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Rev. Al Sharpton was joined by the family of Eric Garner on Dec. 25, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Family Of Eric Garner, Rev. Al Sharpton Hold Moment Of Silence For Fallen Officers Liu And Ramos

Garner’s mother Gwen Carr, and his wife Esaw Garner helped with the annual dinner for the homeless and senior citizens. They also gave out toys to children.

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Members of the NYPD sit with New York City teens as part of Operation Conversation: Cops & Kids on Dec. 24, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Program Works To Bring NYPD Cops, Teens Together

Members of the NYPD and New York City teens came together on Wednesday to recognize their differences and similarities.

12/24/2014

Protesters against the NYPD planned to be back out on the streets on Dec. 23, 2014, in in defiance of the mayor's quest for a moratorium following the murder of two cops on Dec. 20. (Photo: CBS 2)

More Chants Against Police As Protesters Break Mayor’s Moratorium

Some protest organizers have dismissed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s request for a “time out” until after the murdered officers are laid to rest.

12/23/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio arrives to speak at the Police Athletic League Luncheon on December 22, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mayor: No Politics, Protests Until Slain NYPD Officers Laid To Rest

Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling on New Yorkers to focus on the families of two slain NYPD officers in the coming days as tensions continue to run high between the mayor and police.

12/22/2014

Black bunting and a flag at half staff over the NYPD 84th Precinct on December 21, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

NYPD, Other Departments On High Alert After Officers Killed In Brooklyn

The slayings of Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn heightened fears about the safety of law enforcement officials nationwide, though there is no evidence any threats are imminent.

12/22/2014

Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani (Credit: CBS2)

Former Mayor Giuliani Says De Blasio Not Responsible For Officer Deaths

Giuliani spoke out in defense of de Blasio, but also criticized him for not being tough enough on protesters during recent demonstrations over the grand jury decision in the Eric Garner case.

12/21/2014

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 20: The scene at a shooting where two New York City police officers were killed execution style Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner
> on December 20, 2014 in New York City. The suspect, who killed his girlfriend in Baltimore earlier in the day, was apparently motivated by the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

President Obama, Family Of Michael Brown Condemn Killing Of Two NYPD Officers In Brooklyn

President Barack Obama says he unconditionally condemns the murder of two police officers shot in broad daylight on Saturday in New York.

12/21/2014

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton with Mayor Bill de Blasio at a news conference at Woodhull Hospital following the killing of two NYPD officers on Dec. 20, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton: Gunman Who Killed Two NYPD Cops Made ‘Anti-Police’ Online Posts

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said the gunman who ambushed and killed two police officers in Brooklyn had made online posts that were “very anti-police.”

12/20/2014

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/20/2014

Demonstrators gather in support of the NYPD on Friday, Dec. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

Dueling Protests For, Against NYPD Face Off Outside City Hall

Demonstrators gathered at City Hall in support of the NYPD Friday evening, but they were met right away with a rival demonstration by critics of police policies.

12/19/2014

Two lieutenants were attacked during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday, Dec. 13. (Credit: Chris Nooney; CBS2)

Suspect Charged In Brooklyn Bridge Attack On NYPD Lieutenants

Police have been looking for a group of suspects, four men and three women, caught on camera struggling with the two lieutenants during a clash between police and protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday.

12/18/2014

PBA President Patrick Lynch (left), Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: CBS2; Andrew Burt/Getty Images)

Report: PBA President Says de Blasio Thinks He’s Leading ‘Revolution’

Friction boiled over again on Thursday between unions representing NYPD officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

12/18/2014

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

NYCLU Seeks Release Of Grand Jury Evidence In Eric Garner Case

The NYCLU wants the evidence made public in the grand jury’s decision to not indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo and plans to fight for it in court on Friday.

12/18/2014

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

Eric Linsker (Credit: CBS2)

Poll: Majority Of New Yorkers Don’t Agree With Protester Tactics Following Garner Decision

There’s growing public backlash against some protesters who demonstrated following the Eric Garner grand jury decision.

12/17/2014

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