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What’s next for Eric Garner’s family now that the NYPD officer has been fired

What’s next for Eric Garner’s family now that the NYPD officer has been fired

The officer accused of killing Eric Garner more than five years ago was fired on Monday, but members of the Garner family said that change still must come. “Yes, he’s fired, but the fight is not over,” said Garner’s daughter, Emerald Snipes Garner. Snipes Garner thanked NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill for firing officer Daniel Pantaleo…MORE

Al Jackson, original New York Met, dies at 83

Al Jackson, original New York Met, dies at 83

One of the original New York Mets has died. Former pitcher and lifetime Mets figure Al Jackson died Monday in Port St. Lucie, Florida, at the age of 83. The lefty pitcher saw the Flushing franchise at their first — and at their worst. Jackson took the mound for the Mets’ inaugural season in 1962.…MORE

Phoenix police must now document each time they point their gun at someone

Phoenix police must now document each time they point their gun at someone

Phoenix police officers must now document every instance in which they point a gun at a person — a decision that the city long considered but now has been made after recent public outcry about aggressive police tactics in Arizona’s capital. From now on, Phoenix officers must fill out a form when an officer points…MORE

The El Paso shooting suspect is on suicide watch

The El Paso shooting suspect is on suicide watch

The suspect in the deadly shooting in El Paso, Texas, has been placed on suicide watch based on the recommendation of medical staff at the jail, El Paso County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Leslie Antunez told CNN on Tuesday. Patrick Crusius, 21, of Allen, Texas, is being held at the El Paso County Detention Facility without bond…MORE