Mosque

The Mosque Foundation in Bridgeview was the target of violent threats posted on Facebook. Police and the FBI were investigating. (Credit: CBS)

Police Interview Two People Following Oline Rant Against Bridgeview Mosque

Bridgeview police were on high alert, and securing the Mosque Foundation on 93rd Street. Officers were keeping a close eye on people arriving for the Friday afternoon prayer service. Police and the FBI were taking the threats seriously, and while they know who is behind them, that man was not in custody Friday morning.

01/23/2015

This mosque in Bridgeview was the subject of an online threat, an advocacy group says. (CBS)

Online Threat Posted Against South Suburban Mosque, Group Says

A south suburban mosque recently has been the target of threats posted on social media, a Chicago area Islamic advocacy organization says.

01/22/2015

Rame Joudeh (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Shooting Outside Bridgeview Mosque

A southwest suburban man accused of shooting another man in the back Friday afternoon after a prayer service at a Bridgeview mosque has been ordered held on a $1 million bond.

11/03/2014

David Conrad, 51, is accused of firing a high-velocity pellet rifle at a mosque in Morton Grove while 500 people were praying inside. (Credit: Morton Grove Police)

Man Who Shot At Mosque With Pellet Gun Gets Probation

David Conrad, 51, pleaded guilty to felony reckless discharge of a firearm and knowingly damaging school property, court records show.

04/18/2014

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Bullet Fired At Orland Park Mosque During Prayer Service

A bullet was reportedly fired through the dome of an Orland Park mosque Tuesday morning, damaging the building during a early morning prayer service.

03/25/2014

David Conrad, 51, is accused of firing a high-velocity pellet rifle at a mosque in Morton Grove while 500 people were praying inside. (Credit: Morton Grove Police)

Mosque Leader Wants Hate Crime Charge For Man Held In Pellet Gun Attack

A leader of the Morton Grove mosque that was damaged by air rifle shots on Friday said he thinks the man being held should be charged with a hate crime.

08/12/2012

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Man Fired Pellet Rifle At Morton Grove Mosque

A man allegedly fired a pellet rifle at a mosque in the northern suburb of Morton Grove Friday night while 500 people prayed inside.

08/11/2012

Photo Of Decorative Element Atop A Minaret. (Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images)

Planned Mosque Draws Protests In Naperville

No one complained when a Christian church was planning to build a new facility in Naperville, but protests erupted after the plans fell through and the church began talking about selling the land to a mosque.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2011

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Suburban Board Approves Controversial Mosque

Board members voted 13-5 to support a conditional-use permit for Muslim Educational and Cultural Center of America, which wants to build on nearly five wooded acres along 91st Street near Route 83.

WBBM Newsradio–03/22/2011

Photo Of Decorative Element Atop A Minaret. (Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images)

Ruling Delayed On Proposed DuPage County Mosque

Proposals for a mosque near Willowbrook remain up in the air. The DuPage County Board Tuesday sent the mosque proposal back to committee for further discussion.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2011

Photo Of Decorative Element Atop A Minaret. (Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images)

Setback In Plans For DuPage County Mosque

A group that is planning to build a mosque in DuPage County has suffered a setback.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2011

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60 Firefighters Battle Blaze In West Side Mosque

More than 60 firefighters are battling a blaze in a mosque in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood.

12/20/2010

Photo Of Decorative Element Atop A Minaret. (Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images)

‘No’ Vote For Planned West Chicago Islamic Center

The DuPage County Zoning Board of Appeals has overwhelmingly rejected a petition by an Islamic group to operate a religious center in an unincorporated area near West Chicago.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2010