'Leaks, lies and no answers': Family still demanding justice 6 years after Eric Garner's death

NEW YORK — There have been “leaks, lies and no answers” for six years about the death of Eric Garner at the hands of NYPD officers, lawyers for the Staten Island man’s family argued Monday.Like this oft-repeated detail: Garner was selling untaxed cigarettes before his caught-on-video bust.“One officer from a football field away said he saw Eric Garner selling smokes,” lawyer Alvin Bragg said at a virtual court hearing. “Another said he saw Eric Garner trying to break up a fight. Allow us to explore the underlying facts that have not yet been determined.”Bragg’s impassioned plea to Manhattan Su...


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