The Cobb County Georgia Police chief is standing by an officer who was caught on camera manhandling a 12-year-old boy and aspiring rapper who was trying to sell his music CDs at a mall. —VIDEO: Black woman records police officer manhandling her nephew in Georgia mall ‘He’s not doing anything, he had his rights’— Channel 2 Action […]

Trump said there was ‘no final straw’ for Scott Pruitt and the resignation was ‘very much up to him.’   Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned Thursday, ending a tenure marked by allegations of misconduct that led to repeated calls for his ouster and embarrassed President Donald Trump. Pruitt, a former Oklahoma state attorney […]

CLEVELAND – A dozen Browns players created a firestorm during a recent preseason game by not standing during the anthem. In response to this, The Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association and ILA Local 1975, representing the city’s dispatchers, EMTs and paramedics backed out of a plan to hold a large flag on the field for the opening game. On Sunday […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan discussed his request asking the Akron police chief to resign from his position this past weekend. Chief James Nice complied and stepped down from his position on Sunday. Mayor Horrigan held a press conference Monday afternoon to discuss the request. According to a press release, “evidence of […]

Euclid Police Chief Scott Meyer has released a statement regarding last Saturday’s aggressive traffic stop and arrest on E 228th St. Meyer asked for patience as his department continues its investigation into the incident, during which Officer Michael Amiott threw Richard Hubbard III to the ground and punched him multiple times. “I want to personally […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Police Chief Calvin Williams announced plans for a community tip line to help police on unsolved violent crimes. Jackson and Williams said a tip line for violent crimes and homicides will become active Sunday. Detectives will man those lines from 1-5 p.m. All tips will be anonymous. Williams […]

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio– It is an image police officers see just about everyday: People slumped over from an opiate overdose. Often small children are near the person who used drugs, and officers try to save the adult while they attempt to shield young eyes from the ugly side effects of narcotics. So on Wednesday, when officers found […]

Eddie Johnson, a 27-year veteran of the force, is the department’s chief of patrol. In defiance of critics, embattled Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has selected an interim superintendent of police, dismissing three candidates that had been recommended by the police board, according to theChicago Tribune. Emanuel informed some city leaders on Saturday that he has selected the […]

  CLEVELAND– Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said an administrative review is next in the Tamir Rice case.  The mayor and Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams spoke out following the grand jury’s decision not to charge the officers in the Tamir Rice case. Chief Williams said both Officer Timothy Loehmann and Officer Frank Garmback will remain on […]

CLEVELAND– At six months old, he had his third open heart surgery. At 6 years old, he came chief of the Cleveland Division of Police. FOX 8 News joined forces with Cleveland police, the Cleveland Office of the FBI and A Special Wish Foundation to make CJ DeJohn’s dreams come true. The kindergartner was born with […]

Democratic State Rep. La Shawn Ford has introduced legislation in Springfield, Illinois that would make it less difficult to recall the mayor.   On the same day that Rahm Emanuel apologized for the police shooting of Laquan McDonald, a state lawmaker introduced a measure in Springfield, Illinois to recall the beleaguered Chicago mayor, according to ThinkProgress. […]

The DOJ is expected to announce the investigation this week.   After demands from Illinois politicians and the general public, the Department of Justice will launch an investigation into the Chicago Police Department, The Chicago Tribune reports. The investigation will examine police practices used in the October 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald and dive deeper into […]