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An ad paid for by the American Freedom Defense Initiative at a Metro-North station in Larchmont, NY on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012 (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

‘Islamorealism’ Ads Coming Down In Westchester Metro-North Train Stations

An MTA spokesman said most of the ads have been taken down, saying that they had run their course. But opponents of the ads said the damage has already been done.

09/06/2012

Muslims pray on last day of Ramadan at John D'Amato Field. (Staten Island Advance/Hilton Flores) www.silive.com

Report: Anonymous Caller Takes Responsibility For Bacon Found At S.I. Ramadan Site

An anonymous caller who claimed to have discarded spoiled bacon in a park where Muslims had scheduled Ramadan prayers said he was putting it out for seagulls and raccoons to eat, not as an anti-Muslim statement.

08/22/2012

NYPD Car  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Responds To AP’s Allegation Of Failed Spying Program

The NYPD rejects the AP’s criticism that six years of undercover surveillance by a secret police unit never led to a terrorist being brought to trial.

08/21/2012

Gov. Chris Christie/file (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Addresses NJ Muslim Community In Midst Of NYPD Surveillance

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has reassured Muslim leaders he remains troubled by the way the New York Police Department conducted surveillance of Muslim communities in New Jersey, even though his administration has said it was legal, but again stopped short of criticizing the spying itself.

08/08/2012

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file / credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Christie To Host Ramadan Dinner; Quinn Takes Aim At Gun Control Comments

Christine Quinn responds to comments Chris Christie made on gun control, and several New Jersey Muslim leaders say they’ve been invited to a Ramadan dinner Tuesday night at the governor’s mansion in Princeton.

07/24/2012

NYPD Logo (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NJ State Review: NYPD Didn’t Break Law In Surveillance Of Muslims

New Jersey officials say a three-month review has found that New York City police did not violate any New Jersey laws when they conducted surveillance of Muslim businesses, mosques and student groups.

05/24/2012

Westwood Regional Middle School Seal

Westwood School District Sued Over Alleged Bullying Of Muslim Student

The family of 13-year-old Muhammed Mushin has sued the Westwood school district, saying their son was bullied because of his Muslim background and the district failed to stop it.

04/13/2012

Muslim Praying (file / credit: clipart.com)

Public Hearing Tonight On Norwalk Mosque Proposal

A huge turnout is expected at a public hearing in Norwalk tonight as Muslims renew their efforts to build a mosque in a residential neighborhood in the city.

04/04/2012

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Rutgers-Eagleton Poll: 47 Percent Of New Jerseyans Approve Of Muslim Monitoring

A new poll finds most New Jersey residents support the secret monitoring of Muslim groups by the New York Police Department, though that sentiment isn’t as strong in Hudson and Essex counties.

03/30/2012

Members of the New York City Council and police commissioner Ray Kelly - New York, NY - Mar 15, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Heated Exchanges Mark Ray Kelly’s Testimony Before City Council

New York City’s top cop was grilled Thursday during a City Council committee hearing over the NYPD’s controversial surveillance of Muslim communities and stop and frisks.

03/15/2012

Muslims pray in Paterson (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images); Members of the NYPD (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

FBI Launches Unprecedented Attack On NYPD Over Muslim Surveillance Tactics

The head of the Newark FBI said Wednesday the NYPD’s monitoring of Muslims in New Jersey has had a chilling effect on the feds’ ability to gather counter terrorism intelligence.

03/07/2012

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly speaks at One Police Plaza - New York, NY - Jan 27, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly Gets Praise From Some Muslim Leaders

The meeting comes after shows of both opposition and support for the NYPD’s surveillance of Muslims in and around the Tri-state area.

03/06/2012

A group of law students rally against the NYPD's secret surveillance program on Saturday, March 3, 2012. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Fallout Continues From NYPD Muslim Student Group Monitoring

The Fordham Law Muslim Students Association are picketing a university alumni association luncheon where New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly is appearing as a guest speaker.

03/03/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Surveillance Complaints From NJ ‘Ridiculous’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday on his weekly appearance on WOR Radio that it’s “a bit ridiculous” to say “the NYPD should stop at the border.”

03/02/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Christie Lashes Out At NYPD, Ray Kelly Over Surveillance Of Muslims In New Jersey

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie isn’t mincing words when it comes to what he thinks of NYPD’s surveillance of Muslims in the Garden State.

03/01/2012

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