NYC chokehold

NEW YORK (AP) — Two months after a grand jury declined to press criminal charges in the police killing of an unarmed New York City man, a state judge must decide whether to disclose details of the secret proceedings. The New York Civil Liberties Union and other petitioners have gone to court on Staten Island […]

The bystander who captured the fatal arrest of Eric Garner on his cell phone video, was himself arrested Saturday (Aug. 2) on charges of weapon possession, according to authorities. Silive.com reports that 22-year-old Ramsey Orta and a teenage woman, identified by police as Alba Lekaj, were cuffed just before 10 p.m., in Long Island in […]