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Michael Brown (left) was shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. (Credit: CBS2)

March In Ferguson, Protests In NYC Mark 1-Year Anniversary Of Michael Brown’s Death

Protests and marches were held in New York and around the country Sunday, marking one year since the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown at the hands of a white police officer.

08/09/2015

Police: An unknown woman grabs Lt. Philip Chan and assists in pulling him to the ground, while an unknown man pulls Chan and hits him in the back of the left shoulder. (Credit: NYPD/CBS2)

Police Renew Call For Information On Remaining Suspect In Brooklyn Bridge Attack On Cops

Police on Tuesday renewed a call to find one of the remaining suspects in an attack on two police lieutenants during protests on the Brooklyn Bridge last month.

01/13/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton answers questions during a news conference on Jan. 5, 2015. (Photo: CBS2)

Bratton: There Was Indeed A ‘Slowdown’ Among Officers In Ticketing, Low-Level Arrests

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Friday that enough NYPD officers stopped writing tickets and making low-level arrests since the assassination of two officers in Brooklyn that the number of summonses plummeted 90 percent.

01/09/2015

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

The Top 14 News Stories Of 2014

In a year where New York City welcomed a new mayor there have been a host of stories that have shaped the landscape of the Tri-State area, the country and the world over.

12/31/2014

In a video screen capture, a man is  seen being arrested outside a protest targeting the sale of furs in Manhattan. (credit: NY Farm Animal Save/YouTube)

Fur Sellers Charged With Tossing Bleach At Manhattan Protest

Three fur sellers have been charged with reckless endangerment after they tossed bleach and ammonia from a Manhattan roof onto animal-rights activists below, prosecutors said.

12/29/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton was joined by the family of Eric Garner on Dec. 25, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Family Of Eric Garner, Rev. Al Sharpton Hold Moment Of Silence For Fallen Officers Liu And Ramos

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.

12/25/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sources: Bomb Threats Called Into 2 NYPD Precincts

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.

12/23/2014

Eric Linsker (Credit: CBS2)

Poll: Majority Of New Yorkers Don’t Agree With Protester Tactics Following Garner Decision

There’s growing public backlash against some protesters who demonstrated following the Eric Garner grand jury decision.

12/17/2014

Protesters and police clash at the Staten Island ferry terminal. The protesters were demonstrating against the grand jury decision in the Eric Garner case. (Credit: CBS2)

Alleged Cop-Punching Demonstrator Arraigned, Held On Bond

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.

12/10/2014

Protesters and police clash at the Staten Island ferry terminal. The protesters were demonstrating against the grand jury decision in the Eric Garner case. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Charged With Attacking Cops During Protests Last Week

A man has been arrested and charged with attacking two NYPD officers during the protests over the Eric Garner grand jury decision last week.

12/09/2014

LeBron James wears an "I Can't Breathe" shirt during warmups before Cleveland's game against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: We Have A Full-Blown Movement From Pro Athletes, And That’s A Good Thing

How fitting that the city with the most elaborate subway system on Earth has landed on the third rail of American discourse.

12/09/2014

Protesters at the Barclays Center demonstrate against the grand jury decision not to indict an officer in the death of Eric Garner. (Credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS2)

Garner Ruling Protesters Head To Barclays Center During William And Kate Appearance

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.

12/08/2014

A police officer clashes with a protester during a demonstration over recent grand jury decisions in police-involved deaths on Dec. 7, 2014, in Berkeley, Calif. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Protest Over Eric Garner Chokehold Death Turns Violent In California

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.

12/07/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton, President of the National Action Network,  Esaw Garner, widow of Eric Garner,  and Emerald Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, hold a press conference December 3, 2014. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Garner Family Plans Trip To DC Protest; 220 Protesters Arrested In NYC Friday

The National March Against Police Violence is scheduled for next Saturday in Washington, D.C.

12/06/2014

(Credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

Protesters Crowd Stores, Shut Down FDR Drive Again Over Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

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.

12/05/2014

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