The Observer

Community leaders push for charges in Tamir Rice case

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

June 10, 2015


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

We boil down what happened in Cleveland this week. Community leaders push for charges in Tamir Rice case Although the case of Tamir Rice, a twelve year old boy who was killed by Cleveland police officer Timothy Loehmann in November, was recently referred to the county prosecutor, community leader...

Timeline: Everything you need to know about the Michael Brelo case, and its aftermath

Timeline: Everything you need to know about the Michael Brelo case, and its aftermath

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

June 5, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about Michael Brelo, the Cleveland police officer who was recently acquitted after a high profile trial for the killing of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, two African Americans who were killed after a 25-minute car chase with more than 30 officers from the Cleveland Division of Police, including Brelo. His acquittal led to protests ar...

Justice Department announces strict terms for Cleveland Police Department reforms

Nardine Taleb, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2015


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

We boil down what happened in Cleveland this week. Justice Department announces strict terms for Cleveland Police Department reforms On May 25, the Cleveland Police Department (CPD) made an announcement about their efforts to keep police activity more transparent. According to a new settlement...

Cleveland Catch-Up

Julia Bianco, News Editor

January 30, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News

We boil down what happened in Cleveland this week. “60 Minutes” looks at excessive force and the Cleveland Police Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams denied the use of excessive force on CBS’ “60 Minutes” last Sunday, saying that the department had “issues” but that they “are...

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