A brief history of German neo-Nazi group NSUThursday, August 2, 2018
June 2001 — Abdurrahim Ozudogru, a Turkish tailor, is shot dead in his store in Nuremberg. Days later, Turkish grocer Suleyman Taskopru is killed in Hamburg.
August 2001 — Turkish grocer Habil Kilic is killed in Munich.
February 2004 — Mehmet Turgut, who runs a Turkish kebab restaurant in the northern city of Rostock, is shot dead.
June 2004 — 23 people are injured, some seriously, when a bomb packed with 800 nails explodes on a busy shopping street in Cologne frequented by migrants.
June 2005 — Turkish restaurant owner Ismail Yasar is shot dead in Nuremberg. Days later, Theodoros Boulgarides, who recently opened a key-cutting store in Munich, is shot dead.
April 2006 — Mehmet Kubasik, who runs a kiosk in the western city of Dortmund, is killed. Two days later Halit Yozgat is shot dead in his internet cafe in the central city of Kassel.
April 2007 — Police officer Michele Kiesewetter is killed in Heilbronn. Her colleague is seriously injured. Their firearms are stolen.
November 2011 — After robbing a bank in the central city of Eisenach, Mundlos and Boehnhardt are found dead in a camper van in an apparent murder-suicide. Zschaepe sets fire to their hideout in the nearby town of Zwickau and mails videos featuring a Pink Panther cartoon character to the media in which the NSU claims responsibility for the killings.
July 2012 — The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency, Heinz Fromm, resigns following a public outcry over his agency's shredding of documents related to the NSU case.
May 2013 — The trial of Beate Zschaepe and four men accused of providing support to the NSU begins in Munich.
December 2015 — Zschaepe's lawyers read a statement on her behalf, in which she acknowledges knowing of the bank robberies and to setting fire to the hideout in Zwickau. She says she only ever learned of the killings and bombings after they had happened.
July 2018 — The trial, involving 73 lawyers and hundreds of witnesses, concludes after almost 440 days of hearings. Zschaepe is sentenced to life in prison. The group's four supporters receive lesser prison sentences of between 2½ and 10 years.
CONNORS, Michael A.Thursday, August 2, 2018
David of Pasedena, Texas. He is also survived by his children, Frank (Madeline) Fraas of Dublin, Ohio, Dr. Loriann Fraas of Orchard Park, Shannon Connors of Lancaster, and Megan (Brian McLaughlin) of Hamburg. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren. Mike was a U.S. Army Veteran that served in Vietnam. As a young man he also sailed with the Merchant Marines. Upon discharge from the Army, Mike worked as an Erie County Attorney and head of Labor Relations before retiring. He then worked for Kaleida Heath as Internal General Counsel. Family will receive friends on Friday, 3 PM-8 PM at Reddington Funeral Home, 657 Abbott Rd., Buffalo, NY 14220 (corner of Red Jacket Pkwy), where a Funeral Service will be held Saturday, at 11 AM. Friends are invited. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorial contributions may be made to VFW Post 7916, 204 Mills St., Occoquan, VA 22125, ATTN: Commander Jeff Lett.
Funeral Home: Reddington Funeral Home
Greta Van Fleet Share Wailing New Single "When The Curtain Falls"Thursday, August 2, 2018
Festival11 – Madison, Wis. @ The Sylvee26 – Paris, France @ Elysee Montmarte27 – Brussels, Belgium @ Ancienne Belgique29 – Tilburg, Netherlands @ 01330 – Hamburg, Germany @ Mehr! Theatre
01 – Cologne, Germany @ Palladium04 – Stockholm, Sweden @ Berns Salonger05 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Vega07 – Berlin, Germany @ Columbiahalle09 – London, U.K. @ O2 Kentish Town Forum11 – London, U.K. @ O2 Kentish Town Forum14 – Birmingham, U.K. @ O2 Academy Birmingham15 – Manchester, U.K. @ Academy Manchester
KOZAK, Joseph J., Jr.Thursday, August 2, 2018
KOZAK, Joseph J., Jr.
KOZAK - Joseph J., Jr. Of Hamburg, suddenly on July 28, 2018. Husband of Patricia (nee Dylong); father of Joseph Kozak III, Lisa (Michael) Braymilller, and the late Bernard Dylong; grandfather of Nicole Jones and Katie Braymiller; brother of Henry (Marie) Kozak and the late Walter Kozak and Patricia Lapis; family friend of Michael Meyers. Friends may call at the DONALD M. DEMMERLEY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 21 Pierce Ave., Hamburg on Tuesday from 4-8 PM where a Funeral Service will immediately follow at 8 PM. Flowers declined. Joe was a barber in Hamburg for 50 years. www.demmerleyfuneralhome.com
Funeral Home: Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home, Inc.