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Video: Staten Island man dunks over NYPD car in memory of Eric Garner

A Staten Island man who was participating in a basketball tournament dunked over an NYPD squad car in memory of Eric Garner Friday evening.

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7 month pregnant woman allegedly placed in chokehold by NYPD

The NYPD is investigating whether one of its officers put 27-year old Rosan Miller in a chokehold. Miller is seventh months pregnant. The altercation was video-taped and resulted in the arrest of Miller’s brother and husband.

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Video: second incident of an NYPD officer choking a suspect emerges

Police are investigating another video of a NYPD police officer placing a man in a chokehold and punching him in the face at an East Harlem subway station. Video of the incident, which surfaced about a week after the death of Eric Garner, shows police arresting Ronald Johns, 22, on July 14 at the 125th Lexington […]

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NYPD report: ‘Eric Garner was not in great distress’

The video of NYPD officers placing a 43-year-old man in a chokehold minutes before his death has gone viral. Many have responded with angry cries of racial injustice, and others are even more upset after finding that a preliminary internal report makes no mention of the illegal move. The report also fails to mention Garner’s […]

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NY cop who placed Eric Garner in chokehold has history of complaints

The NYPD officer who used a chokehold on Eric Garner minutes before his death has a history of alleged civil rights violations. Daniel Pantaleo has been sued twice within the past two years. 

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Actor Rob Brown settles racial profiling lawsuit with Macy’s

Actor Rob Brown will settle his “shop-and-frisk” racial profiling lawsuit against retailer Macy’s and New York City. Brown, 30, claimed he was handcuffed, paraded through the chain’s flagship store and questioned for hours on June 8, 2013 after being accused of using a fake credit card to purchase a $1,300 watch for his mother. 

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Video: man dies after being put in chokehold by New York police

  A Staten Island father died Thursday after being placed in a chokehold by an NYPD officer. Video of the incident shows other officers slamming his head against the sidewalk.  Eric Garner, 43, repeatedly screamed, “I can’t breathe! I can’t breathe!” after at least five NYDP officers took him down in front of a beauty […]

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Family of man shot by NYPD cop settles for $2.25 million

The family of a man who was fatally shot by an undercover member of the NYPD has settled with the city for $2 million. Shem Walker, 49, was gunned down after he tried to eject a detective from loitering on the stoop of his elderly grandmother’s apartment building in Fort Greene. Walker was apparently unaware […]

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Video: man arrested for sleeping on train

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Video has emerged of NYPD officers arresting a man for what appears to be sleeping on the train while on his way home from work. 

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NYC police raid housing project, arrest more than 100 people

Several New York police officers dressed in full body armor raided two Harlem housing projects Wednesday morning in a massive sting aimed at breaking down a deadly gang feud that led to the 2011 killing of an 18-year-old basketball star. Tayshana Murphy was killed as a result of gang violence. The coordinated action took place around […]

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