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Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Judge Weighing Whether To Make Garner Grand Jury Proceedings Public Pulls Himself Off Case

The judge weighing whether to make the Eric Garner grand jury proceedings public has pulled himself off the case.

12/17/2014

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday, Dec. 16. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Comptroller Stringer Discusses Possibility Of City Settling With Garner Family

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday discussed the possibility of settling a planned $75 million lawsuit by the family of Eric Garner.

12/16/2014

PBA President Patrick Lynch speaks out about the case of Eric Garner, who died in police custody on Staten Island, on Aug. 5, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

PBA To De Blasio, Mark-Viverito: Don’t Come To Officers’ Funerals If They’re Killed On Duty

An icy wind is blowing from the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association to City Hall, in the form of a letter directed at Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.

12/12/2014

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)

Clergy Members Gather To Protest Against Police Policies After Garner Decision

More protests were held Friday against the NYPD policing policies, in the wake of the grand jury decision in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.

12/12/2014

(Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Eric Garner’s Daughter Leads Protest At Site Where Father Died

The daughter of Eric Garner led a protest Thursday at the very site where her father died after being placed in an apparent chokehold by police this past summer.

12/11/2014

Russell Simmons was among the protesters at City Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 10, calling for change in police policy after the Eric Garner grand jury ruling. (Credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Protesters At City Hall Demand Change In Police Policies

Protesters angry about the Eric Garner grand jury decision rallied outside City Hall Wednesday, demanding action against what they called brutality and racial disparities in policing.

12/10/2014

Protesters and police clash at the Staten Island ferry terminal. The protesters were demonstrating against the grand jury decision in the Eric Garner case. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Charged With Attacking Cops During Protests Last Week

A man has been arrested and charged with attacking two NYPD officers during the protests over the Eric Garner grand jury decision last week.

12/09/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder discusses a new plan to prevent profiling by federal law enforcement. (Credit: CBS2)

Obama Administration Proposes Plan To Stop Profiling By Law Enforcement

The Obama administration has issued new guidelines intended to stop federal law enforcement officials from stopping people based on race, religion, national origin or other characteristics.

12/08/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton, President of the National Action Network,  Esaw Garner, widow of Eric Garner,  and Emerald Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, hold a press conference December 3, 2014. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Garner Family Plans Trip To DC Protest; 220 Protesters Arrested In NYC Friday

The National March Against Police Violence is scheduled for next Saturday in Washington, D.C.

12/06/2014

Protesters on the West Side Highway after the decision not to indict in the Eric Garner case. (Credit: CBS2)

Protesters Swarm West Side Highway, Try To Disrupt Tree Lighting After Garner Decision

Some protesters said they planned to disrupt the Rockefeller Center tree lighting — following a decision by a grand jury not to indict an NYPD officer involved in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.

12/03/2014

A sidewalk memorial to Eric Garner at the spot where he died on Staten Island. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Sources To CBS2: Police Not Prepared To Mobilize For Protests Over Eric Garner Decision

Police officers were caught off guard Wednesday by the timing of the grand jury decision not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the Eric Garner case, and were left scrambling to mobilize, sources told CBS2.

12/03/2014

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)

Sources To CBS2: Police Won’t Be ‘Heavy-Handed’ During Possible Future Eric Garner Case Protest

Sources told CBS2 the NYPD has laid out plans for possible protests stemming from a future grand jury decision in the death of Eric Garner in police custody.

12/01/2014

Esaw Garner speaks at National Action Network rally (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Rev. Sharpton Begins Countdown To Grand Jury Decision In Death Of Eric Garner

The grand jury began hearing evidence in the case on Sept. 29, and the lawyer for the officer who placed Garner in the apparent chokehold said he expected the grand jury to take about a month to come to a decision.

11/29/2014

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)

Officer Involved In Eric Garner Chokehold Death Meets With Grand Jury

A grand jury heard testimony Friday from a police officer involved in the chokehold death of an Eric Garner on Staten Island — in a development signaling that it could be close to deciding whether he should face criminal charges in the volatile case.

11/21/2014

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

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