Security guard lightly wounded in attack outside Ramle's central bus station.
The scope of the attack at the Old City's Damascus Gate marks an escalation in violence in the terror wave in the capital, police say.
Hadar Cohen, 19, and second officer were stationed at sensitive Jerusalem spot despite only being recruited two months ago.
The head of the right-wing group Lehava says the officer should have received a citation of merit, not an indictment.
Officials believe women's testimonies that Silvan Shalom molested them point to serial behavior, but none have filed a formal complaint.
A watch stolen from one of Nashat Melhem's victims, broadcast a signal that pinpointed his position in the north.
Incident will be studied and conclusions drawn, Police Commissioner Alsheich says, following reports that two women called hotline after spotting Nashat Melhem hours after attack.
Two sisters were on a bus beside a man with bloodied clothes on the day of the attack; when they saw his photo they became suspicious and contacted the police several times without getting any response. Police calls report 'storm in a teacup.'
Ayman Hajj Yahya spent a night in jail even though the police and his lawyers agreed in advance to the conditions of his release.
Flag desecration accepted when protesting Shalit deal, but leads to arrest when protesting occupation. Ultra-Orthodox protesters dancing on flag could be sentenced to community service; an Arab who burns a plastic flag is arrested.