Refusing to say if the cop who killed Eric Garner should be fired clearly will not help Bill de Blasio with Black voters in his run for president.

Eric Garner was killed on July 17, 2014.

They all failed Eric Garner's family.

Eric Garner was killed five years ago tomorrow and justice has not been served.


There was no telling when, or if, the trial’s verdict, let alone any punishment for Daniel Pantaleo, would be announced nearly five years after the NYPD chokehold death of Eric Garner.

The officer who strangled Eric Garner is on trial to determine if he should finally be fired.

New York City rush hour traffic was literally brought to a halt Monday morning ahead of administrative trial for the police officer who killed Eric Garner nearly five years ago.

A New York appeals court panel questioned lawyers for officer Daniel Pantaleo pertaining to releasing the cop's disciplinary records more than a year after the fatal chokehold death of Eric Garner. A lower court has ordered the release of the records, but lawyers for Mayor Bill de Blasio have appealed the decision.

Quietly, over the last few weeks, the New York team of agents and prosecutors in the Eric Garner case have been replaced by civil rights lawyers from Washington, who think that charges should be brought against the officer who placed the late Garner in a chokehold.

The family of slain Staten Island man Eric Garner received a $1 million settlement from the area hospital that dispatched paramedics to the scene of his fatal encounter with police. In court documents obtained by the Associated Press, the details of the settlement were initially confidential and not part of an earlier settlement the family […]


The City of New York has agreed to pay the family of Eric Garner $5.9 million to settle a claim over his killing in New York City's Staten Island borough one year ago on Friday.