

Weapons found in cookie jar in central Israel

Police uncover weapons hidden in cookie jar in Lod school.

Weapons found in cookie jar in central Israel

Lod:

Ethiopian cultural center torched, two arrested

Mixed Jewish-Arab city has been a flashpoint of nationalistic crime in the past.

Ethiopian cultural center torched, two arrested

Civilian National Guard:

First company already being trained in Lod

Several dozen volunteers to double police manpower in event of escalation during Ramadan.

First company already being trained in Lod

Man murders neighbor because of a 'buzzing' from her apartment

Yaakov Haimovich was indicted for the murder of Lidar Swisa, claiming that there was always noise coming from her apartment.

Man murders neighbor because of a 'buzzing' from her apartment

'Nothing less than a scandal':

Lod Mayor Yair Revivo blocked from WhatsApp

Lod Mayor discovers he was blocked from using WhatsApp.

Lod Mayor Yair Revivo blocked from WhatsApp

5 murders in 10 days: Lod residents protest outside govt.

Lod Mayor Yair Revivo demands government act to combat violence in his city rather than devote all its energy to judicial reforms.

5 murders in 10 days: Lod residents protest outside govt.

Rocks thrown at home of Jewish family in Lod

On Shabbat, a five-year-old Jewish boy was attacked in Ramat Eshkol by Arab boys.

Rocks thrown at home of Jewish family in Lod

Lod Mayor: Haredim are right on issue of electricity on Shabbat

"We need storage facilities for power back-up," Mayor Revivo argues.

Lod Mayor: Haredim are right on issue of electricity on Shabbat

Man arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and imprisoning teens

Police arrest man of about 50 on suspicion that he kidnapped two teens, imprisoned them without food or water.

Man arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and imprisoning teens

Suspected Murder:

Man found shot next to his car in Lod

The man, around the age of 30, was pronounced dead at the scene. Sources connected to the investigation suspect Arab inter-family violence.

Man found shot next to his car in Lod

Police chief proposes shutting down social media to quell unrest

TikTok blamed for fanning flames in last summer's Arab-Jew violence in mixed cities.

Police chief proposes shutting down social media to quell unrest

Lapid promises government aid to Lod after deadly shootings

Following killing of mother and daughter in central Israeli city, Prime Minister speaks with Mayor Yair Revivo.

Lapid promises government aid to Lod after deadly shootings

Crime in Arab Sector:

Israel to deploy 300 officers to Lod as Lapid vows crackdown

Following killings of mother and daughter Lod, police to deploy 300 more officers as PM calls for crackdown on violence in Arab sector.

Israel to deploy 300 officers to Lod as Lapid vows crackdown

Victims of deadly Lod shooting identified

Lapid vows to step up law enforcement in Lod after mother and daughter killed in shooting.

Victims of deadly Lod shooting identified

Vehicle shot at in Lod:

Woman and her daughter killed, another daughter wounded

Unknown person opens fire on vehicle in which three females were traveling, killing two and wounding another.

Woman and her daughter killed, another daughter wounded

Youth Violence

Bnei Akiva Sec. Gen.: 'It will not pass in silence.'

The Bnei Akiva youth movement takes seriously the incident yesterday in which Jewish and Arab boys entered the Lod branch and attacked the s

Bnei Akiva Sec. Gen.: 'It will not pass in silence.'

Lod:

Arab rioters attack and injure students at Bnei Akiva branch

Two youths injured as a result of rocks thrown at them by Arabs. MK Ben Gvir: "We must deal with terrorists with determination."

Arab rioters attack and injure students at Bnei Akiva branch

Lod resident killed in his vehicle - two years after his brother

Marwan Wakhwakh, 52, is shot dead in his vehicle in central Israel.

Lod resident killed in his vehicle - two years after his brother

A bull in a bank:

Watch: Bull storms bank in central Israel

Bull attempts to gore vehicles in parking lot, then enters Lod bank.

Watch: Bull storms bank in central Israel

Lod imam accused of incitement begins hunger strike

Sheikh Yusuf Albaz, imam of the Great Mosque in Lod, launches hunger strike in protest of his continued detention.

Lod imam accused of incitement begins hunger strike

Lod residents evacuated due to concerns of building collapse

Residents of building in Lod's Chabad neighborhood are evacuated to a nearby synagogue after their building is deemed in danger of collapse.

Lod residents evacuated due to concerns of building collapse

Arabs break into Lod home, vandalize it

Arabs break into home in the Ramat Eshkol neighborhood that was torched during Operation Guardian of the Walls.

Arabs break into Lod home, vandalize it

Students attacked in Lod, police arrest teacher

Yeshiva high school students touring mixed city called police after being attacked with pepper spray. Not a single attacker was arrested.

