New York officials say there were 699 hate crimes statewide last year, up 2 percent from a year earlier.
In this Eye on New York segment, CBS 2’s Don Dahler speaks with Archbishop Timothy Dolan about the beatification of Pope John Paul II.
Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lent – the 40 days of prayer observed by Christians.
It’s the city that never sleeps, so Archbishop Timothy Dolan is sticking with the tradition of holding it at midnight, though many Catholic churches are holding it earlier.
The words of three religions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are now side-by-side at the New York Public Library.
Brookhaven town officials say they need more time to review controversial plans to expand to expand two Islamic mosques.
Amid cries of anti-Islam, residents say the issue is not about opposition to any religion.