Garner’s mother Gwen Carr, and his wife Esaw Garner helped with the annual dinner for the homeless and senior citizens. They also gave out toys to children.
While police investigate the origin of the threats, security has been stepped up at all station houses following the fatal shooting of two NYPD officers.
There’s growing public backlash against some protesters who demonstrated following the Eric Garner grand jury decision.
A man accused of assaulting two police officers during separate protests in response to last week’s Eric Garner grand jury decision was ordered held on $20,000 bail Wednesday night.
A man has been arrested and charged with attacking two NYPD officers during the protests over the Eric Garner grand jury decision last week.
How fitting that the city with the most elaborate subway system on Earth has landed on the third rail of American discourse.
Protesters angry about the Eric Garner grand jury decision turned out Monday evening at the Barclays Center, as Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton, attended the Brooklyn Nets’ game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
A Berkeley police officer received hospital treatment for a dislocated shoulder after being hit with a sandbag, while another sustained minor injuries, police spokeswoman Jenn Coats said.
The National March Against Police Violence is scheduled for next Saturday in Washington, D.C.
Demonstrators are expected to gather in Union Square Friday afternoon, a day after an estimated 10,000 people marched across New York City on Thursday.
The commissioner said he anticipates the grand jury will begin deliberations this week.
The giant balloons included Thomas the Tank Engine, Ronald McDonald and the Pillsbury Doughboy.
The announcement in Ferguson, Missouri Monday night that a grand jury has decided not to indict the police officer involved in the shooting death of Michael Brown sent protesters on the move in New York.
No criminal charges will be coming for the officers involved in the shooting that killed a 16-year-old boy in Brooklyn last year – sparking massive protests.
Residents in Midland Park, New Jersey took no issue with a church in their backyard, but on Friday, some neighbors were saying they do not want a mosque to replace it.