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The Death of Eric Garner

The Death of Eric Garner

Staten Island grand jury clears NYPD officer in chokehold case

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 03:49 PM EDT

Man Who Filmed Police Chokehold of Eric Garner Sues NYC

Man Who Filmed Police Chokehold of Eric Garner Sues NYC

The New York City man whose cellphone video captured the fatal police chokehold of unarmed black man Eric Garner is suing the city for $10 million over a drug arrest that he says was police retaliation.

Monday, Jul 11, 2016 at 02:33 PM EDT

Eric Garner's Family Marks 2 Years Since His Death With Song

Eric Garner's Family Marks 2 Years Since His Death With Song

The dying words of the New York man who was placed in a police chokehold are now the lyrics of a new song.

Saturday, Jan 9, 2016 at 12:18 AM EST

Sergeant in Garner Chokehold Death Faces Departmental Charges

Sergeant in Garner Chokehold Death Faces Departmental Charges

A sergeant has been stripped of her gun and badge and charged internally in the July 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, the first official accusation of wrongdoing in the case that helped spark a national...

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 03:37 PM EST

Appeal to Unseal Testimony on Eric Garner Death Denied

Appeal to Unseal Testimony on Eric Garner Death Denied

New York's highest court has blocked an effort to unseal the testimony that a grand jury heard before declining to indict a police officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.

Monday, Oct 26, 2015 at 02:09 AM EDT

In NY, Race for Prosecutor Job Spotlighted in Chokehold Case

In NY, Race for Prosecutor Job Spotlighted in Chokehold Case

Elections for top prosecutor in New York City's smallest borough are usually highly local matters. But this year, candidates for Staten Island district attorney are running for an office that got national...

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