Streams

 

New Jersey

New Jersey News

Defense Asks for Mistrial as Testimony Continues about Clementi Webcam

Thursday, March 01, 2012

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

Follow NJPR managing editor @nancysolomon2 for live updates from the courtroom.

Comments [12]

New Jersey News

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

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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.

Comments [1]

New Jersey News

NJ Revives Long-Closed Bergen County Hospital

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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.

Comment

New Jersey News

Witness: NJ Student Suggested Others Watch Clementi Webcast

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

A Rutgers University student said a former dorm-mate who is charged with using a webcam to spy on his roommate encouraged her and other students to tune in.

Comments [6]

New Jersey News

Webcam Witness Takes Stand in Tyler Clementi Spying Case

Monday, February 27, 2012

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.

Comments [7]

WNYC News

Critics Say NYPD Overstepped Boundaries in Newark Operation

Monday, February 27, 2012

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Monday he has no apologies for an intelligence program that has been monitoring Muslims — in same cases outside the city — and has no plans to let up despite criticisms from lawmakers in New Jersey who are concerned that the department kept tabs on communities in the state.

Comments [5]

New Jersey News

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

Friday, February 24, 2012

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.

Comments [1]

The Brian Lehrer Show

NYPD Surveillance in New Jersey

Friday, February 24, 2012

Bob Hennelly, WNYC senior reporter, discusses calls for an investigation into the NYPD surveillance operations in New Jersey. Plus, former New Jersey Governor Richard Codey explains executive orders he issued in 2005 that may or may not have allowed for certain kinds of NYPD operations in New Jersey. 

Comments [7]

New Jersey News

Most NJ School Districts Set for Slight Uptick in Aid

Thursday, February 23, 2012

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.

Comment

The Brian Lehrer Show

Slow Food From Italy to New Jersey

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Jim Weaver, chef and owner of Tre Piani Restaurant in Princeton, co-founder of Slow Food Central New Jersey, and author of Locavore Adventures: One Chef's Slow Food Journey, talks about his work to foster the Italian "slow food" approach to food in New Jersey.

Comments [13]

New Jersey News

Christie's Budget Sets Stage for 2013

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The 2013 gubernatorial race is still over a year away, but in many ways the budget address Governor Chris Christie gave on Tuesday is critical to setting up the backdrop for his potential re-election bid.  Christie is positioning Democrats to look like they oppose a tax cut for everybody.

Comments [1]

New Jersey News

Transcript: Christie’s Budget Address as Prepared for Delivery

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Lieutenant Governor, Mr. President, Madam Speaker, members of the Legislature, distinguished guests, former Governors, and citizens of the State of New Jersey:

 

It is my pleasure, and my duty, to present to you my budget for the year ending June 30, 2013.

 

Two years ...

Comment

The Brian Lehrer Show

New Jersey Tea Parties

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Joseph Cummins, New Jersey-based historian and author of Ten Tea Parties: Patriotic Protests That History Forgot, discusses the Tea Party craze - of the colonial era. The little-known Tea Parties (including in New Jersey) tie into the movement known today.

Comments [2]

New Jersey News

Christie Delivers NJ Budget Address

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The governor in his budget address Tuesday proposed expanding a program that focuses on long-term social and vocational rehabilitation for former service members.

Comments [7]

New Jersey News

Jury Selection Under Way in Clementi Webcam Spying Case

Monday, February 20, 2012

Jury selection continues this week in the trial of a former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate's intimate encounter with another man.

Comment

New Jersey News

On Gay Marriage, NJ State Senate President Sweeney Vows Override of Christie's Veto

Monday, February 20, 2012

New Jersey state Senate President Steve Sweeney promised to override Governor Chris Christie's veto of a same-sex marriage bill by January 2014.

Comments [11]

New Jersey News

Gov. Christie Vetoes NJ Gay Marriage Bill

Friday, February 17, 2012

Governor Chris Christie followed through on his threat to reject a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in New Jersey. He vetoed the bill Friday, hours after it had been delivered to his desk.

Comments [7]

The Brian Lehrer Show

Whitney Houston and New Jersey Flags

Friday, February 17, 2012

David Cruz, reporter for NJTV, talks about Whitney Houston's ties to New Jersey and Gov. Christie's decision to fly flags at half-staff in tribute to her. What do you think? Did the Governor make the right call in flying flags at half-staff? Let us know!

Comments [44]

New Jersey News

As Protesters Rally at Rutgers-Camden, Consortium, Not Merger, Discussed

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Meetings of the Rutgers Board of Governors are usually staid affairs. The February 15 convocation was anything but: Hundreds of students and faculty -- some bearing signs and banners -- were there to protest the proposed merger of Rutgers-Camden and Rowan University.

Comments [3]

New Jersey News

NJ Assembly Passes Gay Marriage Bill

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

The New Jersey Assembly has passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriages, setting the stage for an expected veto by Governor Chris Christie.

Comments [7]