Latest Death of Eric Garner News

A look at high-profile cases over killings by US police

Dec. 23, 2021 18:59 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A suburban Minneapolis police officer who said she confused her handgun for a Taser was led away in handcuffs Thursday after a jury found her guilty of manslaughter in the death of Black motorist Daunte Wright. The mostly white jury deliberated for about 27...

'I can't breathe': Public inquiry into Garner's death begins

Oct. 25, 2021 19:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A rare judicial inquiry began Monday into the death of Eric Garner, whose dying cry of “I can’t breathe” as he was restrained by New York City police officers became a slogan of the Black Lives Matter movement. Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, and other...