NYC Settles With Family Of Eric Garner For $5.9 Million

NYC Settles With Family Of Eric Garner For $5.9 Million

By Dana Farrington

The family’s attorney confirms the settlement to NPR. Garner died after being placed in a chokehold by police last July in Staten Island, N.Y., during an arrest that was captured on video.

» E-Mail This

…read more

Via: http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/07/13/422703725/nyc-settles-with-family-of-eric-garner-for-5-9-million?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=us

About author

You might also like

National 0 Comments

New York Attorney General Orders Immediate Halt To Realistic Toy Gun Sales

By Lucy Perkins New York law requires toy guns made in realistic colors to have a bright, one-inch wide orange stripe “down both sides of the barrel and the front

National 0 Comments

Bernie Sanders Just Drew A Huge Crowd. How Does It Measure Up?

By Amita Kelly The Democratic candidate drew an estimated 10,000 supporters in Madison, Wis., on Wednesday. But some campaigns are going small on purpose this season. » E-Mail This …read

National 0 Comments

New York Will Pay Eric Garner Family $5.9 Million To Avoid Lawsuit

By Hansi Lo Wang The settlement with Garner’s family won’t require the city to admit liability for his death. The unarmed black man died after police placed him in a