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Community activist James Box sentenced to three years probation, supporters at sentencing include Councilman Jeff Johnson, Yvonne Pointer, Reverend C.J. Matthews, Retired NFL player Reggie Rucker, and community activists Art McKoy and the Reverend Pam Pinkney-Butts

Community Activist James Box By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief,  Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog,  O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog  K a thy Wray Coleman is  a community activist and 20 year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.  ( ) /   ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio- Community activist James Box was sentenced to probation by Common Pleas Judge John Sutula on Monday morning following a plea deal he took in a criminal case involving inappropriate contact with two women. He had originally pleaded not guilty. Box, 53, was in court with his lawyer Richard Drucker and was  sentenced to 90 days of in-house electronic monitoring, 200 hours of community service, a $1500 fine, mental health counseling, and 36 months of  supervised probation. He spoke briefly at sentencing, and showed remorse. "

Teen Gloria Pointer's rapist, killer Hernandez Warren sentenced to life in prison after 30 years free, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor McGinty at the helm, her mother Yvonne Pointer vows to continue her community advocacy: Imperial women, community activists applaud Yvonne Pointer for her courage and community advocacy, say they hope Warren rots in hell like serial rapist Ariel Castro and serial killer Anthony Sowell: Imperial Women object to statement by Warren's lawyers that he has been rehabilitated, say comment was irresponsible, insensitive

Convicted rapist and teen murderer Hernandez Warren Victim Gloria Pointer Gloria Pointer's mother Yvonne Pointer, now a community activist and children and woman's advocate, and Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty, who broke the case with DNA sampling that had been unsolved since 1984, and he did it less than two years after taking the helm as county prosecutor in 2012 Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper, Tel: (216) 659-0473    ( ) /   ( CLEVELAND, Ohio-After three decades of pain and grief following the unsolved rape and murder of her 14-year-old daughter Gloria, Yvonne Pointer, now a woman's advocate, a nationally recognized author, and a missing children's spokesperson, found some solace on Friday as the rapist and murderer of her daughter was sentenced to life in prison. The sentence, which mandates that

Updated Press Release: Yvonne Pointer, Imperial Avenue Murder victim's sister are among keynote speakers at Imperial Women Coalition of Imperial Women and other activists groups' 4th Anniversary of the Imperial Avenue Murders Rally and Vigil at 5:30 pm on Imperial Avenue in Cleveland on October 29, 2013 with community activists, victims, victims families , elected officials, Black clergy

From the Metro Desk of Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's No 1 and No 2 online Black news venues  ( )  Reach Cleveland Urban News.Com by email at and by phone at 216-659-0473 Convicted rapist and serial killer of 11 Black women Anthony Sowell, who sits on death row while his convictions are on appeal. Tuesday, October 29, 2013 marks the fourth anniversary of the day the first of the 11 bodies was removed from his since demolished home on Imperial Avenue on Cleveland's largely Black east side in 2009. CLEVELAND, Ohio-The Imperial Women Coalition of the Imperial Women and other local community activists groups, with support from the Baptist Ministers Conference of greater Cleveland and other area Black clergy, will host "The 4th  Anniversary  o f the  Imperial Avenue Murders Rally  And  Candlelight Vigi l And Universal Call To Find Missing Women And Children&q

CNN covers 400 persons Imperial Women, Oppressed People's Nation violence against women rally, activists call on Obama to bring in National Guard to find missing women, State Senator Turner criticizes Governor Kasich at rally, family members of victims of serial killer, Black elected officials attend, in unrelated matter Arial Castro agrees to plea deal of life in prison for raping and kidnapping Gina DeJesus, Amanda Berry and Michelle Knight

CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper From the Metro Desk of Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's most read online Black newspaper. ( ) and ( ).  Reach Cleveland Urban News.Com by phone at 216-659-0473 and by email at    According to a news article by Cleveland Fox 8 News Reporter Kevin Freeman, who covered the rally, hundreds  attended the  stop the violence rally held  on July 24, 2013  and organized by Imperial Women and the Oppressed People's Nation  in the wake of 3 dead bodies uncovered last week in East Cleveland, Ohio of Black women wrapped in plastic bags.  Photo by Cleveland FOX 8 news.       CLEVELAND, Ohio- A  stop the violence against women rally that drew nearly 400 people  on July 24 near the intersection of Shaw and Hayden Avenues in East Cleveland in the area where the decomposed bodies of 3 Black women were found wrapped in plastic bags last week at va