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In 2015, as Cleveland Judge Lance Mason was scheduled to be sentenced for brutally beating his wife, Aisha Fraser Mason, Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge penned a letter of support for the the judge, citing more than “20 years of friendship.”

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Timothy Loehmann is the man who shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice less than two seconds after arriving on the scene of a Cleveland playground (the police cruiser was still moving).

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After deplorable conditions—and a slew of deaths—have kept Cuyahoga County Jail in Cleveland in the headlines, a judge has vowed to stop sending his low-level defendants to the jail.

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Khloé Kardashian is said to be moving to Cleveland to be with NBA star Tristan Thompson months after tapes surfaced of him in compromising positions with various women. Kardashian is moving to Ohio’s largest city with the couple’s infant daughter, True, as the Cleveland Cavaliers’ season starts up, People is reporting. The couple spent the summer rebuilding their relationship after the cheating […]

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An 28-year-old woman was arrested in Cleveland, Ohio, after allegedly shooting and killing the father of her children and fleeing with their children, Fox 8 reports. READ MORE: Did Amber Guyger shoot Botham Shem Jean over noise? Family lawyer draw link On Tuesday, Arriel Bryant, 28, at was found at a relative’s home and taken into custody and […]

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A Cleveland man had two pieces of tape placed over his mouth during his sentencing on Tuesday, after the judged warned him to stop talking. Franklyn Williams was convicted of three armed robberies during his trial, but he reportedly had a lot to say about the matter as Judge John Russo tried to speak. According to the Daily Mail, Williams […]

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To many people, Charles Oakley is living the American dream, the good life, and, in some parallel universe, it might be the perfect life. A native of hardscrabble Cleveland, Oakley rose from All-American status at Virginia Union University, a historically black NCAA Division II university in Richmond, to become one of the most ferocious rebounders […]

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Since Rodrigo Duterte became president of the Philippines last year, he’s faced a worldwide backlash […]

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The Cleveland Indians are in the World Series, and Cleveland Cavalier LeBron James couldn’t be happier. On Thursday, James said he’s looking forward to receiving his NBA championship ring next Tuesday, the same night the Indians will host a World Series game. “From a fan’s perspective, is there any better way? Maybe have an ice […]

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As he stands before his football team, the sun begins to set over Kendrick Woodard’s left shoulder, the red ball of fire glistening on the 40 black helmets arrayed in front of him. “You all know they look at us a little differently,” he yells at his players from East Side High School in Cleveland, […]

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“We’re giving people an opportunity to … chase their dreams. I’ve been able to chase mine, so I want people to chase theirs as well.” That’s how LeBron James described CNBC’s newest TV show, Cleveland Hustles, when he visited Trevor Noah on The Daily Show last week. Hustles, which debuts at 10 p.m. Wednesday, features […]

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On Monday, Nick Cannon led a Black Lives Matter protest outside of the Republican National Convention and spoke out against both the Republican and Democratic party for failing to listen seriously to black Americans. –Nick Cannon pens poem about the Oscars: ‘Don’t Waste Your Voice’ https://www.instagram.com/p/BIBsZTZjrLW/   “We want to be respected. We want to feel […]

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It started with J.R. Smith, then it spread to Kyrie Irving. Next thing we knew, Iman Shumpert was showing off, too. Mo Williams then jumped in on the fun. As the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers celebrated with their hometown fans in downtown Cleveland on Wednesday, the hyperbole was flying about the rebirth of the city, […]

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Fresh off of helping the Cleveland Cavaliers win their first NBA championship in franchise history, LeBron James promised the victory parade would be “the biggest party that Cleveland has ever seen. Ever.” His prediction didn’t disappoint. After patiently waiting 52 years since their city’s last major sports championship, Cleveland fans were busting moves in the […]

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Preston Clark was so sure that the Cleveland Cavaliers would win Game 7 that he wore a championship T-shirt to a watch party at LeBron James’ alma mater in Akron, Ohio. By halftime, Ace Epps was envisioning the Cavs pouring “golden” champagne all over the locker room in Oakland, California, even though they were down […]

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Fifty-two years is a long time, especially for a sports-crazed, championship-famished city like Cleveland. Before June 19, the last time any of the city’s professional sports teams won a championship was Dec. 27, 1964, when the Browns defeated the Baltimore Colts. Jim Brown had 27 carries for 114 yards in a 27-0 Cleveland blowout. What […]

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Skeets Sports Bar sits on the East Side of Cleveland in a working-class neighborhood that is three blocks from Luke Easter Park – named after the former Negro League and Major League Baseball first baseman. Skeets is also three blocks south of the former music studio of LeVert, the R&B group led by Gerald LeVert, […]

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I always get in trouble writing about my hometown. But after a recent visit, I couldn’t help but reflect on the reality, the hype and LeBron James. I was shocked when I came back in March. I had just quit my job as editor of the Denver Post. My daughters, who had not been to […]

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An Ohio grand jury has declined to indict two Cleveland police officers involved in the […]

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theGRIO REPORT - A Cleveland policeman who fatally shot a 12-year-old thought the boy..'s pellet gun was a real firearm and later said he had no choice, the officer's father said.

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DALLAS (AP) — Fears of the Ebola virus deepened in the U.S. Wednesday with word that a second Texas nurse caught the disease from a patient...

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According to 2010 census data, in Detroit, 42.3 percent of the population is low-income, and 82.7 percent of […]

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OPINION - He should be celebrated for that, and this decision should be universally praised. Now it’s time for Gilbert to hold up his end of the bargain...

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ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher is blaming security workers at Cleveland Browns Stadium for a confrontation that left four of his relatives arrested and an aunt hospitalized. Fletcher on Monday said his large family contingent in Redskins gear witnessing his first NFL game in his hometown...

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CLEVELAND (AP) - Jimmy Bivins, a boxing great of the 1940s and 1950s who defeated some of the greatest fighters of his time, has died at 92...

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CLEVELAND (AP) - On the same sidewalk where fans torched a LeBron James jersey in protest two summers ago, office workers on their lunch hours passed gamblers headed to the new downtown casino...

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OPINION - If you ask why people dislike LeBron James the answer is almost universal, I don't like what he did to Cleveland...

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Founded in 1953, the African-American Museum in Cleveland was one of the firsts of it's kind...

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