Bangladesh

Police say Lynn Reynolds, 78, struck and killed a 14-year-old boy in Brooklyn before fleeing the scene. (Credit: CBS2)

Elderly Woman Charged In Connection With Deadly Brooklyn Hit-And-Run

An elderly Brooklyn driver has been charged with hitting and killing a teenager before leaving the scene.

11/21/2014

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Michael Bloomberg’s Foundation Donates $10M To Prevent Drownings In Bangladesh

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s foundation is donating $10 million to a program aimed at preventing the drowning of Bangladeshi children who may be improperly supervised while their parents are at work.

02/27/2014

Brooklyn Landlord Murder

Landlord Found Brutally Murdered In Brooklyn Building

Police on Tuesday were trying to solve a murder mystery in Brooklyn after a landlord’s own brother discovered him dead with his throat slashed and face burned.

01/07/2014

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Bangladesh Diplomats To Meet With U.S. Officials About NYC Terror Suspect

Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis was arrested Wednesday in an FBI sting operation. A criminal complaint said he made several attempts to blow up a fake 1,000-pound the bomb inside a vehicle parked next to the Federal Reserve.

10/19/2012

Sen. Charles Schumer holding up GAO report on "sham universities" that issue student visas Oct. 18, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Calls For More Oversight Of Student Visas In Wake Of Foiled Terror Plot

Schumer said the student visa Nafis obtained from a Missouri university is legitimate, but said his quick transfer to a university in the city should have raised a red flag.

10/18/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Terror Plot Is Reminder That ‘Freedom Is Fragile’

Bloomberg said this incident should remind New Yorkers to not become complacent.

10/18/2012

Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis (inset) is accused of plotting to bomb to the Federal Reserve Bank in New York City. (credit: Personal Photo | Getty Images)

Authorities Paint Disturbing Picture Of Federal Reserve Bank Suspect

According to a federal complaint, Quazi Nafis was aware a bomb planted outside the Federal Reserve Bank would likely cause the deaths of many people, including women and children.

10/17/2012

Nadia Habib and her Mom Nazim (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Mom, Daughter Facing Deportation To Bangladesh Can Stay For Now

Supporters cheered as the lawyer for Nazim Habib and her 19-year-old daughter Nadia announced that an immigration judge would review their case.

09/29/2011

Nadia Habib (right) and her mom (credit: handout)

Queens Mother & Daughter Hoping To Avoid Deportation To Bangladesh

Nadia Habib and her mom got a letter from Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Sept. 10 stating that they are being deported to Bangladesh next Thursday.

09/23/2011

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Officials Suspect Case Of Typhoid Fever On LI

Officials spent the weekend cleaning a school on Long Island after learning of a student there is suspected of having contracted typhoid fever.

02/06/2011

Michael Enright (AP Photo/Steve Hirsch)

Hate-Crime Case In NYC Hack Slashing Upheld

A judge on Wednesday upheld hate-crime charges against a college student accused of slashing a taxi driver’s neck in an anti-Muslim attack that amplified concerns about tolerance shortly before the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

01/26/2011

Michael Enright (AP Photo/Steve Hirsch)

Suspect In Muslim Cabbie Stabbing Out On Bond

College student Michael Enright, charged with a hate-fueled attack on a Muslim taxi driver in August, was freed on bail Tuesday.

10/19/2010