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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 […]

More Than 100 Officers and Supervisors Face Discipline after Review of Deadly Cleveland Police Chase

Friday, April 26, 2013 at 7:15pm Written by:

More than a third of all Cleveland police patrol officers on duty the night of Nov. 29 could be reprimanded, suspended or even fired for ignoring supervisors’ orders, or abandoning their respective districts to join the deadly pursuit of two suspects, at speeds reaching 125 mph, according to city officials. Six police supervisors also are […]

Cleveland Internet Cafes Were Illegal, According to Appellate Court

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 6:49pm Written by:

Three internet cafes in Cleveland have been ruled as illegal businesses that operated too similarly to casinos, by the state appellate court. The Ohio 8th District Court of Appeals court upheld gambling convictions obtained last year against the owner of Internet Depot, Randall Thorne, and Michael Hawk, owner of Blackhawk I and II. Both owners […]