This is the proposed site for Park51. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: NY’ers Want Mosque Funding Investigation

Despite assurances from its developer, an overwhelming number of New Yorkers want prosecutors to keep tabs on the financing for the proposed mosque and cultural center near Ground Zero.

CBS New York–08/31/2010

Community Board 1 President Julie Menin explains her suggestions for Park51. (credit: CBS 2)

Change Of Heart For Major Mosque Backer

Community Board-1 President Julie Menin intially voted in favor of the proposed Islamic center. That was before the project mushroomed into a divisive, paralyzing discourse.


Governor David Paterson

Gov. Paterson Under Fire For ‘Westernized’ Muslims Line

Muslim leaders in the United States were criticizing New York Gov. David Paterson for his description of the developers of a mosque planned near Ground Zero as peaceful, “almost westernized” Muslims.


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Hip-Hop Mogul Shows Support For Ground Zero Mosque

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is making his support for a proposed mosque near Ground Zero crystal clear through the windows of his apartment overlooking the World Trade Center site.


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Gov. Paterson To Meet Archbishop Dolan Over Mosque

Governor Paterson and Archbishop Timothy Dolan were scheduled to meet Tuesday over the controversy over the proposed Ground Zero mosque.


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Ground Zero Mosque Fuels Dueling Demonstrations In NYC

Two rallies were being held in Lower Manhattan Sunday, and as CBS 2’s Magee Hickey reports, one is for and one is against the building of a mosque near Ground Zero.


Proposed Mosque Site Near Ground Zero

Giuliani: Ground Zero Mosque Building More Hatred

The imam of the so-called ground zero mosque started his government sponsored tour of the Middle East on Thursday as former Mayor Rudy Giuliani became the latest to suggest a location switch.


Archbishop Timothy Dolan

Dolan Offers To Mediate Moving Ground Zero Mosque

The leader of the Catholic Archdiocese of New York suggested the Ground Zero mosque be moved and as CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer reports, he is offering to help broker a deal.


James Zadroga - File / Photo: WCBS-TV

9/11 Responders Slam Obama On Health Bill Silence

Some 9/11 first responders were criticizing President Obama for getting involved in the Ground Zero mosque controversy but not pushing for passage of the $7 billion Zadroga health bill.


Proposed Mosque Site Near Ground Zero

President Obama Tries To Quell Mosque Comments Backlash

The president created a firestorm of reaction when he showed support for the Ground Zero mosque Friday night. This weekend, as CBS 2’s Kathryn Brown reports, he’s clarifying his comments.


Proposed Mosque Site Near Ground Zero

9/11 Families ‘Stunned’ The President Backs Mosque

President Barack Obama says Muslims have the right to build a mosque at Ground Zero, but he wouldn’t comment Saturday on whether he thinks it’s a good idea.


(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