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NYPD Fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo, 5 Years After Eric Garner's DeathThe commissioner's decision comes two weeks after an NYPD administrative judge recommended Pantaleo be fired for apparently using a banned chokehold during Garner's arrest.
Eric Garner Aftermath: While Family Praises Pantaleo Decision, Police Union Blasts Move As ‘Absolutely Embarrassing’Eric Garner's family says the NYPD's decision to fire NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo is only part of the justice they've waited five years for.
2 Caught On Camera Spraying Fire Extinguisher Towards ChildIt happened Saturday afternoon at a candy store on Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights.
Video Showing Truck Running Over Bikes Sparks Debate About Reckless Teen BicyclistsAuthorities say the driver of the truck called police immediately after the incident, telling them he drove away because he feared for his safety.
Some Commuters Upset MTA Bus Schedule Is Going PaperlessIt's out with the old and in with the smartphone for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which is looking to modernize bus stops.
NJ TRANSIT To Publicly Release Monthly Performance Metrics Under Gov. Murphy's New PlanState Sen. Loretta Weinberg says she and the legislature will mark the agency's report card.
Police: Armed Men Wearing Masks Threaten Couple Inside Maplewood HomePolice are investigating a home invasion that happened overnight in Maplewood, New Jersey.
Bloomfield Officials Reassure Residents About Lead Levels As Newark Faces Water EmergencyBloomfield started handing out free filters last year after 16 homes tested positive for high lead levels.

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Citi Bike Offering Free Month To NYCHA Residents, SNAP RecipientsCiti Bike is offering free passes to NYCHA residents and SNAP recipients.
FDNY Firefighter Dies Of 9/11-Related IllnessAnother FDNY firefighter who worked at Ground Zero has died from a 9/11-related illness.
Eric Garner Aftermath: Mother Gwen Carr, Other Supporters Rally After Firing Of Daniel PantaleoGwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner, was joined by supporters at a rally where she said the decision to fire NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo after her son's 2014 death comes too late.
N.J. Parents Upset With Conditions Of Classroom Trailers Ahead Of New School YearWith school about to start, some parents in Wall Township are upset over the condition of some classrooms about to be used again for the coming school year. CBSN New York's Alice Gainer reports.
Eric Garner Aftermath: NYPD Fires Officer Daniel PantaleoOfficer Daniel Pantaleo, accused of using a banned chokehold during the arrest of Eric Garner five years ago, has been fired from NYPD police force. CBSN New York's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Pat Lynch, Police Benevolent Association Speak Out On Firing Of Officer Daniel PantaleoPat Lynch of the Police Benevolent Association speaks out on firing of Officer Daniel Pantaleo and criticism of NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Rev. Al Sharpton, Eric Garner Family Speak On Pantaleo DecisionThe Rev. Al Sharpton and family of Eric Garner held a news conference Aug. 19, 2019, to talk about the NYPD decision to fire Officer Daniel Pantaleo.
CBSN New York: NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill Announced Officer Pantaleo Fired Over Chokehold On Eric GarnerOfficer Daniel Panteleo, accused of using a banned chokehold during the arrest of Eric Garner five years ago, has been fired from NYPD police force.
Expert Talks On Termination Of Officer Daniel Pantaleo From NYPDJohn Jay College of Criminal Justice expert Henry Smart III shares insight on Daniel Pantaleo's firing from the NYPD following Eric Garner's death following an attempted arrest in 2014.
MTA To Go With Paperless Bus SchedulesThe MTA plans on removing arrival schedules from bus stops, a move that has some Queens lawmakers upset. CBSN New York's John Dias reports
Police Commissioner Announces Officer Daniel Pantaleo FiredPolice Commissioner James O'Neill announces the firing of Officer Daniel Pantaleo in connection to the improper chokehold used during the arrest of Eric Garner in 2014.
Newark Water Emergency: Awaiting Judge's RulingNewark residents and advocates are waiting for a judge to decide whether the city will have to hand out bottled water to more communities.