Eric Garner

The Unnecessary Death of Eric Garner

The death of Staten Island resident Eric Garner at the hands of a New York City police officer was tragic and unnecessary. Whether it was criminal is a more complicated question. A Staten Island grand jury did not believe so, deciding this week not to

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A grand jury decided Wednesday not to indict the police officer who placed Eric Garner man in an apparent chokehold just before he died. But U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder confirmed late 

Four prominent New York rabbis were arrested during protests against police brutality and racial injustice on Thursday night, along with more than 200 others taken into custody throughout the city. Rabbis Sharon Kleinbaum, Jill Jacobs, David Rosenn and 

The NYPD announced the start of the pilot program yesterday — the same day a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict a white policeman in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who was stopped for selling loose cigarettes.

The Indianapolis Police Department walked back a Twitter post on Friday after being accused of making light of the death of Eric Garner, the Indianapolis Star reported. The post was sent by a department spokesperson, 

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History's Echoes in the Policing that Made Eric Garner Say 'Enough'

The sign included photographs of Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice and Akai Gurley — all black men whose controversial deaths made headlines. Gurley was shot dead last month by a police officer in a dark stairwell of a New York housing project.

Protests across the country grew significantly Thursday night, spreading to more cities with bigger crowds, after a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner. Mr. Garner died after being placed in a

Staten Island, New York (CNN) — On a chilly morning after thousands took to the streets to protest yet another grand jury's refusal to indict a white police officer for killing an unarmed black man, tourists vied for spots on the Staten Island Ferry

Wednesday night, a grand jury in New York City refused to indict police officers in the killing of Eric Garner, a man who died after officers used a prohibited choke hold on him. The decision set off protests across the country.

Staten Island, New York (CNN) — On a chilly morning after thousands took to the streets to protest yet another grand jury's refusal to indict a white police officer for killing an unarmed black man, tourists vied for spots on the Staten Island Ferry

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Was a New York police officer's chokehold on Eric Garner necessary?

A grand jury has decided not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner, who died while being arrested on Staten Island in July. | More on the grand jury's process | Read the Staten Island district attorney's full 

Both Eric Garner and Michael Brown are black and their deaths, within just days of each other in August, helped reignite a national conversation—as well as protests—about disproportionate police violence against the black community. At a time when

NEW YORK CITY (PIX11) — At least 83 arrests have been made after thousands of New Yorkers protested in response to the grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Eric Garner's death Wednesday night 

NEW YORK — New York City residents took to the streets on Wednesday after a grand jury said it would not bring charges in the death of Eric Garner, a Staten Island man who died in July after a police officer placed him in a chokehold. Garner, 43, was

NEW YORK (PIX11) – Thousands across New York and the nation are reacting to the grand jury's decision not to indict the officer involved in the death of Eric Garner. Protesters took to the streets in largely peaceful 

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Posted by - December 4, 2014 at 6:04 pm

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Protests in support of Eric Garner erupt in New York and elsewhere

NYC cop cleared by grand jury in chokehold death of Eric Garner … protests took place around NYC as well as other cities … surgeon removes wrong kidney … Adnan Syed, the subject of the Serial podcast, is getting an 

The Staten Island grand jury investigating the death of New York's Eric Garner — an asthmatic man who died of a heart attack after being held in a police chokehold — has declined to issue any indictment of Daniel Pantaleo, 

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A grand jury decision is expected to come soon, in the case of the apparent police chokehold that killed Eric Garner on Staten Island this past summer. Garner, a father of six, died in July after 

The New York City medical examiner had ruled that Eric Garner's death was a homicide, caused by a chokehold and compression of his chest during an attempted arrest. While the jury's rationale was not made public, here are some of the legal issues that

After a New York grand jury declined to indict a police officer in the death of a Staten Island man, protesters hit the streets of Manhattan and at least seven other U.S. cities Wednesday. Dozens of protesters were arrested in New York, though there

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Protests Erupt After Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision

Both Eric Garner and Michael Brown are black and their deaths, within just days of each other in August, helped reignite a national conversation—as well as protests—about disproportionate police violence against the black community. At a time when

New York City Police suspect Eric Garner of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes. In an attempt to place him under arrest, officer Daniel Pantaleo puts Garner in what NYPD Chief Bill Bratton describes as a chokehold, which is against NYPD policy. Garner

Eric Garner chokehold. Eric Garner being choked. Remember the Staten Island man who died on the street after a cop put him in an illegal chokehold? In the footage that surfaced of the incident, the man–Eric Garner–pleaded 

A grand jury's decision not to indict New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo in connection with the death of Eric Garner sparked a new round protests in the city on Wednesday. The latest demonstrations come in the wake 

NEW YORK CITY (PIX11) — At least 83 arrests have been made after thousands of New Yorkers protested in response to the grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Eric Garner's death Wednesday night 

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