New York officer involved in 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner fired
NEW YORK -- After five years of investigations and protests, New York City's police commissioner on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man whose dying cries of "I can't breathe" fueled a national debate over race and police use of force. Police Commissioner James O'Neill's announced at a midday news conference that he had fired officer Daniel Pantaleo, who is white, based on a recent recommendation of a department disciplinary judge.