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The Death of Eric Garner

The Death of Eric Garner

Staten Island grand jury clears NYPD officer in chokehold case

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 05:48 PM EDT

Erica Garner Slams Clinton Campaign for Talk of 'Using' Dad

Erica Garner Slams Clinton Campaign for Talk of 'Using' Dad

Erica Garner slammed Hillary Clinton's campaign in a series of tweets Thursday after new emails released by WikiLeaks showed how the Democratic presidential nominee's staff mentioned the death of her father...

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM EDT

Justice Department Overhauls Eric Garner Investigation: NYT

Justice Department Overhauls Eric Garner Investigation: NYT

The Justice Department has overhauled the New York-based team probing the death of Eric Garner over a difference in opinion between officials in the city and in Washington on whether civil rights charges should...

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 at 07:08 PM EDT

Eric Garner's Mother 'Totally Outraged' by Cop's $120K Pay

Eric Garner's Mother 'Totally Outraged' by Cop's $120K Pay

Eric Garner's mother said she was "totally, totally outraged" over a report that the NYPD officer who put her son in a chokehold before his death in 2014 made nearly $120,000 in the last fiscal year.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 03:49 PM EDT

Man Who Filmed Police Chokehold of Eric Garner Sues NYC

Man Who Filmed Police Chokehold of Eric Garner Sues NYC

The New York City man whose cellphone video captured the fatal police chokehold of unarmed black man Eric Garner is suing the city for $10 million over a drug arrest that he says was police retaliation.

Monday, Jul 11, 2016 at 02:33 PM EDT

Eric Garner's Family Marks 2 Years Since His Death With Song

Eric Garner's Family Marks 2 Years Since His Death With Song

The dying words of the New York man who was placed in a police chokehold are now the lyrics of a new song.

Saturday, Jan 9, 2016 at 12:18 AM EST

Sergeant in Garner Chokehold Death Faces Departmental Charges

Sergeant in Garner Chokehold Death Faces Departmental Charges

A sergeant has been stripped of her gun and badge and charged internally in the July 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, the first official accusation of wrongdoing in the case that helped spark a national...

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 probe...

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