The supervisors were originally charged in 2015 with dereliction-of-duty.   Three Cleveland police supervisors charged for their alleged involvement in the infamous “137 shots” case from November of 2012 all had their cases dismissed Wednesday afternoon. Michael Donegan, Jason Edens and Paul Wilson were originally charged in 2015 with dereliction-of-duty for their apparent roles in […]

CLEVELAND – Thirteen Cleveland police officers who fired a total of 137 shots during a high-speed car chase ending in the deaths of two unarmed black people could lose their jobs. The City of Cleveland announced Thursday that Michael McGrath, the Director of Public Safety, found cause to bring about administrative charges against each of the […]

CLEVELAND – A judge has granted Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty‘s request to dismiss an indictment in Common Pleas Court against five Cleveland Police supervisors in connection with a 2012 chase that ended in two civilian deaths. The East Cleveland prosecuting attorney filed charges against the officers in June, which the officers appealed on the grounds that […]

CLEVELAND — The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed charges against the five Cleveland police supervisors in the November 2012 deadly police chase. Assistant Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Rick Bell, the lead prosecutor in the police chase case, tells WKYC’s Tom Beres late Friday afternoon that “This motion will streamline and clarify the legal process so […]

CLEVELAND — A court of appeals has ruled that the trial of five Cleveland police supervisors should not be moved to East Cleveland, said defense attorney Henry Hilow. Lawyers for all five Cleveland police supervisors charged with dereliction of duty fought the move of their trial from Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court to East Cleveland […]

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio – Dereliction of duty charges against five Cleveland Police Department officers have been moved to East Cleveland Municipal Court, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor announced Thursday. The officers were involved in a November 2012 chase and shooting that left two unarmed civilians dead in East Cleveland. READ: Trial for supervisors involved in 2012 police […]

CLEVELAND- The city of Cleveland plans to appeal an arbitrator’s ruling that just overturned discipline handed out for four supervisors in a chase that turned deadly in 2012, the Fox 8 I-Team has learned. Four sergeants had received suspensions ranging from 10 to 30 days. But an arbitrator ruled those punishments were too harsh. The […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The city of Cleveland has settled a lawsuit with the families of Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell. U.S. District Court Judge Polster’s chambers confirmed that an agreement was reached Monday, July 14, 2014, and the documents were filed Wednesday afternoon. The terms of the settlement have not been revealed. CLICK […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – New papers have been filed in a federal lawsuit over the 2012 Cleveland Police chase that involved dozens of police cars and ended with officers shooting and killing two people while firing 137 shots. The lawsuit has just been amended or expanded to hold the city more accountable. Initially, when […]

Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath said one supervisor has been fired and two have been demoted as a result of disciplinary hearings in the aftermath of the deadly Cleveland police chase. Sergeant Michael Donegan was terminated Tuesday because he, as a sector supervisor, took himself out of the pursuit, parked his car and failed to […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland police chief said a dozen supervisors are facing disciplinary action as a result of an internal investigation into a chase and shooting that left two suspects dead. During a news conference Tuesday, Chief Michael McGrath said 12 supervisors – one captain, one lieutenant and 10 sergeants – did not follow policy. There […]

AKRON, Ohio – In the wake of the Penn State sex abuse scandal, The University of Akron is staying one step ahead. What would you do? What should you do? What must you do? That’s the email all faculty and staff at UA received in their inboxes. It’s a reminder to them from UA President […]