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Rutgers Roommate Saved Tweets, Detective Says

A detective has shown jurors that a Rutgers University student saved screenshots of his roommate's Twitter postings that said he was seen on a video chat "making out with a dude" and "daring" others to watch.

 

Watch Live: Governor Chris Christie on NJ Budget

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the state's budget and his new proposals to close revenue gaps in a press conference Monday morning.

Student in Clementi Spy Case Spoke of 'Viewing Party,' Says Pal

A friend says a former Rutgers student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate's intimate encounter with another man told her there was going to be a "viewing party" to watch the liaison.

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NJ Muslims, Officials Discuss NYPD Program

Muslim leaders say New Jersey's attorney general stopped short of promising a formal investigation into New York Police Department surveillance operations in the state during a meeting they characterized as a positive first step.

Man With Tyler Clementi Says He Noticed Webcam in Dorm Room

The other man who allegedly had his privacy invaded in the Rutgers webcam spying trial took the witness stand Friday. The 32-year-old man, identified only as M.B, testified that Ravi's webcam, which was mounted on the top of his desktop computer, was pointing directly at Clementi's bed.

Christie Critical of NYPD Surveillance Secrecy

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie kept up his criticism of the New York Police Department on Thursday saying the department ignored one of the key lessons of the 9/11 attacks when it conducted secret surveillance of Muslim communities in New Jersey: sharing information.

Defense Asks for Mistrial as Testimony Continues about Clementi Webcam

The defense attorney for Dharun Ravi requested a mistrial Thursday, but it was turned down by Middlesex County Judge Glenn Berman.

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Gov Christie Critical of NYPD Surveillance Secrecy

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has sharply criticized the New York Police Department for not informing federal law enforcement agencies about their secret surveillance of Muslims in Newark.

Witness Says Rutgers Roommate Aimed Web Cam at Clementi's Bed

A friend of Dharun Ravi testified Wednesday in the Rutgers webcam spying trial that he helped the defendant adjust his webcam to aim it toward Tyler Clementi’s bed.

NJ Revives Long-Closed Bergen County Hospital

New Jersey health officials say a long-shuttered Bergen County hospital will reopen as an emergency care facility after years of tussling over its future.

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Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Newark Airport

Newark Liberty Airport was briefly shut down after a commercial passenger plane with hydraulic problems was forced to make an emergency landing Monday.

Webcam Witness Takes Stand in Tyler Clementi Spying Case

The student who pleaded guilty in the Rutgers webcam spying case testified Monday about how she and Dharun Ravi watched Tyler Clementi kiss a man in the dorm room across the hall.

Former NJ Governor Codey: I Never Authorized the NYPD to Spy in NJ

Former New Jersey Governor Dick Codey refuted a report that he was the one who gave the NYPD permission to spy in New Jersey residents.

Most NJ School Districts Set for Slight Uptick in Aid

New Jersey's Education chief says 90 percent of school districts would see modest increases in state aid under Gov. Chris Christie's proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.

Targeted Muslims in NJ Say Reports of NYPD Spying Are 'Shocking'

A day after New Jersey Governor Chris Christie described reports of NYPD surveillance targeting Muslims in Newark as “disturbing,” many of those monitored said they were stunned to learn that the department had singled out their businesses, schools and mosques.

Lawyers in Tyler Clementi Trial Lay Out Their Cases

The reading of racy texts and details about the night students crowded around a computer in a college dorm room to see Tyler Clementi kiss a man were part of the first day of testimony in the Rutgers webcam spying case.

Timeline | Rutgers Bullying Trial

Former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi is on trial for using a webcam to spy on his roommate, Tyler Clementi, who committed suicide in 2010. Use our timeline to catch up on the events leading up to the trial, and get updates as the case proceeds.

Christie: Report of Spying on Muslims in NJ Is 'Disturbing'

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said he found a report of NYPD surveillance operation targeting Muslims in Newark "disturbing."

Jury Shaping Up in Tyler Clementi Rutgers Webcam Spying Trial

Jury selection will resume Thursday in the trial of a former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate.