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Esaw Garner, wife of Eric Garner, next to Rev. Herbert Daughtry, left, and Rev. Al Sharpton arrive to attend a church service before a rally against police violence on August 23, 2014 in the borough of Staten Island in New York City.(Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Eric Garner’s Family Introduces New Lawyer In Suit Against NYC, NYPD

Garner died this past July after being put in a chokehold by officers, who were arresting him allegedly for selling loose cigarettes in Tompkinsville, Staten Island.

10/11/2014

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein (credit: Getty Images)

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein Leaves Garner Case Amid Allegations

Amid allegations of sexual assault this week, attorney Sanford Rubenstein has withdrawn from the civil case against the city on behalf of the family of Eric Garner.

10/08/2014

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Pathologist Who Examined Michael Brown To Review Eric Garner Autopsy

The expert forensic pathologist who conducted an autopsy on Michael Brown in Missouri will also review the final autopsy report for Eric Garner – the Staten Island man who died after being put in a police chokehold, the attorney for Garner’s family said Thursday.

09/18/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton (C) is joined by Eric Garner's family during a church service before a rally against police violence on August 23, 2014 in the borough of Staten Island in New York City.(Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Rev. Sharpton, Family Of Eric Garner Hold Events To Mark Garner’s Birthday

The event ends at sundown in Tompkinsville at the location where Garner was taken into police custody before he died.

09/13/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton (R) is joined by Esaw Garner, wife of Eric Garner as they march during a rally against police violence on August 23, 2014 in the borough of Staten Island in New York City. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Rev. Al Sharpton Leads March, Rally Over Eric Garner’s Death On Staten Island

The event, dubbed “We Will Not Go Back,” began around 12 p.m. at 204 Bay St. across from Tompkinsville Park in Staten Island, where 43-year-old Garner was killed.

08/23/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Man Put Woman, 69, In Chokehold, Robbed Her In L.I. Home

Police on Friday were searching for a robber who put a 69-year-old woman into a chokehold as she was walking through her house in Woodmere, Long Island.

08/22/2014

City and religious leaders including the Rev. Al Sharpton, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray, and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton gather for a meeting. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Sharpton Pledges Zero Tolerance For Violence At Eric Garner Rally After Meeting With Dolan

Cardinal Timothy Dolan is bringing together the mayor and other religious leaders for a roundtable meeting spawned by the death of a man placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer.

08/20/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island DA: Grand Jury To Review Eric Garner’s Death

The Medical Examiner’s office previously dubbed Garner’s July 17 death a homicide caused by “compression of his neck (chokehold), compression of his chest and prone positioning during physical restraint by police.”

08/19/2014

This sign appeared on Monday, Aug. 18, at the sight where Eric Garner died in police custody on Staten Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Administration Seeks To Keep Peace During Rally Over Garner’s Death

The de Blasio administration on Monday was trying to ensure that peace is maintained the Staten Island rally for Eric Garner – the man who died in police custody last month.

08/18/2014

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National Action Network Rally Demands Justice For Eric Garner, Michael Brown

Family members of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died while in police custody last month, were in attendance as the rally demanded justice for Michael Brown.

08/16/2014

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

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks with the media as he arrives at City Hall for a roundtable discussion with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton on police-community relations following the death of Eric Garner while in police custody in Staten Island on July 31, 2014 in New York City. The meeting included clergy members and community leaders from Staten Island and other boroughs of the city. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rev. Sharpton Changes Plan For March Over Verrazano Bridge

Rev. Al Sharpton announced Saturday that plans to march over the Verrazano Bridge have changed, and that now they will take buses over the bridge.

08/09/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio in Brooklyn on Friday, Aug. 8. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mayor De Blasio Downplays Sharpton’s Impact On City, Police Policy

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday night played down the impact of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s point of view on city and police policy.

08/08/2014

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Man Who Recorded Video Of Eric Garner Arrest Appears In Court On Gun Charges

Ramsey pleaded not guilty to two counts of criminal possession of a weapon and is being held on $75,000 bail.

08/04/2014

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Family Of Eric Garner Joins Rev. Al Sharpton At Harlem Rally

New Yorkers enraged by a man’s death in police custody see a medical examiner’s ruling that blames a prohibited chokehold as a clear indication the officers involved should face criminal charges.

08/02/2014

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