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7:12 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Cleveland Mayor Responds To Federal Report On Excessive Use Of Force

Frank Jackson at Thursday news conference
Credit cleveland.com

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson says he is not blaming police officials for problems detailed in a Justice Department report describing a pattern or practice of officers using excessive force and violating citizens' civil rights. 

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7:48 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

City Addressing Cruiser Camera Video Problem

Columbus city officials say 30 police cruisers equipped with  dashboard cameras may not have been recording for nearly a week in August because the police division's storage server reached capacity.

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6:28 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Demonstrations Held In Columbus, Dayton Over Beavercreek Police Shooting

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder
Credit U.S. Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will soon get a letter demanding an investigation of the shooting of an African-American man by white Beavercreek police officers at a store earlier this month.

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7:13 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

US Justice Department May Join Challenge To Ohio Voting Laws

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

The U.S. Justice Department may be joining other groups who have gone to court to challenge changes in Ohio’s voting laws.  M.L. Schultze of member station WKSU in Kent reports. 

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6:22 am
Tue June 24, 2014

Ohioans Arrested In National Child Sex Trafficking Crackdown

The FBI says 16 Ohio children victimized through prostitution were rescued as part of a law enforcement operation targeting child sex trafficking.

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7:28 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Election Monitors In Cuayhoga County Today

Federal civil rights observers will monitor polls in Cuayhoga County during today's primary election to make sure bilingual ballots are used under a 2010 agreement with the Justice Department.

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7:17 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Feds Fine Macy's For Discrimination

The Justice Department says it has resolved allegations against Cincinnati-based Macy's that the retailer imposed discriminatory document requirements on immigrant employees to verify that they were eligible to work.

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6:16 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Decree Ends Lawsuit By Female Jail Guards

The Justice Department has approved a consent decree that will end a discrimination lawsuit filed by female guards at the Summit County Jail.

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12:36 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Jackson Seeks Justice Department Review

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson is asking the Justice Department to review police division's policies after a car chase ended with 137 shots fired by white officers that killed two African-Americans.


  

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12:27 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Clark County School District Reaches Deal With Feds

A Clark County school district will adopt an anti-discrimination policy as part of an agreement with the federal government.

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