The Death of Eric Garner

The Death of Eric Garner

Staten Island grand jury clears NYPD officer in chokehold case

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 04:03 PM EDT

Sharpton Compares Garner, Gray Cases, Demands Special Prosecutor

Sharpton Compares Garner, Gray Cases, Demands Special Prosecutor

Special prosecutors should be used in cases of alleged police misconduct, the Rev. Al Sharpton urged Saturday, complaining anew about a New York grand jury's failure to indict officers in the death of Eric...

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015 at 05:54 PM EDT

Kin of NYers Who Died by Police Demand Special Prosecutor

Kin of NYers Who Died by Police Demand Special Prosecutor

The relatives of eight people killed by police want Gov. Cuomo to order a special prosecutor to investigate deaths at the hands of officers.

Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 04:15 PM EDT

NY Congressman: Make Police Chokeholds a Federal Crime

NY Congressman: Make Police Chokeholds a Federal Crime

A New York congressman wants to make the use of chokeholds by police officers a federal crime.

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 at 10:26 AM EDT

42 Arrested in Police Brutality Protest March Across Brooklyn Bridge

42 Arrested in Police Brutality Protest March Across Brooklyn Bridge

Hundreds of people marched from Union Square and across the Brooklyn Bridge Tuesday as part of a demonstration protesting the deaths of unarmed people at the hands of police, including the recent high-profile...

Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 at 11:10 PM EDT

Judge Won't Release Grand Jury Documents in Chokehold Death

Judge Won't Release Grand Jury Documents in Chokehold Death

A state judge has refused to release secret grand jury testimony concerning the police chokehold death of Eric Garner despite arguments from civil liberties lawyers who had said the public needs to reconcile...

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 at 08:23 PM EDT

Sean Bell's Mother Asks for Special Prosecutor's Office

Sean Bell's Mother Asks for Special Prosecutor's Office

A mother whose unarmed son was fatally shot by New York City detectives in 2006 called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday to establish a special prosecutor's office under the attorney general to investigate such...

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Cloudy, but no Rain in the Forecast

Cloudy, but no Rain in the Forecast

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Stonie Upsets Chestnut at Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Stonie Upsets Chestnut at Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

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Man Dies After Getting Shot, Crashing Into Home: PD

Man Dies After Getting Shot, Crashing Into Home: PD

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How to Watch the Fourth of July Fireworks Live

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9 Hurt as Fireworks Hit Crowd in Colo.

9 Hurt as Fireworks Hit Crowd in Colo.

A set of fireworks malfunctioned at a Colorado fireworks show Friday night, sending fireworks into a crowd of people and injuring nine spectators, fire officials said.

NYPD Prepared for 4th of July Security: Commissioner

NYPD Prepared for 4th of July Security: Commissioner

Hundreds of thousands of people braved tight security along New York City's East River to watch the annual Macy's Fourth of July fireworks display.