December 11th, 2014
08:58 PM ET

NYPD to determine fate of officer in Eric Garner chokehold case

Protests over a grand jury's decision not to indict New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner have stretched to Capitol Hill.

More than a hundred African-American congressional staffers, including Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings, gathered on the steps of the capitol with their hands up to symbolize their frustration after the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.

That show of support coming at the same time the NYPD determines the fate of officer Pantaleo

Rosa Flores is OutFront with more on his future with the force.

Filed under: Eric Garner • News
December 10th, 2014
09:30 PM ET

NYPD officer in Eric Garner case tells investigators: I never used chokehold

The officer at the center of the Eric Garner chokehold case that has ignited mass protests across this nation is telling his side of the story to investigators.

CNN learned that officer Daniel Pantaleo has spoken to the New York Police Department's internal affairs detectives. The officer insisting that as he was taking down Eric Garner he was not using the controversial chokehold technique that is prohibited by the police department.

CNN's Jason Carroll is OutFront with more.

Filed under: Eric Garner • Justice • News
December 8th, 2014
11:00 PM ET

Russell Simmons calls for federal indictments in Brown, Garner cases

During pregame warmups at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York Monday, NBA star LeBron James donned a t-shirt with the words "I can't breathe."

James is now the biggest star to join a growing group of pro athletes protesting grand jury decisions not to indict in the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.

In interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, co-founder of Def Jam Recordings and the founder of Global Grind, Russell Simmons says protesters will unveil a list of demands, including calls for indictments in the coming days.

Filed under: Chokehold death • Eric Garner • News
December 8th, 2014
10:36 PM ET

Lebron James wears "I can't breathe" T-shirt in NYC

LeBron James joins a growing list of major pro athletes voicing their outrage over grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.

CNN's Kyung Lah is OutFront.

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