Posts tagged "cleveland"

Ralkina Jones, 37, Dies In Cleveland Jail Cell

Yesterday, a 37-year-old woman named Ralkina Jones, from Cleveland, Ohio, died in her jail cell, two days after she was arrested for an altercation with her husband at his place…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 27, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Tamir Rice’s Mom Wants “Justice,” Lives In Shelter

Five months is long enough, they say, and they’re not willing to wait. The family of Tamir Rice—the 12-year-old boy gunned down by Cleveland police last year while carrying a toy…

Newser | May 5, 2015 - 1:45 pm

The Girlfriend Of Walmart Shooting Victim John Crawford III Died In A New Year’s Day Car Crash

Talk about an additional tragic turn in an already tragic story: Tasha Thomas, the girlfriend of John Crawford III, the man who was shot and killed by police in a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 2, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Cleveland Browns Receiver Andrew Hawkins: “A Call For Justice Shouldn’t Warrant An Apology”

Cleveland Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins wore a shirt bearing the words “Justice for Tamir Rice and John Crawford” — two unarmed Black Cleveland residents who were shot and killed by…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 16, 2014 - 3:00 pm

12-Year-Old Tamir Rice’s Death Ruled A Homicide

Last month, 12-year-old Tamir Rice was killed by a Cleveland police officer who was responding to a 911 call about Rice playing with a BB gun at a park. Surveillance…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 12, 2014 - 3:00 pm

An Unarmed Black Man Was Shot And Killed In Phoenix Because Cops Somehow Thought A Pill Bottle Was A Gun

An unarmed 34-year-old Black man in Phoenix, Rumain Brisbon, was shot and killed by police officers who confused a bottle of prescription pills for the handle of a gun.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 4, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Ariel Castro To Spend Rest Of His Life In Prison

Ariel Castro will spend the rest of his life in prison. The Cleveland man, accused of holding three women captive in his home for about a decade, has accepted a…

Newser | July 26, 2013 - 12:50 pm

Cleveland Kidnapping Victims Release Video Thanking Supporters

Amanda Berry, Gina De Jesus, and Michelle Knight, the three women who spent a decade in captivity in Ariel Castro’s Cleveland home, have released a video on YouTube thanking their…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 9, 2013 - 10:20 am

Psychic Sylvia Browne (Incorrectly) Told Amanda Berry’s Mom Her Daughter Was Dead

When people experience the devastating trauma of a missing friend or relative, they want answers, but too often, those answers never come. Louwanna Miller, the mother of Amanda Berry, one…

Julie Gerstein | May 9, 2013 - 9:20 am

Man Stands Up For Women’s Rights, Gets Rewarded

It’s shocking, that even in the 21st Century, women can be paid less than men for the same job, but that’s just what was happening at the private Lake Ridge…

Simcha | November 14, 2008 - 8:00 pm