The Death of Eric Garner

The Death of Eric Garner

Staten Island grand jury clears NYPD officer in chokehold case

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...

Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015 at 12:06 PM EST

New Pussy Riot Music Video "I Can't Breathe" Dedicated to Eric Garner

New Pussy Riot Music Video "I Can't Breathe" Dedicated to Eric Garner

Two members of the punk provocateur band Pussy Riot have released a new music video dedicated to Eric Garner, the Staten Island man whose death during a confrontation with NYPD officers sparked protests...

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015 at 10:54 AM EST

Eric Garner Memorial Destroyed in Fire: NYPD

Eric Garner Memorial Destroyed in Fire: NYPD

The Staten Island memorial for Eric Garner, the 43-year-old father who died while being taken into NYPD custody last summer, caught fire Monday, according to police.

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Baby Dies After Losing Consciousness in Queens Park: Police

Baby Dies After Losing Consciousness in Queens Park: Police

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9 Students Injured After School Bus Overturns in New York

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Police Kill Man Holding 17-Month-Old Son Hostage: Authorities

Police Kill Man Holding 17-Month-Old Son Hostage: Authorities

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FIFA Officials Indicted in 24-Year Bribery Scheme

FIFA Officials Indicted in 24-Year Bribery Scheme

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