The New York Police Department has fired Officer Daniel Pantaleo, 5 Years after he killed 43-year-old Eric Garner while making an arrest for selling bootleg cigarettes on the street. The job termination comes a month after federal prosecutors announced no charges would be filed against Pantaleo in Garner's murder.
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Doctors at Brooklyn's Woodhull Medical Center declared Erica Garner brain dead -- five days after she suffered a massive heart attack. Family members were called to the hospital to say their goodbyes before Garner, 27, is removed from life support.
The person updating Garner's Twitter account complained on Tuesday that NYPD officers banned them from the intensive care unit where Garner has been since she suffered a heart attack on Saturday.
#NYPD cleared me out of the ICU leaving Erica BY HERSELF WITH NO EXPLANATION ... We are at woodhull hospital. They are supposed to be bringing her out of her coma in less than an hour and the #NYPD cleared her support from the floor with no explanation.
— officialERICA GARNER (@es_snipes) December 26, 2017
The daughter of Eric Garner is in a medically-induced coma after suffering another cardiac arrest. Erica Garner, who protested against police brutality after her father died in 2014, is in critical condition at Woodhull hospital after suffered a heart attack on Saturday night.
Doctors say Erica had an enlarged heart which was discovered after she gave birth to her son in August. The 27-year-old suffered her first cardiac arrest a month after her son was born.
Erica's mother told reporters her daughter was in a medically-induced coma.
Eric Garner's baby mother filed for a restraining order against his daughter, Erica Garner, for threatening Facebook comments she wrote.
Garner was killed when NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo used an illegal chokehold on him during a misdemeanor arrest in July 2014.
Just days after Eric Garner's family rejected NY City's settlement offer of $5 million, the family has agreed to a settlement of $5.9 million in Garner's death at the hands of an overzealous cop.
R&B singer D'Angelo put his substance abuse and legal problems behind him for a stirring comeback performance on Saturday Night Live.
Frightened New York Police Dept. (NYPD) cops are turning a blind eye to minor crimes committed in black neighborhoods.
A deranged Baltimore gang member shot his girlfriend before driving to Brooklyn where he executed 2 NYPD police officers as they sat in their patrol unit on Saturday.
A member of the much-maligned New York Police Department is responding to the ongoing protests against police shootings of unarmed black men. The cop is snubbing protestors by selling t-shirts that read: "Breathe Easy, Don't Break the Law" -- a mocking spin on Eric Garner's dying words, "I Can't Breathe". Garner is the NY man who was choked to death by a NYPD cop who put him in an illegal chokehold.
The New York Police Department has offered a $12,000 reward for the arrest and convictions of seven protestors who attacked 2 police lieutenants during a peaceful protest on the Brooklyn Bridge. A YouTube video shows one of the protestors punching a police lieutenant in the face. The police used remarkable restraint against the violent protestors.
CBS basketball analyst Scott Gottlieb, host of the Gottlieb Show on CBS Sports Radio, irked his Twitter followers when he posted a controversial tweet about Kobe Bryant during the Lakers game last night.
FOX Deportes (sports) reporter Erika Reidt was suspended indefinitely after she allegedly posted an intensive tweet about Eric Garner on her Twitter.com account on Tuesday. Garner is the NY man who was choked to death by a NYPD officer. A Staten Island grand jury refused to indict Daniel Pantaleo, 29, for using an illegal chokehold on Garner.
Outgoing Attorney General of the United States, Eric Holder, announced a federal investigation into possible civil rights violations by the NYPD in the death of Eric Garner. A NY grand jury on Wednesday declined to indict the police officer who put Garner, an asthmatic, in a lethal choke hold.
Eric Garner pleaded for his life as an aggressive NYPD officer put him in a chokehold on the sidewalk outside a beauty salon on Staten Island, NY, Thursday. "I can't breathe! I can't breathe!" Garner gasped as the cop held him in a death grip. Garner, an asthmatic father of six, died of cardiac arrest on the way to a hospital.