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An NYU student attends a town hall to discuss the NYPD's surveillance of Muslim communities. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Spying On Muslims Leads To N.J. Senate Committee Approving New Regulations

A New Jersey State Senate committee passed a bill Monday that would require law enforcement agencies from elsewhere to give notice when they plan to conduct counterterrorism surveillance in the state — a measure prompted by revelations about NYPD spying on Muslims.

06/17/2013

FILE - A Verizon sign hangs on a store in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Source Who Leaked NSA Phone Surveillance Information Identified

A new twist has appeared in the controversy over a secret government program tracking the phone calls and Internet habits of millions of Americans.

06/09/2013

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NYC Continues Trying To Block NJ Muslim Surveillance Lawsuit

In a filing earlier this week, the lawyers said the plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit filed in New Jersey have failed to prove the New York Police Department targeted Muslims based solely on their religion.

02/27/2013

An NYU student attends a town hall to discuss the NYPD's surveillance of Muslim communities. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Lawyers Seek Injunction Against NYPD’s Controversial Muslim Surveillance Program

The civil rights lawyers complained police have monitored public places where Muslims eat, shop and worship and kept records and notes about police observations despite any evidence of unlawful or terror-related activities.

02/04/2013

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East Harlem Elevator Mugger Strikes For The Eighth Time This Week

A 57-year-old man was attacked on Saturday morning, according to investigators, he was the mugger’s eighth victim. Police have released surveillance video of the suspect.

01/26/2013

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Cops: Woman Fought Off Would Be Rapist In Harlem

A surveillance video shows the suspect as being 5’9″ with blue jeans, black boots, and a black jacket with a fur-trimmed hood.

12/01/2012

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Police Seek Man In Connection With Attempted Rape In Washington Heights

Police are looking for a man in connection with an attempted rape in Washington Heights.

10/22/2012

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N.J. Legislative Committee Advances Regulation After NYPD Surveillance On Muslims

After the NYPD conducted surveillance on Muslims in New Jersey, a state legislative committee there has advanced a bill that would require out-of-state law enforcement to notify state officials before such an operation.

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Police Search For Would Be Rapist In Washington Heights

The NYPD is looking for a man who allegedly tried to rape a 14-year-old girl in Washington Heights.

07/08/2012

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Seen At 11: High-Tech Security Systems Give Customers Peace Of Mind

As technology continues to change, so does the way that people choose to protect their homes. Cable TV systems now give homeowners the option to monitor their homes, providing instant security.

06/27/2012

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Muslims In N.J. File Federal Lawsuit To Stop NYPD Spying

“This surveillance, this spying, without question, was– unjustified. And it was definite, without doubt, an invasion of our civil human and our constitutional rights,” Abdul Kareem Muhammad, the Imam of Newark’s Masjid al-Haqq mosque, said.

06/06/2012

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NJ Mosque Uses Publicity About NYPD Surveillance In Ad Campaign

Imam Mustafa El-Amin of Masjid Ibrahim in Newark ran an advertisement Thursday in a New Jersey newspaper urging people to read the Quran, denouncing terrorism and emphasizing that his mosque has an “open door” policy.

04/05/2012

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Poll Shows Broad Support For NYPD Surveillance Of Muslims

The disclosure of the NYPD’s expanded surveillance of Muslims prompted criticism for Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. Some politicians and law enforcement officials critiqued the program.

03/13/2012

Community activists and over 200 members of the Occupy Wall Street movement march in the impoverished community of East New York to draw attention to foreclosed homes in the community on December 6, 2011 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Occupy Wall Street Protesters Complain About Police Surveillance

The New York Police Department’s surveillance of muslims has garnered intense scrutiny and prompted a backlash, and now the Occupy movement is apparently upset about expanded surveillance as well.

03/12/2012

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Top Secret Documents Reveal More Cases Of Targeted Muslim Spying By NYPD

The reports indicate cops collected information on businesses owned by second and third generation Americans, specifically because they were Muslims, and ignored members of other religions in the same ethnic communities.

03/09/2012

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