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Joaquin Hicks homecoming party to be held Wednesday at Black on Black Crime, County Prosecutor Bill Mason under fire by community activists

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Joaquin Hicks Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason Art McKoy By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) and ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) (kathy@kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com) CLEVELAND, Ohio-Members of Black on Black Crime, The Oppressed People's Nation, The Imperial Women, The Cleveland Chapter of the New Black Panther Party, The Carl Stokes Brigade, The Lucasville Uprising Freedom Network, Revolution Books, Stop Targeting Ohio's Poor, The People's Forum and a host of other community activists will hold a homecoming celebration on Wed., March 14, at 7 pm at Black on Black Crime Headquarters , 14660 Euclid Ave in East Cleveland, for Joaquin Hicks and his family. (Black on Black Crime Headquarters is at Euclid Ave. and Lee Rd in McCall's Hotel meeting room) The event is closed to the media and the contact is Art McKoy at 216-253-4070. "We tha

Joaquin Hicks free instead of retrial after county prosecutor Mason offers time served in case of robbery and murder of Cleveland Clinic employee

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Joaquin Hicks Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Jose Villaneueva Cleveland Criminal Defense Attorney Edele Passalacqua Jeremy Pechanec Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Daniel Gaul Jory Aebly By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) and ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) (kathy@kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com) CLEVELAND, Ohio-A Black man that was serving 61 years in prison for allegedly setting up a robbery that led a Black teen to commit an execution style murder of a White male Cleveland Clinic employee and the wounding of another outside of a downtown Cleveland night club in Feb. 2009 is a free man after a state appellate court reversed his convictions and remanded the case for a retrial and he accepted Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason's offer of time

Ohio Supreme Court lets appeals court ruling for retrial of Joaquin Hicks stand in case of murder and robbery of Cleveland Clinic employee

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Joaquin Hicks Jeremy Pechanec Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Daniel Gaul Jory Aebly National political news and local news from the Cleveland metropolitan area brought to the community from By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) and ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) (kathy@kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com) The Ohio Supreme Court last week rejected a request by Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason to hear an appeal of a state appellate court's decision for a retrial of Joaquin Hicks, sending the case back to the courtroom of Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Daniel Gaul for another trial in the tragic case of a robbery of two young Cleveland Clinic employees that turned to murder. And the saga is laced with recantation letters from some alleged witnesses against Hicks that were prosecuted too and are also serving time in prison, coupled with claims by defense counsel and the Hicks family that