Man flees police station holding woman at gunpoint; police give chase, shoot him in car at junction near Lod.
Legal foot-dragging prevented court from conducting sessions on alleged murder of 19-year-old by her brothers.
'A.' petitions High Court saying Katsav's refusal of plea bargain means meeting must be reconsidered.
Paratrooper misses designated landing spot along beachfront, injuring eight during Independence Day display.
Festivities include Air Force skydiving exhibition, IDF showcases, and parades in cities across the country.