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FILE - In this May 13, 2019, file photo, New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo leaves his house in Staten Island, N.Y. Pantaleo was fired in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner. The nation's largest police department is spelling out potential ramifications for officer misconduct, unveiling on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, a draft of a discipline matrix that will guide punishment decisions similarly to how sentencing guidelines are used in criminal cases. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez, File)

NYPD to adopt guidelines for disciplining officer misconduct

Aug. 31, 2020 6:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When the New York Police Department fired an officer last year for putting Eric Garner in a deadly chokehold, the officer's union argued that there was little, if any, precedent within the department's internal disciplinary system for such a penalty. Now, the nation's largest police...

Today in History

Aug. 19, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 19, the 232nd day of 2020. There are 134 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 19, 1814, during the War of 1812, British forces landed at Benedict, Maryland, with the objective of capturing Washington D.C. On this date: In 1807, Robert...

Today in History

Aug. 2, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 2, the 215th day of 2020. There are 151 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 2, 1776, members of the Second Continental Congress began attaching their signatures to the Declaration of Independence. On this date: In 1610, during his fourth...