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Cleveland NAACP wants a review of Cleveland city police policies after 137-bullets-shooting-deaths of Black unarmed victims Malissa Williams and Timothy Ray Russell by White Cleveland cops, calls shootings avoidable

Malissa Williams and Timothy Ray Russell By Kathy Wray Coleman, Publisher, Editor-n-Chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio- The Cleveland Chapter NAACP, led now by corporate execute Hilton Smith, also an associate minister of Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church in Cleveland, and interim executive director Arlene Anderson, released a press statement earlier this week condemning the 137 bullets-shooting-deaths of Black unarmed victims Malissa Williams and Timothy Ray Russell by a group of White Cleveland police officers last week. Cleveland Police Union President Jeffrey Follmer has called the unprecedented shootings "a good shooting," a comment that has outraged both community activists and Cleveland NAACP officials.  "The recent high speed chase that started in downtown Cleveland and ended in a hail of deadly gun fire in East Clev

Rep. Patmon wants law for metal detectors like Cleveland has in aftermath of Chardon school shooting that left 2 dead, Kasich calls for prayer

Ohio State Rep. Bill Patmon (D-Cleveland) Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) Suspected Chardon High School Gunman Thomas "TJ" Lane From the Metro Desk of The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com and Cleveland Urban News.Com ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-Following the aftermath of a shooting Mon. morning by a craze student in the cafeteria of Chardon High School that left two students dead, three others hospitalized, and a town in grief, a state legislator is calling for metal detectors in all of Ohio's public schools. "What happen is horrendous and you have to wonder what is going on in and out of our schools for this type of hate and destructive behavior to occur, " said state Rep. Bill Patmon (D-10), a Cleveland Democrat. "I would support a state law for a requirement for all Ohio schools districts to install metal detectors in all of its schools." Community activist groups such as The

U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords to resign from Congress this week after President Obama's State of the Union Address Tues., Obama, Rep. Fudge praise her

U.S. Rep Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords (D-AZ) By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor ( ) and ( ) Washington-D.C.-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords (D-AZ), a Democratic congresswoman representing Arizona's 8th Congressional District and the wife of former astronaut and Space Shuttle Commander Mark E. Kelly, announced yesterday that she is resigning her congressional seat this week, after President Obama gives his State of the Union address Tues. evening, which she will attend. "I have more work to do on my recovery, so to do what is best for Arizona I will step down this week," Giffords said in a video message posted to YouTube.Com. "I will return and we will work together for Arizona and this great country." A congresswoman since 2007 who was despised by the conservative Republican leaning Tea Party for her support of Obama's health care reforms, Giffords was a victim of a shooting