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Blue view: Chokehold victim caused his own death
NEW YORK (AP) -- Eric Garner was overweight and in poor health. He was a nuisance to shop owners who complained about him selling untaxed cigarettes on the street. When police came to arrest him, he resisted. And if he could repeatedly say, "I can't breathe," it means he could…
NYC panel nears decision on police chokehold death
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amid the fallout from a grand jury's decision in the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Missouri, a panel in New York City is quietly nearing its own conclusion about another combustible case involving the death of an unarmed man at the hands of police.
Police shooting in housing project ruled homicide
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York City medical examiner announced Monday that the police killing of an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell was a homicide, and politicians planned to meet with prosecutors later in the day to discuss the findings.

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