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The Death of Eric Garner

The Death of Eric Garner

Staten Island grand jury clears NYPD officer in chokehold case

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...

Thursday, Oct 22, 2015 at 03:50 PM EDT

Activists, Families Protest Against Police-Involved Deaths

Activists, Families Protest Against Police-Involved Deaths

Activists and family members of those killed by police recited names and talked about their loved ones at a rally in Times Square. It marked the start of three days of protests and marches speaking out...

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 at 08:01 PM EDT

Judge: Cop Watchdog Can't Get Garner Grand Jury Documents

Judge: Cop Watchdog Can't Get Garner Grand Jury Documents

A New York City judge ruled Thursday that a city agency investigating possible misconduct by a police officer who held Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold cannot have access to minutes from the grand jury...

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 at 04:23 AM EDT

Court Nixes Release of Testimony in Eric Garner Case

Court Nixes Release of Testimony in Eric Garner Case

A New York appeals court says the public can't see the testimony a grand jury heard before declining to indict a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.

Saturday, Jul 18, 2015 at 08:27 PM EDT

Hundreds Rally to Mark Anniversary of Garner Death

Hundreds Rally to Mark Anniversary of Garner Death

Several hundred people rallied outside the federal courthouse in Brooklyn Saturday to demand justice in the death of Eric Garner -- the Staten Island man whose death in police custody sparked protests...

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Rio Police Charge Lochte With False Report of Robbery: AP

Rio Police Charge Lochte With False Report of Robbery: AP

Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, The Associated Press reports.

Ex-Navy SEAL Caught in JFK Panic: There Was No Good Plan

Ex-Navy SEAL Caught in JFK Panic: There Was No Good Plan

Questions continue to mount after a false report of an active shooter led to mass panic and confusion at one of the nation's busiest airport last week. Local, state and federal officials are reviewing...

Man Beats Boy, 2, to Death, Told Him to Put Up Hands: Pros.

Man Beats Boy, 2, to Death, Told Him to Put Up Hands: Pros.

Prosecutors say a New Jersey man accused of fatally beating his girlfriend's toddler son told the boy to "put up his hands" to fight while the couple argued over groceries. Zachary Tricoche, of...

Video: Car Slams into Truck, Nearly Crushing Worker

Video: Car Slams into Truck, Nearly Crushing Worker

A worker was nearly crushed by an out-of-control car as it slammed into the back of a box truck in Brooklyn Thursday afternoon, surveillance video shows.  The man, who was making deliveries from...

Trump Built Campaign on 'Prejudice and Paranoia': Clinton

Trump Built Campaign on 'Prejudice and Paranoia': Clinton

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Boy, 5, Uses Allowance Money to Buy Lunch for Jersey PD

Boy, 5, Uses Allowance Money to Buy Lunch for Jersey PD

A New Jersey boy with big dreams of becoming a police officer showed just how big his heart was Wednesday. William Evertz, Jr., 5, saved his allowance for seven months in order to earn enough cash to buy...