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  The vigil for a Cleveland man shot in front of his 13-year-old nephew after he tried to break up a fight on an east-side playground will be held Thursday, family says. Police say Aramis Roey was fatally shot before 7:20 p.m last Thursday at Gawron Park, located at East 136th and Harvard. Roey was […]

They came to the 600 block of E. 93rd to remember 74-year-old Robert Godwin Senior. They stood at the very spot where just the day before Steve Stephens took pictures of himself shooting Godwin who just happened to be walking down the street, then posted the video on Facebook. At the vigil, it got real, […]

  A vigil was held Thursday evening outside the place where a Cleveland child was allegedly beaten so badly it might have been the reason for her death. Police say 5-year-old Ta’naejah McCloud was taken to University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital via EMS with “massive head trauma,” last Friday. She died on Tuesday. Ta’naejah […]

Thousands of people joined Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay at a candlelight vigil Monday night on a Kentucky high school track honoring Gay’s 15-year-old daughter, who was fatally shot over the weekend. Gay stood on the track at Lexington’s Lafayette High School where he and daughter Trinity excelled and he thanked people for showing support after […]

Family members of a slain 12-year-old boy are among those who gathered for a vigil Sunday in Cleveland marking one year since the fatal police shooting. People prayed and observed a moment of silence at the Cudell Recreation Center area where Tamir Rice was shot a year ago Sunday. He was carrying a pellet gun […]

The family of Tamir Rice says the pain is still real, and they won’t rest until justice is served. It has been four months since the 12-year old was shot and killed by police.  They mistook Rice’s airsoft pistol for a real gun outside of the Cudell Recreation Center. The case is under investigation by […]

Community members are crowding into a prayer service in Ohio to remember six teens killed when an SUV flipped over a guardrail and landed upside down in a pond. The mayor of the northeast Ohio city of Warren told about 200 people who gathered Monday night that he is receiving messages from around the country. […]

Friends, family and supporters of Morris Brown College converged on the school’s campus over the weekend for a special “National Day of Prayer.” Saturday’s event, which was described as a prayer vigil, attracted hundreds keen to show their support for the historic black college as it struggles to stay afloat. Among the crowd were alumni, […]

Neighbors on a quiet east side Cleveland street are still reeling after a domestic violence shooting left three dead. Just before 11 p.m. Monday night on Hillview Road, 911 calls began coming in from family members who had witnessed the unthinkable. Nakisha Jackson, 22, and her six year old daughter Kammia Perry were shot and […]

Family and friends gathered Monday night to remember a teenage girl who was killed at a weekend house party. Police said an argument broke out at a house on Elberon Avenue and gunfire erupted outside the house at about 12:40 a.m. Sunday. Lataevia Williams, 14, died from a gunshot wound to the neck. “I don’t […]

ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) – A prayer and vigil held Monday night for a North Ridgeville teen hit and killed while riding his bike this weekend. Cops say the driver of a van struck 14 year old Alexander Sismour’s back tire of his dirt bike on Route 57. Sismour and a few friends were riding bikes to McDonalds, crossing at […]

ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) – A prayer and vigil held Monday night for a North Ridgeville teen hit and killed while riding his bike this weekend. Cops say the driver of a van struck 14 year old Alexander Sismour’s back tire of his dirt bike on Route 57. Sismour and a few friends were riding bikes to McDonalds, crossing at […]