Police Custody

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

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein (credit: Getty Images)

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein Leaves Garner Case Amid Allegations

Amid allegations of sexual assault this week, attorney Sanford Rubenstein has withdrawn from the civil case against the city on behalf of the family of Eric Garner.

10/08/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Man Died After Being Restrained By Police While On PCP

An investigation was under way Friday into the case of a man who died in police custody last month, after being restrained by officers as he allegedly tried to fight them.

08/29/2014

A collection of lighted prayer candles surround a Yankee cap on Bay Street as a tribute to Eric Garner, who died after arguing with police and being put in a choke-hold. (Credit: WCBS 880's Peter Haskell)

4 Emergency Workers Put On Desk Duty In Eric Garner Case; New Video Released

In an appeal from the pulpit, the Rev. Al Sharpton is demanding justice for the Staten Island man who died after an apparent police choke hold.

07/20/2014

A vigil is set up in the Tompkinsville section of Staten Island after a man died in police custody while being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Dies During Arrest For Allegedly Selling Illegal Cigarettes On Staten Island

A man died in police custody Thursday, after being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes on Staten Island.

07/17/2014

Caroline Biden

Vice President Biden’s Niece Accused Of Striking NYPD Officer

Caroline Biden, 26, was arrested Tuesday morning by officers responding to a report of a dispute at her apartment in TriBeCa.

09/17/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

NYPD: Man Dies In Police Custody On Staten Island

A man died after being arrested for violating an order of protection obtained by his ex-girlfriend, police said Friday.

03/08/2013

Long Island City Immigration Office (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Council Approves Plan To Keep Police Detainees From Immigration Officials

The New York City Council on Wednesday approved a measure that will make it more difficult for immigration officials to detain people being released from police custody.

02/27/2013