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Esaw Garner, wife of Eric Garner, next to Rev. Herbert Daughtry, left, and Rev. Al Sharpton arrive to attend a church service before a rally against police violence on August 23, 2014 in the borough of Staten Island in New York City.(Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Eric Garner’s Family Introduces New Lawyer In Suit Against NYC, NYPD

Garner died this past July after being put in a chokehold by officers, who were arresting him allegedly for selling loose cigarettes in Tompkinsville, Staten Island.

10/11/2014

Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, and other members of his family is joined by to Rev. Al Sharpton attend a church service before a rally against police violence on August 23, 2014 in Staten Island. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Family Of Eric Garner To Sue City, NYPD For $75M

The family of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died of a chokehold while in police custody, will sue city of New York as well as the NYPD for $75 million, plus attorneys’ fees.

10/07/2014

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein (credit: Getty Images)

Lawyer Says Prominent Attorney Sanford Rubenstein Denies Sex Assault Allegations

The prominent attorney is under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman after Al Sharpton’s 60th birthday party last week.

10/06/2014

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein (credit: Getty Images)

WCBS 880: Police Investigating Sexual Assault Allegation Against Lawyer Sanford Rubenstein

An attorney who has represented clients in some of New York City’s highest-profile cases has been accused of sexual assault.

10/05/2014

Sandra Amezquita (center) at a news conference on Sept. 24, 2014. (credit: Matt Kozar/CBS 2)

Pregnant Woman Seen On Video In Confrontation With Police Fears For Baby’s Health

A pregnant woman who is seen on video being pushed to the ground during a confrontation with police officers in Brooklyn said she is worried for her unborn son.

09/24/2014

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Pathologist Who Examined Michael Brown To Review Eric Garner Autopsy

The expert forensic pathologist who conducted an autopsy on Michael Brown in Missouri will also review the final autopsy report for Eric Garner – the Staten Island man who died after being put in a police chokehold, the attorney for Garner’s family said Thursday.

09/18/2014

Franklin Reyes is charged in the traffic accident that killed Ariel Russo, 4, on the Upper West Side in June 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Teen Driver Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Ariel Russo, 4, Accused Of Dragging Police Officer

Franklin Reyes, 18, was charged with assault, reckless endangerment, unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, reckless driving and unlicensed driving, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said.

09/03/2014

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Elderly Man Injured During Jaywalking Citation On UWS To Sue The City

Police insisted that officers did not strike Wong deliberately, and that when an officer pulled out a summons book and began writing a ticket, a struggle ensued.

08/22/2014

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)

Sharpton, Family Of Eric Garner To Meet With US Attorney

Garner’s family wants federal prosecutors to take over the investigation and potential prosecution of the case, which the Staten Island District Attorney announced Tuesday was going to a grand jury.

08/21/2014

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)

Staten Island DA: Grand Jury To Review Eric Garner’s Death

The Medical Examiner’s office previously dubbed Garner’s July 17 death a homicide caused by “compression of his neck (chokehold), compression of his chest and prone positioning during physical restraint by police.”

08/19/2014

Glass from a shattered plate glass window penetrated Javier Payne's lung, his family said. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Bronx Family To File $25M Lawsuit After Cop Allegedly Pushes Teen Through Window

The family of a 14-year-old Bronx boy who says he was thrown by cops through a plate glass window is suing the city for $25 million.

08/07/2014

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein (left) and Hector Ballesteros announce a $5 million lawsuit against New York City on June 17, 2014. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Family Sues NYC After Bronx Woman’s Body Mistakenly Sent To Medical School

The city medical examiner’s office treated a Bronx grandmother like “garbage” when it mistakenly shipped off her corpse for research, the woman’s family alleges in a new lawsuit.

06/17/2014

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Family Of MTA Bus Driver Killed In Crash To Sue Nightclub For Serving Alleged Killer

William Pena’s relatives are suing the nightclub 1 Oak, where Dominic Whilby, 22, of Griffin, Ga., was partying before the Feb. 12 accident.

02/24/2014

Sanford Rubenstein describes his injuries to reporters on Jan. 27, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Elderly Jaywalker Claims Police Roughed Him Up, Sues NYPD, City For $5M

A elderly Chinese immigrant is suing the NYPD and the city, alleging that police officers roughed him up after he jaywalked on the Upper West Side earlier this month.

01/27/2014

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Brooklyn Man Dies Shortly After Early Morning Encounter With Police

A Brooklyn man and father of nine died on Thursday after a member of his family was questioned by police about a cellphone robbery.

08/15/2013

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