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Brooklyn Man Found Guilty Of Arranging ‘Honor Killings’ In Pakistan

A New York City taxi driver was convicted Thursday of arranging two killings in Pakistan because he was dismayed that his daughter had left an arranged marriage.

07/03/2014

Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. (Credit CBS 2)

NYPD: Men Sought To Supply Taliban Fighters With Boots, Winter Coats

Police say Humayoun Nabi and Ismail Alsarabbi were busted after a two-year investigation that involved confidential informants and undercover detectives.

10/10/2013

Malala Yousafzai  on September 3, 2013.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Pakistani Girl Shot By Taliban Brings Experiences To New York

Malala Yousafzai and her father, a human rights activist who founded an all-girls school, was interviewed by CNN correspondent Christiane Amanpour at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan on Thursday night.

10/10/2013

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens DA: Men Accused Of Conspiring To Aid Taliban In Effort To ‘Kill American Soldiers’

Police say Humayoun Nabi, 27, and Ismail Alsarabbi, 32, wanted to buy boots, winter coats and other gear for Taliban fighters. They have been arrested on state-level terrorism charges.

10/10/2013

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Prosecutors: Brooklyn Man Ordered ‘Honor Killings’ In Pakistan

A Pakistani man living in Brooklyn ordered the deaths of two people in Pakistan as retaliation after his daughter was freed from an arranged marriage there, prosecutors said.

09/25/2013

Muhammad Choudry, 19, was killed while chasing a person who apparently stole his brother's cell phone. (Credit CBS 2)

Jersey City Family Distraught After Son Killed In Cell Phone Robbery

A Jersey City family is grieving their son tonight after he was shot and killed in an apparent cell phone robbery early Friday morning as his family was observing Ramadan.

07/12/2013

Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona (file / credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Rep. Israel Demands Only American Products Be Sold At National Parks

Long Island U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday that it is ridiculous that most of the products sold in our national parks are made in other countries and has proposed legislation to do something about it.

07/03/2013

Gil Valle (Facebook)

FBI Agent’s Testimony Describes Cannibal Talk At NYPD Cop’s Trial

FBI Agent Corey Walsh continues testifying Wednesday in the third day of evidence presentation in the two-week trial of 28-year-old Officer Gilberto Valle.

02/27/2013

Credit cards (credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Bust Up Elaborate International Credit Card Fraud Ring That Stole Millions

The elaborate scheme involved improving fake cardholders’ credit scores, allowing the scammers to borrow more money that they never repaid, investigators said.

02/05/2013

Horse Solider Statue at 9/11 Memorial in Lower Manhattan - Oct. 19, 2012 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

Statue Of Soldier On Horse Re-Dedicated At 9/11 Memorial

Dozens of veterans and soldiers turned out in the rain Friday for the re-dedication of the horse soldier statue at the 9/11 Memorial.

10/19/2012

Smoke billows from the burning German embassy in Khartoum as a policeman stands next to a man preparing to extinguish the fire that was caused by protesters in Sudan demonstrating against a low-budget film mocking Islam on September 14, 2012. (Photo credit: ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/GettyImages)

Bloomberg Saddened, Not Surprised Over Middle East Uproar

Speaking Friday on his weekly WOR radio show, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said reaction from an anti-Islam film is “exactly what you should have expected.”

09/14/2012

The Ville D'Aquarius docked at Port Newark in New Jersey - June 27, 2012 (credit: CBS2)

Coast Guard Searches For Possible Stowaways In Ship Container At Port Newark

The Coast Guard, law enforcement and other officials were inspecting the containers as part of the massive response. The ship can carry more than 2,000 cargo containers and the search could take all night, officials said.

06/27/2012

Osama bin Laden

Upcoming Anniversary Of Osama Bin Laden’s Death Prompts FBI, DHS Bulletin

Rep. Peter King told WCBS 880 that there may be a noticable increase in security.

04/26/2012

This courtroom sketch shows Bosnian-born Adis Medunjanin (3rd L), an alleged associate of Afghan immigrant Najibullah Zazi, appearing in court in New York in January 2010. (Getty Images)

NYC Terror Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To Revised Indictment

A New York City man accused in one of the most serious terror plots since the Sept. 11 attacks has pleaded not guilty to a revised indictment.

01/25/2012

An armed marshal outside the federal courthouse - Brooklyn, NY - Sep 9, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Suspected Terrorist Agron Hasbajrami Arrested At JFK Airport, Indicted Friday

A New York City man sought to travel to Pakistan so he could die as a martyr by fighting jihad against U.S. forces, federal prosecutors said Friday.

09/09/2011

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