Earlier this week, Garner’s family reached a $5.9 million settlement with New York City over the death.
Sampson is accused of lying to the FBI about getting a staff member to take action that would benefit a local liquor store. He was a secret partner in the Brooklyn liquor store, according to prosecutors.
Already hit with criminal charges alleging that he took bribes in a federal corruption case, New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran (R-19th) is now facing an investigation by his own colleagues.
A Northern New Jersey man could face 20 years in prison, after federal authorities charged him with possessing than 46,000 images of child pornography – including nearly 1,000 that involved infants or toddlers.