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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

Muslims pray on last day of Ramadan at John D'Amato Field. (Staten Island Advance/Hilton Flores) www.silive.com

Report: Anonymous Caller Takes Responsibility For Bacon Found At S.I. Ramadan Site

An anonymous caller who claimed to have discarded spoiled bacon in a park where Muslims had scheduled Ramadan prayers said he was putting it out for seagulls and raccoons to eat, not as an anti-Muslim statement.

08/22/2012

FILE - A child attends Eid al-Fitr prayers marking the day when Muslims worldwide celebrate the end of the fasting month of Ramadan (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Probing Hate Crime After Bacon Found At Staten Island Ramadan Site

Followers of Islam are forbidden to eat pork. Even before the bacon was located, someone left offensive messages on the organization’s website.

08/20/2012

Gov. Chris Christie/file (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Addresses NJ Muslim Community In Midst Of NYPD Surveillance

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has reassured Muslim leaders he remains troubled by the way the New York Police Department conducted surveillance of Muslim communities in New Jersey, even though his administration has said it was legal, but again stopped short of criticizing the spying itself.

08/08/2012

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file / credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Christie To Host Ramadan Dinner; Quinn Takes Aim At Gun Control Comments

Christine Quinn responds to comments Chris Christie made on gun control, and several New Jersey Muslim leaders say they’ve been invited to a Ramadan dinner Tuesday night at the governor’s mansion in Princeton.

07/24/2012

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly speaks at One Police Plaza - New York, NY - Jan 27, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Commissioner Kelly: ‘Jihad’ Movie Showing Not Authorized; Calls It ‘Inflammatory’

While NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said he wouldn’t comment about the allegations against his son, he did speak Friday about a video that has caused an uproar in the Muslim community.

01/27/2012

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Muslims Begin Ramadan Fast Amid Summer Heat

Over a billion Muslims around the world began observing the holy month of Ramadan on Wednesday. 1010 WINS’ Steve Sandberg spoke with Muslims in South Paterson.

08/11/2010