The Observer

Cleveland asks Tamir Rice’s estate for $500

Kushagra Gupta, Opinion Editor

February 12, 2016


Filed under Headlines, News

Cleveland asks Tamir Rice’s estate for $500 The city of Cleveland has filed a creditor’s notice to Tamir Rice’s estate for emergency medical services. The Ohio Revised Code allows for the filing, as the medical services were considered the “last dying expense of the [person who has died].” ...

Editor’s Note: Tamir Rice case highlights why all elections, even primaries, matter

Mike McKenna

January 15, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Over the past year, Cleveland as a community has had to come to terms with the shooting of 12-year old Tamir Rice by police officer Timothy Loehmann. Not only has this black child’s death frustrated the city’s populace during a time this country is grappling with race relations and accusations...

For many, ruling in Tamir Rice case highlights need for reform

Anastazia Vanisko, Copy Editor

January 15, 2016


Filed under Headlines, News

On Jan. 1, Clevelanders declared that it was a “New Year, No More.” Over 100 people marched from Impett Park to the home of Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty to protest the non-indictment of Officer Timothy Loehmann for the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Members of the Black...

Cuyahoga County forensic chemist fired for clearing sample with cocaine

Jessica Yang, Social Media Editor

July 16, 2015


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

We boil down what happened in Cleveland this week. Cuyahoga County forensic chemist fired for clearing sample with cocaine Gagandeep Sran, a forensic chemist for the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office, was fired after investigators found that he cleared a sample that contained crack cocaine. Sran reported that the incident was his...

Tamir Rice activists say that the prosecutor’s office turned them away as they tried to ask questions about the investigation

Jessica Yang, Social Media Editor

June 18, 2015


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

We boil down what happened in Cleveland this week. Tamir Rice activists say that the prosecutor’s office turned them away as they tried to ask questions about the investigation Days after the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office released their investigation into Tamir Rice’s death, four activists are alleging that they were turned away...

Toddler falls into cheetah pit at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo; Clevelanders protest against police violence; Local school boards change minimum requirements for certain positions

Julia Bianco, News Editor

April 17, 2015


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

We boil down what happened in Cleveland this week. Mother accused of child endangerment after her son falls into cheetah pit at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Michelle Schwab, a 37-year-old childcare worker from Delaware, Ohio, was charged with misdemeanor child endangering after dangling her two-year-old...

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