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Protesters Close Thoroughfares, Clash With Police To Decry Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision

City officials were bracing for another night of protests across the city Thursday night, a day after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.

12/04/2014

Akai Gurley, man shot to death inside the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing complex by a rookie police officer. (credit: Exploretalent.com)

Mother Of Akai Gurley’s Child IDs Body

Kim Ballinger was accompanied by Kirsten John Foy of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network.

11/26/2014

Protesters march through the streets of New York after learning at police officer Darren Wilson, of the Ferguson, MO police department, who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown on August 9, would not be indicted by a grand jury on November 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Protesters Take Over FDR, West Side Highway Night After Ferguson Decision

The website of the National Action Network is calling for noontime rallies around the country, including in New York City and in New Jersey in Newark, Atlantic City, Paterson and Camden.

11/25/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton addresses reporters at the National Action Network headquarters in Harlem on Nov. 19, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sharpton Denies Report Saying He Owes Millions In Taxes

Sharpton said both he and his organization have kept up with an IRS payment plan, reducing a $4.5 million tax obligation to $800,000.

11/19/2014

Mayor De Blasio spent his Columbus Day working to woo the NYPD. (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Spends Columbus Day Offering Kind Words, Praise In Effort To Woo Police

For Mayor De Blasio, Columbus Day festivities were spent wooing police. He offered kind words and praise in an effort to bridge troubled waters.

10/13/2014

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein (credit: Getty Images)

Lawyer Says Prominent Attorney Sanford Rubenstein Denies Sex Assault Allegations

The prominent attorney is under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman after Al Sharpton’s 60th birthday party last week.

10/06/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (Credit: Getty Images)

Bratton’s Comments On Rev. Sharpton Meeting Raises Eyebrows

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was speaking at the Crain’s New York Business Breakfast when he was asked about being lectured by the Rev. Al Sharpton at City Hall back in July.

09/10/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton marches with family members of Eric Garner (right) and hundreds of others during a demonstration against the death of Eric Garner on July 19, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Staten Island Residents Brace For Eric Garner Protest March Saturday

No parking signs are already up along the march route where crowds are expected to fill the streets for hours.

08/22/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton joins Eric Garner's family after meeting with federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on July 25, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sharpton, Family Of Eric Garner To Meet With US Attorney

Garner’s family wants federal prosecutors to take over the investigation and potential prosecution of the case, which the Staten Island District Attorney announced Tuesday was going to a grand jury.

08/21/2014

Ramarley Graham's parents, Constance Malcom and Franclot Graham, call for a federal investigation in their son's death Aug. 20, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Family Demands Answers From DOJ About Ramarley Graham’s Death

The Justice Department has been reviewing the case for the last year.

08/20/2014

President Barack Obama discusses the Michael Brown case at the White House on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Dozens Rally In New York As Protests Spread From Ferguson To New York

Holder will meet with investigators from the FBI and the Justice Department, as well as community leaders, following the Aug. 9 death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, Obama said.

08/18/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks to parishioners at the Greater St. Marks Family Church in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 17, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Sharpton In Ferguson, Mo.: Release Of Michael Brown ‘Robbery’ Video ‘Insulting’

Addressing a congregation in Ferguson on Sunday, the Rev. Al Sharpton blasted the release by police of a video purportedly showing Michael Brown robbing a store.

08/17/2014

A memorial for Eric Garner near where he died in police custody on Staten Island.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Members Of Congress Seek Federal Probe Into Eric Garner’s Death

Six members of New York’s congressional delegation are asking the Justice Department to formally investigate last month’s police custody death of Eric Garner.

08/14/2014

President Barack Obama speaks on the situation in Iraq and in Ferguson, Missouri, at Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, on August 14, 2014.         (credit: AFP PHOTO/Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images)

President Obama Calls For Peace And Calm In Ferguson In Wake Of Riots Over Death Of Michael Brown

The fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday has sparked protests in the St. Louis suburb. Some have turned violent.

08/14/2014

Mayor de Blasio defended Police Commissioner Bratton during a press conference on Wednesday. (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Defends Bratton After Garner Death Sparks Weeks Of Backlash

Mayor de Blasio has defended his police commissioner after weeks of backlash following the death of a Staten Island man in police custody.

08/13/2014

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