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Cleveland Judge Finds Probable Cause To Charge Officers In Tamir Rice...

AFRICANGLOBE - A judge in Cleveland ruled Thursday that probable cause existed to charge two Cleveland police officers in the death of a 12-year-old boy, Tamir Rice, but also said he did not have the power to order the arrests without a complaint being filed by a prosecutor.

Cleveland Mayor Apologizes For Slandering Tamir Rice In Response To Lawsuit

AFRICANGLOBE - Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson apologized on Monday to the family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice who city lawyers blamed for his own fatal shooting by police in a park last November.

Tamir Rice To Blame For His Own Murder Says Cleveland

AFRICANGLOBE - The city of Cleveland claims the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice at the hands of a police officer and the "losses" suffered by his family were a result of the boy's and his family's own actions that day. The city's denial of any wrongdoing was filed Friday in response to a wrongful death lawsuit brought by lawyers for the Rice family last month.

Tanisha Anderson’s Death In Cleveland Police Custody Ruled A Homicide

Tanisha Anderson died Nov. 12 at hospital after being handcuffed, taken into custody by Cleveland police and then losing consciousness while having a mental-health episode. Relatives said the 37-year-old was schizophrenic, and they claimed an officer used excessive force.

Cleveland Police Union Demands Apology From Browns For Protest

AFRICANGLOBE - Before the Cleveland Browns took on the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, Andrew Hawkins came out wearing T-shirts that read, “Justice for Tamir Rice and John Crawford.” Soon after, the president of the Cleveland Police Union issued a statement, expressing that he feels the Cleveland Police Department is owed an apology for the T-shirts because of all that they do for the Browns.

Tamir Rice Shooting Death Ruled A Homicide

AFRICANGLOBE - A medical examiner has ruled that the death of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy shot on Nov. 22 by a police officer was a homicide. Tamir Rice suffered a single gunshot wound to his abdomen, Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner Thomas Gilson wrote. The bullet lodged in Rice's pelvis after causing internal hemorrhaging.

Tamir Rice Video Shows Cop Opening Fire On 12-Year-Old

AFRICANGLOBE - The police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice fired within 1½ to 2 seconds of pulling up in his cruiser, police said Wednesday. During those few moments, he allegedly ordered the youngster three times to put up his hands.

12-Year-Old Tamir Rice Gunned Down By Cleveland Police

AFRICANGLOBE - Tamir Rice's father asked why Cleveland police officers shot his 12-year-old son Saturday afternoon, instead of using a stun gun to subdue him. Gregory Henderson told reporters Tamir was a "respectful" young man who minded his elders, and he couldn't comprehend that his son would not follow police orders.

Increasing Tension After Cleveland Police Fire 137 Shots Killing Unarmed Black...

AFRICANGLOBE - Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Police Chief Michael McGrath got more than questions Thursday night at a community meeting about last week's controversial police shooting in which 137 shots were fired at an unarmed Black couple resulting in their death.