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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

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)

Eric Garner Chokehold Death Grand Jury Decision May Be Imminent

The commissioner said he anticipates the grand jury will begin deliberations this week.

12/02/2014

Protesters angry about the Ferguson grand jury decision at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (Credit:  @nevernotever)

6 Arrested, 1 Hit With Summons As Protesters Disrupt Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The giant balloons included Thomas the Tank Engine, Ronald McDonald and the Pillsbury Doughboy.

11/27/2014

Protesters in Manhattan after a grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. (Credit: CBS2)

Protesters Hit NYC Streets After Ferguson Decision; Arrests And Injuries To Officers Reported

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.

11/24/2014

Kimani Gray, 16, was shot and killed by police on Saturday, March 9, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

No Criminal Charges Coming For Officers Who Shot And Killed Kimani Gray, 16

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.

07/30/2014

Midland Park Mosque

Some Residents Say Mosque Is Not Welcome In Midland Park, N.J.

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.

06/13/2014

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