Part of an abandoned apartment building came crashing down on Cleveland’s east side Tuesday morning. The residents who live nearby say the building is a ticking time bomb and they’ve been trying to get someone to tear it down for years.
Last summer, 19 News discovered that the City of Beachwood paid an officer’s six-figure salary for more than a year while he was on leave after shooting a shoplifting suspect.Now, their police department says it has changed its policy as a result.
The former Sheffield Lake Police Chief was caught on camera putting a racist note on a Black police officer’s jacket. According to Mayor Dennis Bring, the chief put in his retirement immediately after he was placed on administrative leave.
“They had made documentation’s that she had lacerations and open cuts most notably on her tail, several other places,” she said of her dog’s vet. “She ended up needing two medications for about two weeks.”
19 Investigates discovered at least some of the comments include violent threats against black people. Police and the district said officials are now trying to get to the bottom of who was involved and why.