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) – The Cleveland police officers involved in the deadly 2014 arrest of Tanisha Anderson were not indicted by a Cuyahoga County grand jury, according to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. The grand jury got the case last September and released their decision Friday, Feb. 2. Anderson, 37, died while in Cleveland police custody on November 12, […]

CLEVELAND – A new autopsy report is delaying the criminal investigation into the death of 37-year-old Tanisha Anderson who died while in police custody following a call for mental health assistance. Anderson died November 13, 2014 as a result of what a Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner ruled was a homicide after two Cleveland police officer […]

CLEVELAND – The Fox 8 I-Team has learned of a multi-million dollar settlement in a civil lawsuit over the death of a woman in Cleveland police custody. The death of Tanisha Anderson put a spotlight on how Cleveland police interact with people who have mental health issues. We have learned the settlement includes a payment […]

CLEVELAND – A special investigator hired by plaintiff attorneys finds Cleveland police responsible for the death of 37-year-old Tanisha Anderson who died in police custody. The Anderson family says the findings contained in a report filed in federal court support their belief that Anderson died as a result of excessive force. Anderson’s family called police […]

CLEVELAND – Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Administrative Judge John J. Russo appointed a Special Master to assist in the investigation of the death of Tanisha Anderson. On Feb. 17, according to court documents, the court granted Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty’s motion for the appointment of Mike DeWine, Ohio Attorney General, and any […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office has been appointed as special prosecutor to investigate the death in police custody of Tanisha Anderson. The announcement was made Wednesday, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty said he asked the Attorney General to take over the case after investigators from the Sheriff’s Department Tuesday informed […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Two Cleveland police officers have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit. They’re accused of using excessive force leading up to Tanisha Anderson’s death last November, but both officers say she contributed to her own death. Cuyahoga County Sheriff Clifford Pinkney announced last month that his department will initiate an investigation into Anderson’s […]

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –Cleveland has asked that the lawsuit filed by the family of Tanisha Anderson against the city be dismissed. The suit says during Anderson’s arrest two CPD officers, Scott Aldridge and Bryan Myers, used excessive force and violated the civil rights of the 37-year-old. CLICK HERE THE READ THE CITY’S COMPLETE RESPONSE Anderson, […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The family of Tanisha Anderson has scheduled a news conference Thursday to discuss a civil rights lawsuit and wrongful death complaint filed against the city of  Cleveland and the police officers involved in her death. Tanisha Anderson, 37, died after an altercation with Cleveland police late last year. Anderson, who […]