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December 5th, 2014
11:40 PM ET

Similarities in Garner, Rodney King cases: Could chokehold case end up in federal court?

Friday was the third night of major protests happening in multiple cities across the nation.

Demonstrators marched against another grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black man.

After Eric Garner: What's point of police body cameras?

The encounter between police and Eric Garner right before Garner's death was caught on tape. And like the now infamous encounter between Rodney King and police more than two decades ago that was also caught on tape - excessive force caught on tape didn't result in a conviction for the accused officer.

CNN's Sara Sidner has more.


Filed under: Chokehold death • Eric Garner • Justice • News
December 5th, 2014
09:07 PM ET

How effective are police body cameras at reducing use of excessive force?

Demonstrators took to the streets Friday for another night of protests in New York and across the country.

The outrage is centered on claims of excessive force by police after a grand jury decide to no indict in the chokehold death of Eric Garner. In New York City, the police department is launching a new program outfitting dozens of officers with body cameras with the hope that it will offer new protection to not only citizens but officers as well.

Police body cams: Will they really help?

Rene Marsh has more OutFront.


Filed under: Chokehold death • Eric Garner • News
December 5th, 2014
09:01 PM ET

Eric Garner's sister: He was treated like trash

As protesters began another night flooding the streets of New York and elsewhere demanding change after the grand jury's decision not to indict in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, his family continues to speak out about the incident that claimed Garner's life.

In an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, one of Garner's daughters - Emerald Snipes Garner and Eric's sister, Ellisha Flagg Garner say the police treated him like trash.

"My brother was neglected. They showed no compassion, no remorse. They had no respect for human life," Ellisha Flagg Garner says.


Filed under: Chokehold death • Eric Garner • Justice • News