CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Three Cleveland police officers are facing disciplinary action for delayed investigations in specific child abuse and sex crimes cases. The punishments were announced during a press conference with Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Chief of Police Calvin Williams, and Safety Director Michael McGrath. McGrath announced that Cleveland Police Commander James McPike has […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Chief of Police Calvin Williams, and Safety Director Michael McGrath announced disciplinary action for Ofc. Scott Aldridge and Ofc. Bryan Myers. Both officers were involved in the death of 37-year-old Tanisha Anderson, who died while in police custody in Nov. 2014. Ofc. Aldridge received a 10-day suspension, while Ofc. Myers received a […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – BLOG: 2:20 p.m. “It was very difficult it was very difficult for all of us” says Dir. McGrath but says officers had to comply with rules and regulations. “Even though we know there will be grievances filed and we’ll have to deal with appeals, I felt we did what was fair,” said CLE […]

You’ve heard from Toya Graham, aka “Mom of the Year” from the Baltimore riots, and now her son is speaking out about his actions and why he’s thankful his mother dragged him away from the crowd. In an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Graham and her son Michael Singleton give their accounts of the viral moment. Singleton says […]

When news of Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian Peterson (pictured below) broke about the severe whipping he gave his 4-year-old son, he defended his actions as those of a Dad who cares. Now the gridiron player’s mom, Bonita Jackson (pictured), has stepped forward to defend her son’s mode of corporal punishment as something that was not only done out of […]


There’s no question that winding up in the NFL is a career destination that many young Black men look at as preferable. Football, for so…

Vikings star Adrian Peterson (pictured) has found an ally in his style of parenting: Reggie Bush (pictured). RELATED: ‘I Am Not A Perfect Parent!’ Adrian Peterson Releases Statement After Child Abuse Charges “I was punished the same way,” the Detroit Lions running back said Tuesday on the “Boomer and Carton” radio show. “And I know […]

Republicans and African Americans may not agree on much, but they tend to be on the same page when it comes to spanking, according to…

This isn’t your usual form of discipline but I think this is also effective! Apparently a boy was acting out in school and as a punishment,…

  CLEVELAND – Eight Cleveland firefighters were suspended – including onewho was also demoted – after they were found guilty in administrative hearings of urinating on their former fire chief’s photo in a bathroom urinal, the department said today. On Aug. 16, 2013, several firefighters were out celebrating their training academy graduation at two bars […]

Madonna isn’t the only person in hot water for throwing the n-word around all willy-nilly. The pop star won our award for the first major epic fail of 2014 when she used the racial slur to describe her 13-year-old son Instagram. Now, this not-so-cool trend has carried over to an elementary school principal! Claudia Alves, […]

  CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Police labor union has filed a grievance with the City of Cleveland regarding discipline for 64 patrol officers involved in a Nov. 29 deadly chase. The Cleveland Police Patrolman’s Association grievance says the city should issue a declaration “setting aside” all discipline against the officers, and calls the disciplinary actions […]