City Council Education Chair Robert Jackson (Photo/CBS 2)

Muslim City Councilman Pleased As Candidates Back School Holidays

With both mayoral candidates supporting the addition of two Muslim holidays to the New York City public school calendar, one city councilman may finally get his wish.


A Dutch tourist captured this home video of the SUV containing a bomb that failed to blow up in Times Square on May 1, 2010. This video still shows the large crowd that gathered around moments after police and firefighters arrived on the scene. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Man Charged In Times Sq. Bomb Investigation

Mohammad Younis, 44, was arrested at his home in Centereach Wednesday.


Two people embrace at the edge of a reflecting pool in memory of victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Friends, Family Gather To Remember 9/11 Victims

New Yorkers stood ready at Zuccotti Park Saturday, once again, to honor the innocents murdered on September 11.


Teardrop Memorial (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Want N.J. 9/11 Memorial To Stay

A memorial to September 11 victims in New Jersey may have to be moved.


(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Con Ed Owns Part Of Ground Zero Mosque Site

The developer behind Park51, an Islamic center and mosque planned near Ground Zero, owns only half the Park Place building where it’s to be built. The other half is owned by Con Edison.

CBS 2–08/09/2010


Report: Commission Expected To OK Ground Zero Mosque

The controversial mosque planned near Ground Zero was expected to clear a major hurdle on Tuesday, CBS 2’s Maurice DuBois reports.

CBS 2–08/02/2010