Jake Bleiberg, The Associated Press

Jake Bleiberg

The Associated Press

Dallas, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Jake:

Texas hostages escaped synagogue as FBI SWAT team rushed in

In the final moments of a 10-hour standoff with a gunman at a Texas synagogue, the remaining hostages and officials trying to negotiate their release took... → Read More

White House: Texas hostage-taker had raised no red flags

By MICHAEL BALSAMO, JAKE BLEIBERG and ERIC TUCKER Associated Press → Read More

Texas synagogue hostage-taker had stayed in area shelters

Malik Faisal Akram, a 44-year-old British national who authorities identified as the hostage-taker, was brought to the shelter in downtown Dallas on Jan. 2 by a man who hugged him → Read More

Texas synagogue hostage-taker had stayed in area shelters

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — An armed man who took four people hostage during a 10-hour standoff at a Texas synagogue had spent time in area homeless shelters in the two weeks leading up to the attack, and was dropped off at one by someone he appeared to know. Malik Faisal Akram, a 44-year-old British national who authorities identified as the hostage-taker, was brought to the shelter in downtown… → Read More

Texas synagogue hostage-taker had stayed in area shelters

An armed man who took four people hostage during a 10-hour standoff at a Texas synagogue had spent time in area homeless shelters in the two weeks leading up to the attack, and was dropped off at one by someone he appeared to know → Read More

Texas synagogue hostage-taker had stayed in area shelters

An armed man who took four people hostage during a 10-hour standoff at a Texas synagogue had spent time in area homeless shelters in the two weeks leading up to the attack, and was dropped off at one by someone he appeared to know. → Read More

Texas synagogue hostage-taker had stayed in area shelters

By JAMIE STENGLE, JAKE BLEIBERG and ERIC TUCKER Associated Press → Read More

Texas rabbi says he, 2 hostages escaped synagogue standoff

By JAMIE STENGLE, JAKE BLEIBERG and ERIC TUCKER Associated Press → Read More

Rabbi says he threw chair at gunman to escape Texas synagogue standoff

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — The rabbi of a Texas synagogue said Monday that he threw a chair at the gunman and then escaped with two other hostages after a 10-hour standoff, crediting past security training for getting himself and his congregation out safely. Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker told "CBS Mornings"that he let the gunman in Saturday because he appeared to need shelter. He said the man was… → Read More

Texas rabbi: Security training paid off in hostage standoff

U.S. and British authorities are continuing an investigation into the weekend standoff at a Texas synagogue that ended with an armed British national dead → Read More

Texas rabbi: Security training paid off in hostage standoff

U.S. and British authorities are continuing an investigation into the weekend standoff at a Texas synagogue that ended with an armed British national dead. → Read More

Texas rabbi: Captor grew "belligerent" late in standoff

A rabbi who was among four people held hostage at a Texas synagogue says their captor became “increasingly belligerent and threatening” toward the end of the 10-hour standoff → Read More

British national ID'd as hostage-taker at Texas synagogue

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — Authorities on Sunday identified a 44-year-old British national as the man who took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue for 10 hours before an FBI SWAT team stormed the building, ending a tense standoff that President Joe Biden called "an act of terror. " Malik Faisal Akram was shot and killed after the last of the hostages got out at around 9 p. m. Saturday at… → Read More

British man identified as hostage-taker at Texas synagogue

Authorities have identified a 44-year-old British national as the man who took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue for 10 hours before an FBI SWAT team stormed the building, ending a tense standoff that President Joe Biden called “an act of terror.”. → Read More

Ranting man takes hostages at Texas synagogue

Authorities say a man has taken hostages at a synagogue near Fort Worth, Texas → Read More

Ranting man takes hostages at Texas synagogue

Authorities say a man has taken hostages at a synagogue near Fort Worth, Texas → Read More

Ranting man apparently takes hostages at Texas synagogue

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a man apparently took hostages Saturday... → Read More

Man takes hostages at synagogue, demands prisoner be freed

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man took hostages Saturday during services at a Texas synagogue where he could be heard ranting in a livestream and demanding the release of a Pakistani neuroscientist who was convicted of trying to kill U.S. Army officers in Afghanistan. → Read More

Ranting man apparently takes hostages at Texas synagogue

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — Authorities said a man took hostages Saturday during services at a Texas synagogue where the suspect could be heard ranting in a livestream and demanding the release of a Pakistani neuroscientist who was convicted of trying to kill U. S. Army officers in Afghanistan. The Colleyville Police Department tweeted Saturday afternoon that it was conducting SWAT operations at… → Read More

Oath Keepers leader jailed on Capitol attack charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The founder and leader of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group remained in jail after his first court appearance on Friday, a day after his arrest on charges he plotted with others to attack the U. S. Capitol to stop Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s 2020 election victory. The seditious conspiracy charges against Stewart Rhodes and 10 other Oath Keepers members… → Read More