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Local Muslim Community Shares Terror Concerns Amidst Independence Day Weekend Celebrations

Political Reporter Dave Bryan spoke to members of a mosque in Granada Hills, along with Congressman Brad Sherman.


Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez wants to apologize for an anti-Islam tweet she made Tuesday. (credit: CBS)

California Assemblywoman In Hot Water For Anti-Islam Tweet

“Anyone who knows me knows I would never condemn someone based on their religion,” says Melissa Melendez.


Husain Abdullah #39 of the Kansas City Chiefs scores a touchdown after an interception against the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium on September 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Chiefs Safety Husain Abdullah Penalized After Muslim Prayer In End Zone

There is backlash over social media after Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah was penalized after kneeling down in Muslim prayer after scoring a touchdown on Monday Night Football.



Muslim, Sikh Groups File Complaints Over Head Scarf Policy At OC Theme Park

An Orange County amusement park faced allegations Tuesday that Muslim and Sikh park attendees wearing religious headgear were denied access to riding Go-Karts due to “safety concerns”, according to court filings.


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Jury Recommends Death For Man Who Murdered Ex-Girlfriend’s Father, Sister

A jury on Monday recommended a death sentence for a man convicted of murdering his former girlfriend’s father and sister in a fiery 2007 attack on the family’s home that prosecutors say was an ill-conceived attempt at reuniting with his ex.


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SoCal Man Convicted Of Murdering Father, Sister Of His Ex-Girlfriend

A Southern California man was convicted Friday of the murders of the father and sister of his ex-girlfriend, and the attempted murder of her mother, in what prosecutors say was an ill-conceived attempt to reunite the couple.


A Muslim pilgrim wears a mask as he arrives to perform evening prayers in Mecca's Grand Mosque prior to the start of the annual hajj pilgrimage, which begins on October 13.    (Photo credit: FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Officials To Watch For Muslim Pilgrims With SARS-Like Symptoms

While MERS-CoV has so far only been reported in the Mideast and Europe, doctors and emergency departments will be on the lookout for suspicious coughs and fevers, according to a report.


A Muslim woman leaves the Masjid Omar ibn Al-Khattab mosque in Los Angeles.  (Photo credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

LAPD Chief Beck to Host Muslim Community Forum

The chief of the Los Angeles Police Department was set Thursday to meet with Muslim community leaders.


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UC Regents Confirm Muslim Student To Board Despite Jewish Groups’ Opposition

The University of California’s governing board confirmed its first Muslim student member Wednesday, despite some Jewish groups’ claims that she marginalized Jewish students and promoted an anti-Israel agenda.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/17/2013

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Episcopal Church Receiving Hate Mail For Agreeing To Host Muslim Conference

All Saints Episcopal Church has received hate mail after agreeing to host the national convention of the Muslim Public Affairs Council next weekend.


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Jury: Muslim Hotel Owner Discriminated Against Jewish Group

Jurors said Hotel Shangri-LA owner Tehmina Adaya, who is a Muslim of Pakistani descent, broke the law when she ordered a Jewish group out of the hotel’s pool.


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Ex-Disney Worker Sues In Fight Over Muslim Head Scarf

Imane Boudlal alleges she was subjected to ethnic insults such as “terrorist” and others by co-workers and supervisors while wearing her head scarf at work.


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Egyptian President-Elect Has Ties To USC, CSUN

Mohammed Morsi calls Southern California home to at least some of his academic roots.

CBS Los Angeles–06/25/2012

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El Cajon Police Mull Hate Crime Charges In Death Of Iraqi Immigrant

The body of a 32-year-old mother and Iraqi immigrant will be flown back to Iraq for burial after she died over the weekend from a fatal assault in her Southland home.

CBS Los Angeles–03/26/2012


Benetton Under Fire For Pope, Muslim Leader Kissing In ‘Unhate’ Campaign

It turns out there isn’t a whole lot of love for Benetton’s new “Unhate” campaign.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/17/2011