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.
The cop just dodged prison time after jumping on the hood of a car and firing at least 15 rounds through the windshield on two unarmed, mentally-ill black people in 2012.
Pilot David MacDonald makes a living flying folks around—while they get it on in the back of his plane.
Photographer Jen Davis goes behind the scenes at the 2015 Ms. International competition.
Also this week: A non-handicapped woman freaked out because a one-legged woman left a note on her windshield when she parked in a handicapped space.
Also this week: A gang of people beat up some Chuck E. Cheese's workers because a photo booth was broken.
Come see her work this Saturday night in Los Angeles.
The teacher screened Spanish-speaking segments for her Spanish class, despite the film featuring graphic violence, gore, faeces, strap-ons, 9/11 tattoos, and a dogfight.
"There wasn't a lot of stuff going on in Cleveland. It felt like the city could grind you down. In a lot of ways that motivated me to try to get better at something, to find a way out and break through."
The homegrown terrorist plot was foiled just a week after the Charlie Hebdo massacre.
Today: Venezuela's economic woes continue, a study finds fracking caused Ohio's earthquakes, and a new antibiotic offers hope in the global war on superbugs.
When cops or their supporters ask what an officer should do in a situation where someone appears to be armed, they should look at this confrontation in a Brooklyn synagogue.
This doesn't do much to change the perception that the police have it out for black men in America.
From his earliest days at the police academy, Tim Loehmann performed poorly.
If the 22-year-old found in a trash bin Sunday had chronic traumatic encephalopath (CTE), football oligarchs are in trouble.
A 12-year-old named Tamir Rice was killed by a cop in Cleveland on Saturday afternoon.
After serving 39 years for a crime he didn't commit, Ricky Jackson is tasting freedom this weekend.
Is violating a woman's privacy in service of the drug war really OK?