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On Friday, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson spoke with Jeff Johnson, guest host of “NewsOne Now” about his State of the City address and his vision for the future of policing in the wake of the Tamir Rice shooting. Johnson began the interview by asking Mayor Jackson, “How does a mayor bring about a police department […]

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Both the mayor of Cleveland and Benjamin Crump, attorney for the family of Tamir Rice, responded to the city of Cleveland’s incredible claim that the slain 12-year-old was responsible for his own death. Rice was shot dead within seconds by cops as he held a pellet gun in November 2014. On Friday, the city issued a 41-page report […]

The Coming Attractions Bridal & Formal store in Akron, Ohio, where former Ebola patient Amber Vinson (pictured) shopped before she knew of her illness, is reportedly closing its doors for good.  The owners of the 30-year-old store are pointing the finger of blame for the closing on the stigma that began when the news of […]

Police Brutality

The family of Tanisha Anderson (pictured) is suing Cleveland following her death in police custody last fall, reports. SEE ALSO: Whitney Houston’s Family Snubs Lifetime Biopic Premiere According to the suit, filed Wednesday: “The death of this joyful, loving, unarmed 37-year-old woman in the midst of a mental health crisis is part of the pattern […]

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Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice and Attorney Benjamin Crump joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the police shooting incident that left her 12-year-old son dead. To this day, Rice has not received an apology from local officials for the indiscriminate shooting of her son who was playing with a toy gun outside […]

Nation, Opinion

HELP US – WE’RE DYING! And while you’re at it, we also need to hear from you about all the ways you’re working around the clock to keep more innocent people from being killed in Chicago. Seven killed, 23 hurt over the last weekend? Eleven more shot on Monday? These are headlines we expect out of […]

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Cleveland mayor Frank Jackson spoke with “NewsOne Now” guest host Jeff Johnson about a group of Cleveland Police Officers who were indicted after a wild chase and violent shooting that left two dead. Jackson, speaking on the issue, fought back against claims that the incident was indicative of a systemic problem with the city’s police […]


Cleveland’s Charles Ramsey (pictured left of center) has just signed a book deal to publish his life’s memoirs, reports. RELATED: Cleveland Man Gets Charles Ramsay’s Face Inked On His Leg Ramsey’s contract is with David Gray & Co., a Cleveland-based publisher. His memoir will cover his life before, during and following his rescue of three […]

UPDATED: Friday, June 3, 2016 The father of an 18-year-old Cleveland teenager who was killed by Michael Madison lunged at the convicted serial killer shortly after a judge sentenced him to death Thursday. Van Terry, addressing the judge and the courtroom, stood up just moments after the sentence was handed down. Madison was convicted of killing Terry’s […]


A Cleveland woman has been arrested after surveillance footage caught her driving around a school because she allegedly did not want to wait, Fox 8 reports. SEE ALSO: Freakin’ Behind The Badge: Detroit Police Chief Suspended After 2nd Sex Scandal Shena Hardin, 32, appeared in Cleveland Municipal Court on Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to […]

CLEVELAND – People in Cleveland have honored scores of black men who served in the Civil War and then were largely forgotten. Hundreds gathered Monday for a Memorial Day observance at the city’s Woodland Cemetery, where 86 black Civil War veterans are buried. The Plain Dealer of Cleveland reports many of the graves don’t have […]

SECAUCUS, N.J. — The new face of the Cavaliers is 14 years old, wears a bow tie and has battled disease since birth. Nick Gilbert looks nothing like LeBron James, but on Tuesday night he brought back all the hope that left Cleveland right along with its franchise player last summer. The Cavaliers got a […]