Eric Garner
eric garner
2014
December
nypost.com
5 years ago
Eric Garner was a career petty criminal who'd experienced dozens of arrests, but had learned nothing from them. He was on the street July 17, selling untaxed cigarettes one at a time — which, as inconsequential as it seems, happens to be a crime.
huffingtonpost.com
5 years ago
The grand jury decision not to bring charges in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, announced Wednesday, was followed with public demonstrations in cities across the nation -- and the Internet. Thousands of tweeters are up in arms against racial ...
nytimes.com
5 years ago
After two months of considering evidence in the fatal choking of Eric Garner on July 17, a grand jury on Staten Island was finally hearing from Daniel Pantaleo, the officer accused in the death. Officer Pantaleo, 29, led the grand jury through the ...
politico.com
5 years ago
The facts coming from Staten Island in the case of Eric Garner's tragic death differ as much from Michael Brown's shooting in Ferguson as Mr. Brown's death differed from Trayvon Martin's. As I have said for months, I believe New York police officers ...
nytimes.com
5 years ago
The Staten Island grand jury must have seen the same video everyone else did: the one showing a group of New York City police officers swarming and killing an unarmed black man, Eric Garner. Yet they have declined to bring charges against the ...
washingtonpost.com
5 years ago
Demonstrators brought Dupont Circle to a standstill for more than half an hour on Wednesday night as they linked arms around the circle and blocked adjacent streets while chanting about police, race and the deaths of two black men. Shouting chants such ...
abcnews.go.com
5 years ago
Former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said it's "not just enough to just look at the video" when answering questions about Eric Garner's death during an interview with ABC News. You need "context" to judge what happened, Kelly said, adding ...
huffingtonpost.com
5 years ago
After a grand jury said it would not indict the police officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold in July, New York City residents took to the streets to protest the decision. “I am Sean Bell. I am Amadou Diallo. I am Ramarley Graham. I am ...
abcnews.go.com
5 years ago
The cases of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner in New York City involve an unarmed black man killed by a white police officer in a confrontation over a relatively minor crime. But there are sharp differences, too, in the ...
nytimes.com
5 years ago
At some point between the moment a Missouri grand jury refused to indict a police officer who had shot and killed Michael Brown on a Ferguson street and the moment a New York grand jury refused to indict a police officer who choked and killed Eric ...
pbs.org
5 years ago
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to speak at 5:15 p.m. EST on the Eric Garner decision. NewsHour will be streaming live here. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will hold a news conference today on a New York grand jury's decision not to ...
businessweek.com
5 years ago
Video didn't save the life of Eric Garner, the unarmed black man who died in July from a chokehold applied by a New York City police officer. And now it appears that video also wasn't enough to persuade a New York grand jury to indict the officer who ...
nbcnewyork.com
5 years ago
A New York City grand jury has declined to indict an NYPD officer in the chokehold case of Eric Garner, the unarmed man who died while being arrested on Staten Island earlier this year, multiple sources familiar with the decision tell NBC 4 New York.
nationaljournal.com
5 years ago
December 3, 2014 Soon after it was revealed that a grand jury in Staten Island, N.Y., would not indict a white police officer in the death of Eric Garner, a black man, members of New York's congressional delegation held a press conference to call for ...
mediaite.com
5 years ago
Immediately following the grand jury decision not to indict an NYPD officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, Fox News' Shepard Smith invited legal analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano to share his opinion on the matter. Based on the cell phone video ...
thedailybeast.com
5 years ago
Both Eric Garner and Michael Brown are black and their deaths, within just days of each other in August, helped reignite a national conversation—as well as protests—about disproportionate police violence against the black community. At a time when ...
online.wsj.com
5 years ago
The grand jury's decision drew cries of outrage from many New York elected officials, and city leaders called for calm as protesters marched through Manhattan, denouncing the death of Eric Garner, 43 years old, who died of an apparent police chokehold ...
latimes.com
5 years ago
Public officials called for peaceful demonstrations after a grand jury in Staten Island, N.Y., on Wednesday declined to indict a white police officer in the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black New Yorker whose last words -- “I can't breathe” -- were ...
cbsnews.com
5 years ago
NEW YORK -- A grand jury has declined to indict a New York City police officer who used an apparent chokehold on a man who died after the confrontation on Staten Island, CBS News has confirmed. Eric Garner, a father of six, died in July after police ...
mediaite.com
5 years ago
On Wednesday afternoon, a grand jury in New York City decided not to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the chokehold killing of Staten Island man Eric Garner after he was apprehended for selling loose cigarettes on the street. In the aftermath of ...
nytimes.com
5 years ago
A Staten Island grand jury voted on Wednesday not to bring criminal charges in the death of Eric Garner, a black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white police officer. The decision was reached after months of testimony, including ...
nbcnews.com
5 years ago
Investigators are considering whether to charge Michael Brown's stepfather with attempting to incite a riot for urging a crowd in Ferguson, Missouri, to "burn this bitch down" as part of a larger inquiry into violence after a grand jury declined to ...
abcnews.go.com
5 years ago
Police in New York City are preparing for potential protests once the grand jury decision is announced in the case of Eric Garner, a black man who died after being put in a choke hold by a white police officer this summer. "We, as you might expect, are ...
