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One year later, Tamir Rice’s family, supporters still seeking justice

Jazmine Kirkland, Contributing writer
December 4, 2015
Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

One year later, Tamir Rice’s family, supporters still seeking justice On Sunday Nov. 22 at a prayer vigil marking one year since their son was fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer, Tamir Rice’s family told activists to continue demanding for justice. Black Lives Matter activists and on...

Ohio’s constitutional amendment voting results

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor
November 6, 2015
Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Redistricting redone Issue 1, approved with 77.7 percent of the vote, is a new state constitution amendment that created an Ohio Bipartisan Redistricting Commission consisting of seven numbers: the governor, the state auditor, the secretary of state, someone appointed by the speaker of the House of ...

Cleveland man shot, robbed in the street

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor
October 30, 2015
Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Cleveland man shot, robbed in the street A Cleveland man was walking along Mt. Auburn Avenue, on the East side of Cleveland, when he saw four cars pull into a parking lot at a nearby apartment building. Three men then approached him from a field near the building. They instructed him to lay down ...

Ohio Senate approves bill to defund Planned Parenthood

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor
October 23, 2015
Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Ohio Senate approves bill to defund Planned Parenthood Senate Bill 214, sponsored by Ohio Senate President Keith Faber, proposes to move the $1.3 million allocated to Planned Parenthood in Ohio’s budget to other clinics and health centers that do not perform abortions or have ties with organiza...

Two car crashes leave one dead and a suspect at large

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor
October 9, 2015
Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Two car crashes leave one dead and a suspect at large At approximately 1 a.m. on Oct. 7, a car containing a man and a woman crashed into the base of a bridge on East 140th Street near Aspinwall Avenue. The man died, and the woman was taken to the hospital in stable condition. Later that night, a ...

Pipe bomb found in car on Interstate 90

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor
October 2, 2015
Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Pipe bomb found in car on Interstate 90 On the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 28, a man was pulled over for failing to signal a turn. For several hours following that, traffic was slowed on Interstate 90. The driver, Carl Bradley, had a suspended license in addition to visible track marks. In his car...

Five consecutive buildings catch fire in Cleveland

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor
September 25, 2015
Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Five consecutive buildings catch fire in Cleveland At 3:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23, two buildings on Detroit Avenue went up in flames. The couple occupying the upper floor of one of the buildings called in the fire, left and then returned a few hours later, according to an article on clevelan...

Drive-by shooting kills toddler

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor
September 18, 2015
Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

We boil down what happened in Cleveland this week. Drive-by shooting kills toddler Shortly after 7 p.m. on Tuesday Sept. 15, someone drove by and shot at a parked car containing a 24-year-old woman and a 3-year-old boy. The woman was hit once in the thigh, and the 3-year-old was hit multiple time...

Cedar Point announces bigger, faster roller coaster

Cedar Point announces bigger, faster roller coaster

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor
September 11, 2015
Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Cedar Point announces bigger, faster roller coaster Cedar Point, located in Sandusky, Ohio, announced some of the details for its new roller coaster, Valravn, which will debut May 7. The ride will break six world records, including ones for height, speed, length and most and highest inversions. T...

Elderly Twinsburg resident shoots son, is shot by police

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor
September 4, 2015
Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Elderly Twinsburg resident shoots son, is shot by police Charles Shaw, 76, was disgruntled from a perceived issue with his medication from Cleveland Clinic. He picked up a handgun and a rifle and began to leave his house to “do some damage,” as was quoted in a Cleveland.com article. His son Scott Shaw a...

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