Local group provides options to youths and gun violence

Yvonne Pointer in the success of Midnight Basketball, local entrepreneur Tom Paige stated, “People are very receptive to athletes, and when you keep the right company, you should do well in life.

New County Council members ready for 2015

The ceremony consisted of former judges Lillian Greene and C Ellen Connally swearing everyone in. The spotlight was on Shontel Brown, the new representative from District 9.

Chief Clifford Pinkney to lead police investigation of Tamir Rice death

In 2012, Pinkney graduated from the F.B.I. National Academy at Quantico, Virginia. During his career, he has participated in multiple high-profile cases, winning awards for service and actions at every level.

Prosecutor Tim McGinty talks to east side council members

McGinty talked about how upset with the outcome of the bench trial of Bedford Municipal Court Judge Harry Jacob II.

What do renewed relations between the U.S. and Cuba mean for Blacks?

Tensions reached their peak in 1962, after a U.S. reconnaissance plane took a picture of the Soviet construction of intermediate range missile sites.

Cleveland City Council ‘listening’ to residents

Some residents felt like change is needed and still feel that nothing will change until Safety Director Michael McGrath and Special Assistant to the Mayor Marty Flask step down.

Anatomy of a protest

The group (made up of people from Ferguson, Mo. and Northeast Ohioans) demonstrated downtown during the Cavaliers game at Quicken Loans Arena.

Local activist says police need ‘Peace in the Hood’

Through Webb’s bond with Cleveland activists, he decided he wanted to follow up on where crack was coming from.

Families of young, unarmed Black men killed by police tell US protesters: ‘We need to stand’

Organizers had predicted 5,000 people at the Washington march, but the crowd appeared to far outnumber that quote. They later said they believed as many as 25,000 showed up.

Lack of training possible cause of Tanisha Anderson’s death

The Anderson family said they watched Tanisha Anderson die after a cop used a takedown move to slam her to the pavement. “My niece did not have to die,” said Michael.

HHS awards $75 million to Ohio test an innovative plan to improve health care quality, accessibility and affordability

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beneficiaries. In addition, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will identify best practices among state-led transformations that are potentially scalable to all states.

Family files lawsuit over fatal shooting at Ohio Wal-Mart

“Why did John Crawford, a Walmart customer, get shot and killed carrying a BB gun in a store that sells BB guns? All the family demands is answers.”

William F. Boyd dies at age 99

The Boyd family faithfully attended St. John AME Church on East 40th Street for many years. The Great Depression compromised the financial stability of the home and Elmer Boyd was forced to move his family residence back to East 81st ...

Mayor Jackson administration walks out of city council meeting

“This deals with what happened to the department under your watch. I do believe you should step down and Marty Flask should step down,” said Johnson. “I don’t think that’s radical; I think that’s reasonable.”

Attorney General Eric Holder: Cleveland Police use excessive force

Some of the officers’ search and seizures, Holder added, violated the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The department examined nearly 600 use-of-force incidents that occurred between 2010 and 2013.