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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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Man With Gun at Port Authority: 'Let's Off Some Cops'

Man With Gun at Port Authority: 'Let's Off Some Cops'

A man smoking marijuana with an acquaintance at the Port Authority bus terminal allegedly said, "Let's off some cops" and showed the friend a gun inside his bag, law enforcement sources say.

Man Tries to Rape Woman as She Showers at Home: NYPD

Man Tries to Rape Woman as She Showers at Home: NYPD

A man broke into a bathroom on Staten Island earlier this week and then tried to rape a woman in a shower before choking her, police say.

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Owner Gets 60-Pound Boa Constrictor Back

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DNC Day 3 Top Moments: Obama Backs Clinton, Knocks Trump

President Barack Obama excoriated Donald Trump's vision of America Wednesday night as he endorsed Hillary Clinton, telling Democrats Trump was betting he could get win in November by scaring enough people...

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