washingtontimes.com
5 years ago
With Ferguson as a backdrop, the case of Daniel Pantaleo — the white New York police officer who killed black suspect Eric Garner with a chokehold — heads to the grand jury on Wednesday. The case stems from July, when Mr. Pantaleo put the 350-pound ...
msnbc.com
5 years ago
A grand jury this week is expected to decide if a New York police officer will be charged in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner, a Staten Island man who died shortly after being accosted by police for selling loose, un-taxed cigarettes in July.
foxnews.com
5 years ago
The Staten Island grand jury investigating the police chokehold death of Eric Garner will reportedly decide whether criminal charges should be filed Wednesday. A lawyer for Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who put Garner in the chokehold, told the New York ...
nytimes.com
5 years ago
A police union lawyer said a Staten Island grand jury could vote as early as Wednesday on whether to bring charges in the case of Eric Garner, whose death in July from a police chokehold prompted protests and set off a citywide debate over policing ...
nydailynews.com
5 years ago
There was tension in Tompkinsville as business owners waited to hear whether a Staten Island grand jury would indict a cop for killing a man with a chokehold outside their doors. "There's going to be problems for sure," Steve Ali, who owns Steve's Deli ...
nydailynews.com
5 years ago
Trust your eyes. That was the message from Eric Garner's son to the Staten Island grand jury, which sources said could decide as early as Wednesday whether to indict the NYPD officer who killed his dad with a chokehold. “I'd tell them to go to the ...
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newyork.cbslocal.com
5 years ago
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: Mourners pay their respects at the funeral service for Eric Garner held at Bethel Baptist Church on July 23, 2014 in Brooklyn. Garner, 43, died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store on Staten Island ...
nydailynews.com
5 years ago
The NYPD cop who put Eric Garner in a chokehold allegedly strip-searched two men in public following a traffic stop, according to official documents obtained by the Daily News. Darren Collins and Tommy Rice filed a complaint against Officer Daniel ...
nydailynews.com
5 years ago
Tears, songs and sermons filled a Brooklyn church Wednesday as grief-stricken family and friends, along with politicians and civil rights leaders, said final goodbyes to Eric Garner, who died on a city street after an NYPD cop put him in a banned ...
nytimes.com
5 years ago
“I can't breathe,” Eric Garner had said over and over again last Thursday, after he was apparently placed in a chokehold by the police and wrestled to the ground, accused of illegally peddling cigarettes. Moments earlier, Mr. Garner, 43, had been ...
nydailynews.com
5 years ago
Tears, songs and sermons filled a Brooklyn church Wednesday as grief-stricken family and friends, along with politicians and civil rights leaders, said final goodbyes to Eric Garner, who died on a city street after an NYPD cop put him in a banned ...
newsone.com
5 years ago
News of the fatal police encounter that led to Eric Garner's death went viral with help of a video recording. That video was taken by Ramsey Orta, a Staten Island man and friend of Garner's. In a brand new interview, Orta says he and Garner were ...
ny1.com
5 years ago
Family and friends are gathering today to say a final goodbye to Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died last week as police tried to arrest him. And the funeral comes as NYPD officials are taking a closer look at the department's procedures ...
newyork.cbslocal.com
5 years ago
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – 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 ...
7online.com
5 years ago
It was a day many never imagined would come so soon. The day friends and family gathered at Bethel Baptist Church to their final goodbyes to Eric Garner. Wednesday night into the rainy streets of Boerum Hill emerged the casket of 43-year-old Eric Garner.
usatoday.com
5 years ago
Saying that Eric Garner was overweight at 350-400 pounds and battling asthma, many posters on the sites TheeRant and PoliceOne.com said the Staten Island father and husband brought his death last Thursday upon himself. They said his health contributed ...
nbcnewyork.com
5 years ago
"It ends today," the crowd of Eric Garner's relatives, friends and local elected officials chanted as they walked from a Staten Island park across from where police confronted him last Thursday to the precinct where the officers involved were stationed ...
time.com
5 years ago
On July 17, Ramsey Orta was talking to his friend, Eric Garner, about where to eat dinner — Friday's, maybe, or Applebee's. They eventually decided on Buffalo Wild Wings, but Garner never made it. Soon, a fight broke out nearby, Orta says, and after ...
observer.com
5 years ago
Outside City Hall Tuesday, city and state elected officials called for justice for Eric Garner—and more cameras recording cops on city streets. “In New York City, all street encounters should be videoed,” Public Advocate Tish James declared at a rally ...
newsone.com
5 years ago
Emotions are running high over the case of Eric Garner, a Staten Island man who died last week while under the restraint of NYPD officers. Social media activist have mobilized under the #JusticeForEricGarner hashtag. There is, however, another ...
ny1.com
5 years ago
Police officer Daniel Pantaleo can be seen on a video waving after other video seems to show him using a choke hold, banned by the NYPD, on a suspect. Police suspected that man, Eric Garner, was selling untaxed, loose cigarettes. Garner, an asthmatic ...
benswann.com
5 years ago
New York- NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who was caught on video putting 43-year-old Eric Garner in an apparent chokehold resulting in death last Thursday over suspicion of selling loose cigarettes, has already been named as defendant in two civil suits ...
Eric Garner, aged 43, was an African American man from Staten Island, New York, who controversially died after a policeman, Daniel Pantaleo, put him in a chokehold.
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