East Cleveland

via Wkyc: A memorial to 14 year-old Tamia Chappman has been growing in East Cleveland…Last Friday Tamia was killed by a car while walking home from school. An aggravated robbery on Cleveland’s west side led police to chase through East Cleveland, but the city’s councilors believe that should have never happened. CLICK HERE to read […]

via News5: East Cleveland residents have submitted pictures they believe show the suspects responsible for the theft of sandstone steps from the porches of dozens of homes in recent months. Rutheria Tucker told News 5 she’s one of the latest victims of the sandstone bandits, who severely damaged her family home of 50 years. Her […]

via Wkyc: Two officers and a suspect were injured during an incident in East Cleveland Sunday. Police say a man was firing shots on Beersford Road, just one street away from the police station,around 1:30 p.m. Officers ran to the scene and encountered the suspect. The suspect began fighting with officials and “acted as if […]

via News5: On Monday morning authorities updated the public about the East Cleveland home that exploded on Sunday afternoon. Here’s what we learned from police chief Michael Cardilli and other officials: – At least four homes, and possibly more, are considered uninhabitable after the house at 1073 E. 125th Street exploded. Hundreds more are damaged At least 10 people have […]

via News5: The East Cleveland Fire Department confirmed one female has died and one male has been injured after a house explosion on the border of Cleveland and East Cleveland early Sunday afternoon leveled one home. “You could see her waving and all the neighbors started screaming and waving, ‘Somebody help her, somebody help her!'” said witness […]

Some good news for a city struggling with poverty. The Salvation Army opened its first facility in East Cleveland Sunday afternoon. City leaders are so grateful they threw a party. City leaders and Salvation Army officials kicked off the opening of the East Cleveland Corps Community Center with a parade and ribbon cutting ceremony. This […]

Some East Cleveland leaders and residents are calling for greater city oversight, after yet another fatal nightclub shooting this week. The latest shooting took place in the parking lot behind Club Dew Drop on Euclid Avenue, killing one and injuring four others. East Cleveland Police have arrested one suspect in the case, but continue their […]

The decision was determined by slim margin — 548 to 528 votes. Following the recall, Norton issued this statement: “I love the people of East Cleveland and it has been an honor to have served them. I believe in democracy and I respect the decision of the voters. The people have spoken.” Recall Leader, Devin […]

According to the East Cleveland Firefighters IAFF Local 500 Facebook page, the ambulance was donated and stopped working after three days of operation. “It was in operation for less than 3 days,” the Facebook post said. “So, please do not call 911 unless you have a true medical emergency that REQUIRES an ambulance transport. We […]

The city of Cleveland needs to compile a massive amount of information before it can decide whether to pursue a possible annexation, merger with or marriage to financially-strapped East Cleveland. Council members started discussing their concerns in a Monday caucus session. Council President Kevin Kelley said the city must get a handle on the city’s […]

he Cuyahoga County prosecutor says two former East Cleveland police officers will face charges in the beating of a person in their custody. A Grand Jury indicted Denayne R. Davidson-Dixon and Gerald A. Spencer II on Friday for the July 24 beating of Jesse R. Nickerson. Each of the defendants was charged with three counts of […]

East Cleveland took a big step toward a proposed merger with the City of Cleveland, appointing a three member panel of commissioners who will help draft a plan. It’s now up to Cleveland to create a panel of its own, within the next 30 days, with both groups composing a merger plan within 120 days. […]