Steve Stephens, who sparked a nationwide manhunt after posting a Facebook video in which he randomly shot and killed an elderly man in Cleveland over the weekend, has killed himself in Erie, Pa., state police report.
Some people embody more grace than should be humanly possible. The family of Robert Godwin Sr. are one such example, with family members saying that they forgive their loved one’s killer, despite the tragic and senseless circumstances of the 74-year-old Cleveland man’s death.
The Cleveland Police Department announced Monday that a $50,000 reward has been posted by Crime Stoppers for any information leading to the arrest of the man accused of killing Robert Godwin Sr. and then posting the horrific video on Facebook.
Considering the considerable stigmas still attached to mental health—how we talk about it, how we treat it, how we regard people who have mental-health issues—our collective tendency to shoehorn some sort of untreated psychological disorder into the profiles of people who’ve committed especially heinous crimes is…
A manhunt is on for Steve Stephens, the Cleveland man who allegedly posted to Facebook video of the killing of 74-year-old Robert Goodwin Sr. In manifesto videos, Stephens mentions that his motives for killing people involve his ex-girlfriend, a woman named Joy Lane, authorities say.
Datara Davis waited three days in jail before a suburban judge accepted her no contest plea to red-light and seatbelt violations and a contempt charge for missing court hearings, Cleveland.com reports.
The Cleveland Indians lost the World Series Wednesday to the Chicago Cubs, blowing a seemingly insurmountable 3-1 series lead. Even if you don’t like baseball, the game was a classic. Game-saving home runs, questionable manager decisions, a “God Hates Cleveland”-inspired, momentum-killing rain delay and extra innings…
It’s pretty impossible not to know LeBron James, No. 2 on this year’s The Root 100 list of black Influencers. For over a decade now, the NBA’s other 23 has been working overtime, even ending his 13th basketball season with a first-ever NBA championship for his Cleveland Cavaliers and his third overall. Maverick…
On Sunday the Cleveland Browns took on the Washington Redskins, and with the game still up in the air, Browns running back Duke Johnson fumbled the football. Within seconds of fumbling, Johnson emerged from the pile holding the ball in the air. The refs, however, claimed that the Redskins recovered the ball. At the…
The family of a black man who died after Cleveland police used a Taser on him in 2010 will settle with the city for $375,000, the mayor's office announced Thursday, Reuters reports.
The gazebo in Cleveland under which 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot and killed by a police officer is expected to be dismantled at the beginning of this week and sent to a Chicago museum to be displayed, the Associated Press reports.
A convicted Ohio murderer who survived a botched 2009 execution is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court to have a second attempt to put him to death declared unconstitutional, the Associated Press reports.
In a truly inexplicable move—especially given the issues Republicans have had with so-called minorities this election cycle—a sign was posted with the words “White Elevators,” pointing to an elevator bank, at the Republican National Convention site in Cleveland this weekend.
The situation is eerily, scarily familiar.