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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