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Death of Eric Garner: Illegal chokehold
On July 17, 2014, Eric Garner died in Staten Island, New York City, after Daniel Pantaleo, a New York City Police Department (NYPD) officer, put him in a headlock or chokehold for 15 seconds while arresting him. The filming of the incident brought police brutality into wider public awareness.

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Media analysis: Trump rally chants drown out police cases in week of racial tension

Hundreds protested the Eric Garner decision this week. Just hours later, came the "send her back" chants at President Trump's rally, overtaking media.
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Protests erupt in New York to mark Eric Garner's death

Eric Garner died after an NYPD officer tried to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes. His dying gasp of "I can't breathe" inspired nationwide protests.  
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Videos for Death of Eric Garner

No federal charges for NYPD in Eric Garner death [Video]No federal charges for NYPD in Eric Garner death

None of the New York police officers whose attempted arrest of Eric Garner in 2014, which led to the man's death and helped fuel the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will face federal criminal..

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"Today, we can't breathe": Eric Garner's mother

Eric Garner's mother Gwen Carr and daughter, Emerald Snipes on Tuesday blasted a Justice Department decision clearing Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who put Garner in a prohibited chokehold, as a..

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Eric Garner's mother calls for Mayor de Blasio to 'fire those cops'

The "We are Eric Garner" rally was held on the five-year anniversary of Garner's death.
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'We are fighting for justice': Protesters call for firing of NYPD officers at 'We are Eric Garner' rally

Hundreds of youth organizers will march through Foley Square in New York City, calling for NYPD officers involved in Eric Garner's death to be fired.  
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New York mayor says he regrets trusting U.S. Justice Department on Garner chokehold case

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he regrets trusting the U.S. Department of Justice after federal prosecutors declined to charge a city policeman who used a fatal chokehold on..
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'We are Eric Garner': Protesters to call for firing of NYPD officers at rally in NYC today

Hundreds of youth organizers will march through Foley Square in New York City, calling for NYPD officers involved in Eric Garner's death to be fired.
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Eric Garner's mother calls for officer to be fired

Activists are renewing calls for a New York City police officer to be fired for his involvement in the 2014 death of Eric Garner. This comes after federal prosecutors announced that officer Daniel..
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Eric Garner's mother calls on NYC mayor to fire cop after DOJ decision

After the DOJ announced this week that it would not charge Daniel Pantaleo
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Eric Garner's mother calls on Mayor Bill de Blasio to "step up" and fire officer involved in son's death

The family of Eric Garner vows to continue their fight for justice after federal prosecutors decided not to charge a New York City police officer involved in his death. Garner died five years ago..
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Eye Opener at 8: No charge in Eric Garner's death

A look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning."
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Officer involved in the death of Eric Garner faces furor, calls to resign

There are new calls for New York police officer Daniel Pantaleo to be fired, after federal prosecutors decided this week not to charge him in the chokehold death of Eric Garner. Garner's death five..
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Officer involved in Eric Garner's death won't face federal charges

Federal charges will not be brought against a white officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner. His last words, "I can't breathe," became a rallying cry against police brutality. Jeff Pegues..
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'Today, we can't breathe'

An MS-13 "killing spree," Emmy snubs and Eric Garner’s death: Tuesday’s news
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Eric Garner, Congress, Emmy Awards: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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US attorney: Garner case is now closed

The U.S. attorney for eastern New York says there is "insufficient evidence" to prove "beyond a reasonable doubt" that the officer who arrested Eric Garner violated his civil rights. (July 16)  
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Factbox: U.S. police officers who kill unarmed black men often avoid criminal liability

A New York City policeman became the latest example of a law enforcement officer to face no criminal liability for killing an unarmed black man when the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday it..
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The Officer in Eric Garner’s Death Won’t Face Charges. Here’s What Happened in Similar Cases.

Despite increased attention on deaths involving the police, most officers involved in them are not charged. Among the few who are, most are not convicted.
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No federal charges for New York policeman in 2014 'I can't breathe' death

The New York police officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold during an attempted arrest in 2014, fueling the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will not face federal criminal charges, the..
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Feds won't charge NYC officer in Eric Garner chokehold death

Federal prosecutors won't bring civil rights charges against a New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a person familiar with the matter confirmed to CBS News.
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New York police officer in Eric Garner death will not be charged - source

Federal prosecutors will not criminally charge a New York Police Department officer in the death of Eric Garner, a black man whose 2014 death played a key role in mobilizing the Black Lives Matter..
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Cop accused of using fatal chokehold on Eric Garner won't testify

Eric Garner's dying words during his fatal arrest, "I can't breathe," became a rallying cry against police brutality
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Chokehold triggered Eric Garner's death, medical examiner testifies

Garner's cries of "I can't breathe" during the deadly 2014 encounter became a rallying cry against police brutality
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Officer says he exaggerated charges against Eric Garner

Officer Justin D'Amico testified Tuesday during the disciplinary trial of his partner officer Daniel Pantaleo
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"Not a big deal," police commander texted after Eric Garner's death

Lt. Christopher Bannon's text drew gasps Thursday during the departmental trial for officer Daniel Pantaleo
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Five years after Eric Garner's death, prosecutors in New York to update on case

Federal prosecutors in New York on Tuesday were due to meet with the family of Eric Garner, a black man who died in 2014 at the hands of a New York police officer and whose death played a key role in..
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