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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, 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.

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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