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New York City Medical examiner rules death of Eric Garner a homicide

New York City Medical examiner rules death of Eric Garner a homicide Bratton, a proponent of the Broken Windows theory of policing – that cracking down on low-level offenses helps suppress bigger ones – said again that chokeholds were against New York Police Department policy and that he was enhancing training for 20 … Read […]

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Medical Examiner: Eric Garner Death Ruled a Homicide

The death of a Staten Island man has officially been declared a homicide by the city Medical Examiner who says it was the result of being placed in a chokehold while police were trying to arrest him last month. NEWS – NY1

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Eric Garner’s death ruled a homicide: NYC medical examiner

Garner, 43, died on July 17 after cops attempted to arrest him for selling untaxed cigarettes. New York News – NY Daily News

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Rev. Sharpton blasts de Blasio, Bratton over chokehold death

Al Sharpton met with the police commissioner and Mayor de Blasio following public outrage over the death of Eric Garner, who died following an apparent chokehold following an encounter with NYPD officers. New York News – NY Daily News

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Eric Garner’s family seeks federal probe of police custody death

Family members of a man who died in police custody, the Rev. Al Sharpton and others met with federal prosecutors Friday to press for an investigation into the death. An amateur video shows a plainclothes police officer placing Garner in what appears be a chokehold last week while arresting him on Staten Island. The 43-year-old […]

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Officials Investigate Toddler’s Possible Drowning Death At A Day Care

Police are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy who apparently drowned at a day care center on Staten Island. NEWS – NY1

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Arizona death row inmate takes nearly 2 hours to die during execution

A lawyer for a convicted double murderer issued an emergency stay to stop the Arizona man’s execution after the process failed to kill Joseph Wood more than 70 minutes into the procedure. New York News – NY Daily News

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More Than 100 March Against Mistreatment Following Eric Garner’s Death

The police commissioner is promising a review and retraining of the entire NYPD after the death of a Staten Island man during an arrest. A march and rally were held Tuesday night in Tompkinsville. NEWS – NY1

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New York City to Pay $2.75 Million to Settle Suit in Death of Rikers Island Inmate

The settlement in Ronald Spear’s case is one of the largest paid by New York City in recent years to resolve a lawsuit alleging violence against an inmate. NYT > N.Y. / Region

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Al Sharpton slams NYPD over chokehold death

The Rev. Al Sharpton on Sunday blasted the cops and emergency services workers who stood by as a diabetic dad lay unresponsive on a Staten Island sidewalk after being put… Metro | New York Post

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Dix Hills Man Charged With Assault On Mom; Brother’s Death Under Investigation

DIX HILLS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Dix Hills man has been arrested after his father told police he returned home to find his wife unconscious with severe head injuries and his teenage son dead. Charles Okonkwo, 18, is charged with second-degree assault in connection with the alleged attack on his mother, Chinwe Okonkwo, 52. Police, […]

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Police Union Condemns Decision to Strip Officer Involved in SI Man’s Death During Arrest of Badge, Gun

The police union is condemning a decision to strip a police officer of his badge and gun after the use of a chokehold on a suspect. NEWS – NY1

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picture from gary baumgarten of rally in front of the 120 pct for the cig bust story Community Furious As Investigation Continues In S.I. Mans Death In Police Custody

Community Furious As Investigation Continues In S.I. Man’s Death In Police Custody

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The officer seen on cell phone video putting a Staten Island man in a choke hold has been placed on modified assignment by the NYPD pending further investigation after the man died while in police custody. Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo has been stripped of his gun and shield as the NYPD continues to investigate […]

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CCRB to Review Police Chokehold Complaints in Wake of SI Man’s Death During Arrest

The city’s Civilian Complaint Review Board is promising a thorough review of its police chokehold complaints following the death of a man during an arrest on Staten Island. NEWS – NY1

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Rev. Al Sharpton leads rally after Eric Garner’s apparent NYPD chokehold death

The widow of the man who died collapsed in tears during the rally. amNewYork

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