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May, 2013

11 out of 13 Cleveland Firefighters Plead Not Guilty to Charges in Payroll Abuse Case

Friday, May 31, 2013 at 5:52pm Written by:

Eleven of Cleveland’s firefighters pleaded not guilty to theft in office and soliciting or receiving improper compensation, charges that stemmed from accusations that they illegally paid co-workers to cover most of their shifts. The firefighters were suspended without pay last week and each face up to 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine if […]

Families of the Chardon School Shooting Are Suing United Way of Greater Cleveland & Its Geauga Chapter

Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 6:22pm Written by:

The families of the three Chardon High School students who were shot and killed in 2012 are now suing the United Way of Greater Cleveland and its Geauga County chapter for denying them access to the money set aside for them in the Chardon Healing Fund. The lawsuit states that the families of Demetrius Hewlin, […]

The Week Cleveland Will Never Forget

Monday, May 20, 2013 at 2:54pm Written by:

Just shortly after 6 pm on Monday, May 6, 2013, neighbors on Seymour Ave.  neighbors heard a scream that they could not have possibly fathomed would ever be the scream of Amanda Berry. Moments later, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, Michelle Knight, and a six year-old girl later found to be Berry’s daughter, emerged from the […]

Senate Kills ‘Right to Work’ Plan for Ohio

Friday, May 10, 2013 at 2:41pm Written by:

Just hours after a three-part strategy was unveiled to make Ohio a “right-to-work” state, GOP leadership in the Senate killed the idea. Senate President Keith Faber said in a statement Wednesday evening that the Senate’s “ambitious” agenda is focused on jobs and economy, but not right-to-work legislation. Faber continued his statement by declaring that there […]