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Suspects attack man, 70, after asking if he is Muslim or Hindu
Suspects attack man, 70, after asking if he is Muslim or Hindu
News Billy Rennison 11/30/2012 at 12:18PM

Six days after a Muslim was stabbed while opening his local mosque, another religion-based attack took place less than four miles away. Two suspects approached a 70-year-old man in Corona on Saturday, November 24 at 5:20 a.m. and asked him if he was Muslim or Hindu before proceeding to assault him, according to police. The victim sustained [...]

Controversial anti-jihad ads go up in New York City subways
Controversial anti-jihad ads go up in New York City subways
News Billy Rennison 9/24/2012 at 8:53AM

A controversial anti-jihad ad is scheduled to be placed in subway stations around New York on Monday after an unsuccessful attempt by the MTA to have it blocked. The poster from the American Freedom Defense Initiative reads, “In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man.  Support Israel. Defeat jihad.” [...]

OpEd: ‘Disgraceful Killings of American Diplomats’
News Queens Courier Staff 9/17/2012 at 10:49AM

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a Washington-based Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, has condemned the “disgraceful” killings of American diplomats in Libya and said that extremists must not be allowed to control the political and religious discourse worldwide. Below is the statement of CAIR national executive director Nihad Awad: We condemn [...]

NYPD seeking armed bandit in two Queens stickups
NYPD seeking armed bandit in two Queens stickups
News Jay Lane 3/10/2012 at 9:28AM

NYPD seeking armed bandit in two Queens stickups Police are hunting for a gun-toting bandit, who was caught on camera during a stickup at a convenience store in Queens. The bandit, dressed in a gray baseball cap and blue hooded sweatshirt was caught on camera as he calmly strolled up to the counter at the [...]

“Suspicious” Four-Alarm Fire Destroys Business
“Suspicious” Four-Alarm Fire Destroys Business
News Jay Lane 3/07/2012 at 9:45AM

“Suspicious” Four-Alarm Fire Destroys Brooklyn Business Investigators are looking into what they are calling a suspicious four-alarm fire in Brooklyn that gutted one business and injured at least one person. The New York City Fire Department says flames broke out around 4:15 a.m. and quickly spread inside a one story commercial building located at 1716 [...]