In the years since Eric Garner's death, use-of-force complaints against the NYPD have fallen sharply, but residents say officers are finding new low-level targets.
By Verena Dobnik, Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, the white police officer involved in the 2014 death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, has been fired. New York's police commissioner said Daniel Pantaleo could no longer perform his job effectively, but Garner’s…
Portland, Oregon, has a troubling history of racial discrimination and tensions between police and African American communities. But now, a theater company is attempting to change the city’s racial ecology through the arts -- and perhaps create a model for…
By Cat Wise
The New York City mayor said Monday he hopes Commissioner James O'Neill's decision to fire Officer Daniel Pantaleo "brings some small measure of closure" to the family of Eric Garner.
By Associated Press
By Tom Hays, Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
Police Commissioner James O'Neill's announced at a midday news conference that he had fired Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who is white, based on a recent recommendation of a department disciplinary judge.
By Judy Woodruff, Kate Grumke
Bill de Blasio has been mayor of New York City since 2014. He is one of the latest entrants into the 2020 Democratic presidential contest but has been ramping up his campaign since, delivering one of the most memorable lines…
By Associated Press
An administrative judge has recommended firing the New York City police officer accused of using a chokehold in the 2014 death of Eric Garner.
By Karen Matthews, Associated Press
Speaking on the year anniversary of her son's death, Eric Garner's mother urged the New York City police commissioner to fire the officer involved, saying the family has "been failed by every other source."…
Eric Garner’s dying words, “I can’t breathe,” served as a rallying cry for protests against police brutality. But the Justice Department announced Tuesday it would not file charges against the officer involved in the incident. The decision closes the door…
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