Eric Garner

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June 06, 2019 - 7:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York Police Department patrolman accused of using a chokehold in the 2014 death of Eric Garner wants to keep his job because "it's in his blood,'' his lawyer said Thursday. After a disciplinary hearing where police-oversight prosecutors argued Officer Daniel Pantaleo should...
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Eric Garner's stepfather, Benjamin Carr, mother Gwen Carr and his widow Esaw Garner (R)
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May 15, 2019 - 10:17 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- A medical examiner who performed an autopsy on Eric Garner says a police officer's chokehold set into motion "a lethal sequence of events" that led to his death five years ago. RELATED: Officer in Eric Garner case is scapegoat, lawyer says, protesters disrupt morning rush...
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New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo leaves his house Monday, May 13, 2019, in Staten Island, N.Y. A long-delayed disciplinary trial is set to begin Monday for Pantaleo, accused of using a banned chokehold in the July 2014 death of Eric Garner. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
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May 13, 2019 - 12:22 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- The New York City police officer accused of using a banned chokehold in the July 2014 death of Eric Garner is being made a scapegoat in a politically charged atmosphere, a defense lawyer said Monday. Protesters at odds with the NYPD gathered outside the Staten Island...
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A woman holds a 'We Can't Breathe' sign at a protest following a grand jury's decision not to indict NYPD officers in the death of Eric Garner.
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May 09, 2019 - 3:47 pm
A New York City judge is allowing a police disciplinary case to proceed against the white officer accused in the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man.
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Demonstration following the death of Eric Garner.
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January 31, 2019 - 12:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A police watchdog agency says the New York Police Department isn't disclosing the names of instructors who trained an officer accused in the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man. Suzanne O'Hare, of the Civilian Complaint Review Board, said at a hearing Thursday that the...
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A woman holds a 'We Can't Breathe' sign at a protest following a grand jury's decision not to indict NYPD officers in the death of Eric Garner.
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December 06, 2018 - 11:34 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A date has been set for the departmental trial of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo. RELATED: Cop faces departmental charges in death of Eric Garner | On Anniversary Of Son’s Death, Eric Garner’s Mother Repeats Call For Action It will begin on May 13. Pantaleo was not charged...
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Gwen Carr, mother of the late Eric Garner, is consoled by Ellisha Garner during a press conference after meeting with Department of Justice officials, June 21, 2017
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July 26, 2018 - 1:34 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The mother of Eric Garner met with reporters Thursday, following a sitdown with the Civilian Complaint Review Board. Mother of#EricGarner responds to CCRB case against #NYPD ’s Daniel Pantaleo in Gardner’s death #1010WINS pic.twitter.com/miQqS0qgNM — Juliet Papa (@winsjuliet...
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Demonstration following the death of Eric Garner.
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July 21, 2018 - 2:40 pm
The NYPD has officially charged Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who has been blamed in the death of Eric Garner, with violating NYPD rules against using a chokehold to subdue suspects.
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Demonstration following the death of Eric Garner.
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July 19, 2018 - 11:21 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD announced Thursday that they will begin the disciplinary process immediately for the officers involved in Eric Garner's chokehold death. Earlier in the week, the department said they would give the justice department until September to decide whether they would file...
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Demonstration following the death of Eric Garner.
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July 17, 2018 - 9:27 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Tuesday marks four years since the death of Eric Garner, and the NYPD is now moving ahead with disciplinary proceedings against Officer Daniel Panteleo. Garner's dying gasp 'I can't breathe' will not soon be forgotten, but a grand jury didn't indict Panteleo in the alleged...
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