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Cleveland police suspend 63 officers over deadly chase

Martha Williams sobs as she asks for answers in the death of her daughter, Malissa, at a community meeting about the shooting deaths of Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell, December 14, 2012 in East Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/The Plain Dealer, Gus Chan/File) by John SeewerAssociated Press Writer A review of a deadly police chase in Cleveland nearly a year ago has led to suspensions for 63 patrol officers who violated orders and department rules, the city’s police chief said Tuesday. A fleeing driver and passenger were killed when officers fired 137 shots at them in the 23-minute chase that involved five dozen cruisers and wove through residential neighborhoods before ending in gunfire.

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Ohio uses execution drug, for last time, on killer

This undated file photo released by the Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections shows Harry Mitts. (AP Photo/Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, File) by Julie Carr SmithAP Statehouse Correspondent LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A White gunman who spewed racial slurs before fatally shooting a Black man and a police officer in a 1994 rampage that prosecutors called one of Ohio’s worst crimes was put to death Wednesday with the state’s last dose of its execution drug.