Tamir Rice

via CNN: 5 years as passed since Tamir Rice was shot and killed by a Cleveland Police Officer, and now his mother Samaria Rice approached the American Civil Liberties Union in Ohio with an idea To create a safety handbook for young people to help them when confronted by the police and how to act. […]

  via Wkyc: Former Cleveland Police Officer Timothy Loehmann, who fatally shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice while on duty back in 2014, has withdrawn his application to join a Southeast Ohio Village’s police department, our NBC sister station WTOV confirms. Tamir’s mother Samaria also announced Loehmann had rescinded his application during a statement Wednesday in […]

via Cleveland19: Wednesday marked the three-year anniversary since the death of Tamir Rice. The 12-year-old was shot by Cleveland police while carrying an Airsoft pellet gun on Nov. 22, 2014. People took to social media and shared tributes to Tamir on the day of his death. Rice was shot and killed by Cleveland police officer Timothy Loehmann […]

A chapter closed today on one of the most high-profile police shootings ever to happen in Cleveland. More than 2 and a half years after 12-year-old Tamir Rice was killed on the city’s near west side, the officers at the center of it were finally disciplined. It followed months of investigating by the Cleveland Police […]

Nearly two-and-a-half years after the shooting of Tamir Rice, Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams just disciplined two city workers for their roles in deadly incident. Patrol Officer William Cunningham will be suspended without pay, for two days, for working unapproved secondary employment at the Cudell Rec Center and for submitting an untruthful report in connection with a Use […]

The new county prosecutor says he will back an NAACP effort in Cleveland seeking release of parts of transcripts from the grand jury that declined to charge police involved in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. The youth with a pellet gun was killed in November 2014 near a city recreation center. Cuyahoga County […]

The mother of 12-year-old Tamir (tah-MEER’) Rice says she’s trying to find a path forward. She spoke with The Associated Press last week, almost two years after a white Cleveland police officer killed the black boy with a pellet gun at a city recreation center. Samaria Rice says she is working to create a foundation […]

The gazebo where a 12-year-old boy with a pellet gun was shot and killed by a Cleveland police officer is being dismantled and shipped to a Chicago museum for display. The gazebo became a makeshift memorial to Tamir Rice, whose 2014 death sparked Black Lives Matter protests. An attorney says Tamir’s mother wanted the gazebo […]

  A gazebo where a 12-year-old black boy with a pellet gun was fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer is expected to be dismantled beginning this week and shipped to a Chicago museum for display. The gazebo became a makeshift memorial to Tamir Rice, whose 2014 death sparked Black Lives Matter protests. An […]

The gazebo outside Cudell Recreation Center, where Tamir Rice was shot and killed, is expected to be dismantled soon, according to Cleveland City Council. At Wednesday night’s council meeting, it was noted that the gazebo will be deconstructed and taken to a storage site under ownership of the Tamir Rice Foundation. The city also agreed to […]

On Saturday it was exactly19 months since Tamir Rice shot outside Cudell community center. Saturday would have also been Tamir’s 14th birthday. His family did not plan a community celebration in his honor but they did issue a statement. The family is still seeking a federal investigation from the Department of Justice. “I, Samaria Rice, want the people to […]

The video above shows Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson announcing the $6 million settlement for the November 2014 shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice at the hands of Cleveland police. The Rice family sued the city of Cleveland, the officers, and the dispatchers for wrongful death after a grand jury declined to indict Officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson […]