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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Tuesday, Aug. 5. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bratton: Transit Officials To Decide Whether To Allow Sharpton’s Verrazano March

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday there are a number of concerns associated with a possible march across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in response to the police-custody death of Eric Garner.

08/07/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton

Sharpton Says He’s Earned Right To Advise On Police Policy

Fallout from the police custody death of Eric Garner continued Wednesday, as the Rev. Al Sharpton claimed he has the right to dictate police policy because he and his supporters “won the election.”

08/06/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton (Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Sharpton Plans To March Across Verrazano Bridge To Protest Garner Death

Sharpton also attacked the idea of a possible NYPD slowdown

08/06/2014

Ramsey Orta appears with the Rev. Al Sharpton at Eric Garner's funeral on July 23, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Man Who Shot NYPD Choke-Hold Video Arrested On Gun Charge

Ramsey Orta, 22, was arrested Saturday night on Staten Island on a charge of criminal possession of a firearm, an NYPD spokesman said.

08/03/2014

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Family Of Eric Garner Joins Rev. Al Sharpton At Harlem Rally

New Yorkers enraged by a man’s death in police custody see a medical examiner’s ruling that blames a prohibited chokehold as a clear indication the officers involved should face criminal charges.

08/02/2014

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)

Medical Examiner: Police Chokehold Killed Eric Garner, Death Ruled A Homicide

The medical examiner’s office said a chokehold by police officer caused death of Staten Island man.

08/01/2014

Mayor De Blasio With Rev. Al Sharpton At Roundtable On Police-Community Relations (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sharpton’s Harsh Words For Mayor Make Some Experts Wonder Who’s In Charge

Mayor Bill de Blasio was on the defensive Friday evening, after allowing the Rev. Al Sharpton to come to City Hall and lay down the law about how policing should be handled in the wake of the police custody death of Eric Garner.

08/01/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton joins Eric Garner's family after meeting with federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on July 25, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Family Of Eric Garner Meets With Federal Prosecutors

The Rev. Al Sharpton joined Eric Garner’s family members Friday for a closed-door meeting with officials from the civil rights division of the U.S. attorney’s office.

07/25/2014

Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold

Sharpton To Officers In Eric Garner Case: ‘When Does Your Morality Kick In?’

The Rev. Al Sharpton gave a passionate speech Wednesday evening, as friends, family members, and community leaders came together to remember Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who who died while in police custody after a struggle.

07/23/2014

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

Donald Sterling (Photo Credit: Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

Rev. Al Sharpton, Other Civil Rights Leaders Meet With NBA Commissioner

The Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders say they’ve had a “constructive” meeting about racial issues in the NBA with Commissioner Adam Silver.

06/04/2014

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MAY 19: (2nd L) Team owner Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers watches the San Antonio Spurs play against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 19, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NBA Investigating Racially Charged Comments Allegedly Made By Clippers Owner Donald Sterling

L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling is being accused of making racially insensitive comments to his girlfriend in a recently published audio clip.

04/26/2014

President Barack Obama addresses members of the National Action Network at their 16th annual convention at the Sheraton New York Times Square on April 11, 2014 (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Obama Speaks At Sharpton’s National Action Network Convention In Times Square

The group is holding its annual convention at a Times Square hotel. Some major traffic problems are expected in the area as a result of the president’s visit.

04/11/2014

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Al Sharpton Gets Testy With Lesley Stahl When Asked About FBI Role In 2011

Although revelations that the Rev. Al Sharpton worked with the FBI surfaced this week, the topic came up in outtakes from a 2011 ’60 Minutes’ interview with Lesley Stahl.

04/11/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a news conference in Harlem on April 8, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Al Sharpton Opens Conference One Day After Admitting To Helping FBI

Sharpton acknowledged Tuesday that he helped the feds investigate New York Mafia figures, even making secret recordings that appeared to help bring down a mob boss.

04/09/2014

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