The Death of Eric Garner

The Death of Eric Garner

Staten Island grand jury clears NYPD officer in chokehold case

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:15 PM EDT

Eric Garner Family on $5.9M Settlement: Money Is Not Justice

Eric Garner Family on $5.9M Settlement: Money Is Not Justice

The relatives of an unarmed black man who died after being put in a white police officer's chokehold said Tuesday that the nearly $6 million settlement they reached with the city wasn't a victory as they...

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 at 06:55 AM EDT

NYC Announces $5.9M Settlement in Garner Case

NYC Announces $5.9M Settlement in Garner Case

NYC officials have announced a $5.9 million settlement in Eric Garner police chokehold case.

Monday, Jul 13, 2015 at 06:03 PM EDT

De Blasio: NYPD Reforms in Place Since Garner Chokehold Death

De Blasio: NYPD Reforms in Place Since Garner Chokehold Death

As the anniversary of Eric Garner's death approaches, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday proclaimed that he has faith in the reforms made to the New York City Police Department in the wake of the chokehold...

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 12:21 AM EDT

Man Who Shot Garner Chokehold Video Arrested

Man Who Shot Garner Chokehold Video Arrested

The man who recorded video of the fatal police chokehold of Eric Garner in New York City has been charged with drug possession.

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015 at 08:33 PM EDT

Prosecutors Fight for Eric Garner Grand Jury Record Secrecy

Prosecutors Fight for Eric Garner Grand Jury Record Secrecy

An appeals court is revisiting the issue of whether the grand jury record in the Eric Garner chokehold death case should stay sealed.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 03:31 AM EDT

Legislators Want Grand Jury Details in Garner Chokehold Death

Legislators Want Grand Jury Details in Garner Chokehold Death

More than two dozen New York lawmakers are urging a state appeals court to order the release of secret grand jury testimony concerning the police chokehold death of a Staten Island man last year.

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