Tamir Rice’s family asks Justice Department to reopen case

The family of Tamir Rice asked the Justice Department on Friday, April 16, to reopen the investigation into the death of the 12-year-old, who was shot and killed by Cleveland police in 2014. The case was closed during the end of the Trump administration and in late 2020, federal prosecutors said they would not bring […]

Cleveland EMS captain fired for saying he wished he’d shot Tamir Rice

A little more than a month after the family of Tamir Rice was distastefully hit with an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) bill in the wake of his being shot and killed by Cleveland Police Oficer Timothy Loehmann, comes the news that the city’s EMS captain has been relieved of his duties after making disparaging remarks […]

Tamir Rice update: Sherriff’s investigation concludes

It has taken over eight months but the investigation into the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice by a White Cleveland police officer has been completed. Now it will be up to Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty to ask a grand jury to bring criminal charges. “In accordance with our office policy, we will review the investigation, […]

6 months after Tamir Rice’s murder, cops wanted to charge 12-year-old

If a person ever wondered whether or not Cleveland police have any empathy for the killing of a Black child by one of its officers, the answer is an emphatic no. The nation was shocked when Tamir Rice, an unarmed 12-year-old boy, was gunned down by Cleveland Officer Timothy Loehmann. Rice was in the park playing […]