An Ohio man was awarded $22 million after being beaten and locked in a storage closet by two East Cleveland police officers for four days. Arnold Black was arrested in 2012 for allegedly transporting cocaine in his pick-up truck while traveling through East Cleveland. One of the two arresting officers severely beat Black and took him […]
According to a new report, the grand jury in the Tamir Rice case failed to vote on the charges against officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback and is the same panel that decided to not indict the pair.
Cuyahoga County prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty says that a law prevents him from releasing grand jury transcripts to the NAACP.
An Ohio Grand Jury has declined to file charges against a police officer in the death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy who was fatally shot last year, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty announced Monday, reports The New York Times.
The expert also found that the 12-year-old's toy gun was not visible to either Loehmann or his partner, Frank Garmback, the report notes. And contrary to findings by experts hired by the lawyers for the police department, Loehmann shot Tamir less than a second after exiting the patrol car, not 1.7 seconds.
Lawyers for Tamir Rice's family have released two outside reports that call his shooting "unreasonable and unjustified."
Community leaders, activists, and members of clergy in Cleveland, Ohio, hope to sidestep prosecutors and ask a judge directly to bring murder charges against two officers involved in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, CNN reports. The leaders plan to hold a news conference Tuesday in front of the Cuyahoga County Justice Center to […]
Just weeks after his controversial acquittal in the shooting death of an unarmed African-American couple, Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo faces an assault charge in an incident involving his brother, reports Cleveland. Police issued a warrant for Brelo’s arrest Wednesday, according to papers filed in Rocky River Municipal Court, writes the news outlet. Besides assault, […]
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