Chokehold NYPD

The New York State Supreme Court will officially review how the NYPD handled the violent arrest of Eric Garner in 2014.

Daniel Pantaleo was fired five years after killing Eric Garner.

Kizzy Adonis was standing in the background on the video of Eric Garner being killed.

Daniel Pantaleo's family is cashing in.

NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill fired the police officer who killed Eric Garner by using an illegal chokehold during an arrest for a nonviolent crime more than five years ago in Staten Island.

A judge on Thursday ruled against releasing evidence presented to a grand jury that failed to indict a New York City police officer who administered a deadly chokehold on Eric Garner, reports The New York Times. Garner’s July 2014 confrontation with police was captured on video. Justice William E. Garnett of the State Supreme Court on […]

Unlike in NYPD officer Daniel Panteleo’s case, a Staten Island grand jury panel was less sympathetic to Ramsey Orta, the man who filmed Eric Garner’s fatal police encounter. A Staten Island grand jury Wednesday decided not to indict Pantaleo, who put Garner (pictured right), an unarmed Black man, in a chokehold shortly before his death, […]

In the aftermath of a Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict a New York Police Department officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed Black man, protesters took to Twitter to express outrage. RELATED: WATCH LIVE: Eric Garner’s Mother And Widow Speak About Grand Jury’s “No Bill” Decision The hashtag #ICantBreathe was trending on […]

UPDATED, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 8:35 p.m. EST: During a press conference at the National Action Network headquarters in New York City, Rev. Al Sharpton announced a national march in  Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Dec. 13 to ask the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the Eric Garner, Mike Brown and Tamir Rice cases. During the presser Garner’s widow, Esaw answered a […]

Nearly a week after fallout from a grand jury’s decision in the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., a panel in New York City is close to drawing its own conclusion about another case involving the death of an unarmed Black man at the hands of police, the Associated Press reports. […]

In response to allegations that she asked a high-ranking officer to fix a traffic ticket for her earlier this month, Gwen Carr (pictured) said Monday that the only thing she’s asked of the New York Police Department (NYPD) recently is for them to arrest the man who killed her son, Eric Garner. SEE ALSO: Michael […]