Ohio

During a campaign rally in Ohio, when asked how he felt about being labeled a sexist and racist, Donald Trump cut the interview short. He did the same thing the day before.

According to police, one of the officers fired several rounds into an alley, striking Tyree King. King was transported to Nationwide Children's Hospital and listed in critical condition, but did not survive.

Rae'Lynn Thomas' aunt cried that James Allen Byrd "took a light away from all of us that we can't get back."

Arnold Black was beaten so severely by police, he suffered memory loss and needed brain surgery.

As the cast recounts the amazing experience they had at karaoke in Columbus, Ohio, Rickey Smiley reveals all the generous donations The Rickey Smiley Foundation received from the giving crowd, and how that money is going to benefit the very communities that donated. Listen to the audio player to hear about it all in this exclusive clip from “The Rickey Smiley Morning […]

Following outrage that the city of Cleveland would charge the estate of a 12-year-old boy fatally shot by police with his last ambulance ride, Mayor Frank Jackson apologized, dropping the $500 claim.

The 58-year-old made his return to WVKO-AM (1580), the radio station where the Ohio native began his career in the 1980s before drug and addiction woes took over.

The case of slain Cleveland boy Tamir Rice remains a curious matter in the state of Ohio, with news coming forth that the grand jury made potentially questionable moves. According to a new report, the jury neglected to vote on the charges against officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback and is the same jury that decided […]

Cleveland made a huge announcement about police reform last week and Mayor Frank Jackson joins us along with Jeff Johnson to discuss on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.” Listen to the audio player to hear Mayor Jackson explain what the reform means for policing black communities and our youth. Also, hear how this will change policing long-term around […]

The family of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old gunned down by Cleveland police, were struck again with grief after the city released a statement stating it was their son’s fault for his own murder. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson joins us along with Jeff Johnson to discuss the controversial statement. Mayor Jackson addresses the shooting and other acts of police […]