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The Death of Eric Garner

The Death of Eric Garner

Staten Island grand jury clears NYPD officer in chokehold case

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...

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.

Monday, Jan 12, 2015 at 10:46 PM EST

"Gaps" in Officer Discipline in Chokehold Cases: Police IG

"Gaps" in Officer Discipline in Chokehold Cases: Police IG

The NYPD and an independent agency tasked with investigating excessive force claims are inconsistent in determining how and when officers are held accountable for using prohibited chokeholds, according a report...

Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015 at 01:27 AM EST

Hearing Set on Opening Grand Jury Record in Eric Garner Case

Hearing Set on Opening Grand Jury Record in Eric Garner Case

A New York judge will hear arguments later this month on whether he should open the secret grand jury record in the Eric Garner chokehold case.

Sunday, Dec 21, 2014 at 09:51 PM EST

Fourth Person Charged in Brooklyn Bridge Attack on Cops

Fourth Person Charged in Brooklyn Bridge Attack on Cops

A fourth suspect has been charged in last week's attack on two officers during a protest over the death of Eric Garner on the Brooklyn Bridge, police say.

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