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Tamir Rice News: The Cleveland 8 file a direct appeal of Judge Adrine's order not to issue arrest warrants against Cleveland cops involved in the shooting death of Tamir Rice after the state appeals court dismisses their petition seeking the arrest warrants saying that a direct appeal is the proper route.... Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty says that police that kill Blacks should not be pre-charged with felonies at the municipal level like Black people....Some community activists want the state law amended to exclude municipal court judges altogether as to felonies, saying they since they cannot hear felony trials by law and that because in Ohio only a county grand jury can formally bring state felony charges via an indictment, they should not be issuing preliminary felony charges with arrest warrants and high bonds that disproportionately target Blacks.....By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

The Rev. Dr R.A. Vernon, senior pastor at The Word Church , a mega church in greater Cleveland The Rev Dr. Jawanza Colvin, senior pastor at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church in Cleveland Activist Julia Shearson, executive director of the Cleveland chapter of CAIR-Ohio Cleveland Municipal Court Presiding and Administrative Judge Ron Adrine Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and the Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. Email:  editor@clevelandurbannews.com . Coleman is a 22-year political, legal and investigative journalist who trained for 17 years, and under five different editors,  at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.    ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ).  CLEVELAND, Ohio- A   three-judge panel of the Ohio Eighth District Court of Appeals on Friday d