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 family of Tamir Rice has been issued a lawsuit and a "last dying expense" for medics responding to the boy being fatally shot in 2014.
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 […]
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In the wake of the disappointing indictment news on the Tamir Rice case, Jeff Johnson explains why it’s silly to demand that our celebrities and athletes, like LeBron James, for example, take stands on political and social issues. Click in the audio player to hear about that and more edition of 3 Things You Should Know. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Click here for […]
Black Lives Matter activists and fans urged LeBron to sit out of Monday night's game against the Phoenix Suns, after a Cleveland jury's decision not to indict any police officers in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.
Samiria Rice referred to the justice system as "corrupt" after a grand jury failed to indict the officers who shot her 12-year-old son, Tamir.
An Ohio Grand Jury has declined to file charges against a police officer in the death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy who was fatally shot last year, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty announced Monday, report The New York Times.
An ineffective system has left Tamir Rice and Eric Garner -- two high-profile police brutality victims of the previous year -- off the federal government's official record of homicides by officers. In fact, out of 18,000 law enforcement agencies across the United States, 17,776 refused to provide such data
Two reports commissioned by Cuyahoga County, Ohio prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty found that police officer Timothy Loehmann fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice was “reasonable,”…