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View of giant cockroaches (Blaberus giganteus) on display during an exibition at the Explora Park in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on February 5, 2013. This species, usually found in tropical forests of South America, prefer high humidity and low light habitats, live about 20 months and are omnivorous. (Credit: RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Non-Native Species Of Roaches Found Among High Line Plants

The High Line Park is known for is the beautiful plants – many of them not native to New York City — but apparently, unbeknownst to anyone who unboxed and planted the plants, some of them brought along a new strain of cockroach.

12/08/2013

Rutgers assistant coach Dave Cohen, left, and former player Jevon Tyree. (Photos: Handout)

Family Of Former Rutgers Football Player Wants Coach Fired Over Bullying Allegations

The Scarlet Knights may be confronting yet another coaching controversy, this time, involving defensive coordinator Dave Cohen and former player Jevon Tyree.

11/16/2013

Former Rutgers football player Jevon Tyree. (Photo: CBS 2)

Bullying Accusations By Former Player Rock Rutgers Football Program

The Scarlet Knights athletic program has already been shamed once. The now-infamous video of former basketball coach Mike Rice went viral. Now it seems the school may have another incident of a coach behaving badly on its hands.

11/15/2013

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Report: North Jersey Woman Admits To Sending Threatening Letters

A northern New Jersey woman has admitted to mailing a threatening letter to the Town of Secaucus.

11/14/2013

Rutgers (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Rutgers University Bus Driver Claims He Was Fired For Praying For Disabled Student

Rutgers University students are rallying around a popular bus driver who claims he was fired after praying for God to heal a wheelchair-bound passenger.

11/13/2013

Tyler Clementi's brother and mother are among those who walked across the George Washington Bridge on Nov. 10, 2013, to raise awareness about bullying. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Tyler Clementi’s Family Walks Across George Washington Bridge For First Time Since Suicide

Tyler Clementi’s mother, Jane, and brother, James, linked arm in arm with the walkers and made their way across the span for the first time since Tyler jumped from the bridge in 2010.

11/10/2013

Tyler Clementi - Photo: CBS

Tyler Clementi’s Family To Visit George Washington Bridge For First Time Since Suicide

Clementi was a victim of cyberbullying. The 18-year-old committed suicide in 2010 after he learned that two students recorded him on a webcam kissing another man.

11/08/2013

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Rutgers To Screen Matthew Shepard Documentary In Fight Against Bullying

This weekend marked the 15th anniversary of the murder of Matthew Shepard, the openly gay college student in Wyoming whose death raised awareness of bullying, abuse and anti-gay violence across the country.

10/13/2013

Tyler Clementi - Photo: CBS

On Suicide Prevention Day, Tyler Clementi’s Brother Says ‘There’s Always A Reason’ To Live

New Jersey has one of the nation’s lowest suicide rates, and a New Jersey hotline launched by Rutgers in May aims to keep it that way.

09/10/2013

Julie Hermann (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

New Rutgers Athletic Director Julie Hermann Reveals That She’s Gay

Hermann, who previously served as the executive senior associate athletic director at the University of Louisville, acknowledges her sexual orientation at the bottom of her biography on the university’s official website.

07/25/2013

Robert Barchi (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Report Calls For Rutgers’ Board To Take Tighter Control Of Athletics Department

The report calls for the university’s board and central administration to take tighter control of the finances and communications of the athletics department at New Jersey’s flagship state university.

07/22/2013

Rutgers (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Rutgers Board Approves Tuition, Room And Board Hikes

When combined, the increases in tuition and fees would raise costs 3.3 percent, or $427 more per year, for in-state undergraduate students in New Brunswick.

07/11/2013

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The Housing Comeback – Prices Going Up And Couple Spends Over 2 Years Searching For A Home

All this week, we’re is looking at what’s happening in the housing market. In our first segment, reporter Ginny Kosola spoke with new homeowners in Brooklyn.

06/24/2013

James Gandolfini (Angela Weiss/Getty Images Entertainment)

Silverman: Both James Gandolfini And Tony Soprano Were Sports Enthusiasts

Those who followed the series religiously know that sports was a big part of Tony Sopranos’ life.

06/21/2013

Chazz Palminteri (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images) and James Gandolfini (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Cirque du Soleil)

LISTEN: Actor Chazz Palminteri Reflects On The Brilliance Of James Gandolfini

“I do want to say to the people out there, the thing that got me about (Gandolfini) was he was such a humble guy,” actor and writer Chazz Palminteri told WFAN host Mike Francesa on Thursday. “Just a humble, nice, really sweet man.”

06/20/2013

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