Tag:  Cleveland

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National

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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National

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.

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National

Amanda Berry surprises Cleveland concert crowd

In this Saturday, July 27, 2013, Amanda Berry, one of three women held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade, makes a surprise appearance at the RoverFest concert in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Courtesy Brian Harrell) CLEVELAND (AP) — One of three women held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade made her first public appearance at a concert featuring the rapper Nelly a day after her abductor pleaded guilty to kidnap and rape charges.

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Sports

AP Source: Cavs, Bynum agree to 2-year deal

In this May 13, 2012 file photo, Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum puts up a shot during the first half in Game 7 in their first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Denver Nuggets in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) by Tom WithersAP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers are taking a chance on Andrew Bynum and his creaky knees. The free agent center, who never played one second with Philadelphia last season because of knee injuries, has agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Cavs, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

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Entertainment

Cover To Cover… ‘Friends & Foes’

Not in a hundred years. There was just no way. From the minute you saw her, you knew everything you needed to know about that woman. She was a schemer, she was ghetto, she was the worst kind of liar, and a friendship between the two of you was Not. Going. To. Happen. In a hundred years.