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Officers in five precincts will be outfitted with body cameras in a trial program. (Credit: CBS 2)

Judge Shira Scheindlin: Police Cameras Could Have Prevented Eric Garner, Michael Brown Deaths

Judge Shira Scheindlin ordered a pilot program of body-worn cameras as part of her sweeping ruling last year that police officers sometimes carried out stop-and-frisk unconstitutionally by discriminating against minorities.

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Family-Appointed Pathologist: Eric Garner’s Death Was Homicide

An independent forensic investigator representing the family of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died in police custody, agrees his death was a homicide.

09/19/2014

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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

Military police, with the Missouri Army National Guard, stand guard in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 21, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Bergen County Officials At Odds Over Military Surplus Vehicles For Police

The plan for Bergen County, New Jersey to obtain two military-style vehicles has been put on hold, with two emotional sides taking stands on the controversial issue.

08/28/2014

Photos surround the casket of Michael Brown inside Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church awaiting the start of his funeral on August 25, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Richard Perry-Pool/Getty Images)

Rev. Sharpton Speaks To Thousands At Funeral For Michael Brown In Missouri

In his eulogy, Sharpton police officers who are wrong need to be dealt with.

08/25/2014

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Recalls Being Stopped On N.J. Turnpike

Holder recalled being pulled over twice on the New Jersey Turnpike and accused of speeding.

08/21/2014

Police attempt to control demonstrators protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Leaders Ask Protesters To Stay Home Tuesday Night

Meanwhile Tuesday, St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a reported convenience store robbery, authorities said.

08/19/2014

President Barack Obama discusses the Michael Brown case at the White House on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Dozens Rally In New York As Protests Spread From Ferguson To New York

Holder will meet with investigators from the FBI and the Justice Department, as well as community leaders, following the Aug. 9 death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, Obama said.

08/18/2014

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

The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks to parishioners at the Greater St. Marks Family Church in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 17, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Sharpton In Ferguson, Mo.: Release Of Michael Brown ‘Robbery’ Video ‘Insulting’

Addressing a congregation in Ferguson on Sunday, the Rev. Al Sharpton blasted the release by police of a video purportedly showing Michael Brown robbing a store.

08/17/2014

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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

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Mother Of Man Killed By Irvington Police Plans March

Abdul Kamal, 30, was killed by police in Irvington after authorities said he broke into his estranged wife’s apartment in November of last year.

08/16/2014

Demonstrators gather in Times Square to protest the death of Michael Brown, 18, who was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Police Name Cop In Michael Brown Shooting; Teen Suspected In Store Robbery Moments Before Shooting

Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson said Friday the officer’s name is Darren Wilson.

08/15/2014

Demonstrators gather in Times Square to protest the death of Michael Brown, 18, who was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. (Credit: Marta Zielinska/CBSNewYork.com)

Demonstrators March To Times Square To Protest Michael Brown’s Death In Missouri

A protest march was under way in Midtown Thursday evening on behalf Michael Brown, the man who was shot and killed by police in suburban St. Louis.

08/14/2014

President Barack Obama speaks on the situation in Iraq and in Ferguson, Missouri, at Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, on August 14, 2014.         (credit: AFP PHOTO/Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images)

President Obama Calls For Peace And Calm In Ferguson In Wake Of Riots Over Death Of Michael Brown

The fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday has sparked protests in the St. Louis suburb. Some have turned violent.

08/14/2014

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