A Cuyahoga County judge has dismissed misdemeanor charges against five white Cleveland police supervisors for failing to control a chase that ended with two unarmed African-Americans being killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.
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.
An Ohio appeals court has stopped authorities in the predominantly black suburb of East Cleveland from prosecuting five white Cleveland police supervisors for failing to stop a chase that ended with the shooting deaths of two unarmed African-American suspects in November 2012.
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 in riot gear made numerous arrests as protesters took to the streets Saturday after a judge found a white police officer not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a barrage of police gunfire.
Cleveland Community Relations Board chair Blaine Griffin has been reprimanded and has issued an apology for several social media postings that referenced other sites of tension between police and the public and invited comments on whether the city should "be burned down."
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.