"People that I would say are trolls sort of took over. The inmates started running the asylum."
The war on drugs has sucked up public safety dollars that might otherwise go towards putting rapists and killers behind bars.
Issue 3 and its bizarre mascot, Buddie, suffered a 65–35 loss at the polls.
On the eve of the state's vote on recreational marijuana, we got a reminder of how cruel the war on drugs can be.
The Anthony Sowell case was always about more than just a psycho with a penchant for raping and butchering women. But it took me a long time to see it that way.
In the final part of the series, host Wilbert L. Cooper meets the victims' families who are continuing to try to make sense of Sowell's crimes and the institutional failures that contributed to them.
Part three of our series looks into the Cleveland police force's overworked and under-resourced sex crimes department, which contributed to Sowell's ability to prey on vulnerable women for years.
In part two of our series, host Wilbert L. Cooper meets with survivors of Anthony Sowell's crimes, retracing the timeline of when the victims went missing and chronicling law enforcement's missteps.
In part one of our documentary, host Wilbert L. Cooper heads back to his hometown to speak with members of the police force about serial killer Anthony Sowell's case, and revisits the horrific evidence of Sowell's heinous murders.
From the mutilated corpses of the Cleveland Strangler to the castrated cadavers of the Mad Butcher, victims of Northeastern Ohio's most notorious murders have had little agency and even less money.
Ohio will vote Tuesday on a ballot initiative that would end marijuana prohibition, but create a monopoly on the legal weed industry in the state.
From demolition sites in Angola to Cleveland crime scenes, here's where VICE is traveling this month.
Also this week: Some parents got upset because a school taught kids about ISIS.
The cop was caught on video saying he pulled the man over because he made "direct eye contact" with the officer.
Inmates fought one another over the five ounces of tobacco, 2.3 ounces of weed, and 0.2 ounces of heroin.
Body camera footage of a police shooting in Cincinnati caught campus cops in obvious lies. But what's going on with local cops without cameras?
After being pulled over for not having a license plate earlier this month, the 43-year-old was shot in the head by University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing without provocation. After Tensing got charged with murder and manslaughter, residents h…
37-year-old Ralkina Jones, who was found dead in a Cleveland Heights, Ohio, jail cell on Sunday, is at least the fourth person of color to die in an American jail this month.
It was a rite of passage that helped me feel empowered enough to defy other people's expectations and follow my own instincts. Every teenager needs something like that.
Apparently Heather Tenney's cousin started it because he was mad he couldn't get with her.
Also this week: People are upset because they think a McDonald's Happy Meal toy is saying "fuck."
Stacy Kranitz's series on faith-based spaces and communities in Appalachia conveys the transformative power of faith and the essential goodness of fellowship.
After Michael Brelo was acquitted on all three charges in a manslaughter case a couple weeks ago, you'd think he might lie low for a while. You would be wrong.
New rules imposed by the federal government will forbid Cleveland cops from using violence against people who are running or driving away from them.