De Blasio Says Full Investigation Needed In Case Of S.I. Man Who Died In Police Custody

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio says a full investigation is needed in the case of a Staten Island man who died in police custody last week.

Another rally is expected to be held Tuesday in the name of Eric Garner, who died last Thursday after struggling with police while being arrested, allegedly for selling loose cigarettes.

A video of the incident shows an officer putting his arm around the 6-foot-3, 350-pound Garner’s neck as Garner was taken to the ground and his face was pushed into the sidewalk.

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Before losing consciousness, he was heard yelling repeatedly, “I can’t breathe!”

Speaking from his family vacation in Rome, de Blasio said it’s important to wait for the investigation to be complete.

“As an individual who is not an expert…

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Salvation Army Working To Keep Homeless From Heat

WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Housing nearly 600 people a night is typical for the Salvation Army Harbor Light Center. But those numbers remain steady with the hot weather, barely giving staff a break to prepare adequate room.

Harbor Light operations manager Dominick Bouza said they are finding enough space for now.

“We open every bit of space we possibly can,” he said. “We’ll open up the hallway in front of the chapel.”

The chapel has been full the past two nights, with people sleeping side-by-side with only a thin mattress pad separating them from the hard floor. About 125 people slept in the relative cool of the chapel Monday night, with ten more people still waiting for space.

“We are getting close to maximum saturation, we’re seeing a lot of people in this building. We’re like a small town. If we get to the point where we see the numbers staying…

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