[video] Eric Garner Family Settles With NYC For $5.9M

Justice or money?

“New York City reached a settlement with the family of Eric Garner on Monday, agreeing to pay $5.9 million to resolve a wrongful death claim over his killing by the police on Staten Island last July, a lawyer for the family said.

The agreement, reached just a few days before the deadline to file suit, headed off one potentially fractious legal battle over Mr. Garner’s death even as a federal inquiry into the killing and several others at the state and local level remain open and could provide a further accounting of how he died.

Still, the settlement was a pivotal moment in a case that has engulfed the city and the Police Department since the afternoon of July 17, 2014, when two officers approached Mr. Garner as he stood unarmed on a sidewalk and accused him of selling untaxed cigarettes.” *

Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian (The Point) discuss on The Young Turks. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

*Read more here
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/14/nyr…

[video] Camera Catches Inmate Escape While Being Led out of a Police Precinct

How much you wanna bet we see this same scenario of an episode of Law and Order?

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A prisoner briefly escaped custody on Staten Island today after somehow freeing himself from a chain connecting him to other inmates.Naquan Thompson, 22, fled while being moved from the 120th Precinct into a Corrections Department van. Thompson was due to appear in court on charges of first degree armed robbery.Thompson ran towards the St. George Ferry Terminal where he was ultimately recaptured.Thompson broke his ankle during the escape attempt.Amazingly, it was all caught on tape.