Stories for May 2014

Friday, May 30

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Patrolman indicted and 5 Supervisors in 137 shooting

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty says Officer Brelo fired 49 shots after the chase came to an end.

Wednesday, May 28

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The Call &Post salutes Sabrina Humphries

In 2004, her students received an honorable mention in the History Day Competition. As cheerleader advisor, her squad won first place in the city-wide competition.

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Maya Angelou passes at 86

News reports from Winston - Salem confirming Maya Angelou is dead.

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Cleoford (Zeke) Forbes dies, served as Clerk of Courts

Zeke became the personal bailiff to the Honorable Clarence L. Gaines of the Cleveland Municipal Court in September 1974. He served there for three years.

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Dynamic Duo Councilmen call for help with crime

Reed said, during the phone interview, that he believes city officials need to begin having discussions to find a way to reduce the number of deadly shootings. Many of the homicide victims are young African-American males,

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Greater Cleveland Congregations stand for a united community

“Cuyahoga County continues to prosecute low-level, non-violent drug offenders for felonies, meaning that after having served a sentence for drug use, they still serve a life sentence as a felon, unable to break free from their addiction, the stigma or the system that has halted their social mobility and economic opportunities,” Rev. Colvin said.

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Crime in Cleveland growing Memorial Day raises city’s death toll

The suspect who had been shot was located at Avon and East 112th Street and taken into custody.

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Convicted after 30 years Gloria Pointer’s murderer receives life sentence

The Celebration of Hope included a comedy show at The Improv, fundraisers and special events for children affected by violence.

Friday, May 23

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Hernandez Warren pleads guilty in Gloria Pointer murder

Hernandez Warren pleads guilty to 30 year old murder

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Cleveland still in running for Republican Convention

Cleveland still has a chance to host Republican Convention.

Thursday, May 22

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Whether you are an avid runner, a family looking for a f,.:m outing or someone looking for a unique way to give back to your community, the Run/Walk for Home 5K is an event not to be missed!

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Just win Johnny - just win!

Folks have even started calling him “Johnny Cleveland” and dare we say that some have even started a campaign to anoint him “Johnny Dawg Pound!”

Wednesday, May 21

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Horseshoe Casino will celebrate second anniversary

As Ohio’s first casino, the $350 million Horseshoe officially celebrated its second anniversary on May 14, but the party starts at 5 p.m. Saturday and will continue through the evening with live bands and DJs spinning favorites on the first floor.

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Men and fathers come take the pledge

This pledge is for fathers and men to take a stand and speak out against domestic violence, violence in the community, child abuse and safety in their communities.

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Cleveland Black Shield, Black pride in our police force

Their fight for justice and efforts are contributed to the majority of African Americans being on the job today.

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Westin Hotel is Cleveland’s new ‘crown’ jewel

“We’re just getting our arms around the market, the pacing and the product,” said Anderson, who works for Sage, a privately held hotel owner and manager based in Denver, Colorado. Anderson also said rooms often will be advertised at $250 or more.

Tuesday, May 20

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Cavs pick first in 2014 draft

The Cleveland Cavaliers found out Tuesday evening they have the first pick in the draft

Friday, May 16

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Browns continue to add players to roster

Austin, a 6-2, 215-pound veteran, enters his ninth NFL season out of Monmouth. Originally signed by Dallas as undrafted free agent in 2006,

Thursday, May 15

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Nile Valley suspect wanted

The suspect from the Nile Valley incident is wanted by the police from the story the Call & Post ran in the Wednesday May 14, 2014 edition.

Wednesday, May 14

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A look at Browns 2014 Draft

This is how the Browns drafted and dealt in the weekend draft. First round 8 overall pick Justin Gilbert, DB, Oklahoma State (b-from Minnesota)

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Gaines Family honors mothers with luncheon

Pastor George O. Stewart, of Zion Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, served as the Master of Ceremony.

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Joe Haden signs 5 year contract

“It’s important for us,” said Head Coach Mike Pettine, “to extend our core players and continue to grow with guys that represent everything we want this team to be: Tough, hard-working and passionate.

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Black teen accepted to all eight Ivy League Schools

Enin volunteers in the Stony Brook University Hospital radiology department and hopes to pursue a career in medicine, possibly to become a cardiologist or neurologist.

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Lee Rd. business owner assaulted, community is outraged

At an intimate rally hosted by Samad inside The Nile Valley restaurant to bring awareness to the situation and educate the community on the fact that the suspect is still at large,

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Homicides in Cleveland rise to 34

Hogan was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center by EMS and listed as being in stable condition. Further investigation revealed Hogan had felony warrants in connection with burglary.

Friday, May 9

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Browns overlook Sammy Watkins

The Browns passed their fourth round pick

Wednesday, May 7

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Browns Draft day picks may be suprising

But new General Manager Ray Farmer may be changing things up a little. Can you say Sammy Watkins? Watkins is the superstar receiver from Clemson. Take a moment and imagine him on the other side with Josh Gordon.

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The science of a city merger

Cleveland Councilman Kevin Conwell has taken on an analysis matrix style of assessing the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (S.W.O.T.) of merging the Cleveland and East Cleveland.

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Robyn Simone's event says kisses not bruises

Domestic violence is a major cause Simone is adamant about.

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Good and Bad News in the Diabetes Fight

Even as the epidemic skyrockets, the rate of diabetes-related complications drops

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Blood Sugar Swings—Handled!

Staying away from the wrong foods can help folks with type 2 diabetes gain better blood sugar control.

Thursday, May 1

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Heroin has reached epidemic levels in Cuyahoga County

Although most of the new users are from the suburbs and roughly half of the deaths are too, most of the heroin is found in the inner city of Cleveland.

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‘The residents of East Cleveland are collateral damage of mismanagement’

If all of this doesn’t get the attention of East Cleveland as to the hole it is in, maybe a resolution drafted by the Planning Commission will.

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Playhouse Square unveils new chandelier

Years in the planning, the $16 million project boasts numerous attractions that Playhouse Square officials are banking will become iconic symbols of Cleveland similar to that of the Hollywood sign in Los Angles.

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Ramsey proves spotting a hero is not always a ‘dead giveaway’

But, all in all, he wants people who read the book to know they can relate to him, a man who will help someone in dire straits.