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A woman in purdah holds a sign as she takes part in a rally called by members of Lagos' based civil society groups, for the release of the kidnapped Chibok school girls, outside the state government house in Lagos, Nigeria, on May 5, 2014. Boko Haram on May 5 claimed the abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls in northern Nigeria that has triggered international outrage, threatening to sell them as 'slaves'. 'I abducted your girls,' the Islamist group's leader Abubakar Shekau said in the 57-minute video obtained by AFP, referring to the 276 students kidnapped from their boarding school in Chibok, Borno state on April 14, 2014. (Photo credit: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago Islamic Groups: Nigerian Kidnappers Not Real Muslims

Chicago area Islamic groups were coming together Thursday to express their collective outrage at a crime that has horrified the world; the kidnapping of nearly 300 schoolgirls by a terrorist group in Nigeria.

05/08/2014

A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012

Rep. Joe Walsh

Walsh Appears Before Muslim Audience, Stands By ‘Radical Islam’ Remarks

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) told a largely Muslim-American audience in west suburban Lombard Friday night that he is standing by controversial remarks most of them interpreted as anti-Muslim.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Quinn Addresses Muslims, Signs Law To Aid Students

Gov. Pat Quinn is calling for respect and tolerance of religious differences as Muslims mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

08/19/2012

A recent Mass celebrated at Notre Dame of Chicago. (CBS)

Survey: Illinois Is One Of The Most Religiously Diverse States

New numbers are out concerning religious affiliation.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy

McCarthy Pledges No NYPD-Style Spying On Muslims

For the first time in public, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy promised his department will never conduct blanket surveillance of Muslims like the New York Police Department did in Newark, N.J., when he was chief there.

03/04/2012

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

Islamic-American Group: Link Between 9/11, Muslim Religion Must Stop

The head of a local Islamic-American organization says that after this year, except for remembering its victims, it’s time for America to move on from the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

WBBM Newsradio–09/08/2011

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