What's next for Eric Garner's family now that the NYPD officer has been fired
- Snipes Garner thanked NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill for firing officer Daniel Pantaleo in a press conference Monday and said that she planned to push for several more changes.
- In particular, she called for a new "Eric Garner Law," which would "ban officers being protected by a shield and not held accountable for their actions," she explained.
- Rev. Al Sharpton, the longtime civil rights activist and a close ally of the Garner family, explained that they are pushing for a law that would make chokeholds a criminal offense, and not just a violation of NYPD internal policy.
- On Monday, Sharpton also called for US Rep. Jerry Nadler of New York, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, to hold congressional hearings and investigate why the federal government did not bring a case on whether Garner's civil rights were violated.
Microsoft’s HR chief says that purpose is the ‘secret sauce’ of engagement for every employee, not just millennials
- This, as Microsoft chief people officer Kathleen Hogan recently told Business Insider, is a key takeaway from her first half-decade on the job.
- Hogan is accountable for over 140,000 Microsoft employees across the globe, and she looks for indicators that potential employees will find purpose through the company and the opportunities and culture it provides.
- She points to the research on how millennials want purpose from their work.
- Hogan says the need for purpose encompasses everyone, not just millennials.
- Hansen, a management professor at the University of California, Berkeley, found that finding purpose could help with job performance as well.
- People who matched passion with purpose performed better at work than people who didn't express one or both qualities, according to Hansen's research.
- When Microsoft employees aren't feeling fulfilled, Hogan encourages them to zoom out and look at the bigger picture.
California raises standard required for use of deadly police force
- Washington (CNN) - California's Democratic governor on Monday approved one of the the strictest police deadly force measures in the country, which says officers in the state can only use lethal force if it would prevent a suspect from killing or harming the officer or another person.
- The law comes as Democratic and progressive lawmakers and activists in the state look for ways to rein in police following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in Sacramento last year.
- The measure's final hurdle was cleared nearly six months after a prosecutor in Sacramento announced she would not be filing charges against two police officers who killed Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was fatally shot in his grandmother's backyard last year.
'Most unusual' vehicle stopped on M25
- A homemade motorcycle stopped on the M25 was described by a traffic officer as the "most unusual vehicle" he had apprehended in 26 years.
- It was spotted just before junction 21 for the M1 in Hertfordshire at about 20:30 BST on Sunday.
- A police spokeswoman said the vehicle was approved and registered by the DVLA.
- Another roads policing officer called the vehicle a "homemade electric motorcycle" which was "made from bits of balsa wood and duct tape".
- Sgt Stephen Andrews, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Roads Policing Unit, said: "This is certainly not a vehicle that is seen very often on our roads but after road side inspection we couldn't find anything that would prevent the rider to continue his journey.
- A spokeswoman for the force said the vehicle was "registered as a motorbike with a 'shell' around it made mostly out of fibreglass and plastic".
Here are the latest executive power moves that help explain everything that's going on at E*Trade, Rite Aid, and Yum! Brands
- Pizzi will assume the Chief Executive Officer role after Karl Roessner left after 10 years at the company.
- Brands, the company behind KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, has appointed David Gibbs as Chief Executive Officer starting in January 2020.
- Gibbs currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer and oversees the global KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell divisions.
- Alteryx, the end-to-end analytics platform, has appointed Amy Heidersbach as Chief Marketing Officer.
- Heidersbach most recently served as Chief Marketing Officer at CareerBuilder.
- Transfix, a leading digital freight marketplace, today announced the appointment of Lily Shen as the company's president After leading the operations and growth of the business the past two years as Chief Operating Officer, Shen has expanded her role to oversee all departments including corporate development, product, engineering, finance, legal and human resources, with the executive team directly reporting to her.
An NYPD judge recommends that the officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner should be fired, officials say
- New York (CNN) - New York Police Department Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be terminated for his role in the death of Eric Garner, a departmental administrative judge officially recommended Friday, city officials said.
- NYPD Police Commissioner James O'Neill is expected to follow the recommendation of Deputy Commissioner of Trials Rosemarie Maldonado, a senior law enforcement official said.
- Maldonado ruled that a chokehold triggered a series of event's that culminated with Garner's death, according to a source who saw the judge's report.
- But Maldonado ruled that while on top of Garner, the officer could have used a tactic other than the banned chokehold, according to the source who saw the report.
- Maldonado ruled that Pantaleo's use of the move was a reckless and egregious display of misconduct since only a small number of maneuvers are banned by the NYPD and chokeholds are one of them, according to the source.
Black teens were raising money for their football team when a white woman held them at gunpoint, police say
- As the boys approached her home, walking up her driveway and standing in her yard, Kelly picked up her revolver and came out to ask what they were doing, according to her statements.
- One boy told officers that he thought it was a joke until Kelly said to "get on the f***ing ground and spread your legs," the police report says.
- When officers arrived, they found the four boys lying face-down on the ground, with their hands behind their backs, and Kelly standing about 10 feet from them with a gun drawn, according to the police report.
- Kelly told the police that it didn't appear to her that the boys were selling anything, the report says.
- Neighbors told an officer that they saw the boys walking down the street, playing and running around, but "nothing out of the ordinary," the report says.
6 teens tried to rob a house, police say. After the homeowner shot and killed 1, the others were charged with murder
- Now the other five, including four under 18, have been charged with first-degree murder as adults, the Lake County Sheriff's Office said in a statement on Facebook.
- The four juveniles will be housed at the Hulse Juvenile Detention Facility in Vernon Township, while Davis is held in the Lake County Jail, according to the Sheriff's Office statement.
- Moira Mercure, an attorney at Lake County Public Defender Office, represented the teens during their bond hearing.
- Nerheim said that on Tuesday at 1:15 am, the six teens awakened a 75-year-old resident of Lake County.
- The prosecutors said the teens stopped the car in Gurnee, a township within Lake County, and told a police officer they'd spotted that their friend had been shot.
- As the officer examined the injured teen, four of the suspects drove off in the stolen Lexus, while the fifth was taken into custody, according to Nerheim.