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Arizona teen arrested after mosque threat

PHOENIX, Ariz. (KPNX) —  Police in Phoenix, Arizona say a 15-year-old boy is in custody after making a threatening remark about Muslims and bringing several pounds of potassium nitrate to school. According to police, a student at Pinnacle High School told his …

Local mosque reacts to mass shootings

TALENT, Ore. — Despite two horrific mass shootings at mosques in New Zealand, many gathered for afternoon prayer at the local mosque, Masjid Al-Tawheed, not letting fear get in their way. While some were praying, others in the community stopped by to bring …

Talent resident supports mosque down the road

The city of Talent plans to protect Southern Oregon’s only mosque. Cities across the region are adding security around the places of worship. Talent Police say they’re not worried. Chief Curtis Whipple with the Talent Police Department says they aren’t necessarily increasing …

Three charged in Kansas bomb plot

Garden City, Kan. (NBC News) — The FBI says three men were arrested in Kansas, charged with plotting to bomb an apartment complex housing about 120 people, mostly Muslim Somali refugees, with one apartment used as a mosque. Prosecutors say the three …

Florida mosque targeted

Fort Pierce, Fla. (NBC News) — Investigators say that a huge fire at a mosque in Fort Pierce, Florida Sunday was a deliberately set. Security video shows a person running from the mosque moments after the blaze breaks out. “Shortly after the …