Students attacked in Lod, police arrest teacher

Smotrich: Govt must stop planned Arab-Israeli procession

To mark a year since the "glorious events" of riots in mixed cities, Arab-Israelis planning huge procession in Lod.

Smotrich: Govt must stop planned Arab-Israeli procession

3-year-old killed in hit-and-run in Lod

Police searching for driver of vehicle which ran over toddler to death before fleeing the scene.

3-year-old killed in hit-and-run in Lod

"He gave a Rabbi a ride and they murdered him with axes"

Friends of one of the victims of the terrorist killing spree in Elad recount how the victim was only there to help a stranded traveler.

"He gave a Rabbi a ride and they murdered him with axes"

Exclusive footage:

Arabs arrested after shooting fireworks during siren

Watch: Arabs in Lod arrested after shooting fireworks during the siren of the eve of Memorial Day.

Arabs arrested after shooting fireworks during siren

Car smashes into synagogue in central Israel

Driver smashes into synagogue gate in Lod - missing worshippers shortly after prayers ended. Police say synagogue ramming not terror-related

Car smashes into synagogue in central Israel

Car thief arrested after running over policeman

Border police officer seriously injured after car thief runs him over at checkpoint set up to catch the thief.

Car thief arrested after running over policeman

Lod imam arrested yet again

Sheikh Yusuf Albaz, imam of the Great Mosque in Lod, arrested suspicion of inciting Muslim worshipers on Temple Mount.

Lod imam arrested yet again

Israelis getting guns:

'No one feels safe, the next attack come strike anywhere'

'I need to protect my family,' says a former paratrooper from a mixed Arab-Jewish city that's experienced extensive rioting.

'No one feels safe, the next attack come strike anywhere'

Apartment building evacuated due to suspected explosives

Police investigate whether suspicious object on roof of apartment building was explosive device.

Apartment building evacuated due to suspected explosives

Watch: Arab sets fire to lobby of apartment building

Young Arab is caught on camera setting fire to a building in which Jewish families live.

Watch: Arab sets fire to lobby of apartment building

Lod shooting victim: Try terrorists for attempted murder

Man wounded in shooting during May riots demands indictment be changed to charge terrorists for attempted murder.

Lod shooting victim: Try terrorists for attempted murder

City councilor proposes evacuating Jews from Lod neighborhood

A city council member from Lod has put forward a proposal to have all Jewish residents of the Ramat Eshkol neighborhood of Lod relocated.

City councilor proposes evacuating Jews from Lod neighborhood

Hundreds in Ramla and Lod: We wave the Israeli flag with pride

Hundreds take part in flag march in the mixed cities of Ramla and Lod.

Hundreds in Ramla and Lod: We wave the Israeli flag with pride

Hamas calls on Lod Arabs to take action against flag march

Hamas spokesman calls on Arab residents of Lod and Ramle to fight the "crime" of the flag march.

Hamas calls on Lod Arabs to take action against flag march

Case closed against Jews suspected of killing Arab rioter in Lod

State Attorney's Office closes case against Jews suspected of shooting and killing Moussa Hassouna during Arab riots in Lod in May.

Case closed against Jews suspected of killing Arab rioter in Lod

MKs visit mixed city of Lod: Things are still not back to normal

"People are still afraid to walk the streets late at night. That's why we need Shabak, not just police, to restore security."

MKs visit mixed city of Lod: Things are still not back to normal

Interior Minister Shaked visits Lod seminary

Security challenges highlight the importance and mission of Midreshet Lindenbaum.

Interior Minister Shaked visits Lod seminary

Lod residents: Don't release terrorist just because he's a minor

Arab minor stabbed Lod resident during Operation Guardian of the Walls.

Lod residents: Don't release terrorist just because he's a minor

'The police see us as the enemy' say Lod's Torah-core members

Police in Lod have been ordering Jews to deposit their legally held weapons at the police station "until further notice."

'The police see us as the enemy' say Lod's Torah-core members

The family that left home to help Lod

This family had a comfortable life in the town of Yitzhar, but came to Lod to help the community damaged during Guardian of the Walls.

The family that left home to help Lod

8 Arabs arrested for throwing Molotov Cocktails at Lod home

Attackers threw 5 firebombs at Jewish home after end of Gaza conflict in order to reignite anti-Jewish riots in Lod.

8 Arabs arrested for throwing Molotov Cocktails at Lod home

Police close investigations against dozens of Lod rioters

Victims of Arab rioters receive messages from police that the investigations have been closed with no arrests.

Police close investigations against dozens of Lod rioters

'Why are prosecutors letting pro-terror imam off so easy?'

Watchdog group blasts 'watered-down indictment' against pro-terror imam from central Israeli city targeted by Arab rioters.

'Why are prosecutors letting pro-terror imam off so easy?'