Family Of Eric Garner Frustrated As Federal Probe Remains ActiveThe family of the slain man, Eric Garner, emerged from a private meeting Wednesday with Justice Department officials saying they had been told that the investigation was still active.
Families, Students March To End Police BrutalityDozens of students joined the families of those killed at the hands of police officers with a renewed call to end police brutality.
Eric Garner's Mother Pushes To Make Police Chokehold A Criminal OffenseNYPD officers are banned from using a chokehold to subdue a suspect, but a group of lawmakers and community activists is pushing to make it punishable by law.
De Blasio Praises Lynch, Justice Department, But Won't Speculate On Garner CaseMayor Bill de Blasio had praise for the Justice Department, but wouldn't comment on its shakeup of the investigation into the police chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Justice Department Replaces Team Working Eric Garner Case: ReportWith an impasse in the case, the New York Times reports that the Justice Department has replaced the New York team of agents and lawyers with a new team from out of town.
NYPD Cracks Down On Overtime Pay For Officers Under DisciplineBowing to community pressure, the NYPD has enacted new rules to crack down on overtime pay for officers who are being disciplined.
Eric Garner's Mother Furious Over Six-Figure Sum Earned Last Year By Officer Involved In Son's DeathThe mother of Eric Garner expressed fury Wednesday night upon learning that an officer involved in her son’s death earned $120,000 last year.
Eric Garner's Family To File Action To Unseal Officer's RecordsThe mother of Eric Garner will fight to get confidential records of one of the officers involved in her son's death released.
Man Who Filmed Eric Garner Police Chokehold Sues City For $10 MillionThe New York City man whose cellphone video captured the fatal police chokehold of unarmed black man Eric Garner is suing the city for $10 million over a drug arrest that he says was police retaliation.
'I Didn't Want This Spotlight': Mothers Of The Movement Speak Out At DNCThe mother of Eric Garner, and several other mothers who lost children to gun violence or excessive police force ,took center stage at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night.
De Blasio: Justice Department Not Dragging Its Feet With Eric Garner CaseMayor Bill de Blasio doesn't believe the Justice Department is dragging its feet over the Eric Garner case.
Sharpton Blasts Effort To Mute Black Lives Matter MovementThe Rev. Al Sharpton is criticizing efforts to mute the Black Lives Matter movement, saying a sustained protest is the only way to force change.