The mother of a mentally ill woman who suffocated while handcuffed by Cleveland police says she wants the officers prosecuted criminally after settling an excessive force lawsuit with the city for 2.25 million dollars.
Cleveland officials say internal disciplinary charges have been brought against two caucasian police officers involved in the 2014 killing a 12-year-old African-American boy playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation center.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison says a student was among the six people aboard a small plane that disappeared over Lake Erie after taking off from Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland late last Thursday.
The FBI and local law enforcement agencies are investigating threats made against the Cuayhoga County prosecutor who oversaw the investigation that resulted in a grand jury decision not to indict two white police officers in the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old African-American boy killed in 2014 while carrying a pellet gun.
Four people arrested during a protest following the acquittal of a Cleveland police officer have sued the city and police department in federal court, claiming they were trapped in an alley and weren't given a chance to leave.
A senior federal law enforcement official says the city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over its report showing police engage in a pattern or practice of using excessive force and violating the civil rights of citizens.
Cleveland police say one supervisor was fired, two were demoted and nine were suspended for their roles in a chase last November in which 12 white officers and one latino officer fired 137 shots, killing two unarmed African-Americans.